Meeting Schedule


  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. 2020 Fees: individual $20 p.a or family $30 p.a.

  2. Contact Jack Ford on 3266 3534 or 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.


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

above: Coorparoo RSL pre-meeting dining

 Christmas BBQ 2007, Newstead Park


17 January Show & Tell/Auction: Sheryl Backhouse donating 2 boxes of ACW books

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


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"


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

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

17 October 2020 plans 


21 November no guest speaker due to Christmas party/ACW film night: "THE GREAT LOCOMOTIVE CHASE" (1956)

December THE BUGLE No.79



16 January SHOW & TELL session & fee renewal

20 February Guest Speaker: Mike Richardson "Considering General Lee"

THE BUGLE No.80 due

19 March Guest Speaker:Jack Ford "Early Aussie computer ACW games"

31 March Member Fee due

16 April Guest Speaker: Stephen Booker-Mclay "A Trail of Blood on Ice: the Civil War in the Indian Territory 1861"

THE BUGLE No.81 due

21 May Guest Speaker: Mike Richardson "Furtherest North, the 1864 St Albans, Vermont Raid" 

18 June Annual General Meeting & SHOW & TELL session

THE BUGLE No.82 due

16 July Guest Speaker: TBA

20 August Guest Speaker: Danny Allsopp "Cherokee General Stand Watie"

22-23 August "HISTORY ALIVE a journey through time", Rocklea Showgrounds: ACW camp, displays, public talks each day

THE BUGLE No.83 due

17 September Guest Speaker: TBA

15 October: Guest Speaker: TBA

THE BUGLE No.84 due

19 November no guest speaker due to Christmas party/ACW film night: "HIGH FLYING SPY" (1972)

December THE BUGLE No.85 due

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