NOVEMBER 13, 2013
Scottsdale Civil War Round Table meets November 19
Christopher L. Kolakowski to present; no admission; open to everyone
SCOTTSDALE – The next meeting of the Scottsdale Civil War Round Table is November 19 at 6:40 p.m. at the Civic Center Library (Auditorium), 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd. in Scottsdale. The Tullahoma Campaign will be presented by Christopher L. Kolakowski. Everyone is welcome. There is no admission charge.
Christopher L. Kolakowski was born and raised in Fredericksburg, Va. He received his BA in History and Mass Communications from Emory & Henry College, and his MA in Public History from the State University of New York at Albany. Chris has spent his career interpreting and preserving American military history with the National Park Service, New York State government, the Rensselaer County (NY) Historical Society, the Civil War Trust, and the Army Reserve. From 2005-2008 Chris was Executive Director of the Perryville Enhancement Project, which during his tenure, he added 152 acres of critical battlefield land and increased Perryville's national profile. He has written and spoken on the Civil War, American Revolution, Napoleonic Wars, and both World Wars. In 2009 the History Press published his first book, The Civil War at Perryville: Battling For the Bluegrass, and, in 2011, its sequel The Stones River and Tullahoma Campaigns: This Army Does Not Retreat. Mr. Kolakowski currently serves as Director of the General George Patton Museum and Center of Leadership in Fort Knox, Ky. In 2013 the U.S. Army will publish his volume on the 1862 Virginia Campaigns as part of its sesquicentennial series on the Civil War.