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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January 25, 2018

SPEAKERS

The Civil War Round Table of Gettsyburg offers this list as information on activities that might be of interest to it's membership. Activities presented on this page are sponsored by the organization listed with each activity.

On Going

January 18 To December 31, 2018, Captured on Wet Plate, Photography during the Civil War. National Civil War Museum. The exhibit will examine the motivation behind Civil War photographers. For information: www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org or email info@nationalcivilwarmuseum.org.

January

17• Captured on Wet Plate, Photography during the Civil War. National Civil War Museum. Reception 5:30-7:30 with presentation by Garry Adelman and refreshments. The cost is $10 & free to members. For information: www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org or email info@nationalcivilwarmuseum.org.

27 • New Acquisions and Seldom Seen Treasures of the Museum. Speaker Series: National Civl War Museum. With Curator Brett Kelley. this presentation will include a display of the NCWM's newest donations and additions to the Museum Collection. The 2018 Lessons in History program is one from 1-2 pm. and is free to the public. For information: www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org or email info@nationalcivilwarmuseum.org.

28 • Free Civil War Dance Class. Conducted by the Victorian Dance Ensemble at Penn State Harrisburg Campus, Middletown, PA. the class if free, but reservations are required because of limited space. For information: 717-732-5330 or info@CivilWarDance.org or www.CivilWarDance.org.

February

10 • Community Free Day. The National Civil War Museum will celebrate Black History Month as part of their annual community free day. The Museum will provide activities and entertainment for the community. Free. For information: www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org or email info@nationalcivilwarmuseum.org or call 717-260-1861.

April

28 • Civil War Roundtable of Gettysburg Field Trip - Scott Mingus Jr. will be our guide as we follow the route of Confederate General Jubal Early from Gettysburg to the Susquehanna River at Wrightsville and Columbia and then the return trip Early took back to Gettysburg.

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February 22
Gettysburg Confederates
Tom McMillan

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March 22
TBD
CWRT Book Award Winner Author

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April 26
Background for CWRT Field Trip
Civil War History of York County, PA

Scott MIngus

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May 24
West Point Class of 1862
Brian McEnany

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June 28
(Rain Date: July 12)
Confederate Sharpshooters in the Gettysburg Streets
Jarrad Fuoss

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July 26
(Rain Date: August 2)
The Battle for the Seminary
Benjamin Neely

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August 23
(Rain Date: August 30)
Camp Colt
Paul Shevchuk

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September 27
Civil War Medical and Surgical Techniques
Peter D'Onofrio

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October 25
96th PA Volunteers
David Ward

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November15
General Jacob Cox and the Battle of Franklin
Gene Schmiel

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December6
Members Holiday Party
Dr. Carol Reardon

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EVENT INFORMATION

 

CWRT Field Trip - April 28, 2018

Scott Mingus Jr. will be our guide as we follow the route of Confederate General Jubal Early from Gettysburg to the Susquehanna River at Wrightsville and Columbia and then the return trip Early took back to Gettysburg.

Among the stops we will make are:

  • Abbottstown
  • Hanover Junction
  • Penn Park
  • Wrightsville
  • Columbia
  • Big Mount
We will spend considerable time discussing and learning about the Susquehanna River Bridge from Wrightsville to Columbia, the Great Fire, and it's impact on the Gettysburg Campaign.

 

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