May 2019 Newsletter


This Month’s Meeting:

Grierson’s Raid

Presented by Craig Schnieder


May 22, 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!)


No meetings over the summer!  Visit some Civil War

Sites and come back to tell us about them!


Next meeting:  September 25, 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, forty-one members have paid their 2018-2019 dues, with five family memberships and three new members, for a total of $675.00 collected.  .  The treasurer reports the following as having paid at this point:


Jim Atkins

Art Basso

Lynn Bogart, Family

Ken Bunger (new member)

Reed Clark

Spencer Davis, Family

Tom Dawson

Hal Dellert

Paul Dietz

Steve Duden

Tony Dworak

Steve Flader

Bob Guenzel

Steve Guenzel, Family

Paul Hadley

Merle Henkenius

Ken Hessel

D.J. Hogan

Ken Hunter

Bill Jantzen

Lon Keim (New member)

Gayla Koerting

Jim and Deanna Kordik, Family

Gary Krumland

Frank Landis

Lynn Lightner

Jerry Lippincott

Jerry Lutz

Neal Nelson, Family

Lawrence Obrist

Bob Oliver

Jim Owens, Family

Bruce Ribbeteau

Ron Rockenbach

Wayne Roelle

Val Schmiedeskamp

Craig Schnieder

Eric Stewart (New Member!)

Darrell Stock

Ron Svoboda

Steve Wetzel






This month’s program: 


Grierson’s Raid


Here are three links to sites discussing Civil War ciphers:


Wikipedia on Grierson's Raid


Historynet on Grierson's Raid


Newton County Miss Historical Society on Grierson’s Raid


History of War Site on Grierson's Raid




Hope to see you all on the 22nd!