2024 Battlefield tour

Stones River and Franklin

Date: Oct. 18-19, 2024

For details contact:
Jerry Allen

The Northern Illinois Civil War Round Table

Everyone is welcome at our monthly meetings.

LincolnWe meet September through June, generally on the first Friday of each month, at 7:00 p.m. See list of meeting dates and speakers below for our 2023-2024 program year. Discussion Meetings are also held the third Saturday of the month, where a topic is selected for open discussion, at 10 a.m. at the Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL. Regular meetings will be zoom/in-person (hybrid) starting in May 2022.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL
For more information, contact Bruce Allardice bsa1861@att.net


For our 2023-2024 program year, we proudly welcome these outstanding speakers:

September 1, 2023

Jerry Allen

Old Abe the War Eagle

October 6, 2023

Bruce Allardice

"Loose Lips"--Military Secrecy During the Civil War

November 3, 2023

Dave Powell

Battle of Chattanooga

December 1, 2023

Rob Girardi

Stonewall Jackson (at Arl. Hts. Historical Society)

January 5, 2024

Bruce Allardice

Charles Gunther: Yankee Confederate (at Arl. Hts. Library)

February 2, 2024

Dennis Doyle

Illinois Regiments at Gettysburg (at Arl. Hts. Library)

March 1, 2024

Steve Alban

The Election of 1860 (at Arl. Hts. Library)

April 5, 2024

Larry Hewitt

Photographs of Port Hudson (at Arl. Hts. Library)

May 3, 2024

Jon Sebastian

When Draftees Did Their Duty: Four Months in the 51st Illinois Infantry

June 7, 2024

Diana Dretske

The Bonds of War: the 96th Illinois

Sept. 6, 2024

Leslie Goddard


Oct 4, 2024

Charlie Banks

General Herman Haupt

Nov. 1, 2024

Doug Stiles

Lincoln's Watch

Dec. 6, 2024

Dave Oberg

The First Illinois Light Artillery

January 3, 2025

Gordon Ramsey

Music of the Civil War

February 7, 2025

Father Bob Miller

Civilian Life in Vicksburg