February 2019 Newsletter


This Month’s Meeting:

Civil War Rations

(Program postponed from January due to the illness of the Presenter in January)

Presented by Glen Carman, Trail Cook


February 27, 2019

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 27, 2019

Program:  To be announced


April 24, 2019

Program:  To be announced


May 22, 2019

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).





2018-2019 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-seven members have paid their 2018-2019 dues, with four family memberships and three new members, for a total of $595.00 collected. 






This month’s program: 


Civil War Rations

Presented by Glen Carman, Trail Cook


Here are the same links to related web sites that were in the January Newsletter, in case you did not have time to visit them:


Desert Storm Recalls Civil War Food Woes


NET:  The History Kitchen


National Geographic:  If the Civil War Didn't Kill You, the Food Might


Wikipedia:  Foods of the American Civil War



And in honor of Black History Month, here is a link to an American Battlefield Trust site on African American heroes:


Covered With Glory





Hope to see you all on the 27th!