Lake County Civil War Round Table Monthly Meeting
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Rich Garling portrays Col. W.T. Robins who rose from private to colonel in the (Confederate) Army of Northern Virginia. Robins was the Adjutant for General William Henry Fitzhugh "Rooney" Lee, son of General Robert E. Lee. As a member of the Ninth Virginia Cavalry and then as the colonel of the 24th Virginia Cavalry, Robins fought in the major battles of the Eastern Theater. Mr. Garling is a member of the Ninth Virginia Cavalry Company B reenactment group out of Roscoe, and currently serves as the camp historian and manages their website. In “real life” he is IT Project Manager.