- The Washington Times - Friday, June 11, 2004



Today and tomorrow: “The Civil War Returns to Rockville: Jubal Early’s March on Washington, 1864,” featuring civilian and military re-enactors, period music, speakers, tours of 1864 Rockville and an 1860s baseball game, takes place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Courthouse Square at Rockville Town Center. Information: 301/762-0096 or www.peerlessrockville.org.

Today: “Maryland’s Blue and Gray Colors in Red, White and Blue,” sponsored by Friends of the President Street Station at the Baltimore Civil War Museum, noon. Author Daniel D. Hartzler describes Northern and Southern flags in his and Maryland State Archives’ collections. Information: 410/461-9377 or [email protected]

Today: “Recruitment and Discipline in Mr. Lincoln’s Navy,” lecture by Dennis Ringle, USS Constellation Museum, Baltimore, 2 p.m. Information: 410/461-9377 or www.constellation.org.

Today: Re-enactors of the 51st Pennsylvania Infantry will depict “Camp Life of Union Soldiers,” 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.

June 19-20: Ellicott City B&O; Railroad Station Museum Fife & Drum Corps Muster. Musicians from all over will play militia music from the 1860s. Donations raised through pledges will go to the Central Virginia Battlefield Trust. Information: 410/461-1945 or www.ecbo.org.


Tomorrow: Frank Stringfellow Camp 822 Sons of Confederate Veterans meets at the American Legion Post No. 177, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. Supper begins at 6 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., Henry Kidd, councilman for the Army of Northern Virginia and a noted Civil War artist, will discuss his art. Several of his pieces will be on display for immediate sale. Supper $20 for adults; $15 for senior citizens; $10 for ages 7-18; children under 7 free when accompanied by a paying adult; $5 for lecture only. For reservations or information, call 703-533-0884 or visit www.stringfellowcamp.org.

June 19-20: Lynchburg Civil War Days and 140th-anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Lynchburg. Information: 434/832-0162 or www.discoverlynchburg.org.

June 19-20: Re-enactment of the Battle of Lynchburg on Saturday, along with other activities on both days, on a 300-acre site near Appomattox. Information: 434/352-2621 or [email protected]

June 20: Dedication of the Jubal Early monument in Lynchburg at 2 p.m. Keynote speaker Mitch Bowman, director of Virginia Civil War Trails. Information: 434/832-0162 or [email protected]

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to [email protected] or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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