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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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.

February

12 • Lincoln Birthday Celebration, Parade and Ceremonies. Sponsored by the Union League of Philadelphia. Arrive by 10 AM for free parking for reenactors at Laz Garage on the NW corner of 15th and Sansom St. only. There will be a lunch for the participants at 12 noon. After the parade participants are invited to return to the Union League for refreshments and entertainment. Register: awaski01@gmail.com.


GNMP Winter Lecture Series: National Park Service rangers and leading historians from across the country offer free hour-long talks exploring important aspects of the American Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg.

  • Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center
  • Saturdays and Sundays, January – March at 1:30 PM.
  • These programs are free of charge.
  • Limited seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Subject is schedule to change.

8 • Ranger Troy Harman: Is Gettysburg the High Water Mark?
9 • Ranger John Hoptak: ‘With Eagles on their Buttons and Bullets in their Pockets’: South-Central Pennsylvanians in the 54th Massachusetts Infantry
15 • Ranger Daniel Vermilya: ‘These Honored Dead’: World War II Burials in the Gettysburg National Cemetery
16 • Ranger John Nicholas: What you don’t know can hurt you: The Information War and the Gettysburg Campaign
22 • Ranger Tom Holbrook: If These Things Could Talk: Treasures from the Collection of Gettysburg National Military Park
23 • Historian Christopher Gwinn: Memories of Battle – Union Veterans Remember Culp’s Hill
29 • Ranger Barbara Sanders: Beyond Lincoln: How Veterans, Politicians, Poets and Filmmakers Address the Changing Meaning of the Civil War

March

7 • SHIPPENSBURG, CIVIL WAR LECTURE. Join us for a lecture on South Mountain Communities During the Civil War at the Shippensburg Historical Society, 52 West King St., Shippensburg at 10 AM. Free, donations welcome. For information: shippensburghistoricalsociety.org.


GNMP Winter Lecture Series: National Park Service rangers and leading historians from across the country offer free hour-long talks exploring important aspects of the American Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg.

  • Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center
  • Saturdays and Sundays, January – March at 1:30 PM.
  • These programs are free of charge.
  • Limited seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Subject is schedule to change.

1 • Licensed Battlefield Guide Mary Turk Meena: The Messy Business of War: Civil War Runs Headlong into Politics as Politicians Fight for Power and Breed Jealousy, Self-Promotion and Self-Preservation Among Military Leaders
7 • Ranger Zach Siggins: The Flying Dutchmen: The 11th Corps on July 1
8 • Artist Wendy Allen: Searching for the Exact Location of America’s Soul: An Artist’s Pursuit
14 • Ranger Matt Atkinson: Earl Van Dorn: The Life and Death of a Confederate Cavalier
15 • Ranger Karlton Smith: Soldier in Training: James Longstreet and the Mexican War
21 • Ranger Troy Harman: Scouting the Union Right: Lee and Culp’s Hill, July 1-2
22 • Ranger Bert Barnett: Personal Turn-ing Points: Jefferson Davis and George Thomas

May

1-2 • ALBG 2020 Spring Seminar. Overlooked & Often Not Visited: Ridges, Farms & Other Battle Sites. More information and Registration form.

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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April 23
The Committee On the Conduct of the War
Mary Turk Meena

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May 28
Manliness and Community in Confederate Camps
Dr. James Broomall

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June 25 : July 2
Culp’s Hill Memorials
Richard Goedkoop

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July 23: July 30
The Uses of the Battlefield in the 30’s and 40’s
Jared Frederick

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August 27: Sept 3
The Other Side of East Cemetery Hill
Charles Fennell

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September 24
Ewell's Corps in the Gettysburg Campaign
Robert Wynstra, Book Award Winner

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October 22
Staff Officers and Their Impact on the Battle of Gettysburg
Douglas Douds

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November 12
A Soldier and His Lady, Letters
Gene Barr

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December 3
Holiday Banquet
Wayne Motts, subject TBD



EVENT INFORMATION

 

The Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable Spring 2020 Field Trip has been cancelled.


May 1-2 • ALBG 2020 Spring Seminar. Overlooked & Often Not Visited: Ridges, Farms & Other Battle Sites. More information and Registration form.

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