- The Washington Times - Friday, January 19, 2007

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Tomorrow: Sons of Confederate Veterans Frank Stringfellow Camp No. 822 will hear B. Franklin Cooling speak on “The Day That Lincoln Was Almost Shot — Fort Stevens, D.C., July 11, 12, 1864 — Its Meaning Then and Now,” at American Legion Post 177, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. Dinner at 6 p.m., $20; speaker at 7, with suggested donation of $5. Information: 703/250-8705 or www.stringfellowcamp.org.

MARYLAND

Today: The annual Lee and Jackson birthday ceremony at the Lee-Jackson double equestrian monument, Art Museum and Wyman Park drives in Baltimore, begins at 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Col. Harry W. Gilmor Camp No. 1388 Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Maryland Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Information: Elliot Cummings, 410/296-9235 or basilduke@comcast.net.

Thursday: The newly formed Alpine Station Civil War Round Table will hear Steve French speak about the Battle of McConnellsburg (June 29, 1863) at 7 p.m. at the town museum, 126 W. High St., Hancock. Information: 304/258-2563.

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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