September 21, 2016
Claude, Sophie & the Eighth Michigan Infantry Go to War
Dewitt Student Center
3333 E. Beltline NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Program begins at 7:30 p.m.
Bring some friends!
The Grand Rapids Civil War Round Table announces the return of Roger Rosentreter and his program on Claude, Sophie & the Eighth Michigan Infantry Go to War. This intrepid couple were married and both were from Grand Rapids. We look forward to meeting them.
The function of the Confederate Treasury was disrupted when individual states began issuing their own currency.
British forces stopped the shipment of two ironclads from Liverpool on September 5, 1863. This dashed Confederate hopes of British support during the war.
Confederate Lieutenant Dick Dowling, along with forty-seven Texas volunteers, repelled an entire Union invasion force at the Battle of Sabine Pass in Texas on September 8, 1863.
Alexander Stephens, the Vice President of the Confederate States of America, was the grandson of a soldier who fought under George Washington during the Revolutionary War.
Membership fees for the 2016-2017 season will be $20.00.
Checks can be made out to GRCWRT.
Get your membership/renewal form on our
Membership page or at the meeting.
Dues are based on the meeting year, September - June.
Refreshments for our September meeting will be provided by:
Jackie and Lollie
Soldiers Taking a Break During
a Twenty Mile March