At this free talk, Ron Roth will delve into the topic of his newly-published book: The Civil War in the South Carolina Lowcountry: How a Confederate Artillery Battery and a Black Union Regiment Defined the War. Some of the most dramatic and consequential events of the Civil War era took place in the South Carolina Lowcountry between Charleston and Savannah. Copies of the book will be on sale at the program.
Retired museum director Ron Roth curated an exhibition on the history of the Beaufort Volunteer Artillery for the Historic Beaufort Foundation in Beaufort, South Carolina. He was a featured speaker on the Beaufort Volunteer Artillery at the 2017 Annual Civil War Symposium of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and was a seasonal historian and licensed guide for the Gettysburg National Military Park.