Previous Programs

Nov. 11: Jeanne Bornefeldt and the Towpath Players,  “Civil War Music” in Room C, ACPL. Short program due to weather conditions.

Oct. 7: Curt Fields as Gen. Grant. His topic is “Captain Grant: The Desperate Years”.  It covers the time between his resignation from the Army in 1854 to his leaving Galena, Illinois, for the War. Meeting is in Room C, ACPL.

Sep. 9: Dr. James S. Pula “11th Corps” at Ivy Tech’s Student Life Center, Room SL121 (4801 Sirlin Dr.)

Aug. 12: Julie Mujic “Contested Loyalty in the Civil War North” in Room A, ACPL

Jul. 8: Jennifer Thompson on “The Story of the Bloody 8th Indiana” at Ivy Tech’s Student Life Center, Room SL121 (4801 Sirlin Dr.)

Jun. 10: Clay Stuckey “Trials and Tribulations of the Corpse of Abraham Lincoln” at Ivy Tech’s Student Life Center, Room SL121 (4801 Sirlin Dr.)

May 13, 2019: Bruce Novak, “Interesting Civil War Facts and Trivia”

Apr. 8, 2019: Phil DeHaven on “Phil Kearny–the One-Armed Devil”, room C

Mar. 11, 2019: Member’s Fun Night, room C

Feb. 11, 2019: James Pickett “Bones of Kekionga”

November 12, 2018: Dr. A. James Fuller on Gov. Morton

October 8, 2018: Gen. U.S. Grant, portrayed by Dr. Curt Fields, will deliver “The Battles of Fort Donelson and Shiloh: The Beginning of the End.”  

September 10, 2018: Dave Sutherland on “The Battle of New Market”

August 13, 2018: Clay Stuckey on “Civil War Field Artillery”

July 9, 2018:  Hon. Roger B. Cosbey on “The Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trials & Their Aftermath

June 11, 2018: Carleton Young on “Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War”

May 14, 2018: Mike Murphy on “The Kimberlins Go to War.”

Apr. 9, 2018: David Dew on “Stars and Stripes and Old Glory, too”

Mar. 12, 2018: Brian Dirck on “The Black Heavens: Abraham Lincoln and Death

Feb. 12, 2018: Gib Young on “Indiana Regiments at Gettysburg”

Dec. 11, 2017: Round Table Discussion by CWRT members.

Nov. 13, 2017: John Urschel on “Indiana’s Dead at Andersonville”

Oct. 9, 2017: Dave Sutherland on “Virginia Military Institute.”

Sep. 11, 2017: Mark Laubacher on “A Surgeon’s Life Aboard USS Monitor”

Aug. 14, 2017: Anthony Roscetti on “Acoustic Shadows during the Civil War”

July 10, 2017: Shelby Harrill on “Forbidden, Hidden & Forgotten: Women in the Civil War

June 12, 2017: Tony Trimble on “Cades Cove.”

May 8, 2017: Jim Floyd on “Paying for the Civil War: Taxes, Internal Revenue and Enrolled Agents.”

Apr. 10, 2017: Bob Houghtalen on “Indiana Civil War Veterans -PTSD- and Indiana Central State Hospital”

February 13, 2017: Alfred Brothers on “African American Civil War Military History.”

November 14, 2016: Mark Meyer on “John E. Wilkins, Ready & Able: A Hoosier’s Civil War”

October 10, 2016:  Jennie Regan-Dinius on “The Underground Rail Road.”

September 12, 2016: Dr. Jeff Malanson, IPFW, on “Our Founding Fathers and the Election of 1864.”

August 8, 2016:  Ray E. Boomhower, on “Remember Buena Vista.”