Harrisburg CWRT to feature guest speaker Scott L. Mingus, Sr.
Scott L. Mingus Sr. will discuss his new book, The Louisiana Tigers in the Gettysburg Campaign: June-July 1863, at the December 11 meeting of the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table. One of the fiercest fighting units in the Army of Northern Virginia, the Tigers are remembered for–among other things–their attack upon East Cemetery Hill on the evening of July 2, 1863.
Mr. Mingus is the author of six books on the American Civil War, including Human Interest Stories of the Gettysburg Campaign (Volumes 1 and 2), Human Interest Stories from Antietam and Flames Beyond Gettysburg: The Gordon Expedition, June 1863. He has written articles for several publications, including The Gettysburg Magazine. He maintains a blog on York County, Pennsylvania, in the Civil War for the York Daily Record (www.yorkblog.com/cannonball/). He and his wife, Debi, publish Charge!, the leading international fanzine for ACW miniature wargaming.
A native of southeastern Ohio, he graduated from Miami University after majoring in Paper Science and Engineering. Mr. Mingus spent 23 years working for office products giant Avery Dennison in the Cleveland area before joining Glatfelter, a global manufacturer of specialty papers, in 2001. He and his family live near York, Pennsylvania.
The Harrisburg Civil War Round Table meets at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel & Convention Center, Camp Hill, PA, Camp Hill Bypass @ Routes 11&15. An informal reception starts at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner at 6:30. The cost of dinner is $20.00 and reservations must be made by no later than Tuesday, December 8, by calling 717-938-3706. The program begins at 8:00 PM and is free to the public.
Contact Douglas Gibboney, Publicity Chairperson, for further information @ 717-243-1738.