- The Washington Times - Friday, November 11, 2005


Today: Re-enactors from the 51st Pennsylvania Infantry will depict the camp life of Union soldiers, including equipment, nutrition and the diseases they faced, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864 or www.civilwarmed.org.

Today: Michael Kauffman, author of “American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies,” speaks at the Baltimore Civil War Museum at 2 p.m. The program is in partnership with the Friends of President Street Station and the Maryland Historical Society. Members, $6; nonmembers, $5; students and seniors, $2. Reservations recommended. Information: 410/685-3750, Ext. 321.

Through Nov. 27: The Surratt House Museum features a photographic exhibit tracing the assassination of Abraham Lincoln from the plot to capture the president through the trial and the carrying out of the conspirators’ sentences. The exhibit is part of public tours of the museum, 9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton. Open Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Last tour a half-hour before closing. Information: 301/868-1121 or www.surratt.org.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to civilwar@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.



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