Earl Hess Winner of Award for Best Civil War
Book Published in 2016
The Civil War Round Table of Atlanta
will present its Richard Barksdale Harwell Award to Early Hess for his book
Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man in the Confederacy
published by the University of North Carolina Press. Hess will receive
his award at the October 2017 meeting of the Round Table.
MEETING OF ROUND TABLE
Steve Davis spoke at the February 14 meeting
of the Round Table on the topic Neither Great nor Genius: General
John Bell Hood in 1864. Steve assessed the performance of the General
Hood in the Atlanta Campaign before and after he was put in command of the
Army of Tennessee and the subsequent campaigns which ended in the disaster
The Civil War Round Table of Atlanta was organized
in 1949 with the intent purpose to further the serious discussion and study of
the American Civil War.
held at Atlanta's Capital City Club on the second Tuesday of every month, with
the exception of July and August. The evening's events start with a social hour
at 5:30 PM and dinner at 7:00 PM. Check in by 6:30 PM. The speaker's program
begins at 8:00 PM.
Capital City Club
7 John Portman Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30303
SPEAKERS FOR 2016-17
The emphasis for each meeting is on our guest
speaker. The meetings of the Civil War Round Table of Atlanta regularly
feature the top experts in various fields related to the Civil War.
us hear from you if you would like to join us one evening or if you have an
interest in applying for a membership. Reservation for dinner must be made
through Secretary-Treasurer David Floyd, by mail, no later than noon on the
Friday preceding the Tuesday meeting.
4696 Kellogg Drive, SW