The Frederick County Civil War Roundtable meets at The National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD. The meetings and presentations are free and open to the public. They are held September through May on the third Thursday of the month at 7PM.
Presentations by authors, scholars, speakers and first person re-enactors on a broad scope of historical Civil War period topics make up the program. Military history is very prominent in our schedule but not the only story.
Schedule for 2022-23:
December 15 - Speaker: Alex Rossino Topic: Their Maryland: The Army of Northern Virginia From the Potomac Crossing to Sharpsburg in September 1862
January 19 - Speaker: Anthony Trusso Topic: Francis Barlow & the 61st New York Infantry
February 16 - Speaker: Chris Bryan Topic: Cedar Mountain to Antietam: A Civil War Campaign History of the Union XII Corps, July – September 1862
March 16 - Speaker: Ron Kirkwood Topic: “Too Much for Human Endurance”: The George Spangler Farm Hospitals and the Battle of Gettysburg
April 20 - Speaker: Leon Reed Topic: No Greater Calamity for the Country: North-South Conflict, Secession, and the Onset of the Civil War
May 19 - Speaker: Eric Wittenberg Topic: Destined to Fail: The Johnson-Gilmor Cavalry Raid around Baltimore, July 10-13, 1864