CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE OF NEBRASKA

September 2018 Newsletter

 

This Month’s Meeting:

The Southern Cross

The Story of the Confederacy’s

First Battle Flag

Presented by Dr. Lon W. Keim, M.D.

 

September 26, 2018

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!)

 

October 24, 2018

Program:  To be announced

 

November 17, 2018

(One week earlier than usual to avoid ‘Thanksgiving Eve’)

Program:  To be announced

 

No meeting in December

 

January 22, 2019

Program:  To be announced

 

February 27, 2019

Program:  To be announced

 

March 27, 2019

Program:  To be announced

 

April 24, 2019

Program:  To be announced

 

May 22, 2019

Annual Meeting

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).

 

 

DUES

 

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, one member has paid his 2018-2019 dues, for a total of $15.00 collected. 

 

 

 

Annual Meeting

 

The meeting will begin with a short business meeting, which will serve as the Round Table’s required annual meeting.  A short financial statement for the activities of the organization, covering the period from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, will be provided at the meeting.  The Secretary-Treasurer’s law firm will request approval to be reimbursed for the small amount of postage required to mail newsletters to the few members who do not have email addresses; from January, 2016, to June 30, 2018, this total postage reimbursement request is $65.32 (the postage is normally between $3.00 and $4.00 each month.  Finally, officers will be elected for the coming year.  The current President (Craig Schneider), Vice President (Neal Nelson), and Secretary-Treasurer (Steve Guenzel) have all served for several years and will stand for reelection, though nominations from the floor will be accepted. 

 

 

 

This month’s program: 

 

The Southern Cross

The Story of the Confederacy’s First Battle Flag

 

We will view a 48 minute DVD produced by Witnessing History, LLC, and then we will have a short presentation from the film’s Executive Producer, Dr. Lon W. Keim, M.D., who also is the current owner of the original Confederate Battle Flag.

 

Here are a couple sites that discuss Confederate Flags:

 

Wikipedia on Flags of the Confederacy

 

American Civil War Museum

 

 

 

Hope to see you all on the 26th!