Attention One and All

Celebrating 60 Years of Honoring Our Civil War Heritage

The Hagerstown Civil War Round Table is a group of men and women who are interested in the study of the American Civil War. All persons interested in good company, good food, field trips, learning about the American Civil War, and sharing your knowledge with others, enlist now in the Hagerstown Civil War Round Table. Yanks and Rebs welcomed with equal pleasure. 

No prior knowledge of the Civil War is necessary. Come and learn!

For further information, contact

Hagerstown Civil War Round Table, Inc.
P.O. Box 2155
Hagerstown, MD 21742-2155

Our Email Address is:  hagerstowncwrt@gmail.com

Please click on one of the tabs in the menu bar above to learn more about our group.

The Endowment Fund of the Hagerstown Civil War Round Table is participating in the Washington County Gives donation program on May 2, 2017.  This is a 24-hour online event to raise funds for Washington County non-profit organizations.

Who We Are


The Hagerstown Civil War Round Table was founded in 1956 and has held eight meetings a year ever since. Currently the Round Table has close to 100 members from several states. We study battles, leaders, issues, personalities, politics, logistics, strategy, tactics, blunders and all of the facets that made up the Civil War. 

We demonstrate an interest in public service through support of battlefield preservation, the presentation of needed books to the Washington County Free Library's Western Maryland Room, and donations to funds for historic preservation. Each May we present The E. Russell Hicks/Louis Tuckerman Scholarship to an outstanding student of American History from among the high school seniors in Washington County.

Periodically, the Round Table sponsors a field trip to a Civil War battlefield or site. The field trips are led by a person, usually from the National Park Service, who is an expert in the area of the trip.

Meeting Time and Place

The Hagerstown Civil War Round Table meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from September to May at the Homewood Suites located at 1650 Pullman Lane (near Wesel Blvd), in Hagerstown, MD.  The meetings start at 6:30 pm with optional dinner  (cost $22) followed by a presentation at 7:30 pm by a nationally or regionally recognized authority in a field of Civil War history, and may be from the National Park Service, a college or university, or from another round table.  Dues are currently $25 per year with a one-time initiation fee of $10 which entitles you to a name tag and a year's subscription to The Bugle Call. 

A membership application can be found on the tab above.

Meeting dates are :

22 September 2016 - Mumma Barn Dinner/Meeting
27 October 2016
17 November 2016
8 December 2016
26 January 2017
23 February 2017
23 March 2017
27 April 2017
25 May 2017

“The Bugle Call”

The Round Table publishes a monthly newsletter, “The Bugle Call”. This newsletter contains information on the upcoming meetings and events, speaker summary, relevant news articles, excerpts from Civil War books, and articles written by members. Click on the above tab in the menu bar for copies of past newsletters. 

 Photos courtesy of Antietam National Battlefield Park