Due to increased costs the October 2011 meeting will be the LAST MEETING at the Parkville VFW. The rent is being raised by the VFW to a point where we can no longer afford to meet there. The BCWRT Board of Directors is currently searching for a new meeting place. We will keep you informed of the results.
Please note: New meeting date and location
Due to the large proposed increase in rent and recent reduction of services by the VFW, the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Civil War Roundtable has decided to move the monthly meeting location and date.
Our normal meeting will be on the FOURTH Tuesday of the month at the Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234. (Click here for map and directions)
Aerial View Enter parking lot from Hiss Ave., Use rear entrance to Center.
If you have any questions please contact Bob Mullauer at: 410-666-2736 or Don Macreadie at: 410-870-3072.
I recently bought a print-on-demand copy of a novel first published in 1905 called “THE CLANSMAN” by Thomas Dixon Jr. (1-59547-987-2) which purports to be the true story of the “ku klux klan conspiracy” which overturned the Reconstruction Regime, an unconstitutional political conspiracy by abolitionist fanatics in the U.S. Congress.
Be that as it may, in the story was the following text of a letter sent to a mother in the North who had lost all five sons in the war.
“I feel how weak and fruitless must be any words of mine which attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from from tendering you the the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.