Rosecrans’ Headquarters
Minutes of Meeting Held
Thursday,  October 29, 2009

Attending:  Rick Helwig – Chairman, Bill Comisford -Secretary, Henry Shaw – Treasurer, Polly Horn, Valerie Hamill, Monte McGowen, Joe Heiberger, Mark Davis.

Prior to the meeting, Bill gave a presentation on the Department of the Ohio.

Chairman’s Report:  Rick indicated that General Rosecrans Elementary was selected as the name for the new school.

Secretary’s Report:  Bill presented the minutes from the meeting of September 24, 2009.  Minutes were approved and accepted.

Treasurer’s Report:  Henry Shaw gave the treasurer’s report.  There is $1,032.90 in the general fund account and $848.00 in the memorial fund account.  Report was approved and accepted.

Ladies Aid Society:  Valerie reported on the October dinner theater.  Great success. 

Activities:  The following activities were discussed: 

Up-Coming Activites: 

·         November 28th - Gahanna Christmas Parade.

·         November 14th - Rosecrans’ Dinner Theater

·         December 5th - Christmas on the Square

·         December 12th -  Rosecrans’ Dinner Theater

·         January 30th – Statehouse Grande Ball

·         May 14-16, 2010, Sunbury Reenactment.

·         August 21 & 22, 2010, Harlem Twp Heritage Day Bicentennial.  

Unit Flag:  Bill reported we now have the Headquarter’s flag and it looks great.

Rosecrans Memorial:  No report.

Reenactment – Fundraising Committee:  Civil War dinners were discussed and planned, among other items.  Discussed a “fireside chat” series of events for January 16, February 20, and March 20.

Items for the reenactment raffle: (1) P53 Enfield Rifle.  Raffle tickets - $309 collected.  Tickets are $2/ticket or 3 tickets for $5.

Barn – Barn raising to be put on hold till spring. 

Demos and Public Presentations:  The following is the schedule of upcoming Living History Presentations:

·         November Meeting;    Civil War Christmas, Santa Claus

·         January Meeting:         Civil War Photography, Rick Helwig

·         February Meeting:       Engineers of the Civil War, Bob Mergel

·         March Meeting:           Watches and Time Pieces, Henry Shaw

Next meeting was set for Thursday, January 28th.  Bring a friend! 

Meeting was adjourned.




Respectfully Submitted, 


W. D. Comisford
Secretary, Rosecrans’ Headquarters

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