Dedicated to the Study of the American Civil War
and Preservation of History.
President: Phil Smith
Secretary/Treasurer: Debbie Goin
Program: Ray Guttendorf
Mailings: Phyllis Hadley
Newsletter: Charles Tinder

Meets the First Wednesday of the month
(September thru June)
At the Kankakee Public Library—3rd Floor
At 6:30 P.M. 

Meeting dates and Speakers for 2013-2014

September   Ray Guttendorf,  29th ILL Inf USCT
October   Phil Smith, naming forts in the South
June:             Annual Dinner

Membership dues for the 2013-14 season is $25.00,
payable to Debbie Goin.

Articles of interest
Monthly newsletters
Favorite Links, recommended by the members
Civil War Blogs, etc.
Members Photos     
2011 Kankakee Civil War Symposium
2011 Symposium signup form

    Decator Civil War Roundtable  15th Annual Summer Conference
                         Saturday June 8, 2013
Preservation Contributions
Friends of the Kankakee Round Table

Recomended Books,     (with Reviews for some)
  Latest additions:

Another new feature to the site is a Members Photo section. The 1st selections are presented by C. Tinder, on the Illinois Monuments at Vicksburg and Shiloh.
Again, any member can submit photos, to C.Tinder for inclusion on this site.

New page, Articles of Interest. This will contain expanded articles from the
regular newsletter, and writings and Civil War studies by members. Anyone can contribute and are encouraged to do so. Comments on these articles can be included on the webpage.
First item to be expanded is the article "New estimate made of Civil War dead", by J. David Hacker of Binghamton University in New York  via United Press International, Inc.  published : Sept. 21, 2011.
The 2nd is "Cold Harbor-A Literary Staff Ride" By Roy D. Schickedanz, a former member and friend of the RT.
3rd is Major James Garfield   The Civil War Years  Presented by his wife, Lucretia.
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