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We meet on the second Monday of the month at Brock's Riverside Grill,

Sophia Street at Lafayette Blvd.

Social time begins at 6:00, dinner begins at 6:45 with the meeting at 7:30.

All subjects and speakers are subject to change. More details about the

 speakers and the subject will be published in the Drum & Bugle each month.

Dinner Reservation Information

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Activity/Dues Payment Information


January 9, 2023

Harold Knudsen:
James Longstreet and the American Civil War

February 13, 2023

Eric Buckland:
Mosby's Rangers vs. Cole's Cavalry

March 13, 2023

Chris Bryan:
Cedar Mountain to Antietam

April 10, 2023

Scott Mingus:
Texans at Chickamauga

May 8, 2023

Gregg Clemmer:
Who the H#** Was Old Aleghany?

June 12, 2023

Brad Gottfried:
Lee Invades the North: A Comparison of the Army of Northern Virginia's Two Invasions

July 10, 2023

John Kanaster:
After the Battle of Chancellorsville: The Confederate Hospital at Ellwood

August 14, 2023

Brian Withrow:
U.S. Army Provost in the Civil War

September 11, 2023

Dave Welker:
A Keystone Rebel: The Diary of Joseph Garey

October 9, 2023

John Roos - Remembrance and Legacy - John Reynolds and His Time as Corps Commander

November 13, 2023

Peter Rasmussen:
Military Justice During the Civil War: The Court Martial of Fitz John Porter

December 11, 2023

Sarah Bierle:
Call Out the Cadets

2023 Meeting Dates and Topics

We meet at Brock's Riverside Grill, 503 Sophia Street in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on the second Monday of every month. Social time begins at 6:00 with dinner at 6:45 and the meeting at 7:30. Members and/or guests may come after dinner and attend the meeting for free. If you come for dinner, you must make an advanced reservation following the rules below.

NOTE: Meetings may be switched to Zoom due to the covid situation. Determination will be made on a month-to-month basis.

Dinner Reservation Policy

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR DINNER, AND SHOULD BE MADE PRIOR TO THE THURSDAY BEFORE THE MONDAY MEETING. Beginning in 2021, dinner price is $30 for members, invited guests, and non members that join at the event. Dinner price is $35 for other non-members. 

To make reservations, e-mail the dinner meeting coordinator at (Preferred) or call 540-479-1299 and leave a message on the answering machine. YOU may be BILLED for any uncancelled reservations.

To cancel a reservation you must contact the dinner meeting coordinator at (Preferred) or 540-479-1299 by 2:00 pm on the day of the dinner. 

You are welcome to attend the meeting without participating in the dinner, and you are also welcome to eat dinner in the regular section of the restaurant.

Permanent Dinner Reservations: Members who regularly attend each monthly dinner meeting can now make a "PERMANENT RESERVATION". That means you automatically have a dinner reservation each month and only need to contact the dinner meeting coordinator to cancel for that month. When you make your next reservation, please let dinner meeting coordinator know if you want a permanent reservation. 

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