October 2016 Newsletter


This Month’s Meeting:

The Election of 1864

Presented by Founding Member Dave Wells


October 26, 2016

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!)


November 16, 2016

(a week early to avoid

‘Thanksgiving Eve’)

Program:  Records of the Grand Island Soldiers and Sailors Home

Presented by Nebraska State Archivist and Member Gayla Koerting


No meeting in December

Happy Holidays!


January 25, 2017

Program:  to be announced


February 22, 2017

Program:  to be announced


March 22, 2017

Program:  to be announced


April 26, 2017

Program:  The Presidents’ Club 1860-1861

Presented by member Steve Flader


May 24, 2017

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).





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, twenty-four members have paid their 2016-2017 dues, with four being family memberships, for a total of $400.00 collected.  The treasurer reports the following as having paid at this point:


Art Basso

Wally Bender

Reed Clark

Hal Dellert

Steve Eggland

Steve Flader

Steve Guenzel, Family

Paul Hadley

Gayla Koerting

Jim and Deanna Kordic, Family

Linda Kosch

Frank Landis

Lynn Lightner

Jerry Lippincott

Jerry Lutz

Mark Nichols

Lawrence Obrist

Bob Oliver

Jim and Mary Owens, Family

Ron Rockenbach

Wayne Roelle

Val Schmiedeskamp

Clayton Streich

Ron Svoboda, Family


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




This month’s program:  The Election of 1864


Founding Member Dave Wells will present a program on the Presidential Election of 1864. 


Here are a couple links to internet sites regarding the presidential election of 1864:

Wikipedia:  1864 Election


Civil War Trust:  1964 Election





Hope to see you all on the 26th!