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Civil War Round Table to Present Flags of the Civil War

| February 2, 2022
DOVER (Feb. 2, 2022) – The Tuscarawas Valley Civil War Round Table will meet on Thursday, February 10 at 6:30 PM in the Community Room of the Dover Public Library. The featured presenter will be Andrew Mizsak, who will present “Flags of the Civil War: A Historical Presentation.” This presentation takes a comprehensive look at the flags of the Civil War Era (April 1861 – July 1865), with a focus on the heraldry and symbolism of both the flags of the Union and those of the rebellious states. The discussion will include the evolution of the flags of the era, as well as where some of those flags are now.
Andrew Mizsak is the Adjutant of the James A. Garfield Civil War Round Table, a position he has held since 2019. Prior to that, he served as the first Secretary of the James A. Garfield Civil War Round Table. Colonel Mizsak has also held a Commission as a Kentucky Colonel since October of 2003. In his role with the James A. Garfield Civil War Round Table, he serves as the Administrative Officer of the Organization, where he serves as the principal planner for all outreach activities and organizational events. Colonel Mizsak also serves as the Senior Advisor to Commander Benjamin Frayser. He is in his ninth year as Co-Chair of the annual Garfield Symposium.
Colonel Mizsak has presented to numerous organizations on a variety of Civil War and Presidential History topics since 2012. Colonel Mizsak holds a Master of Applied Politics Degree (M.A.P.) from the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron (2004), where he was a full-scholarship student, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Bowling Green State University (2002). Colonel Mizsak has completed some post-graduate coursework through the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University and has also taken coursework in American History through the University of Akron, as well as coursework in education from Ashland University and Lake Erie College. Additionally, Colonel Mizsak has taken coursework from the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands at Indiana University.
The mission of the Tuscarawas Valley Civil War Round Table is to educate the community about the American Civil War, to preserve Civil War heritage and to remember those who struggled for their cause. For more information, please call the Dover Public Library at 330-343-6123. The Dover Public Library is located at 525 N. Walnut Street, directly across the street from Dover High School.
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