Civil War Roundtable


The Southern Indiana Civil War Roundtable will meet this Thursday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Police lodge at 801 Court Street in downtown Evansville. The meeting will feature a presentation from historian James Goecker discussing “Galvanized Yankees,” Confederate soldiers in the Union Army. Mr. Goecker will discuss who they were and how they were used in the North during the Civil War.

Mr. Goecker is Vice President of Enrollment Management at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He has been with that institution since 1986 and previously served as Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. As a historian Jim has presented at Civil War Round Tables in five states.

The Southern Indiana Civil War Roundtable is open to anyone interested in learning more about the U.S. Civil War. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at the Evansville F.O.P at 7:00 p.m. For more information please visit or contact Joshua Claybourn at