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April 27


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.


15Virginia. Seminar. Shenandoah University’s McCormick Civil War Institute’s annual spring conference on the campus of Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia, “So Tired & Exhausted": In Battle's Aftermath. Presentations with Jonathan S. Jones (Virginia Military Institute), Brian Matthew Jordan (Sam Houston State University), Jonathan A. Noyalas (Shenandoah University), and Melissa A. Winn (HistoryNet). $30 registration fee covers all presentations and lunch at SU. Space is limited, visit www.su.edu/mcwi to register. For information; jnoyalas01@su.edu or phone 540-665-4501.

15Virginia. Tour. Off the beaten path near the Blue Ridge. The Both Sides Tour will visit Aldie (Where Custer Fell in the Little River!), Unison (where church goers sat through a battle), the Old Chapel (where John Esten Cooke is buried), Snickersville (to hear about a little-known March 1864 battle), and Clifton (the house were Sheridan gathered his troops at the start of the Valley Campaign in 1864). Other sites are in the works for this semi-annual tour sponsored by the Franconia Museum. Join Don Hakenson, Carl Sell and Ben Trittipoe to hear stories about the sites and the men who fought or lived there.  Lunch at the Golden Corral in Winchester. Cost of $125 per person includes AYCE lunch. Bus leaves Franconia Museum, 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA. at 8:15 a.m. SHARP. Arrive early for coffee and donuts. Pickup at Roy Rogers on Route #7 in Leesburg. Call or e-mail Don Hakenson at 703-971-4984 or dhakenson@verizon.net to reserve a seat.


19-21Virginia. Period Firearms Competition. The North-South Skirmish Association 147th National Competition near Winchester. Over 3,000 uniformed competitors in 200 member units compete in live-fire matches with muskets, carbines, revolvers, mortars and cannon plus costume competitions and historical lectures. The largest Civil War live-fire event in the country. Free admission, large sutler area, and food service. For more information visit the N-SSA web site: www.n-ssa.org.

20-21Pennsylvania. 160th Anniversary of Battle of Monterey Pass. Living History Weekend at Monterey Pass Battlefield. Hosted by the 2nd Maryland Artillery CS. Monterey Pass was fought on July 4-5th when Union cavalry attacked Confederate wagon trains retreating from Gettysburg. The battle was fought in a driving rain storm. Approximately 1,500 prisoners were taken. Most of the Confederates prisoners were wounded. Artillery, Infantry and Medical demonstrations daily. Guided walking tours of the battlefield daily. Opportunity for picket line scenario in the evening. For more information visit https://montereypassbattlefield.org or contact John at Johnwelker117@gmail.com.

20Virginia. Civil War Books, Relics and Memorabilia Show. Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Arlington-Fairfax Elks Lodge, Rt. 50, Fairfax, Virginia. Admission $5 per person. Vendors welcome. For information contact dhakenson@verizon.net, 703-785-5294, or mayo5404@cox.net, 703-389-1505. Sponsored by Frank Stringfellow Camp, SCV, Fairfax, Virginia.

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Victorian Dance Ensemble

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Antietam National Battlefield
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Saturday May 6
Kendra Debany
A Tour of McAllister’s Mill


May 25
Ron Kirkwood
The Spangler Farm During the Battle of Gettysburg Part 2.


June 22 (rain date June 29)
Peter Miele
The Attack of Scales’ Brigade at the Seminary


July 27 (rain date July 31)
Larry Korcyzk
The Wheatfield


August 24 (rain date Aug 31)
Dr. Carol Reardon
A tour of the Spangler Farm


September 28
Bradley Gottfried
Comparing Antietam and Gettysburg


October 26
Dennis Doyle
Illinois Regiments at Gettysburg


November 16
Janet McCabe
The Story of Rufus Weaver


December 7
Holiday Banquet at The Dobbin House
Jill Titus
Gettysburg in 1963



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