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Welcome to the website of the Old Baldy Civil War Round Table, serving the greater Philadelphia area with a discussion forum for Civil War-era topics. See the MEETING INFO tab above for meeting times and directions.

We invite you to join us for in-person meetings at Camden County College’s William G. Rohrer Center, 1889 Marlton Pike East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, at 7:15 PM. (But see specific meeting notices below for changing locations this summer.) The program will also be simulcast on Zoom for the benefit of those members and friends who are unable to attend. Please email at least 24 hours prior to request Zoom access. We will usually meet at Ponzio’s Diner, 7 NJ Route 70, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 at 5:30 PM before the meeting for dinner and fellowship. but see each meeting announcement for any exceptions to this.

(Masks no longer required.) Effective May 25, 2022, Camden County College will require wearing of masks in all indoor public spaces on all campuses, regardless of vaccination status, until further notice. Exceptions to this policy may be made for persons seated in indoor areas designated for eating, and for events that allow a designated speaker to maintain a distance of at least six feet from other masked attendees.

  • Thursday, October 13, 2022, 7:15 pm — Jim Remsen and Brad Upp on “Back From Battle: The Forgotten Story of Pennsylvania’s Camp Discharge” Location change for October: Katz JCC, Room 206, 1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. Pre-meeting dinner this month at 5:15 at Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, 13107 Town Center Blvd, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043.
  • Thursday, November 10, 2022, 7:15 pm — Chuck Veit on “A Lively Little Battle: New Perspectives on the Battle of Fort Butler, Donaldsonville, LA, 28 June 1863”

Old Baldy sells branded products: T-shirts, caps, etc.! Click here or the STORE menu item in the header above.

A pamphlet describing the history of Old Baldy (George Meade’s warhorse), written by Anthony Waskie, is available for download in the MEMBERSHIP tab.

Members may be interested in accessing the website of the CWRT Congress. It is here.