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"Faces of Union Soldiers at Fredericksburg"

  • February 16 at 7:30 PM

The Hagerstown Civil War Round Table will feature a talk by Joseph W. Stahl entitled "Faces of Union Soldiers at Fredericksburg." This is the latest in a series of books he has co-authored on soldier identification discs.

The event is at 7:30 pm on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at Homewood Suites, 1650 Pullman Lane Hagerstown, MD. Dinner at 6:30 pm, open to non-members as well as members, is $30 (reservations required by February 9) and the talk at 7:30 pm is $5 for non-members, both payable at the meeting. For more information visit, search for: Hagerstown Civil War Round Table, email, or call Dennis Graham at 240 625 4216.

Joseph Stahl retired from the Institute for Defense Analyses in 2008 where he authored or co-authored more than 50 reports on defense issues. He grew up in St. Louis, where he earned an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a Battlefield Guide at Antietam. He is also a member of the Company of Military Historians, Save Historic Antietam Foundation, Hagerstown Civil War Roundtable and other civil war groups. Joe has co-authored a series of books on ID discs, Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War with Larry B. Maier, and with Matthew Borders, Faces of Union Soldiers at Antietam, Union Faces of South Mountain and Harpers Ferry, and Faces of Union Soldiers at Fredericksburg. Joe has spoken to various Civil War groups including the Northern Virginia Relic Hunters, South Mountain Coin and Relic Club, York Round Table, Chambersburg Civil War Tours, Save Historic Antietam Foundation and the NPS Antietam Visitors Center. He has also authored more than two dozen articles about items in his collections for the Gettysburg Magazine, the Washington Times, Manuscripts, America’s Civil War, Military Collector & Historian, the Civil War Historian and the Skirmish Line of the North-South Skirmish Association. Displays of items from his collection have won awards at Civil War shows.