2017-02-06 / Local

Historian to be featured at Civil War round table

CHESTER — On Saturday, Feb. 11, Civil War researcher and historian Patrick Schroeder will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Green Mountain Civil War Round Table.

Schroeder resides in Lynchburg, Virginia, and has worked as an independent researcher, author, historian, and tour guide. He has served as the historian at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park since 2002. Among many articles and books, he is the author of "In Camp and Battle - A Duryea Zouave" and "With the 11th New York Fire Zouave - In Camp, Battle and Prison."

Saturday’s program is entitled “Zouaves – America’s Forgotten Soldiers.”
The public is invited. Reservations for the meal ($12) must be placed by Friday, Feb. 10 at 12 p.m. with Gail Blake at (802) 296-2919 or auntis@comcast.net. Those not having dinner will be asked to pay a modest door fee to cover expenses.

The meeting will be held at the Bugbee Senior Center, 262 North Main St., White River Junction, Vermont. It commences at noon with a social hour. An optional catered lunch from Big Fatty’s Barbeque is available at 12:15, followed by a short business meeting at 12:45. The program takes place immediately after.

Founded in 1993, the GMCWRT welcomes all who are interested in this important time in the nation’s history.

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