- The Washington Times - Friday, April 14, 2006

UPCOMING EVENTS

MARYLAND

April 22: Mark Quattrock portrays a Confederate surgeon, demonstrating Civil War-era surgical techniques and discussing the duties and experiences of Confederate surgeons; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.

April 22: The Baltimore Civil War Museum’s President Street Station commemorates the Pratt Street Riots, the first bloodshed of the war, retracing the route of the 6th Massachusetts Regiment as it moved toward Camden Street Station. The event starts at 11 a.m. Free with museum admission. Information: 410/685-3750, Ext. 321.

April 22-23: Baltimore in the Civil War Weekend, a citywide commemoration of the Pratt Street Riots. One-price admission of $12 ($6 for those under 16) at the Baltimore Civil War Museum, Sports Legends at Camden Yards and Fort McHenry, each featuring special programs. Information and tickets: Maryland Historical Society, 410/685-3750, Ext. 321, or Sports Legends museum, 410/727-1539.

VIRGINIA

April 22: Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site holds Recruiting Day. Soldiers and civilians of the 3rd U.S. Regular Infantry will be on hand to answer questions about how to become a Civil War re-enactor; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria. Free. Information: 703/838-4848.

Today: A six-mile hike of the Second Manassas battlefield leaves from Manassas National Battlefield Park’s visitors center at noon, led by National Park Service volunteers. Admission is $3 per adult. Children participate for free. One or more costumed interpreters will be encountered as major events of the battle are covered. This hike will be repeated on April 29. A hike of the First Manassas battlefield will take place on April 22. Information: 703/361-1339.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to civilwarwashingtontimes.com or by fax

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