​Civil War Roundtable of the Delta

Civil War Round table of the Delta 


The Delta Cultural Center hosts a quarterly Civil War Roundtable of the Delta which is open to the general public. Expert speakers in their field of study provide programs on a variety of topics relating to the Civil War in the Delta.

All programs are held at the Beth El Heritage Hall and begin at 6:00 p.m.

Program Date Presenter Program Topic
Monday, August 7, 2017 Dr. E.C. (Curt) Fields Living history presentation of Gen. U.S. Grant 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Dr. Bobby Roberts The cotton industry during the Civil War
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 David Sesser Little Rock Arsenal
Thursday, April 19, 2018 Richard Spilman &Louis Intres  The Sultana Tragedy

Please let us know if there are topics of interest to you. Programs in the past have included

  • Arkansas Post
  • Civil War food and medicine
  • Historic monuments in the Delta
  • Archeological presentations
  • Women in the Civil War
  • African-American troops
  • Civil war civilian topics