PROGRAMS FOR 2013
Because of circumstances that are sometimes be beyond our powers to control, there may be times when the program scheduled will be changed without prior notice. We apologize in advance for any time that this may happen. Fortunately, we have not had to deal with anything like this for quite some time. All meetings are held at Navarre Park Shelter House (unless otherwise noted) and start at 7:30 PM (again, unless otherwise indicated).Updated April 30, 2013
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Winter Break - No Meeting
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Members of the Toledo State Hospital Cemetery Reclamation Committee: Civil War Veterans Buried in the State Hospital Cemeteries
Thursday, March 14, 2013
To Be Announced
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Banquet: Musket Mess II
Program will include presentations by reenactors of Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery
Thursday, May 9
Election of Officers
Brandi Oswald: “Now we have seen war and it is dreadful”: Civilian Life in Fredericksburg and Gettysburg during the Civil War.
Thursday, June 13
Christine Kull, Curator and Certified Archivist, Monroe County Historical Museum: Libbie Custer (slide presentation).
Thursday, July 11
No meeting – Summer break
Thursday, August 8
To be announced
Thursday, September 12
Tentative: Roundtable Discussion on Causes of the Civil War
Thursday, October 10
Michael Baltzell, Executive Director of the American Civil War Museum of Ohio: Ohio’s Contributions to the Civil War.
Thursday, November 14
Mary Karr: Women and the Civil War
Thursday, December 12
Chili and Soup Cook Off
Annual visit from the Clay HS students
LUNCHEON SCHEDULE FOR 2013
Luncheon Meetings start at Noon at Uncle John's Pancake House, near Secor & Central. Programs are a variety of informal discussions and presentations by members. Be sure to bring your appetite along!
Effective February 2013, all meetings are on the LAST Tuesday of the month and start at noon. PLEASE DON'T LET THE SECOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION KEEP YOU AWAY! This schedule updated April 30, 2013.
Tuesday, January 22 (5 Tuesday month)
Battles & Leaders, part one – Best Generals/Commanders of the War
Tuesday, February 26
Battles & Leaders, part two – Worst Generals/Commanders of the War
Tuesday, March 26
Battles & Leaders, part three – Most Overrated Generals/Commanders of the War
Tuesday, April 23
Battles & Leaders, part four – Turning Points of the War
Tuesday, May 28
Kathy Jones: Israel Richardson. At our March meeting, Major General Israel Richardson’s name was mentioned as one of those commanders who are often overlooked. For our May luncheon, Kathy Jones – who once “forced” her mother to drive them up to Pontiac, Michigan to so she could visit Richardson’s grave – will give a short talk on Richardson’s life and career.
Tuesday, June 25
Civil War Poets and Poetry. A look at the life and works of poets like Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, Sidney Lanier, Henry Timrod (Poet Laureate of the Confederacy), and others.
Tuesday, July 30
Civil War Music. If his schedule permits, our very own “band leader” – Eric Olsen – will provide some live music for us!
Tuesday, August 27
The Civil War in novels. A chance to talk about your favorite (or not-so-favorite) CW novels, from classics like GWTW and The Red Badge of Courage, to contemporary authors like Jeff Sharra and Bernard Cornwell.
Tuesday, September 24
Civil War Diaries and Memoirs. A chance to share your favorites, including those written by civilians as well as military persons.
Tuesday, October 29
What if the South had won? Here’s your opportunity to play the always fun “what if” game. If the South had won, how would history have been affected? No such thing as right or wrong, only some fun speculating over what might have been.
Tuesday, November 26
How the holidays were celebrated during the mid-19th century – Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, others.
Tuesday, December 31
New Year’s Eve - No meeting.
Please refer back to Meeting Information for times and places of meetings