January 2017 Newsletter


This Month’s Meeting:

Chickasaw Bayou

Presented by Member John Schoenrock


January 25, 2017

7:15 p.m.

Legacy Estates Theater, 7200 Van Dorn

(use the lower parking on the west side;

Link to Parking Info

Board meeting at 6:30 – all are invited to attend

and contribute suggestions and ideas)



Upcoming Meetings

(Get all these on your calendar!)


February 22, 2017

Program:  Civil War POW Camps

Presented by new member Ken Hessel


March 22, 2017

Program:  to be announced


April 26, 2017

Program:  The Presidents’ Club 1860-1861

Presented by member Steve Flader


May 24, 2017

Program:  to be announced


Note that meeting dates and places could change as special events may be scheduled (e.g., we probably would not stage a ‘cannon shoot’ on a Wednesday evening at Legacy Estates).





2015-2016 dues are now due!  Please bring your cash or a check for $15.00 ($25.00 for a family membership) to the meeting, or you may mail it to Civil War Round Table, 1227 Lincoln Mall, Lincoln, NE, 68508.  So far, thirty-four members have paid their 2016-2017 dues, with five being family memberships, and one new member, for a total of $550.00 collected.  The treasurer reports the following as having paid at this point:


Jim Atkins

Art Basso

Wally Bender

Reed Clark

Tom Dawson

Hal Dellert

Steve Eggland

Steve Flader

Steve Guenzel, Family

Paul Hadley

Butch Haws

Ken Hessel (New Member!)

Ken Hunter

William Jantzen

Gayla Koerting

Jim and Deanna Kordic, Family

Linda Kosch

Gary Krumland

Frank Landis

Lynn Lightner

Jerry Lippincott

Jerry Lutz

Neal Nelson, Family

Mark Nichols

Lawrence Obrist

Bob Oliver

Jim and Mary Owens, Family

Ron Rockenbach

Wayne Roelle

Val Schmiedeskamp

John Schoenrock

Darrell Stock

Clayton Streich

Ron Svoboda, Family


If you have paid and are not on the list, please contact the treasurer to correct the records.  If you have not yet paid, please support the Civil War Round Table of Nebraska!





This month’s program:  Chickasaw Bayou


Member John Schoenrock will present a program on Chickasaw Bayou.  Here are some links to internet articles on this battle:


Wikipedia:  Battle of Chickasaw Bayou


The American Civil War




Hope to see you all on the 25th!