Schedule 2017-2018

CWRTM Schedule of Speakers and Topics

Schedule subject to change - come back often 

September 13, 2017
Christopher Gwinn (Gettysburg Park Ranger)
"What Gettysburg Meant: Union & Confederate Veterans Reflect on America's Most Famous Battle"

October 11, 2017
 ~ Mike McCarthy ~
"Confederate Waterloo: the Battle of Five Forks, April 1, 1865 and the Controversy That Brought  Down a General." (book)

November 8, 2017
~ Prof. Michael Pierson (UMass Lowell) ~
"Lt. Spalding in Civil War Louisiana: A Union Officer's Humor, Privilege, & Ambition" (book)

December 3, 2017
Annual Holiday Party
(details to come)

January 10, 2018

February 14, 2018
TBA & elections

March 14, 2018
 ~Clay Feeter~
"Mowed Down at Manassas"

April 11, 2018
~ Joe Dipoli ~

May 9, 2018

June 13, 2018
~ A. Wilson Green (retired Pamplin Park Exec. Dir.)~
"Petersburg Campaign"

July 2018
no meeting

August 8, 2018

September 12, 2018

October 10, 2018
~ Clay Feeter ~
"A Very Close Call: the 2nd VT Brigade Flank Attacks Pickett's Charge"


 RIGHT: Christopher Gwinn, Chief of Interpretation and Education at Gettysburg National Military Park will visit us in September. His topic will focus on how the veterans saw Gettysburg.

ABOVE: A Pennsylvania Veteran points to his name on the state's monument at Gettysburg in the early 20th century.

CWRT of the Merrimack meetings also feature the popular book raffle. Members and guests can buy raffle tickets each meeting and perhaps win from an ever changing assortment of donated books.