- The Washington Times - Friday, December 31, 2004



Monday: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear historian and battlefield guide Ed Bearss talk about George Armstrong Custer. Longworth House Office Building, Room 1302. Refreshments served at 6 p.m., followed by lecture at 6:30. Free. Information: 703/527-0237 or 703/820-1232.

Jan. 15-16: Civil War living history garrison drill weekend at Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore. Information: https://www.nps.gov/fomc/

Jan. 18: The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia will hear Edna Greene Medford discuss the “Lincoln-Douglass Debates” — the ones between the president and black leader Frederick Douglass. Fort McNair Officers Club. Cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:45 and program at 7:45. Dinner and program $26. Reservations required by close of business Jan. 12. Contact Susan Dennis at 703/532-6188 or 202/622-5438 or dennisu@tsa.si.edu.


Monday through Feb. 18: “Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation” exhibit at Gettysburg College. Free public events include film, talks, music and workshop. Information: 717/337-6600 or www.gettysburg.edu/library/lincolnexhibit.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to civilwar@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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