- The Washington Times - Saturday, April 20, 2002

Maryland
Today and tomorrow:
A Civil War Medicine Weekend will be held at the Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will feature demonstrations of military and civilian medical care and tactical demonstrations by re-enactors of Company B, 28th Massachusetts. Call 301/670-4661.
Wednesday:
"Lincoln's Call for Troops A Crushing Blow to Upper South Unionists," will be the 7 p.m. lecture in the Maryland Historical Society's Civil War Lecture Series at the Baltimore Civil War Museum-President Street Station. Call 410/385-5188.
April 27-28:
The Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine will be the site of a Civil War re-enactment, featuring a cavalry charge by mounted troops, cannon firing, and fife and drum music of the First Maryland Regiment. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Parking is free; admission 17 years and up is $5. Call 410/962-4290, Ext. 236.

Pennsylvania
Tomorrow:
The annual March for the Parks will be held in East Cavalry Field at Gettysburg, sponsored by the Friends of the National Parks at Gettysburg. Call 717/334-0772.

Virginia
Today:
The Sons of Confederate Veterans will present the charter to the newly formed Frank Stringellow Camp #822. The ceremony will be at 11 a.m. at the Old Stone Church, 13941 Braddock Road, Centreville, which served as a hospital during the first and second battles of Manassas. Call 703/425-5735. The public is welcomed.
Tuesday:
The Eastern Loudoun Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Borders Books in Cascades. Les Jensen will discuss period uniforms and other paraphernalia. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call 703/404-0542.

District
April 27:
The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will take a one-day tour of Antietam and related sites, led by Ted Alexander, historian at Antietam National Battlefield Park. The fee of $65 includes lunch. Call 703/998-5628.
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 202/529-3298.


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