Roundtable Programs Coming Up..

19 Sep 19 --September Roundtable Meeting

O.J. Fargo, Creston, dressed as an Iowa Infantry soldier, will tell of a typical soldier's experiences during the war. He will have a display of accessories and equipment as well as books he has written. He also has a database of those enlisted from Iowa, which can be searched by regiment, name, city or county.

O. J. was a Director of Media Services and Social Studies consultant for public schools and the Green Hills AEA. He is the author of two books on Iowa history on the everyday life of a Civil War soldier and Iowa in the Civil War, as well as 27 booklets on Iowa and Western US history. He has been an infantry reenactor, traveling to many events in the Midwest.

O.J. served with the US Army Weapons Command, Rock Island and was named Iowa's Volunteer of the Year in 1992. He has been an Iowa Humanities Lecturer since 1990. The Roundtable received funding from Humanities Iowa for his appearance.

The meeting, starting at 6:00 PM, will be held at Veteran's Memorial Hall, 104 West Fifth Street, Waterloo. The hall is located on the west side of Waterloo, between the Cedar River and the parking ramp.

Programs by Other Groups Coming Up...

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