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BVCWRT at Burnside Bridge on Antietam Creek, April 2018

What is a Civil War Round Table?

The Brandywine Valley Civil War Round Table is a diverse group of men and women who meet once a month to hear speakers and discuss topics related to the American Civil War. For more details see our Info & Contacts page.

 A membership application form is available here .

As of May 3, 2018, the Brandywine Valley Civil War Round Table has donated more than  $50,000  to various Civil War preservation efforts. And as a result of matching contributions, the total impact of our donations amounts to  $353,385 .

Next Meeting:

Sep 6, 2018: 
7:00 PM, West Whiteland Township Building, Exton, PA (see map)

Note(s) to Members:

 Annual Banquet, Thursday, June 14:   Details and reservation form.
Civil War Nursing and Medicine:  a link to a Bradley University web page with info on this topic has been added to our Links Page.
Civil War Trust Letter:  Civil War Trust President Jim Lighthizer's letter to the Round Table is posted: here.
Baltimore Field Trip Photos:  John McGuckin's photos from the 2016 Baltimore Field Trip are posted here: 2016 Baltimore Trip Pics.
2016 Banquet Pictures:  Banquet
 BVCWRT Logo Merchandise:   Hats, shirts and other merchandise bearing our new BVCWRT logo are now available for ordering online from Tuttle Marketing Services. Here's a direct link to the BVCWRT product catalog: BVCWRT Logo Merchandise
BVCWRT Constitution:  A copy of the Round Table's current constitution is available here.

Schedule for  2017 - 2018: 

Sep 6, 2017:  David Craig - "Gettysburg: overview of battlefield, town , citizens, cemetery, monuments"
Oct 4, 2017:  Milt Diggins - "Slave Catcher from Maryland"
Nov 1, 2017:  Dave Walter - "The Southern Iron Horse at War: Railroads and the Confederate War Effort"
Dec 6, 2017:  Jaan Troltenier - "Artist Eastman Johnson"
 Thursday,  Jan 4, 2018:  Roger Arthur - "Clement Vallandigham, Copperhead"
 Thursday,  Feb 1, 2018:  Charlie Zahm - "Songs of Stephen Foster". See the event flier for more info.
 Thursday,  Mar 1, 2018:  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Orlando - Portraying R. E. Lee and wife
 Thursday,  Apr 5, 2018:  Scott Mingus - "Louisiana Tigers in Gettysburg Campaign"
 Thursday,  May 3, 2018:  Jim Lawler - "The Sultana Disaster"
June 14, 2018 Annual Banquet:  Frank J. Williams - "Justice and Injustice After the Civil War"

List of speakers for previous years.