- The Washington Times - Friday, November 28, 2003

District

Monday: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear Paula Elsey, author of “Stone Ground: A History of Union Mills,” discuss the war’s impact on the small Virginia town. The program will be at 6 p.m. in Room 1302 of the Longworth House Office Building, Independence and New Jersey avenues SE; it’s free and open to the public. For more information, call 703/768-6198 or 301/262-3768.

Maryland

Dec. 6: 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.

Virginia

Dec. 6: The Brandy Station Foundation will hold a holiday open house at the Graffiti House at Brandy Station. For information, call 540/727-7718.

Dec. 7: 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.

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 information, call 800/678-4748.

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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