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FCCWRT

P.O. BOX 3232
FREDERICK, MD
21705-3232

 

Communications, memberships, questions, or comments for the Roundtable should be directed via email to:

Bob Kosak

 


 

Welcome to Frederick County Civil War Round Table!

We are located at the crossroads of the Civil War

Our Mission
  • To cultivate and preserve Frederick County's Civil War heritage and broaden the understanding of the history of the Civil War Era and its impact on our nation
  • To explore the many facets of the Civil War from the battlefield to 1st person narratives, including guest lectures by writers and historians
  • To support historical projects and activities aimed at increasing public interest and appreciation of our Civil War history, both locally and nationally

The Frederick County Civil War Roundtable (FCCWRT) meets at 7:30 PM on the third Thursday of each month from September thru May. The Roundtable meets at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) 48 East Patrick Street in Downtown Frederick, Maryland 21701. The meetings are open and free to the public.



Our Next Meeting

October 17, 2014*

Speaker: Craig L. Symonds, Professor Emeritus at the US Naval Academy and renowned naval historian, will present the Historical Society of Frederick County's annual P. Newman Lecture.

Topic: The United States Navy in the American Civil War

*The lecture will begin at 7pm at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick



November 20, 2014

Speaker: Matthew Borowick, author, historian, and Civil War News columnist

Topic: The Court-Martial of Fitz John Porter, a Civil War Round Table Handbook

(Please note the usual start time of 7:30 at the National Civil War Medical Museum)



December 18, 2014

Annual Holiday Party

Speaker: Dr. John Tole, Civil War musical historian, will perform Civil War Christmas Songs

(Please bring a desert or snack to share)



January 15, 2015

Speaker: Mary V. Harris, author, historian

Topic: The United States Colored Troops of Frederick County



February 19, 2015

Speaker: George Lewis, Civil War Master Docent

Topic: Union Army General Frederick W. Lander



March 19, 2015

Speaker: Kevin Pawlak, author, Antietam National Battlefield Guide

Topic: The Battle of Shepherdstown



April 16, 2015

Speaker: Brad Gottfried, Civil War author

Topic: Women of Gettysburg and the Sisters of Charity in Emmitsburg



May 21, 2015

Speaker: Joseph V. Collins, author, historian and Master Docent at the Historical Society of Frederick County

Topic: The Battle of West Frederick, July 7, 1864: Prelude to the Battle of Monocacy

 

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