The Civil War Round Table of Milwaukee was established in 1947 and is the second oldest of the more than 300 Civil War Round Tables in the United States and abroad. Current membership is approximately 300. Round Table membership automatically includes membership in the Iron Brigade Association. Monthly meetings, held from September through June, provide informative programs and promote fellowship. A monthly newsletter keeps members informed of group activities. The Civil War Round Table welcomes members from all walks of life and age group. The Round Table admits members of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all its rights, privileges, programs and activities.


Special Bonus at Our September Meeting

Steve Magnusen’s latest book:
To My Best Girl, Courage, Honor and Love in the Civil War: The Inspiring Life Stories of Rufus Dawes and Mary Gates will be available for purchase at the end of the meeting. Steve will be on hand to personally sign each copy. Don’t miss out!
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Our season runs from September through May or June. Our membership follows the same pattern, with all memberships due each year in September. For the last two seasons, we have incorporated our dues renewal form with the September General Orders.

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