2014 Battlefield tour

Wilderness and Spotsylvania Courthouse

Date: October 24-25, 2014

For details contact:
Kathleen Lange

The Northern Illinois Civil War Round Table

Everyone is welcome at our monthly meetings.

LincolnWe meet September through June, generally on the first Friday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. See list of meeting dates and speakers below for our 2013-2014 program year. Discussion Meetings are also held the third Saturday of the month, where a topic is selected for open discussion, at 10 a.m. in the boardroom at the Hoffman Estates Community Bank, 1375 Palatine Road, Hoffman Estates, IL.

Our Friday meetings generally take place at:
Arlington Heights Public Library
500 N. Dunton St., Arlington Heights, IL
For more information, contact Thomas DeFranco (708) 456-2251


Next Meeting, April 4, 2014, in which David Keller will present Camp Douglas



For our 2013-2014 program year, we proudly welcome these outstanding speakers:

September 6, 2013

Greg Biggs

Debacle on the Rivers: The Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign

October 4, 2013

Terry Winschel 

The Vicksburg Campaign

November 1, 2013

Bruce Kraig

How the Civil War Changed our Food Culture

December 6, 2013

Charlie Banks

U.S. Military Railroads

January 3, 2014

Wayne Rhine

Lincoln the Lawyer

February 7, 2014

Doug Stiles

Lincoln’s Watch

March 7, 2014

Bruce Allardice

The Election of 1864

April 4, 2014

David Keller

Camp Douglas

May 2, 2014

Betty Kay

Three Illinois Women During the Civil War

June 6, 2014

Tim Smith