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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May 26, 2022

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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.

May

18-22 Period Firearms Competition.The North-South Skirmish Association 145th National Competition near Winchester, VA. 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.

29 Memorial Day Observed at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Original G.A.R. Decoration Day Service of 1868. Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Ave. Philadelphia. Starts at 12 noon. All are welcome. Laurel Hill is the site of the first Memorial Day in Philadelphia in 1868. Special veterans’ markers will be dedicated at the graves of previously unmarked veterans. Speakers, ceremonies, and pageant will highlight the ceremony. Wreath-laying, speeches, music, and honor guards. Historical groups, veterans, and citizens are urged to participate. Wreaths, military contingents, color guards, music and period civilians are encouraged to participate. Refreshments served after the ceremony. For information; 215-228-2800.

June

25-26 The Original Gettysburg Civil War Artifact Show. Gettysburg, PA. The nation’s premier Civil War relic and collectors show at the Eisenhower All Star Complex at 2634 Emmitsburg Rd., Gettysburg. Brendan Synnamon, GBPA Vice President of Administration and the event’s coordinator, is working closely with the Eisenhower Complex to ensure the event follows PA Guidelines for COVID 19 control. Our 300+ tables are a great way to view and even purchase authentic Civil War artifacts. Browse the tables and speak with the vendors who are all well versed in history and artifact identification. Better than a museum! Every item has someone willing to give you its history lesson and answer all your questions. $100 VIP Charitable donation includes Friday and early admission for the serious collector. Hours: Saturday 10-5, Sunday 9-2. Admission $10, children under 12 free. For more information visit https://www.gbpa.org/event/annual-civil-war-relic-show.

Gettysburg Military Park

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Victorian Dance Ensemble

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Antietam National Battlefield
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The National Civil War Museum
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May 26
Cooper Wingert
The Underground RR in South Central PA

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June 23 (27)
Dr. Jennifer Murray
General Meade’s Leadership (outdoor tour)

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July 28 (Aug 4)
James Hessler
Iverson’s Brigade at Gettysburg (outdoor tour)

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August 25 (29)
Therese Orr
 Benner's Hill (outdoor tour)

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Sept 22
Mary Turk-Meena
The Committee on the Conduct of the War

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Oct 27
Tom Vossler & Jeffrey McCausland
Leadership on the Gettysburg Battlefield

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Nov 17
Dr. Brian Luskey
Mercenaries or Patriots: Bounty Men in the Union Army

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Dec 1 - Holiday Banquet
Kent Masterson Brown
Meade at Gettysburg



EVENT INFORMATION

 


Summer Outdoor Programs are Member's Events....paid for by membership dues, and one of the benefits of becoming a member. 
If a member would like to bring a guest, or a non-member would like to attend, we would like them to consider making a donation to the roundtable.


2022 Gettysburg CWRT Summer Outdoor Programs

1. Each of these programs will begin promptly ay 6 PM and finish at the discretion of the tour leader. Expect each of these programs to last at least 90 minutes.
2. In the case of inclement weather, a rain date is built into the schedule. Notice that the rain dates aren't always on a Thursday.
3, Bring a chair, water and use bug spray.
4. Car pooling is always recommended as parking spaces are limited.
5. These programs are for Members - your dues pay for these. Non-members who attend are encouraged to make a donation to the Round Table.

June 23 (Rain date on June 27).
George Gordon Meade's Leadership on July 2. Led by Dr. Jennifer Murray.
Meet at the Pennsylvania Monument. Park along Hancock Ave - remember to park with all 4 wheels on the paved surface. Or park at the Overflow lot along the Taneytown Road.

July 28 (Rain Date August 4)
lverson's Brigade at Gettysburg. Led by LBG James Hessler.
Meet at the Peace Light and park in that lot.

August 25 (Rain date August 29)
Benner's Hill. Led by LBG Therese Orr.
Meet and park on Benner's Hill which is located off of route 116 Approximately one mile East of town.

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