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May 2012 -
Jack Mountcastle                       Gary Cowardin, Editor    
3821 Middletown Way                    1404 Lorraine Ave.       
Glen Allen, VA 232060                  Richmond, VA 23227-3735                 

Michael Aubrecht "The Civil War in Spotsylvania" >>> 7:30pm (NEW TIME) <<<, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 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 left and down a few stairs. Michael Aubrecht has been hiking Civil War battlefields ever since his parents surprised him with a weekend trip to Gettysburg at the age of 6. For the last 18+ years, he has lived in Spotsylvania. Among Michael's books are two regional titles: Historic Churches of Fredericksburg, Houses of the Holy and The Civil War in Spotsylvania, Confederate Campfires at the Crossroads. Michael has written dozens of historical articles for the area's newspaper The Free Lance-Star and most recently, he co-wrote, appeared in, and produced the critically acclaimed documentary The Angel of Mary's Heights. Michael is the vice-chairman of the locally-based National Civil War Life Foundation, He has provided the voiceovers for local Hometown History Quick-takes on AM 1230 radio, lectured at nearby University of Mary Washington, and given private tours on and off for the last 5 years. Meeting Attendance for: April 2012 = 107 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.)
Reminder, if you signed up and paid your $45: Muster this Saturday, May 5, 0800 for the RCWRT's 2012 Field Trip "Mosby's Confederacy": Fights & Sites of the 43rd Battalion, Partisan Rangers (Lowe's parking lot in the North Park Shopping Center at Parham and Brook Roads.)
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Upcoming Events
May at the Hanover Tavern May 15: The roundtable's own Dennis Madison to speak at Hanover Tavern at 7:00 p.m. on "The Naval Battle of Drewry's Bluff," on the precise 150th anniversary of the action. May 19: Hanover Heritage Day. Hanover Tavern to host artillery demonstrations, from 10:00 to 3:00. Both events have small "suggested donations" See for details. 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 2012
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