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Civil War Monument, Iowa Capitol Grounds
Current ProgramsMeetings usually consist of a social hour, dinner, and program. Anyone may attend the program free of charge, but regular attenders are requested to pay membership dues to defray costs. Most events are held at The Iowa Machine Shed Restaurant, 11151 Hickman Road, Urbandale, Iowa. The restaurant is near the intersection of I-80/35 and Hickman Road and offers free parking. The meeting room is to the left of the front door. Here is a typical evening schedule:
5:30 p.m. -- Cash Bar Opens
6:30 p.m. -- Dinner by Reservation
7:15 p.m. -- Program Begins
DINNER RESERVATIONS -- Click here
PROGRAM CHAIRPERSON -- Contact John Liepa at 515-961-8539
PAST PROGRAMS -- Click here for a partial list
Fall 2022 CampaignSeptember 7 -- 7:00 p.m.
"The Mystery of Barbara Fritchie, a True Patriot" -- Tamara Thayer, Rochester, Minnesota
October 5 -- 7:00 p.m.
"Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant" -- Pete Grady, Marshalltown, Iowa
November 2 -- 7:00 p.m.
"The Trial of Jefferson Davis" -- Lane Smith, Kansas City Civil War Round Table
December -- No Meeting
Spring 2023 CampaignJanuary 18 -- 7:00 p.m.l MEETING CANCELLED
February 15 -- 7:00 p.m.
"Civil War Intelligence and Grenville Dodge's Role" -- Dr. William Feis, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa
March 15 -- 7:00 p.m.
"Lincoln's Fire in the Rear: Civil Unrest on the Home Front" -- Dr. Tom Schwartz, Director, Hoover Museum and Library, West Branch, Iowa
April 19 -- 7:00 p.m.
"Damn the Torpedoes ... and Mobile Bay" -- Dr. Tim Wolters, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
May 16 -- 7:00 p.m.
"Poltroons, Patriots and Politicians: America's Civil War Generals" -- Bruce Allardice, Chicago Civil War Round Table
June 21 -- 7:00 p.m.
"An Evening with Clara Barton" -- Leslie Goddard, Hinsdale, Illinois
In-Person Meeting at Iowa Gold Star Museum, Camp Dodge
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