CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE OF NEBRASKA

March 2017 Newsletter

 

This Month’s Meeting:

Andrew Tozier, (20th Maine)

Presented by Craig Schnieder

 

March 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!)

 

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).

 

 

DUES

 

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-three members have paid their 2016-2017 dues, with seven being family memberships, and four new members, for a total of $715.00 collected.  If you have not yet paid, please support the Civil War Round Table of Nebraska!

 

 

 

This month’s program: 

 

Andrew Tozier was the real life soldier that inspired the role of Sgt. “Buster” Kilrain in the movie Gettysburg.  Here are some links to internet articles relating to Tozier:

 

Wikipedia on Tozier

 

American Civil War Forum on Tozier's Medal of Honor

 

Civil War Trust on the defense of Little Round Top

 

 

Hope to see you all on the 22nd!