San Francisco Civil War Round Table Meeting
                            Thursday 15th October 2015
                         at the United Irish Cultural Center
                         2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco

     The meeting opened at 6:45pm with the Pledge of Allegiance and the
introduction of guests.      
     Members expressed satisfaction with transition to email for the monthly
meeting notice/newsletter and Treasurer
Mary Kunitake was applauded for the
seamless procedure.
     The Treasurer reported that most members had paid their dues and only a
few delinquencies remain -  you know who you are.
Patrick Doyle announced that the annual West Coast Civil War
will take place in Tulare on November 13th - 15th. Details on our
website under "Events."


     Local author
Monika Trobits gave a stunning presentation based on her
"Antebellum and Civil War San Francisco." With an engaging speaking
personality and some excellent graphics she covered the period from the
Missouri Compromise to the death of Lincoln, managing to introduce almost
every known person to have had any links to San Francisco.
     Members particularly enjoyed slides where she paired Civil War
personalities with the street signs named after them. A segment included
mention of the eighteen Civil War generals connected with San Francisco.
     A lively question and answer session concluded a most enjoyable

     Program Chair
Bob Hubbs announced that the November presenter will be
Art Buckley speaking on "Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery."
     The meeting ended at 9:20pm.   
Standup comedy at the Round Table ?