- The Washington Times - Saturday, March 16, 2002


March 23: A Civil War concert featuring tenor Douglas Jimerson; the Olde Towne Brass Band of Huntsville, Ala.; Gilmore's Light Ensemble; pianist Harvey Jacobson; and soprano Jill Worley will benefit the Maryland Historical Society and the Baltimore Civil War Museum. It will be in Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College in Baltimore, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25, available at the door and at the Baltimore Civil War Museum, President Street Station. For more ticket information, call 800/521-1585.

March 27: "Anna Dickinson's Civil War The Forgotten History of America's 'Joan of Arc,'" is an illustrated lecture by J. Matthew Gallman, presented by the Maryland Historical Society's Civil War lecture series. It will be held at 7 p.m. at the Baltimore Civil War Museum, President Street Station. Free with museum admission. Call 410/385-5188 or go to the Web site: www.mdhs.org.


March 23-24: The 140th anniversary of the Battle of Seven Pines will be commemorated at Endview Plantation, 362 Yorktown Road, Newport News; living history programs and daily battle re-enactments will be featured Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for those age 6 and older. Call 757/887-1862 or go to the Web site: www.endview.org.

April 4-7: The 24th annual conference of the Confederate Historical Institute in Fredericksburg will feature tours of the Battle of Chancellorsville, led by Ed Bearss, with an optional Battle of Fredericksburg tour on Sunday. Speakers include Mr. Bearss, Jerry L. Russell, Greg Mertz and Frank O'Reilly. Call 501/225-3996 or contact [email protected]

District of Columbia:

April 2: William C. Davis, program director at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and three-time winner of the Jefferson Davis Prize for Confederate History, offers a new vision of the Confederacy that includes the Southern perspective. His most recent book is "Look Away! A History of the Confederate States of America." The program will be held in the Smithsonian Institution's Ring Auditorium, Seventh Street and Pennsylvania Ave. SW. Admission is $14. For tickets and information, call 202/357-3030.


April 6-7: Leadership during the Battle of Gettysburg will be the topic of the 2002 Gettysburg Seminar, sponsored by the Gettysburg National Military Park. On Saturday, Park Service historians, rangers and battlefield guides will present a series of lectures at the Cyclorama Center. Speakers will include Glenn LaFantasie, Michael Phipps and Mark Snell. The Sunday program, from 9 a.m. to noon, will include five field programs. For information on registration and the seminar fee, call 717/334-1124, Ext. 447.

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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