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Civil War Round Table of Kansas City
March 2014 Meeting

454th Regular Meeting, Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Bjorn Skaptason delivered a presentation entitled “United States Colored Troops and the Campaign of Brice's Crossroads.”

Bjorn Skaptason holds a M.A., in history from Loyola University Chicago.  He worked as a seasonal ranger at the National Park Service’s Shiloh National Military Park and Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center for two summers while studying at Loyola. He still returns to Shiloh yearly on the anniversary of the battle to help lead special interpretive hikes of the battlefield.  He has previously published essays on Ambrose Bierce at Shiloh for the Ambrose Bierce Project Journal, on the United States Colored Troops in the campaign and battle of Brice’s Crossroads for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, and in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on The Chicago Light Artillery.  A dealer in antiquarian books, Bjorn produces and guest hosts Virtual Book Signing™, a live Civil War book discussion program webcast from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago.

CWRT President Dennis Garstang presents Bjorn Skaptason with Round Table's Certificate of Appreciation

Civil War Round Table of Kansas City
436 West 88th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64114

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