May 2016 Newsletter


This Month’s Meeting:

The Baltimore Pratt Street Riot,

April 19, 1861:  “The First

Blood of the Civil War”

Presented by member Gary Krumland


May 25, 2016

7:15 p.m.

Legacy Estates Theater, 7200 Van Dorn

(use the lower parking on the west side of the building;

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

and contribute suggestions and ideas)


Upcoming Meetings

(Get all these on your calendar!)


No meetings in June, July, and August

Travel to Civil War sites this summer!


Next meeting is September 28, 2016

The Presidential Election of 1864

Presented by Founding Member Dave Wells


Note that meeting dates and places could change as special events may be scheduled.




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 2015-2016 dues, with three new members and seven family members, for a total of $715.00 collected.  The treasurer reports the following as having paid at this point:


Jim Atkins

Art Basso

Wally Bender

Tim Birdsall

Larry Brage

Jay Callahan

Reed Clark

Dean Cole

Spencer Davis, Family

Hal Dellert

Steve Eggland

Steve Flader (New member!)

Bob Guenzel

Steve Guenzel, Family

Butch Haws, Family

Ken Hunter

William Jantzen

Janice Jones (New member!)

Gayla Koerting

Jim and Deanna Kordic, Family

Linda Kosch

Gary Krumland

Frank Landis

Lester Lawson

Lynn Lightner (New member!)

Jerry Lippincott

Jerry Lutz

Neal Nelson

Mark Nichols

Lawrence Obrist

Tom Oliver

James Owens

Jim Potter

Tom Rinkevich

Ron Rockenbach

Wayne Roelle

Craig Schnieder

Darrell Stock

Clayton Streich

Ron Svoboda, Family

Terry Uland, Family

Steve Wetzel

John Woolf, Family


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




Here are a couple of links to interesting materials on this month’s topic:




Fort McHenry page on the Pratt Street Riot


Where The Civil War Began


Hope you can make it on the 25th!