Saturday, November 17, 2001

Saturday, Sunday:
The annual Capital of the Confederacy Civil War Show will be held at the Richmond Raceway on Strawberry Hill. Times today are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tomorrow from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will include artifact displays and speakers. Call 804/798-6817 or 804/737-5827.
Dec. 1: The Blue and Gray Ball will be held at the Fauquier Springs Country Club in Warrenton from 5:30 p.m. to midnight. The program includes the arrival of Company H, 4th Virginia Confederate Cavalry on horseback plus dinner, dancing and a silent auction. Call 540/351-1600 for further information.

Saturday: The National Museum of Civil War Medicine will offer the program “Music and Medicine in the Civil War” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Musician George Wunderlich will play his Civil War-era banjo and discuss the role music played in medical care during the war. The museum is located at 48 E. Patrick St. in downtown Frederick. Call 301/695-1864.
Nov. 14:
Author and historian Daniel Hartzler will address the Camp Maj. Gen. Isaac Ridgeway Trimble Sons of Confederate Veterans on “Maryland’s Southern Poetry and Prose” at the historic Mount Ida Mansion in Ellicott City. Call 410/672-1107 for starting time.
Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, Vt. 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to The Washington Times by fax to 202/269-1853.

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