Bruce Allardice Modified: April 5, 2014

2017 Programs

Jan. 6, 2017

7:30 p.m.

Northern Illinois CWRT

The Battle of Ezra Church

March 29

7 p.m.

Elmhurst Public Library

Finding Your Civil War Ancestor Online

May 3, 2017

6:30 p.m.

Kankakee Valley CWRT

Jeff Davis' Colonels

May 18, 2017

Noon

Sons of the American Revolution, Union League Club

George Washington's Army

Oct. 10, 2017

7:00 p.m.

Lake County Genealogical Society

TBD

Jan. 11-12, 2018

7:30 p.m.

Chicago and Milwaukee CWRTs

The Battle of Ezra Church

March, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Kankakee CWRT

Sherman's March to the Sea

May 15th, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Lincoln Davis CWRT

Sgerman's March to the Sea: War Crime or Military Necessity?

Presentations from Past Years

Jan. 12, 2016

11:45 a.m.

Gail Borden (Elgin) Public Library

Baseball During the Civil War

Feb. 17

7:00 p.m.

Kirkland Historical Society

Pro Baseball Comes to Chicago

April 18

7:00 p.m.

Zion-Benton Genealogical Society

Conscription and the Civil War

May 14

Noon

Chicago Chapter SABR, Chicago Public Library Austin Branch

The Black Sox Throw the 1920 Pennant

June 14

TBD

McHenry County CWRT

Hollywood Movies and the Civil War

Oct. 16

2 p.m.

Presbyterian Home, Evanston

Lincoln as War Leader

Oct. 19

7 p.m.

DuPage Genealogical Society

Finding Your Civil War Ancestor Online

Nov. 15

7 p.m.

Orland Park Public Library

Genealogy from Civil War Records

Dec. 16

8 p.m.

Salt Creek CWRT

Chicagoland in the Civil War

Jan. 24, 2015

TBD

Midway Village, Rockford, Civil War Symposium

The Election of 1864

Feb. 6

7:30 p.m.

Northern Illinois CWRT

Hollywood Movies and the Civil War

Feb. 7

1:30 p.m.

Oakbrook Library (Historic Fullersburg Foundation)

Baseball During the Civil War

Feb. 19

6:00 p.m.

Canal Corridor Association, Lockport

The Ten Worst Civil War Generals

Feb. 21

2 p.m.

Glen Ellyn Historical Society

Before the Chicago Cubs: Baseball Comes to the Windy City

March 11

7 p.m.

Homewood Historical Society

The Spread of Baseball in Early Chicago

April 9

7 p.m.

Grand Rapids CWRT

Baseball During the Civil War

April 13

7 p.m.

Manitowoc County CWRT

Ten Worst Civil War Generals

May 17

11 a.m.

Joliet Area Museum

Chicagoland Fights the Civil War

May 19

7 p.m.

Lincoln Davis CWRT

Hollywood Movies and the Civil War

May 21

2 p.m.

Pleasant View Community, Ottawa

Hollywood Movies and the Civil War

May 27

10 a.m.

Hinsdale Community House

The Election of 1864

June 26

6:00 p.m.

SABR Convention, Palmer House, Chicago

Pro Baseball Comes to Chicago

Aug. 2

TBD

Byron, IL Museum of History

Baseball During the Civil War

Aug. 27

7:00 p.m.

South Suburban CWRT

The Election of 1864

Oct. 17

11:00 a.m.

Zion-Benton Public Library

Civil War and Military Genealogy

Jan. 17, 2014

8:00 p.m.

Salt Creek CWRT

Charles Gunther: Mississippi River Confederate

Jan. 18

Noon

Daughters of the Union in Naperville

The Civil War in the Movies

Feb. 8

Noon

Sycamore IL. Public Library

Civil War Genealogy

Feb. 13

7 p.m.

Lake County CWRT

Civil War Movies

Feb. 27

7:00 p.m.

South Suburban CWRT

Panel Discussion on the Civil War

Mar. 7

7:30

Northern Illinois CWRT

The Election of 1864

March 20

7:00 p.m.

Champaign County CWRT

The Ten Worst Civil War Generals

Mar. 28-29

TBD

ISHS Conference

The Election of 1862

April 18

8:00 p.m.

Salt Creek CWRT

Panel Discussion on "Civil War 101"

May 22

7:00 p.m.

South Suburban CWRT

The Ten Worst Civil War Generals

June 13

Noon

Civil War Museum, Kenosha

Baseball in the Civil War

June 28/29

TBD

Waff Symposium, Cincinnati

The Spread of Baseball in Early Chicago

July 21

6 p.m.

Sycamore Public Library

Baseball During the Civil War

Aug. 23

1 p.m.

Historic Fullersburg Foundation

The Election of 1864

Sept. 6

10:30 a.m.

Scots-American Society, Riverside

The Spread of Baseball in Early Chicago

Sept. 16

7 p.m.

Flagg Creek Historical Society

Baseball During the Civil War

Sept. 19

8:00 p.m.

Salt Creek CWRT

Ten Worst Civil War Generals

Dec. 13

1:00 p.m.

DUV, at the Indian Prarie Public Library

Charles Gunther, Mississippi River Confederate

Feb. 1, 2013

7:30 p.m.

Northern Illinois CWRT

Chicagoland Fights the Civil War

Feb. 15

8:00 p.m.

Salt Creek CWRT

The Civil War in the Movies

Feb. 28

9:00 a.m.

Illinois State Historical Symposium, Springfield

Panel Discussion on the 29th U.S.C.T.

Mar. 28

7:30 p.m.

South Suburban CWRT

Baseball and the Civil War

Apr. 23

Noon

South Suburban College

Jackie Robinson Symposium

Apr. 23

7:00 p.m.

Worth Park District Museum

The Civil War in the South Suburbs

May 29

10 a.m.

Arlington Heights

Memorial Day Program

June 8

TBD

MHEG Symposium in Arthur

The Ten Worst Civil War Generals

July 14

TBD

Will County Historical Society

Early Baseball in Will County

July 20

1:30 p.m.

Oakbrook Public Library

The Civil War in the Movies

Aug. 9

7:00 p.m.

Bradley Public Library

Lincoln as War Leader

Sept. 28

7:00 p.m.

Blue Island Preservation Group

The Civil War in the South Suburbs

Oct. 5

10:30 a.m.

Scots-American Society in Riverside

Scots in the Civil War

Nov. 6

7:00 p.m.

Kankakee Valley CWRT

Lincoln as War Leader

Nov. 10

11:00 a.m.

Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago

Veterans Day

Jan. 11, 2012

7:30 p.m.

Homewood Library

The Ten Worst Civil War Generals

Jan. 21

TBD

Midway Village, Rockford

The Ten Worst Civil War Generals

Feb. 21

7 p.m.

South Holland Historical Society

Lincoln as War Leader

March 3

TBD

Symposium, at Thornton Tp. Office

Chicagoland Fights the Civil War

March 11

2 p.m.

Wilmette Public Library

Civil War Film Discussion

March 22

7 p.m.

South Suburban CWRT

Chicagoland Fights the Civil War

June 14

7 p.m.

Niles Public Library

Chicagoland Fights the Civil War

June 29

11 a.m.

Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) National Convention in Minneapolis, MN

The Spread of Baseball in the South prior to 1870

Sept. 8

10:15 a.m.

South Suburban Historical & Genealogical Society

The Civil War in the South Suburbs

Oct. 9

7 p.m.

Blue Island Public Library

Charles F. Gunther

Oct. 13

10:30

Mechlin DAR at Ridge Historical Society

The Ten Worst Generals of the Civil War

Nov. 10

1:30

Oakbrook Public Library

The Ten Worst Generals of the Civil War

Dec. 1

1 p.m.

Chicago Public Library, Eisenhower Branch

Baseball in the Civil War

March 19, 2011

Noon

IL SDUV

The Election of 1864

April 15

8 p.m.

Salt Creek CWRT

The Draft

May 25 7:30 DuPage Co. Historical Center Civil War Baseball
June 7 7 p.m. Blue Island Library Ten Worst Civil War Generals
Sept. 8 7:30 Milwaukee CWRT Civil War Baseball
Sept. 9 7:30 Chicago CWRT Civil War Baseball
Sept. 10 TBD Kenosha CW Museum Symposium Ten Worst Civil War Generals

Oct. 29

TBD

Chicago History Museum

Lincoln as a War Leader

Nov. 5

TBD

Downers Grove Library

Conscription and the Civil War

April 18, 2010 TBD Kankakee Valley CWRT Symposium Civil War Baseball
June 12 7:30 Knoxville (TN) CWRT The Draft
Nov. 15 7:00 Lincoln-Davis CWRT Civil War Baseball
Dec. 17 7:00 Champaign Co. CWRT Civil War Baseball

Feb. 6, 2009

7:30 p.m.

Northern Illinois CWRT

"Researching, Docmenting, and Publishing on Civil War Topics"

Feb. 12 7 p.m. Milwaukee CWRT "Lincoln as War Leader"
Feb. 13 7 p.m. The CWRT of Chicago "Lincoln as War Leader"
April 2 TBD Lincoln Bicentennial Coalition, Glen Ellyn, IL Lincoln as War Leader
April 15 7:30 p.m. The New Orleans CWRT Jeff Davis's Colonels

April 16

7:30 p.m.

Austin CWRT

Jeff Davis's Colonels

May 5 12 p.m. The Union League Club "Lincoln as President"
May 28 7:30 p.m. South Suburban CWRT, Frankfort, IL Lincoln as War Leader
June 13 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Arthur, Illinois, Civil War symposium Pemberton and Vicksburg

Sept. 5

Noon

Abraham Lincoln Bookstore

Virtual Book Signing

Oct. 7 7:30 Kankakee CWRT The Draft

June 7, 2008

TBD

Deep Delta Symposium, Hammond, LA

"John C. Pemberton"

Oct. 4 TBD Seminary Ridge Symposium, Gettysburg Lee's Colonels at Antietam

Nov. 9

11 a.m.

Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago

Veteran's Day Address

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