February 2017 Newsletter


This Month’s Meeting:

Civil War POW Camps

Presented by new member Ken Hessel


February 22, 2017

7:15 p.m.

Legacy Estates Theater, 7200 Van Dorn

(use the lower parking on the west side;

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

and contribute suggestions and ideas)


Upcoming Meetings

(Get all these on your calendar!)


March 22, 2017

Program:  Andrew Tozier, (20th Maine)

Presented by Craig Schnieder


April 26, 2017

Program:  The Presidents’ Club 1860-1861

Presented by member Steve Flader


May 24, 2017

Program:  to be announced

This will also be the Round Table’s

Annual meeting


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, forty members have paid their 2016-2017 dues, with five being family memberships, and two new members, for a total of $650.00 collected. 




This month’s program:  Civil War POW Camps


New member Ken Hessel will present a program on Civil War POW camps.  Here are some links to sites discussing this topic:


Wikipedia Civil War Prison Camps


Civil War Trust - Civil War Prison Camps


Civil War Academy - Civil War Pison Camps



Hope to see you all on the 22nd!