Meetings & Events




Regular meetings are held in April, May, June, September and October at 7:00pm, at the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway, Lancaster NY. Special events at other times and locations.


March 18, 2015 (Wednesday) – 7:00pm – lecture “Poles in the American Civil War” Harlem Road Community Center, Amherst NY. (Note: This is not a BCWRT event, but is listed here as a convenience for our members who may be interested)

March 24, 2015 – 7-10-PM – Commemorative Civil War Ball at Clarion Hotel, Batavia, NY. Contact Dona Lavalle at donalavalle120 @ aol . com for more information.

April 23,  2015: Lecture – 7:00PM -“Grant’s Last Battle: The Story Behind the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant”, Christopher Mackowski, Ph.D. 

May 28, 2015: Lecture -7:00PM –  “Fight all Day, March All Night: A Medal of Honor Recipient’s Story” Wayne Mahood, Ph.D.

June 25, 2015: Lecture – 7:00PM – “The Blue and the Gray = Poems from the American Civil War”, Tim Madigan and Glenn Odden

September 24, 2015: Lecture 7:00PM – “The Smell of Battle, The Taste of Siege: A Sensory History of the Civil War”, Mark M. Smith

October 22, 2015: Performance  7:00PM- “A Song For Our Own –  Songs by, for and about the 154th NY Volunteer Infantry”, performed by Rush the Growler, a music group led by BCWRT member Scott Frank