- The Washington Times - Friday, December 5, 2003


Today: The everyday life of Civil War soldiers, with emphasis on sanitary conditions and the health of the soldiers in camp, is the focus of a program at the Museum of Civil War Medicine, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The museum is at 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Admission is $6.50 for adults, $6 for seniors and $4.50 for youngsters 10 to 16. For more information, call 301/695-1864.


Tomorrow: A Holiday Book Mart is being sponsored by the Fairfax County History Commission at the Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, from 2 to 4 p.m. Authors of books on the county’s history, including the Civil War, will be on hand. For more information, call 703/293-6383.

Thursday: Bradley E. Gernand will talk about his book “Falls Church During the Civil War” at the 7:15 p.m. meeting of the Bull Run Civil War Round Table. The meeting, open to the public, will be at the Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. For more information, call 703/675-0702.

Dec. 13, 14: The 141st anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg will be commemorated by a living-history program, re-enactments and a guided tour of the Irish Brigade’s part in the battle. Sponsors include the city of Fredericksburg, the George Washington Fredericksburg Foundation and Central Virginia Battlefields Trust. For more information, 800/678-4748.

West Virginia

Wednesday: The Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table will meet at 8 p.m. at the Camp Hill Methodist Church, Washington and Gilmore streets, to hear Robert Mullauer lecture on the 1864 Battle of Franklin. For more information, call 301/353-1446.

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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