- The Washington Times - Friday, January 27, 2006

UPCOMING EVENTS

DISTRICT

Feb. 6: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear Maj. Robert Ewell Greene present “True Stories of Black Loyalty and Courage, 1850-1890,” at 6:30 p.m. in Room 1300/1302 of the Longworth House Office Building. Information: 703/860-2838.

MARYLAND

Feb. 4: Adrian Tudor presents “Introduction to the Signal Corps,” 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.

VIRGINIA

Today: Civil War Ball at Gadsby’s Tavern Ballroom, Alexandria, 8 to 11 p.m. Live music, dance instruction, period desserts. Period attire, civilian or military, encouraged. Admission: $40. Reservations recommended. Information: 703/838-4242 or www.gadsbystavern.org.

Feb. 4: Julia Galonska, site manager at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site and Fort Circle Parks, will present “Preserving the Memory of Frederick Douglass: The Restoration of the Douglass Home,” 1 p.m., Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria. Admission $6; reservations recommended. Information: 703/838-4848.

WEST VIRGINIA

Feb. 8: The Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table will hear Steve French speak on Confederate Gen. John D. Imboden’s impossible task of transporting the wounded to Virginia after Gettysburg, 8 p.m. at the Camp Hill Methodist Church, corner of Washington and Gilmore streets, Harpers Ferry. Free and open to the public.

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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