Twin Cities Civil War Roundtable



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Ancestors in the War






Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month, September through May at the Knights of Columbus, 1114 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN  55420, for members and their guests. Social hour starts at 5:45 pm followed by dinner and a speaker at 6:30 pm. If you are not yet a member please see Join the Table for more information or contact Carol VanOrnum, Treasurer, at info@tccwrt.com.

For a more complete description of the program, and a speaker bio, click on the presentation title.

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2016-17 GUEST SPEAKER SCHEDULE

September 20, 2016  
Why the Civil War Made Our Modern FoodBruce Kraig, Professor Emeritus in History at Roosevelt University in Chicago

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October 18, 2016
The Battle of Falling Waters
George F. Franks III, founder and president of the Battle of Falling Waters 1863 Foundation, Inc

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November 15, 2016
Searching for George Gordon Meade: The Forgotten Victor of Gettysburg
Tom Huntington author and former editor of American History and Historic Traveler magazines

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December 20, 2016
The USS Maple Leaf: Its History, Discovery and Excavation
Lawrence Babits, George Washington Distinguished Professor and former Director of Maritime Studies, East Carolina University

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January 17, 2017
Island Number 10Neil Simonson, historian and former publisher of the Gopher Prairie Paper

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February 21, 2017
Amiable Scoundrel: Lincoln's Scandalous Secretary of WarPaul Kahan, author and historian

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March 21, 2017
'It is a Marvelous Thing': The U.S. Sanitary and Christian CommissionsDaniel J. Hoisington, author and historian

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April 8, 2017
No meeting:  Annual Civil War Symposium, Fort Snelling

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May 16, 2017
Overrun with Free Negroes: Politics and Resettlement”Leslie Schwalm, Professor, University of Iowa

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For more information about the program, contact Stephen Oman at forgecap@earthlink.net.

 

Twin Cities Civil War Round Table