The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation’s Civil War Roundtable meets every other month, on the second Thursday of the month, at the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum in Winchester (20 N. Loudoun St.).
Membership is the roundtable is open to everyone. To be added to the e-mail list for the group, fill out the form below or call the SVBF at 540-740-4545. For more information, call 540-740-4545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date and Time: Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 7pm
Guest speaker: Jeff Chamberlin
Topic: “Opequon Envisioned: The Embattled Landscape of 3rd Winchester – Then and Now”
About the Program:
Jeff’s presentation will concern 19th century images of the Third Winchester Battlefield, the locations of events during the battle, and their corresponding positions today. This talk will include a visual emphasis on the engagements’ setting and the often-dramatic contrast of today’s changes upon this landscape.
About the Speaker:
Jeff Chamberlin is an amateur local historian, an 8th generation native to Frederick County, and holder of degrees from Virginia Tech 1987, and James Madison University 1998. His main research interests are 19th century local grain milling economy, natural history, and early deed research. He is employed in the Survey Department of Triad Engineering Inc.