Welcome to the Civil War Roundtable of Gettysburg. "The most important Roundtable, in the most important small town, at the most important battlefield, in the most important country in the world."
—Joe Mieczkowski, past president

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August 24, 2017

SPEAKERS

Civil War Roundtable Links

Abraham Lincoln Civl War Round Table of Michigan
www.plymouth.lib.mi.us/~alcwrt/

Brunswick Civil War Roundtable - Brunswick NC, a small ocean community between Wilmington NC and MyrtleBeach SC that has a wealth of Civil War history and sites worth visiting. www.brunswickcivilwarroundtable.com

Civil War Roundtable of Chicago - the first and oldest Civil War roundtable in the country dating back to 1940 www.chicagocwrt.org, www.thecwrt.com , or www.thecwrt.net

Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia http://users.erols.com/kennrice/cwrtdc.htm

Civil War Roundtable of Greater Boston
www.cwrtgb.com

Greater Pittsburgh Civil War Round Table
www.grpghcwrt.org

Harrisburg Civil War Round Table
www.harrisburgcwrt.org

Pipe Creek Civil War Round Table
www.pccwrt.addr.com

Western North Carolina Civil War Round Table
www.wnccwrt.org


Looking for Information

Request information on Major (Bvt. Lt. Col.) Legrand B. Speece (Speese)


Civil War Sites of Interest

Black Soldiers in the Civil War: A Civil Rights Movement - An overview of the Black soldiers with more links to Black history sites. http://www.justmilitaryloans.com/black-soldiers-in-the-civil-war-a-civil-rights-movement/ 

For the People - Dr. John “Buzz” Jones has posted the video of the oratorio that he composed in honor of the Lincoln Bicentennial at http://www.buzzjones.net/audio.htm. The oratorio premiered at the Majestic Theatre in Gettysburg on November 19, 2009, the anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

Civil War information page - http://www.usa-people-search.com/content-us-civil-war-information.aspx . This page provides a brief overview on the war, and provides a lot of links to additional resources

Abraham Lincoln Resource Center - Research page on A. Lincoln presented by the Plymouth Historical Society, Plymouth, MI -
www.plymouth.lib.mi.us/~history/linkalincoln.htm

Adams County Historical Society
http://www.achs-pa.org/

Association of Battlefield Guides, Gettysburg, PA
www.gettysburgtourguides.org/

Civil War Institute - Located at Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA.
www.gettysburg.edu/academics/cwi/

Civil War Links - Contains general info about the war with links to specific areas of interest. The links page gives an even larger selection of topics to choose from.
www.civilwar.com

Civil War Reenactments - Have you ever been looking online for that one civil war reenactment in that one area and just couldn't find it? Well we took your frustration and made it into an interactive map. 
hatsrcool.com/pages/civil-war-reenactments

Civil War Traveler - For folks who are planning visits to Civil War sites and/or events while on trips – or those interested in discovering new places and activities in their local area.
http://www.CivilWarTraveler.com

Civil War Week - Revised each week to reflect the events that happened on any given day 135 or more years ago. -
www.civilweek.com

Cook Sisters Hear Lincoln's "Few Appropriate Words" Two Cook sisters "cousins" who traveled ten miles from their farm near Bendersville to Gettysburg on Nov. 19, 1863, where they met and later heard Pres. Lincoln give his few appropriate words. http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/news/recollect.htm

Crampton's Gap Battlefield - an online resource for the Battle, September 14, 1862, embracing Gathland State Park in the southwest corner of Frederick County, MD
http://home.earthlink.net/~tjreesecg

eHistory.com - Preservations Societies Home Page
http://www.ehistory.com/uscw/communities/preservation/index.cfm

Gettysburg Discussion Group
www.gdg.org

Gettysburg Monuments Project - dedicated to ensuring that monuments, artifacts, buildings and grounds are preserved for future generations
www.fourscore.org

Gettysburg Monument Maps - Site being developed by member Chuck Kann
monuments.encounteratgettysburg.com

Guide to Online Schools - Resources for elementary, middle and high school students as well as educators. www.guidetoonlineschools.com/library/civil-war-teachers

Guns & Other Weaponry from the Civil War -
http://www.gunhoo.com/guns-and-other-weaponry-from-the-civil-war.html

Historic Gettysburg -Adams County
www.hgaconline.org

Hunley - Information on the restoration of the CS Hunley from the Friends of the Hunley
www.hunley.org

History of Illinois - A page suggested by Mr. Bill Jackson and his social study group at www.socialstudieshelp.com. Thank you for the suggestion.

IRONCLAD: The Monitor & the Merrimack - A complete description of the book by Arthur Mokin
www.arthurmokin.com

Lost Diaries of Timothy J. Regan
www.lostdiaries.com

Main Street Gettysburg
www.mainstreetgettysburg.org

Military History Online
www.militaryhistoryonline.com/gettysburg/

National Civil War Museum
http://www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org/

Guide To Pennsylvania Historical Resources
www.areavibes.com/library/guide-to-pennsylvania-historical-resources/

The American Civil War – The Struggle to Preserve the Union
http://www.swcivilwar.com/

History of the Third Corps of the Army of the Potomac's site
www.ussaga.com

Unit information is available at this site.
sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/

Civil War Preservation Trust
www.civilwar.org

USA People Search - The Battle of Gettysburg Resource Collection www.usa-people-search.com/content-the-battle-of-gettysburg-resource-collection.aspx

Virginia Civil War Campaign Guide mapped relevant Virginia Historical Markers to Virginia Civil War campaigns using the National Park Service campaign classification system www.markerhistory.com/virginia-civil-war-campaigns/

Western Maryland Public Libraries digitizes the history of Allegany, Garrett and Washington Counties in Western Maryland. www.whilbr.org

History of Antietam National Cemetery :including a descriptive list of all the loyal soldiers buried therein together with the ceremonies and address on the occasion of the dedication of the grounds, September 17th, 1867. This is a listing of Union soldiers buried in the Antietam National Cemetery, many of whom died on the battlefield at Antietam or in nearby homes, churches and barns that were pressed into service as hospitals. But the list includes also soldiers who died at Monocacy and South Mountain, and also those who died in the hospitals at Clarysville and Cumberland in Allegany County.

The book, published in 1869, includes the history of the establishment of the cemetery and the speeches at its dedication. There are few copies of the text available, which is why it has been made available online to increase access. http://www.whilbr.org/antietamNationalCemetery/index.aspx

• The website also includes the records of the Confederates who were buried in Washington and Frederick Counties A descriptive list of the burial places of the remains of Confederate Soldiers who fell in the Battles of Antietam, South Mountain, Monocacy and other points in Washington and Frederick Counties in the state of Maryland. It was also published in 1869. http://www.whilbr.org/confederateSoldiers/index.aspx

•In addition, the site features the newspaper printed in Hagerstown, Maryland after the battle of Antietam, The Herald of Freedom and Torch Light of September 1862.  It contains reporting of the battle, but also accounts of the impact of the fighting on the area around the battles in Washington County. http://www.whilbr.org/HeraldofFreedom/index.aspx

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September 28
Back in the GAR Hall.
NEW MEETING TIME – 7PM.
Refreshments at 6:30

How Mental Trauma and Insanity
Were Treated During the Civil War
Kathleen Logothetis Thompson

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October 26
Raised from Obscurity:
The Calvary Battles of Aldie, Middleburg
and Upperville on the Road to Gettysburg

Kevin Pawlak

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November 16
The Other Gettysburg Address
David Dixon

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December 7
Members Holiday Party
Dobbin House

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EVENT INFORMATION

Gettysburg CWRT New Meeting Time in September

Beginning with our September meeting…a new starting time: Doors open at 6:30 PM for refreshments; meeting
begins at 7 PM.


Finfrock is Doucette Achievement Award winner

Barbara Finfrock’s 24 years of tireless labor have had a significant impact on making the Gettysburg National Military Park what it is today. For all her accomplishments, the Gettysburg Civil War Round Table would like to thank her by selecting Barbara as this year’s Cal Doucette Achievement Award winner.

The Cal Doucette Achievement Award, was created in memory of a CWRT Board member who felt that recognition should be given to honor people who do something special for the Park and for the study of Civil War history. Barbara has been doing something special for years, and although we will be presenting her with a plaque at our September 22 meeting, in reality (with apologies to General Sickles), the whole Battlefield is Barbara’s monument. Please try to attend. Read more...

 

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