Author Archives: Craig Swain

About Craig Swain

"Historical marker hunter" and Civil War enthusiast.

October Meeting – Gordon Calhoun

For our October meeting, we have a speaker who was rescheduled from March 2013 – Gordon Calhoun.  He will speak on the activities of the CSS Florida, a Confederate raider. Meeting time:  7:30 PM, October 10, 2017. Location:   Thomas Balch … Continue reading

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August 2017 Meeting – Beth Parnicza

Come join us for our August 8 meeting where National Park Service historian Beth Parnicza discusses the Looting of Fredericksburg, December 1862. Meeting time: 7:30 p.m., August 8, 2017 Location: Thomas Balch Library, 208 West Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia Topic: … Continue reading

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July 2017 Meeting – Robert H. Moore, II

We hope you can join us for our July 11 meeting where Robert H. Moore, II will discuss one of the more unfortunate episodes which occurred at the end of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley. Meeting time: 7:30 … Continue reading

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