The Cedar Valley Civil War Roundtable will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, October 19th beginning at 7 PM at Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 104 West 5th St. in Waterloo. This month’s speaker is Ben Pollack, a senior at Wartburg College, majoring in U.S. and World History Education. His presentation will be on “Iowa Sentiment Surrounding General U.S. Grant Following his First Battle as Commander of Union Forces.” The public is invited to attend.