- The Washington Times - Friday, June 18, 2004



Today and tomorrow: 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.

June 26 and 27: “The Battlefield Embalmer: Preserving the Civil War Dead,” 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Historian James W. Lowry, as “Dr. Lowry, Embalming Surgeon,” discusses the practice of mortuary science and the art of embalming during the war. A display of 19th-century coffins is included in the presentation.


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

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

Tomorrow: 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 civilwarhistoricsandusky.org.

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

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