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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 January 3, 2019, the Brandywine Valley Civil War Round Table has donated more than  $52,300  to various Civil War preservation efforts. And as a result of matching contributions, the total impact of our donations amounts to  $379,907.00 .

Next Meeting:

Apr 4, 2019:  Scott Mingus - "The Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad"
7:00 PM, West Whiteland Township Building, Exton, PA (see map)

Note(s) to Members:

 2019 Spring Field Trip  details are posted: here.
Our banquet speaker on May 22, 2019 will be  Eric Wittenberg  discussing "the Cavalry at Gettysburg".
Details and order form are posted here.
Randy Drais, who spoke to us on "Tipton of Gettysburg" maintains a website at:
Link to Yale course recommended by Roger Arthur:
Civil War Trust Letter:  Civil War Trust President Jim Lighthizer's letter to the Round Table is posted: here.
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  2018 - 2019: 

Sep 6, 2018:  Carole Adrienne - "Civil War Medicine"
Oct 4, 2018:  Russ Williams - "The President Who Saved the Union"
Nov 1, 2018:  Jeff Ostroff - "Lincoln's Melancholia"
Dec 6, 2018:  Jaan Troltenier - "Spirit Photography"
Jan 3, 2019:  Roger Arthur - "Clement Vallandigham, Copperhead"
Feb 7, 2019:  Bruce Mowday - "Scout, Spy, Artifact Collector: J. Howard Wert's Gettysburg"
Mar 7, 2019:  Randy Drais - "Tipton of Gettysburg"
Apr 4, 2019:  Scott Mingus - "The Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad"
May 2, 2019:  Dave Walter - "Chester County's Civil War Generals"
May 22, 2019 Annual Banquet:  Eric Wittenberg - "Cavalry at Gettysburg"

List of speakers for previous years.