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January 2013 -
Brent Morgan, President                Gary Cowardin, Editor    
9091 Pantego Lane                      1404 Lorraine Ave.       
Mechanicsville, VA 23116               Richmond, VA 23227-3735               

Bill Welsch "General Samuel Cooper" 7:30pm, Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 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 <<<< Bill Welsch joined the RCWRT in 2005 when he moved here after retiring as an administrator at Montclair State University in New Jersey. An avid interest in both the Civil War and the American Revolution makes him a much sought-after speaker and tour guide. Bill was a board member and preservation chairman of the Robert E. Lee CWRT of Central New Jersey. He also served on the Springfield, NJ Township Committee, was deputy mayor and president of the library board. He is co-founder and president of the American Revolution Round Table of Richmond and has published articles in American Revolution magazine. Bill and his wife, Gerry have two daughters and five grandchildren. Meeting Attendance for: December 2012 = 57 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!! It doesn't seem possible, but 2012 is now history and we are into a new year. We hope that everyone enjoyed the Christmas and New Year's holidays and are ready to attend our RCWRT meetings this year. Bruce Venter has an outstanding schedule of speakers for this year. It will start with out own Bill Welsch who is also a noted historian. See you next Tuesday the 8th! Brent
Historical Lectures in February... Two members of the Richmond Civil War Round Table will present lectures at the Virginia Historical Society in February. Visit the VHS website to read about these two "See You in Class" sessions in February 14 & 28. (click on the titles) Second VP Bert Dunkerly will present two lectures on Jamestown Archeology from 10-11:30 AM on the 14th and 28th Past President Jack Mountcastle will offer two evening lectures entitled Triumph and Tragedy . . . the Civil War in 1863. These discussions will be held on the 14th and the 28th at 5:30-7:00 PM
RCWRT Board of Directors for 2013 President: Brent Morgan 1st VP: Bruce Venter 2nd VP: Bert Dunkerly Secretary: Sandy Parker Treasurer: Richard Grosse Newsletter Editor & Webmaster: Gary Cowardin The immediate Past President: Jack Mountcastle And three former Round Table Presidents: Jack Ackerly, Dan Balfour, & Bobby Krick
The 2012 RCWRT Dinner in November
Civil War Trust For the latest CWT news visit:
Upcoming Events Links Virginia Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission
Visit The Museum of the Confederacy Online and their Events Calendar for MOC Events Calendar
Richmond Battlefields Association News & Events
Visit The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar and their Events Calendar
Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier and their Special Events Calendar
RCWRT Monthly Speakers for 2013
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