The mission of the Civil War Round Table of Kansas City is to promote historical, educational, literary, and preservation activities related to the Civil War.

Member Spotlight

Carrot cake recipe is a slice of Fannie Smith’s family history

Round Table member, Fannie Smith, was recently featured in the Kansas City Star. Fannie is in the process of collecting many of her family recipes into a cookbook. 

Read the entire article online in the Kansas City Star.

Mystery Photo

Welcome to our new mystery photo! Do you know who is pictured in this photo? Bonus points for anyone who knows where the photo was taken. Folks actually in the photo, including the person who took the photo, are not eligible to participate in the contest. All will be revealed at the March meeting.

Next Meeting

“Abraham and Tad Lincoln”

Troy Strahan and his son, Liam, will be giving a first person presentation on Abraham Lincoln and Tad Lincoln. 

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March 24 Meeting

Wow! What can I say about the performances by Lane Smith and Randy Durbin? They were great!!!! It was a special night.

Link to pictures and a meeting summary ... 

Howard Mann Resurfaces!

Howard Mann, expatriate member and past president of the Civil War Round Table of Kansas City, contributes this article about his friend Joseph G. Rosa, an expert on Wild Bill Hickok.

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Civil War Lecture Series

The Battle of Westport Visitor Center is pleased to announce a new lecture series about the people, places and events which happened in Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas during the American Civil War period in the 19th Century.

When: April – October 2015, 2nd and 4th Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.

Where: Battle of Westport Visitor Center and Museum, 6601 Swope Parkway, Kansas City, MO

We are pleased to announce that the Civil War Round Table of Kansas City has joined the Amazon Associates program. On our website we will provide links to, primarily for books of interest to our membership. If you click this link and make a qualifying purchase on, the Round Table will receive a small advertising fee. This fee does not increase the cost of your purchase. Thank you for supporting the Civil War Round Table by clicking these links.

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Civil War Round Table of Kansas City
P.O. Box 6202
Shawnee Mission, KS 66206

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