P.O. BOX 3232
Communications, memberships, questions, or comments for the Roundtable should be directed via email to:
We are located at the crossroads of the Civil War
- 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
Click FCCWRT_Member_Renew_Form_2015 to fill out your 2015 membership form and bring it with you to our first meeting on September 17th, the 153rd anniversary of the Battle of Antietam!
Our 2015/2016 Speaker Schedule!
See you then!
September 17, 2015
Speaker: Calvin Zon
Topic: Divided We Fall
October 1, 2015
Speaker: Harold Holzer
Topic: Lincoln and the Press
The lecture will take place at All Saints Episcopal Church, 106 W. Church St.
October 15, 2015
Speaker: Michael A. Ross, Professor of History, University of Maryland
Topic: Justice During the Reconstruction: It's Impact on Today
This lecture will take place at our usual location and time at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine
November 19, 2015
Speaker: Joe Scopin
Topic: Lewis Cass White, A First Person Account of the Battles of Fort Stevens and Cedar Creek
December 17, 2015
Annual Christmas Party with Music by “Evergreen Shade” (tentative)
January 21, 2016
Speaker: Steven Stotelmeyer
Topic: Sugarloaf Mountain
February 18, 2016
March 17, 2016
Speaker: Open Forum
Group Debate: Topic TBD
April 21, 2016
Speaker: John Edward Murphy
Topic: The Crown of Mexico, Foreign Incursion During the Civil War
May 19, 2016
Speaker: Gordon Dammann
Topic: History vs. Hollywood