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The New York 150th Sesquicentennial Committee



This Dust was Once the Man

This dust was once the man,
Gentle, plain, just, and resolute under
Whose cautious hand,
Against the foulest crime in history known in any land or age,
Was saved the Union of these States.

--the Walt Whitman poem, written on Lincoln's assassination,  that CWFMNY member Carmen Delgado alluded to in her talk on October 21, 2009.


A recommended website for past & present Civil War photography from Bob Gagnon via Jim Santagata

Just click here or below

 


 

A few photos from our inaugural trip to Philadelphia
click here


Audio Podcasts


Third Annual
Wm. H. Seward Book Award Winner


Photo by Nathan Burkan
Midnight Rising:
John Brown
and The Raid that Sparked
the Civil War

Tony Horwitz
Author

Click here to listen




Matthew Borowick
Civil War Economics

Recorded April 21, 2010, at the CWFMNY meeting
54 minutes

 



 Tom Fleming
The Murder of
Major General Nelson
Recorded March 24, 2010, at the CWFMNY meeting
54 minutes



The Joint Committee
on the Conduct of the War

A paper given to The Civil War Forum of Metro NY by Jim Santagata
 on Wednesday, January 20, 2010



 
Logo of
 The Civil War Trust

&

Click here to see and/or download their excellent PowerPoint slideshow
(May take a minute or two)

 

Photo of Lt. Col. J. Francisco Chaves
Lt. Col. J. Francisco Chaves (Library of Congress)  See Hispanics and the Civil War

Dinner & talk
on the 3rd Monday of November

November 17, 2014
5:30 pm: Cash bar  |  6:00 pm Dinner

Hispanics
in the Civil War
 

Ted Alexander
Historian of the Antietam Battlefield


Draught 55
245 E. 55th St., at 2nd Ave.
Midtown East, NYC

RSVP
Price for dinner and talk: $40 for members,
$50 for non-members (or members who don't RSVP to the contact person.)
The contact person for November for confirming your attendance is Dan Morrison.  Dan's email is USM1917@aol.com. and his phone is 201-768-8250.
. 
Please contact Dan
no later than Thursday evening, November 13th.
   The meeting will begin promptly at 6:00PM with a cash bar at 5:30PM.


 


 


CWFMNY
2014-15 Calendar
(note updates)

Date

Topic

Speaker

Affiliation

2014

Nov 17Hispanics in the Civil WarTed AlexanderHistorian of the Antietam Battlefield
Dec 8Gen. "Extra Billy" Smith.Scott Mingus Author

2015

Jan 19The 1864 Shenandoah Valley CampaignPhil Greenwalt Author
Feb 16The Battle on the North AnnaChris MackowskiSt. Bonaventure University
Mar 23Lincoln's Last DreamProf. Jonathan White  Christopher Newport University
AprilTBA  
May 11The Battle of South MountainBrian JordanGettysburg College
June 15TBA  
July

William H. Seward Award

 


 


 


 

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO IN THIS LINK!
History: January/February 2010: Atlantic
Saving hallowed ground from a Big Box invader
by Ta-Nehisi Coates

WalMart and the Civil War

Thanks to Conrad Eberstein and Bob Gagnon for suggesting this link

 

Walmart Drops Wilderness Plan

In an unexpected development on the day that a trial was scheduled to begin in the case, Walmart announced that it has abandoned plans to pursue a special use permit previously awarded to the retail giant for construction of a supercenter on the Wilderness Battlefield. 
See
http://www.civilwar.org/take-action/speak-out/wilderness-walmart/

 


Our organization's newsletter:


The Fall 2014
 Sharpshooter


CWFMNY Tour
The MAY 14-17 2015 Battlefield Tour:
Savannah GA /
Charleston SC
Call 718-591-2950 


Audio Podcast


Photo by Nathan Burkan
Grantís
Last Battle
Chris Mackowski
Author

Click here to listen

55 minutes
Recorded March 20, 3013


Podcast
Henry Halleck:
 his Genius and his Dark Side

Photo: Nathan Burkan

Podcast of Jim Santagata's talk to the Forum on December 15, 2010
Click here to listen


Was the Civil War
Inevitable?


Photo: Nathan Burkan

Jamie Malanowski
The New York Times

Podcast of Jamie Malanowski's
 talk to the Forum on
March 16, 2011

Click here to listen




Click here
to go to David S. Reynolds' New York Times review of Eric Foner's The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
 


NY Times Story
on the CWFMNY /
Ely Parker talk

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See
Nathan Burkan's Album of snapshots from recent meetings


Website by Bob Rowen

 

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