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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 7:00 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.

Location: Frederick County Civil War Round Table meetings are held at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) on Patrick Street in Downtown Frederick, Maryland

Time: The 3rd Thursday of each month (September - May), 7pm.

Due to the changing nature of the pandemic, some meetings may only be offered by Zoom or Facebook Live. In which case, those will be announced in the Frederick County Civil War Round Table Newsletter and on the Facebook page.


September 16 -
Speakers: James and Suzanne Gindlesperger
Topic: So you think you know Antietam?

October 21 -
Speaker: Charles Poland
Topic: America’s Good Terrorist: John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid

November 18 -
Speaker: Bruce Mowday
Topic: Pickett's Charge: The Untold Story

December 16 -
Speaker: David Welker
Topic: Tempest at Ox Hill: The Battle of Chantilly


January 20 - (Streamed through National Museum of Civil War Medicine YouTube channel)
Speaker: Bob O'Conner
Topic: Mrs. Slater - The Lost Lincoln Conspirator

February 17 -
Speaker: Dennis Duerbeck
Topic: Artillery Collection Presentation

March 17 -
Speaker: Anthony Trusso
Topic: Francis Barlow and the 61st New York Infantry

April 21 -
Speaker: Harry Smeltzer
Topic: First Bull Run

May 19 -
Speaker: Susan Ashman
Topic: Finding R.H. Weakley, CSA

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