2020 Battlefield tour


Date: TBD

For details contact:
Sarah McDougall

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 7:30 p.m. See list of meeting dates and speakers below for our 2020-2021 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. Meetings will be zoom for the remainder of 2020.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL
For more information, contact Thomas DeFranco tdef1122@gmail.com


For our 2020-2021 program year, we proudly welcome these outstanding speakers:

September 4, 2020

Paula Zalar

Death and Mourning During the Civil War

October 2, 2020

David Keller

Camp Douglas

November 8, 2020

Laurie Schiller

David Stuart and the Burch Divorce Trial of 1861

December 4, 2020

Eric Wittenberg

Seceding from Secession: West Virginia

January 8, 2021

Doug Dammann

The 1st Wisconsin

February 5, 2021

Mike Powell

African Americans in the U.S. Navy

March 5, 2021

Bruce Allardice

Could the Confederacy Have Won the War and Achieved Its Independence?

April 2, 2021

Pamela Toler

Nursing in the Civil War

May 7, 2021

Eric Wittenberg

Tullahoma or Chickamagua

June 4, 2021

Curt Fields

Portrayal of President Grant