THE "OLD LINER" NEWSLETTER

UPCOMING EVENTS

December 10, 2016  - Tours, “Civil War Washington,” with Ed Bearss. Includes walking tours of Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln’s Cottage, Lafayette Square and more. 8 am-6 pm. $200. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).

December 10-11, 2016  - Anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Fredericksburg in Fredericksburg. Many walking tours and other programs led by NPS historians. Keynote speaker 2 pm Sunday. Complete schedule nps.gov/frsp

December 13, 2016  - Baltimore Civil War Roundtable monthly meeting, Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD., Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting and speaker at 7:30.  Frank Armiger will feature an extensive Power Point presentation of the Second day at Gettysburg. The presentation of the Third Day at Gettysburg will be scheduled for 2017

December 17, 2016  - Lecture, “Christmas in the Hospital: The Holidays in Frederick’s Civil War Hospitals,” at the National Civil War Medical Museum in Frederick. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. civilwarmed.org

December 17, 2016  - “Christmas at the Pass,” at the Monterey Pass Battlefield Park/Museum,14325 Buchanan Trail East, near Waynesboro. Period decorations, children’s programs, more. Noon-4 pm. Free. montereypassbattlefield.org

January 7, 2017 -  Lecture, “Longstreet’s Counter-march,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free.nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm

January 8, 2017  - Lecture, “A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm

January 12, 2017  - Book talk and signing, City of Sedition: The History of New York City During the Civil War, at the Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington. A Smithsonian event. 6:45 pm. $30. smithsonianassociates.org (Click Civil War)

January 14, 2017  - Lecture, “Is Gettysburg American’s Epic Tale Central to Our National Identity?” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm

January 15, 2017  - Lecture, “Mary Surratt: Guilty or Not Guilty,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free.nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm

January 21, 2017  - “If These Things Could Talk: New Acquisitions,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free.nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm

January 22, 2017  - Lecture, “The Battle of Monocacy: The Fight that Saved Washington D.C.,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm

January 24, 2017 – Baltimore Civil War Roundtable monthly meeting, Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD., Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting and speaker at 7:30. Historian and re-enactor Michael Schaffer will provide a Power Point based presentation on the significance of the United States Colored Troops (USCT).

January 28, 2017  - Civil War Ball, winter event sponsored by the Civilians of Gettysburg at the Gettysburg Hotel, 1 Lincoln Square. Practice 10 am-noon, reception 5-6 pm, dinner/dancing 6-11 pm. $75 for all. Details, sign up: civiliansofgettysburg.com

January 28, 2017  - Lecture, “Debacle at Balls Bluff: The Battle that Changed the War,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free.nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm

January 29, 2017  Lecture, “’Vincit Qui Patitur’: The Life of an American Armsmaker –Colonel Samuel Colt,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm

 

Editor’s note - Some events may have changed by the time we go to print. When possible, please check with the event sponsor prior to attending.

The Officers of the Baltimore Civil War Roundtable

          Robert Ford, President rfordjazz@yahoo.com,
Martin French, Vice-President

Ray Atkins, Treasurer, 410-879-8828 atkinsray1@verizon.net
Lee Hodges, Secretary

Walter Price, Asst. Secretary/Treasurer, Robert Toelle, Board Member,

Michael Hill, Board Member,  Bill Rixham, Board Member

Nils Lehneis, Web Master  baltcwrt@verizon.net
Earle Hollenbaugh
, Newsletter Editor, 410-788-3525
sawred66@gmail.com

 

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