GREETINGS FROM
THE GREENPOINT MONITOR MUSEUM
"ROAD SHOW"

THE MUSEUM'S
INSTRUCTORS IN CIVIL WAR UNIFORMS


JANICE LAULETTA-WEINMANN
GEORGE J. WEINMANN
ARTHUR P. KIRMSS

JOHN PORTANOVA

CLASSROOM TOPICS IN ORDER OF PRESENTATION

GEORGE J. WEINMANN
Introduction to Students & Teachers
Abraham Lincoln - The Slave States - Start of the Civil War
The Union and The Confederacy
Famous Black & Immigrant Brigades & Regiments



JANICE LAULETTA-WEINMANN
The Swedish Immigrant, John Ericsson

John Ericsson's Childhood in Sweden
John Ericsson's inventions including:
A Steam Powered Fire
Engine called the "Conqueror"

The famous Union Ironclad "THE USS MONITOR"
Comparison of the US Navy's Wooden Sailed Frigates
with the Ironclad USS MONITOR



GEORGE J. WEINMANN
Comparison of the USS Monitor with the Merrimac (CSS Virginia)
First Battle of the Ironclads

The Sinking of the USS Monitor
George's ancestor Asst. Surgeon Grenville Weeks on the USS Monitor



JANICE LAULETTA-WEINMANN
1973 Discovery of the USS Monitor
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Monitor Sanctuary

Recovery of the USS Monitor's Engine



Recovery of the USS Monitor's Turret

GEORGE J. WEINMANN
Demonstration of a Working Model of a Steam Powered Fire Engine
New York City Firemen in the Civil War - Ellsworth's Fire Zouaves
Honorable mention for our fallen Firemen at the World Trade Center
George's ancestors in the 9th New York Volunteer Inf. Hawkins' Zouaves

George is dressed in a Hawkins' Zouave Uniform
Janice is dressed in a Hawkins' Zouave Vivandiere Uniform
Hawkins' Zouaves at the Battle of Antietam

(Col. Rush Hawkins)


JANICE LAULETTA-WEINMANN
Vivandiere's of the Civil War including "French Mary"

Mascots of the Civil War including "Old Abe" the Eagle

and Dog Mascots "Sallie" and "Stonewall"

Gregory Stump - Artist
20615 Mystic Cove Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031



JOHN PORTANOVA
Structure of Union Army including comparison of brigades, regiments, rank, etc.
Uniforms of the common soldier including all required gear
Students are given the opportunity to try on uniforms
A student is selected to be fitted with uniform and required gear
The loading process of a Springfield Rifle
The Youngest and Oldest soldiers of the Civil War
Life of the Common Soldier in battle and at camp
John is dressed in a Second Lieutenant Company I, 83rd New York Volunteer Uniform



ARTHUR P. KIRMSS
Life of the Common Soldier through Song
Selected songs and poems of the Civil War
Sung and accompanied on guitar or played on piccolo recorder
Examples include "Battle Cry of Freedom", "The Girls at Home",
"When Johnny Comes Marching Home"
Arthur speaks of his ancestor in the 13th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry
and is dressed in a 13th New Jersey Uniform
Development of Patriotic Organizations and Museums dedicated to keeping
alive the memory of those who lost their lives for this country
Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
The Greenpoint Monitor Museum

GEORGE J. WEINMANN
Follow up class exercise and assignments
Closing Statements


CIVIL WAR MEMORABILIA DISPLAY


JOIN US ON THE "ROAD SHOW"
BY CLICKING ON A SCHOOL BELOW.

"ROAD SHOW 2012-2013"

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
NORTHSIDE CAMPUS

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
ST. NICHOLAS CAMPUS

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL

P.S. 34 - OLIVER H. PERRY SCHOOL

P.S. 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

P.S. 161 MANHATTAN

M.S.126 - JOHN ERICSSON SCHOOL

 

"ROAD SHOW 2011-2012"

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
NORTHSIDE CAMPUS

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
ST. NICHOLAS CAMPUS

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL

WILLIAMSBURG COLLEGIATE CHARTER SCHOOL

P.S. 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

AWARD CEREMONY 2011 - 2012

"ROAD SHOW 2010-2011"

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL

P.S. 161 MANHATTAN

P.S. 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

M.S.126 - JOHN ERICSSON SCHOOL

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
NORTHSIDE CAMPUS

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
ST. NICHOLAS CAMPUS

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL

AWARD CEREMONY 2010 - 2011


"ROAD SHOW 2009-2010"

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL

P.S. 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
ST. NICHOLAS CAMPUS

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
NORTHSIDE CAMPUS

P.S. 161 MANHATTAN

AWARD CEREMONY 2009 - 2010

 

"ROAD SHOW 2008-2009"

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL

P.S. 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

P.S. 161 MANHATTAN

P.S. 196 - TEN EYCK

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
NORTHSIDE CAMPUS

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
ST. NICHOLAS CAMPUS

AWARD CEREMONY 2008 - 2009

 

"ROAD SHOW 2007-2008"

"ROAD SHOW AWARD CEREMONY 2007-2008"

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL

P.S. 110 - Learn About the USS Monitor

P.S. 161 MANHATTAN

P.S. 161M - Learn About General Ulysses S. Grant

NORTHSIDE CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Northside Catholic Academy - Learn About the Sinking of the USS Monitor and its
Recovery by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL

St. Stanislaus Kostka School - Learn About
Gen. Wladimir Krzyzanowski
(a Polish immigrant)

PS 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

P.S. 31 - Learn about Zouaves & Vivandieres

P.S. 34 - OLIVER H. PERRY SCHOOL

P.S. 34 - Learn about Children of the Civil War

ST. CECILIA SCHOOL

St. Cecilia School - Learn about Civil War Music

PS 196 -TEN EYCK

P.S. 196 - Learn about the 54th Massachusetts & the Black soldiers of the Civil War

ST. NICHOLAS SCHOOL

St. Nicholas School -Learn about Civil War Mascots

JOHN ERICSSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

J.H.S. 126 - John Ericsson School - Learn About John Ericsson (a Swedish immigrant)

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"ROAD SHOW AWARD CEREMONY 2006-2007"

VISIT YOUR FRIENDS AT THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS:

JOHN ERICSSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

J.H.S. 126 - John Ericsson School - Learn About John Ericsson (a Swedish immigrant)

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL

P.S. 110 - Learn About the USS Monitor

ST. NICHOLAS SCHOOL

St. Nicholas School - Learn About the Sinking of the USS Monitor and its
Recovery by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

P.S. 161 MANHATTAN

P.S. 161M - Learn About General Ulysses S. Grant

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL

St. Stanislaus Kostka School - Learn About
Gen. Wladimir Krzyzanowski
(a Polish immigrant)

PS 196 -TEN EYCK

P.S. 196 - Learn about the 54th Massachusetts & the Black soldiers of the Civil War

PS 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

P.S. 31 - Learn about Zouaves & Vivandieres

ST. CECILIA SCHOOL

St. Cecilia School - Learn about Civil War Mascots

PS - 84 JOSE DE DIEGO SCHOOL

P.S. 84 - Learn about children in the Civil War - Johnny Clem and Julius Langbein

NORTHSIDE CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Northside Catholic Academy - Learn about Civil War Music
PS 19 - ROBERTO CLEMENTE SCHOOL

P.S. 19 - See the Christening of the USS Monitor Replica
at the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia

PS 16 - LEONARD DUNKLY SCHOOL

P.S. 16 - See the Opening of the USS Monitor Center
at the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia

 

"ROAD SHOW 2005-2006"

VISIT YOUR FRIENDS AT THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS:


2005-2006 ROAD SHOW AWARD CEREMONY


P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL
P.S. 110 - Learn About the USS Monitor


P.S. 161 MANHATTAN
P.S. 161M - Learn About General Ulysses S. Grant


ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL
St. Stanislaus Kostka School - Learn About
Gen. Wladimir Krzyzanowski (a Polish immigrant)


JOHN ERICSSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

John Ericsson Junior High School - Learn
About John Ericsson (a Swedish immigrant)


P.S. 34 - OLIVER H. PERRY SCHOOL

P.S. 34 - Learn About the Discovery of the USS Monitor


ST. CECILIA SCHOOL

St. Cecilia School - Learn about Civil War Mascots


P.S. 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

P.S. 31 - Learn about the Vivandiere, French Mary (a French immigrant)


ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA SCHOOL

St. Anthony of Padua School - Learn about Zouaves


P.S. 84 - JOSE DE DIEGO SCHOOL
P.S. 84 - Learn about Johnny Clem, children in the Civil War


P.S. 196 - TEN EYCK
P.S. 196 - Learn about the 54th Massachusetts & the Black soldiers of the Civil War


ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA SCHOOL

St. Anthony of Padua School - Learn about Civil War Music

 



"ROAD SHOW ARCHIVES 2001-2005"

The Museum is not-for-profit with 501(c)(3) status.
FUNDING FOR THE 2001-2002 "Road Show" WAS PROVIDED BY THE
DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
OF THE CITY OF THE NEW YORK
Thanks to Ex-Councilman Kenneth Fisher


FUNDING FOR THE 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007 "Road Shows" WAS PROVIDED BY THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Through a $50,000 Grant obtained by Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

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THE GREENPOINT MONITOR MUSEUM
P.O. Box 220378
Brooklyn, New York 11222-0378
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George J. Weinmann, Webmaster

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LAST UPDATE:
January 30, 2014