- The Washington Times - Saturday, March 23, 2002

Maryland

Wednesday:
"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.
April 6:
The Museum of Civil War Medicine will present the duties of a brigade surgeon and history of the 7th Virginia, Co. A, CSA, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the museum at 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Call 301/695-1864 or go to the Web site: www.CivilWarMed.org.

Virginia

Today and tomorrow
: 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 today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; tomorrow, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for those 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.

Pennsylvania
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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