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Welcome to Frederick County Civil War Round Table!

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The Frederick County Civil War Round Table publishes a monthly newsletter September to May. The newsletter is distributed to our members by email. The newsletter keeps everyone informed on what is going on with the Round Table, announces future events, and gives our membership interesting information about the Civil War. Past issues of the newsletter are archived below. To receive the newsletter during the current month become a member of the Roundtable.

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Our Next Meeting

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, and the distance some of our speakers, 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 15 - (This is a Field Trip Meeting and will meet at Fox's Gap at 6:30pm)
Speaker: Steve Stotelmyer 
Topic: Fox's Gap Past & Present

October 20 -
Speaker: Roger Schwarz
Topic: The Lincoln / Douglass Debates

November 17 -
Speaker: Tom McMillan
Topic: Armistead and Hancock: Behind the Gettysburg Legend of Two Friends at the Turning Point of the Civil War

December 15 -
Speaker: Alex Rossino
Topic: Their Maryland: The Army of Northern Virginia From the Potomac Crossing to Sharpsburg in September 1862


January 19 - 
Speaker: Anthony Trusso
Topic: Francis Barlow & the 61st New York Infantry

February 16 -
Speaker: Chris Bryan
Topic: Cedar Mountain to Antietam: A Civil War Campaign History of the Union XII Corps, July – September 1862

March 16 -
Speaker: Ron Kirkwood
Topic: “Too Much for Human Endurance”: The George Spangler Farm Hospitals and the Battle of Gettysburg

April 20 -
Speaker: Leon Reed
Topic: No Greater Calamity for the Country: North-South Conflict, Secession, and the Onset of the Civil War

May 18 - 
Speaker: Eric Wittenberg
Topic: Destined to Fail: The Johnson-Gilmor Cavalry Raid around Baltimore, July 10-13, 1864

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