Scottsdale Civil War Roundtable Presents Curt Fields as U.S. Grant at the next meeting of the Scottsdale Civil War Roundtable to be held on Zoom on December 8, 2020 at 6pm.  Dr. Fields will portray "Captain Grant: From Failure To Colonel"; the years from Grant's resignation from the U.S. Army 1854 to his obtaining a commission in the Union Army in 1861.


As a Living Historian, Dr. Fields is renowned for his portrayal of General (and President) Grant, including portraying the General at the 150th Sesquicentennial observations of: Fort Donelson and Shiloh, TN, Vicksburg, MS, and at the 150th anniversary of Lee’s surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House, VA, in 2015 as well as in the Visitor Center film that is shown at Appomattox Court House National Historic Park.  Dr. Fields portrays General Grant, giving his life story, on the Civil War Trust website.


Dr. Fields holds a Bachelor and Master’s degrees from the University of Memphis and Michigan State University. He served as a Memphis, TN, Police Officer for four years; was an MPD Hostage negotiator and received the Life-Saving medal from the City of Memphis for actions in the line of duty.


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The public is invited to our lectures. The Scottsdale Civil War Roundtable holds meetings every month from September through May.  Our schedule is available on the website. Speakers are comprised of well-known Civil War experts from around the country. The group supports battlefield preservation. All are welcome to attend. For more information:


Shelly C. Dudley


  • Occurs Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm


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