Friday, August 24, 2012

2012-13 Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, September 4, 2012:
Darryl Sannes:  The Battle of Acton

Tuesday, October 2, 2012:
Representative Dean Urdahl:   Pursuit:  Sully’s Expedition against the Dakota

Monday, November 5, 2012:
Stephen Osman:  The 3rd Minnesota at Wood Lake

Tuesday, December 4, 2012:
Bob Niemala:  The Mobile Campaign

Tuesday, January 8, 2013:
Keith Gulsvig:  Civil War Photography

Tuesday, February 5, 2013:
Michael Fody:   The US-Mexican War:  The Formative Experience of Civil War General Officers, North and South

Tuesday, March 5, 2013:
Bill Huntzicker:  Picturing Women:  Victims, Vamps and Victors in the 19th Century Press

Tuesday, April 2, 2013:
Roundtable discussion:  Lew Wallace and the “Battle that Saved Washington,” moderated by Erik Klitzke

Tuesday, May 7, 2013: 
Mike Hansen:  “Confederate General John B. Gordon”

The Roundtable meets monthly during the school year at the Whitney Senior Center at 7 pm.  The Roundtable is open to the public. Contact Win Anderson at or at 237-2708.  Website:

Saturday, October 15, 2011

2011-12 Meeting Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at 7 pm at the Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, MN

Tuesday, September 6, 2011:
Christopher Lehman: “Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley”

Tuesday, October 11, 2011: meeting at Stearns History Museum in St. Cloud
Gettysburg actor Patrick Falci: “The Life of General A.P. Hill”

Tuesday, November 8, 2011:
Ken Martens: “Color Sergeant Sam Bloomer/The Civil War’s Influence on American Flag Etiquette”

Tuesday, December 6, 2011:
Michael Eckers: “Christmas in the Civil War”

Tuesday, January 3, 2012:
Show-and-Tell: Civil War-era artifacts

Tuesday, February 7, 2012:
Vicki Wendell: “The History of the 2nd MN Battery”

Tuesday, March 6, 2012:
John Cox: “Pickett's Charge"

Tuesday, April 3, 2012:
Mike Hansen: “The Civil War in the Great Lakes”

Tuesday, May 8, 2012:
Tom Dockendorff: “Gettysburg of the West – Sibley & Canby in New Mexico”

Friday, May 7, 2010

Civil War Exhibit Open!

Be sure to make a trip to the MN Military Museum at Camp Ripley to see the special exhibit to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Minnesota's role in the Civil War and the Dakota War! The artifacts and interpretation are first-rate.

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