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The June newsletter is now available.  Click here.


Conference photos are now on-line.  Click on "Conferences" in the left margin.



The Civil War in COLOR for the first time: Painstakingly remastered images of a divided America that recreate era in amazing detail.  Click here.

1863: Loyal till Death - A Civil War Tour at the New York State Capitol
 

This special tour highlights Civil War imagery in the Capitol and explores an 1863-themed exhibit of ten historic flags from the New York State Battle Flag Collection, administered by the New York State Military Museum. FREE

When: First Thursday of the month, August 2013 - May 2014
             5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where: State Street Lobby of the Capitol
How: Register Online

Additional Information:
http://www.ogs.ny.gov/ESP/CT/Tours/Capitol.asp

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ROUND TABLE TOPS $1M IN DONATIONS!
TOTAL OF ACTUAL & MATCHING FUNDS NOW AT $1,143,821.66!
Although this was never a goal when the CDCWRT first started donating monies for preservation activities, by 2003 it became an unofficial goal to top one million dollars in actual funds plus matching funds. We had hoped to do this during the Sesquicentennial, and we have achieved that target by the end of 2012. Over the years, many people have contributed their time and energies to attain this goal. At the national level, the efforts of the Civil War Trust in brokering matching deals, has contributed to the lion’s share of this figure. The estimated cash value of the Round Table’s donation is $188,684, which is still very impressive. The match average is 6 to 1.

 


 

Epic story of conflict and courage

State Museum unveiling sweeping new exhibit on Civil War
Click here for complete story


Best Civil War Sites  Click here.


The Atlantic has a superb collection of Civil War photos.  Click here to go to their site.


WANTED
The Round Table is still looking for someone or several members to serve as Refreshment Chair. The Round Table provides a budget for soda, water and snacks for meetings, but we need some volunteers to bring the items, set up for the meeting, and clean up afterwards. We generally have 10 meetings a year so if the task is divided by several volunteers, it would amount to 3-5 times per year. Anyone interested should talk to Fran McCashion or Mary Ellen Johnson.


Founded in 1984, the Capital District Civil War Round Table is a non-profit, tax exempt educational organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.  Our purpose is to foster education, awareness and respect for America's historic heritage, with special focus on the Civil War period.  We are dedicated to the preservation of Civil War sites nationwide, and we are a lifetime member of the Civil War Trust (CWT).  We currently have over 150 members.  Click here for more information.