Meeting Schedule



HOW TO JOIN:

  1. Attend any ACWRTQ monthly meeting or public event attended by the ACWRTQ, complete a membership form and make your fee payment directly to the club treasurer. 2019 Fees: individual $20 p.a or family $30 p.a.

  2. Contact Jack Ford on 3266 3534 or jackford@bigpond.net.au and he will post you a membership form to complete. Then post this form plus a cheque/money order to: ACWRTQ treasurer, 7 Station Avenue, Northgate, Qld. 4013.

ACWRTQ MEETINGS:

The American Civil War Round Table of Qld holds a meeting on the third Thursday of the month (except December) in the downstairs (Submariners Association Qld Room) of the Coorparoo RSL & Community Club at 45 Holdsworth St. Coorparoo 4151. Ph. 33979955.  Meetings commence at 7.30 PM with a guest speaker or other presentation & conclude at 9 PM.

 Coorparoo RSL pre-drinks, 207 Jerry Williams lecture

2018 MEETINGS/EVENTS

15 March Speaker: Danny Allsopp “PATRICK CLEBURNE, Boy General of the Confederacy”

19 April Speaker:  Jack Ford “The naval battle of Memphis 6 June 1862”

6 May at Nundah & Districts Historical Society’s ‘Sir William Knox Archives’, Nundah Library. Guest Speaker Jack Ford “The ACWRTQ & the 24 ACW veteran’s graves located across Queensland”   

17 May Speaker: John Duncan “My Journey through Civil War America”

9-10 June "HISTORY ALIVE at Ft Lytton National Park, Lytton:

21June No guest speaker being the AGM & a ‘Show & Tell’ session instead.

9 July Speaker: Stephen Booker-Mclay “The 1863-65 Stoneman Cavalry Raids- the Saltworks Campaign 1864: Salt, Sweat and Tears”

16 August Speaker: Bruce Dodd "ACW Mystery Quiz"

20 September Speakers: Shane & Donna Eadie "old US company scrapbook found in Brisbane industrial bin"

18 October: Speaker: Arthur Rentoul "Americans buried at Dunwich, Stradbroke Is."

27 October Southside History Network conference, Sunnybank Library

15 November no guest speaker. It was Christmas Feast & Film Night screening "DRUMS OF THE DEEP SOUTH" (1951)

 Christmas BBQ 2007, Newstead Park

2019 MEETINGS/EVENTS

17 January Show & Tell/Auction: Guest Sheryl Backhouse donating 2 boxes of ACW books. Proceeds to Club

21 February Guest Speaker: Danny Allsopp "2 Remarkable ACW Heroines"

THE BUGLE No. 75

21 March Guest Speaker: Jack Ford "Vicksburg Park 45 years ago"

31 March Members Fee due

18 April Guest Speaker: John Duncan "All at Sea- sortie against Union naval blockade, Hampton Roads, March 1862". Michelle Ellem: help identify 2 swords (ACW?);

16 May Guest Speaker: Stephen Booker-Mclay "The 1862 Missouri Battle that everyones heard of BUT knows little about" LONE JACK

15-16 June "HISTORY ALIVE -a Journey Through Time", Rocklea Showgrounds. ACWRTQ had display & raffle in the Ring plus public talks: Danny Allsopp- "SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY in the ACW" & Jack Ford- "ACW VETERANS BURIED IN QLD" . 

20 June Annual General Meeting & SHOW & TELL session

THE BUGLE No.76 joint-issue

18 July Guest Speaker: Bruce Dodd "ACW Quiz"

15 August Guest Speaker: Artie Rentoul "June019 Aussie Tour of Western Battlefields"

THE BUGLE No.77

29 August "THE NIGHTINGALE" film promotion - 8 free tickets to members

19 September guest speaker: Danny Allsopp "Colonel John Wilder"

17 October Guest Speaker: Mike Richardson "Considering Gen. Lee"

THE BUGLE No.78 due

21 November no guest speaker due to Christmas feast & Civil War film night

December THE BUGLE No.79 due 

 

 





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