Author Archives: Craig Swain

About Craig Swain

"Historical marker hunter" and Civil War enthusiast.

September 2019 Meeting – Michael K. Shaffer

Please join us on September 10 as Michael K. Shaffer speaks to us about Thomas W. Colley of the 1st Virginia Cavalry. We welcome all guests with the hopes that they will join, so please consider bringing someone to the … Continue reading

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August 2019 Meeting – Eric Mink

We turn to the Overland Campaign for our August Meeting, with our speaker, National Park Service historian Eric Mink discussing the Battle of Alrich Farm. Meeting time: 7:30 p.m., August 13, 2019 Location: Thomas Balch Library, 208 West Market Street, … Continue reading

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July 2019 Meeting – Jake Wynn

For our July meeting, we turn to discuss an aspect of the Civil War’s aftermath – that of the quest to locate the remains of the missing soldiers in order to give families some measure of closure. Meeting time: 7:30 … Continue reading

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