Michael T. Kelly, NPS
"A pretty team!-Rascality and Stupidity:"
Refighting the Battle of Gettysburg
7:30pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at the
First Presbyterian Church, Richmond, VA., 4602 Cary Street Road, 23226
A parking lot is available behind the church with an entrance off the
>>>> parking lot to the right and up a few stairs into the DINING HALL <<<<
A twenty-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), Michael T.
Kelly studied American history through undergraduate work at The
Pennsylvania State University and seasonal employment with the NPS.
Ranger Kelly currently coordinates the National Mall and Memorial Parks
interpretive outreach program and assists with ongoing park initiatives
in partnership, planning, cultural resource management and interpretive
media. Previous NPS experience includes Eisenhower National Historic
Site and Gettysburg National Military Park.
Meeting Attendance for: December 2013 = 62 (bad weather)
NOTE: Please put on your NAME BADGE on when you arrive for the meeting.
(They will be on a table near the back or side of the room.)
Message from Our President
Happy New Year! I hope all our members and their families had a
wonderful holiday season and that 2014 will bring rewarding insights to
you as we continue our study of the great struggle fought 150 years ago.
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank some folks who were most
helpful to me during my term as 1st Vice President. Brent Morgan was
extremely supportive of all my efforts to provide you with great
speakers. Jack Mountcastle unfailingly lent an ear to my myriad
questions and provided excellent guidance throughout my two years as 1st
and 2nd VP. Gary Cowardin was always there to help our speakers with
their technology needs. Bert Dunkerly never hesitated to offer me a
helping hand. Our treasurer, Richard Grosse was quick to provide
reimbursement checks to help my cash flow with speaker expenses. More
recently, Sandy Parker explained the invaluable background story of the
president's gavel. Past and present board members, Jack Ackerly, Dan
Balfour, John Coski and Bobby Krick provided keen advice and support for
my speaker selections. And finally, I'd like to thank my good friend,
Bill Welsch for accepting the post of 2nd VP; he'll do a great job.
As your 2014 president, let me say to all RCWRT members that this is
your organization. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to
help you enjoy our great RCWRT even more.
RCWRT Board of Directors for 2014
President: Bruce Venter
1st VP: Bert Dunkerly
2nd VP: Bill Welsch
Secretary: Sandy Parker
Treasurer: Richard Grosse
Newsletter Editor & Webmaster: Gary Cowardin
The immediate Past President: Brent Morgan
And three former Round Table Presidents:
(soon to be elected)
Our November Dinner Meeting with Lt. Finley
15th ANNUAL APPOMATTOX COURT HOUSE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
and LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY FREE CIVIL WAR SEMINAR
Saturday, March 15, 2014
For more information contact Dr. David Coles at 434-395-2220 or
Patrick Schroeder at 434-352-8987, Ext. 232
For directions: www.longwood.edu
Civil War Trust
For the latest CWT news visit: www.civilwar.org
Have an interest in Civil War relics?
Then go on Facebook and look for the Central Virginia Civil War
Collectors Association. Monthly meetings in Richmond featuring
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Upcoming Events Links
Virginia Civil War Sesquicentennial CommissionNPS Richmond - Sesquicentennial - 1864/2014Chesterfield Historical Society Winter Lecture SeriesVisit The Museum of the Confederacy Online www.moc.org
Events Calendar for MOC Events CalendarRichmond Battlefields Association News & Events
www.saverichmondbattlefields.org/events.htmVisit The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar
Events CalendarPamplin Historical Park and
The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
Special Events CalendarRCWRT Monthly Speakers for 2014
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