Author Archives: Craig Swain

About Craig Swain

"Historical marker hunter" and Civil War enthusiast.

May 2018 Meeting – Bob O’Connor

Join us on May 8 when Bob O’Connor discusses the first amputee of the Civil War, James Hanger, and how he went on to serve others after suffering his disability. Meeting time: 7:30 p.m., May 8, 2018 Location: Thomas Balch … Continue reading

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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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