- The Washington Times - Thursday, July 24, 2008

MARYLAND

THURSDAY: Marc Leepson, author of “Desperate Engagement,” speaks on the Battle of Monocacy at 7:30 p.m. in the lecture hall at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.

Aug. 2-3: The Pry House Field Hospital Museum at Keedysville and the South Mountain Battlefield hold Signal Corps Weekend, with live signaling demonstrations and talks at those locations from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 301/416-2395 or www.civilwarmed.org.

Aug. 2: Belair Mansion, 12207 Tulip Drive in Bowie, holds a program on Maryland soldiers in the Civil War, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors will learn about camp life, military drill, cavalry experiences and listen to the volley of a musket-firing demonstration. Information: 301/809-3089 or museumevents@cityofbowie.org.

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

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