2013-2014 Schedule

All meetings start about 7 pm on the 4th Wednesday of the month except November and December on the 3rd Wednesday at the Holden Senior Center, Main St. (Rt. 122A), Holden, Massachusetts.

Sept. 25 Alden C. Ellis, Jr.
Author and consultant on the movie “Lady in Black”
The Massachusetts Andrew Sharpshooters
Oct. 23 Tom Army
Prof. of History, UMass, Amherst
From Gradualism to Immediatism: The Black Abolitionist Movement in the Coming of the Civil War
Nov. 20 Col. Ted Gatchel
Prof. of Tactics, Naval War College, Newport, RI
Civil War Weapons and Technology in Civil War Small Arms
Dec. 18 Members and Guests Christmas Meeting/Show and Tell
Jan. 29 Chuck Veit
President, Navy and Marine Living History Association
African-Americans in the Union Navy
Feb. 26 John Balco
Past-president of the CWRT of CM
The War in the West: Glorieta Pass, New Mexico
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National Park Service: Glorieta Pass
March 26 Melissa Grafe
Author and consultant on the movie “Lady in Black”John R. Bumstead Librarian for Medical History, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale
Civil War Medicine, including civil war soldiers’ images from Harewood Hospital, Washington, DC
April 23 David Prentiss
New Bedford Civil War Round Table
Lincoln’s Leadership: the People, the Politicians and the Generals
May 28 Brian Jordan
Prof. of History, Gettysburg College, author
Unholy Sabbath: The Battle of South Mountain in History and Memory, September 14, 1862
DINNER MEETING: at O’Connor’s Restaurant, West Boylston St., Worcester. Dinner gathering starting at 6 PM, lecture at 7:30. $25. Details to follow.
June 25 Dr. Megan Kate Nelson
Prof. of History and Literature, Harvard University, author
Ruin Nation: Destruction and the American Civil War and Path of the Dead Men: Civil War in the Desert Southwest