- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 14, 2008

MARYLAND

Today: Author Robert Slawson speaks on “Technology of the Civil War Era” at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. Information: 301/695-1864.

Aug. 21: Historian Robert Hess speaks on “Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address” at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. Information: 301/695-1864.

VIRGINIA

Today: The Bull Run Civil War Round Table will hear historian Maureen Quinn speak on “From Washington, D.C., to Gettysburg: The Civil War in Marble and Bronze,” 7:15 p.m. at the Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Free and open to the public.

Friday: John Hennessy will conduct a walking tour titled “Beyond the Big House: Slaves and Slavery at Chatham” at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Information: 540/373-6122 or 540/373-5167.

• Send calendar information to gpierce@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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