Monument to the 19th Indiana Infantry at Gettysburg
We are amateur and professional historians in Central Indiana
dedicated to studying and understanding the American Civil
We welcome anyone interested in the American Civil War to join
the ICWRT. Annual dues are $30 for an individual, $35 for a
family,or $15 for a student. The dues are used to defray
production costs of our newsletter, Hardtack, and other
We invite you to attend a meeting as a guest and we feel that you
will enjoy your visit and enlist. To enlist for the upcoming
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All Programs are Free & Open to the Public
||The Civil War
Road Trip Series
January 12, 2015 at 7:30PM
||Indiana Historical Society (Directions)
The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide is the definitive guidebook for Civil War tourists, from the novice historian to the die-hard Civil War buff.
The book outlines ten suggested itineraries for short road trips that cover every major battle of the war that will enable a traveler
to experience this definitive period of American history.
For those who can't resist trying to see it all, the book contains complete information on and reviews of almost 450 historical sites across the United States
related to the Civil War, including all 384 of the principal battlefields listed by the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission,
as well as lodging and other travel information.
The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide will enable the historical traveler of any level to experience the Civil War like no other book has done.
Michael Weeks is an amateur historian with a passion for the road.
He personally visited all 444 sites in this book and has driven tens of thousands of miles across America in search of the living roots of U.S. history.
Weeks lives in the South Loop side of Chicago, Illinois, with his wife, Charlotte.
2014-2015 Program Schedule
|Sept. 11, 2014
||Northern Civil War Prison Camps
|Oct. 9, 2014
||Battle of Richmond, Kentucky
|Nov. 10, 2014
||The Dawn of the Political Cartoon: The Civil War Era
|Dec. 8, 2014
|Jan. 12, 2015
||The Civil War Road Trip Series
|Feb. 9, 2015
||Lincoln and the Constitution
|Mar. 9, 2015
||Civil War Medicine
|Apr. 13, 2015
||Maggie: The Civil War Journals of Margaret Nichol Vaulx
|May 14, 2015
||Major Martin Delaney: Highest ranking black Civil War officer
|June 8, 2015
||Six Turning Points of the American Civil War
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