Topics of November round table sessions announced

November 13, 2018

The Battle of Ball’s Bluff is the topic of the meeting of the Rochester Civil War Round Table at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the History Center of Olmsted County, 1195 West Circle Drive SW.

Speaker Adam Katz will explain the battle, which was fought on Oct. 20, 1861, west of Washington, D.C. It has been described as a small battle with large consequences.

Also coming up is the Veterans & Emergency Services Museum Round Table at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 19 at Autumn Ridge Church, 3611 Salem Road SW.

Darrell O’Day, who spent 30 years with the U.S. Navy Band, will open the program with a selection of music on the grand piano. The speaker will be Ian Higgins, who served with the 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan.

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