2014-2015 Schedule

All meetings start at 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. 24 Rev. Bob MacFarlane
Carver, Mass.
A Visit from General Chamberlain
Oct. 22 David Koch
Prof. of History, Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT
Animal Mascots of the Civil War
Nov. 19 Chuck Veit
President, Navy and Marine Living History Association
The Monitor’s Unknown Mission — The Raid that Wasn’t: The Navy’s Attempt on the Petersburg Bridges
Dec. 17 Members and Guests Christmas Meeting/Show and Tell
Jan. 28 James Woolsey
Superintendent, Springfield Armory Museum
To be determined.
Feb. 25 Kevin Levin
Professor of History, Gunn Academy, Waltham, Mass.
Remembering the War as Murder: The Battle of the Crater
March 25 William M. Fowler, PhD.
Distinguished Professor of History, Northeastern University, author
Under two Flags: The Navy in the Civil War
April 22 Dr. Ira Spar
Orthopedic Surgeon, Society of Civil War Surgeons
What It Is Like to Be a Civil War Surgeon and
Care of Returning Civil War Soldiers in New Haven, Conn.
May 27 Catherine Wright
Collections Manager, Museum of the Confederacy (American Civil War Museum), Richmond, Virginia
Treasures from the Vaults
June 24 at Worcester Historical Museum Frank Williams
Chief Justice (ret.), Rhode Island Supreme Court
Lincoln as Evolving Commander in Chief