Bull Run Civil War Round Table

BRCWRT Meeting Policy Statement – Events During Public Health Crises

Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 PM.
During the pandemic, meetings are being held virtually.
Instructions will be posted here.

Battle of Cedar Mountain

Mike Block

9 July 2020

Bull Run Civil War Round Table Facebook page

New App from American Battlefield Trust and Bull Run Civil War Round Table Focuses on the Site that Launched the Modern Battlefield Preservation Movement

Please renew your BRCWRT Membership

Video Introduction by President Mark Whitenton

Virginia voted for secession – Mark Whitenton

The Secret Language of the Fan – Debbie Whitenton

Civil War Round Table Congress on-line lecture series registration link
John Quarstein past & future YouTube presentations
Battle of Ox Hill Commemoration 9/5/2020 Flyer
DateEventComment
May 14Monthly Meeting Speaker: Steve Ditmeyer – “Railroads, Herman Haupt, and the Battle of Gettysburg”To be held virtually; check website for details
May 30Spring Special Event – “Tracing Your Civil War and Other Military Ancestors” – Laura Wickstead (Virginia Room Librarian, Fairfax County Public Library) + individual BRCWRT Members’ StoriesPostponed – to be rescheduled in the fall if /when FC libraries are open
June 11Annual Scholarship Presentation and Monthly Meeting Speaker: Richard Quest – “I Held Lincoln”To be held virtually; check website for details
July 9Monthly Meeting Speaker: Mike Block – “Battle of Cedar Mountain”Confirmed
July 11Field Trip – “Kernstown” – Larry TurnerCancelled
August 13Monthly Meeting Speaker: Chris Mackowski – “Grant’s Last Battle – Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant”Confirmed
September 5Battle of Ox Hill/Chantilly CommemorationConfirmed
September 10Monthly Meeting Speaker: Kristen Pawlak – “Battle of Wilson Creek”Confirmed
September 12Field Trip – “Antietam” – David WelkerFull-day tour
September 27Annual BRCWRT Free Fall Picnic –
The Winery at Bull Run
Confirmed
October 8Monthly Meeting Speaker: Noah Cincinnati – “The Political Crisis of Slavery”Confirmed
October 10Field Trip – “The Civil War from Mount Vernon to Pohick” – Greg WilsonHalf-day tour
November 12Monthly Meeting Speaker: David Dixon – “The Lost Gettysburg Address”Confirmed
November 21Fall Special Event at Manassas Battlefield National Park – Speaker TBD – Open to the PublicTBD
December 10Monthly Meeting Speaker: Ron Beavers – “Arlington House – The Last Battle of the Civil War”Confirmed

Civil War History & background