The Rock Creek Civil War Roundtable Presents “Women of Color in the Suffrage Movement” by Ranger Kenya J. Finley-Jean

Rock Creek Park



Dates & Times


Saturday, November 5, 2022


9:30 AM


1 hour and 30 minutes

Type of Event

Partner Program


Due to the scheduled speaker’s last-minute cancellation, the November 5th meeting of the Rock Creek Civil War Roundtable will shift its focus to the Civil War during the Summer and Fall of 1862.
Using pre-recorded videos, three major Civil War Battles will be reviewed:
Ø The Peninsula Campaign -- March to July 1862
Ø The Battle of Second Manassas -- August 28–30, 1862
Ø The Battle of Antietam -- September 17, 1862
In March 1862, Union Major General George B. McClellan launched a large-scale military operation with the objective of capturing the CSA capital at Richmond, VA and ending the Civil War. Transporting his army by ship from Washington, DC to Fort Monroe, VA, Gen. McClellan began moving up the Virginia Peninsula planning to lay siege to Richmond. While initially successful, Gen. McClellan was seriously disadvantaged when CS Gen. Robert E. Lee replaced wounded CS Gen. Joseph E. Johnston. Fought to a standstill and eventual retreat, Gen. McClellan’s army was ordered back to Washington by Pres. Abraham Lincoln, setting the stage for the Battle of Second Manassas – a Confederate victory. Gen. McClellan’s lack of aggression created an opening for CS Gen. Lee’s Maryland Campaign, which 18 days later culminated in the Battle of Antietam. While credited as a Union victory, the Battle of Antietam was militarily inconclusive. However, its political consequences were profound, giving President Lincoln an opportunity to issue the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation and thereby discouraging Britain and France from recognizing and providing military assistance to the Confederacy.
The Rock Creek Civil War Roundtable is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Civil War Battles in the Autumn 1862 11.05.2022
Presenter: John Hampton, Roundtable Member
Subjects: The Peninsula Campaign, The Battle of Second Manassas and
The Battle of Antietam
Time: Nov 5, 2022, 09:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 818 5409 2345
For questions, technical assistance regarding this meeting, or the RCCWRT notification list please call:
Patricia (Pat) Tyson (202) 577-6956
John Hampton (202) 680-3433
Bruce Fagin (202) 669-6075
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