Events

Union Cavalry and Cavalry Tactics by Robert O’Neil

Robert O’Neill is a retired detective from Northern Virginia. Bob is the author of two books – Small But Important Riots, The Cavalry Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville in 1993 and Chasing Jeb Stuart…

Robert E. Lee Returns to St. Louis by Thomas L. Jessee

General Ulysses S. Grant visited us last year. So it’s only fair to give General Robert E. Lee equal time. Join us on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 for “Robert E. Lee Returns to St. Louis”…

The Civil War in Statuary Hall by Gene Schmiel

Our Speaker for May is Gene Schmiel who will be speaking about "The Civil War in Statuary Hall." Author/historian Schmiel discusses his recently published book focusing on the question, "Who Should be Memorialized in the…

The Women in Lincoln’s Life by Dr. Frank Wetta

Dr. Frank J. Wetta will speak on “Lincoln's Women in Film and Biography” In Hollywood's cinematic Abraham Lincoln, the supporting characters are the mother (Nancy Hanks); the stepmother (Sara Bush Johnson); the tragic lost love…

Civil War Blockade by John Nischwitz

"Civil War Blockade" by John Nischwitz “The Blockade” Our own John Nischwitz will present “The Blockade,” a summary of the planning, application, commanders, and ships used by President Lincoln’s administration to deny the Southern States…