Calendar of Speakers and Topics
Meeting Location: National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) 48 East Patrick Street in Downtown Frederick, Maryland 21701. (Unless otherwise noted.)
March 20 -- Brett Spaulding, park ranger at Monocacy National Battlefield, and Carrie Blough, Historical Society of Frederick County curator, will begin our commemoration of the Battle of Monocacy, 150 years ago this July. Carrie will discuss how the battle affected the citizens of Frederick County and Brett will discuss Early’s 1864 push toward Washington and the aftermath of battle as played out at local hospital sites and cemeteries.
April 17 -- Dr. Mark Bradley of the Army Center for History, on the "Battle of Bentonville, Johnston vs. Sherman"
May 15 -- Mike Sipes will portray Lt.Gen.Jubal Early, the Confederate commander at the battle of Monocacy.