Friday, April 15, 2005



April 23-24: Living-history presentation of a Union surgeon portrayed by Larry Sokolowski, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.

April 28: The Chesapeake Civil War Round Table at Anne Arundel Community College will hear historian George C. Rable discuss his book ?The Confederate Republic: A Revolution Against Politics? at 7 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts, Room 219, on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Free. Information: 410/777-2428.

Through Nov. 27: The Surratt House Museum features a photographic exhibit tracing the assassination of Abraham Lincoln from the plot to capture the president through the trial and the carrying out of the conspirators’ sentences. The exhibit is part of public tours of the museum at 9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton. Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Last tour a half-hour before closing. Information 301/868-1121 or


Tomorrow: The 2005 Manassas Confederate Memorial Ceremony starts at 2 p.m. at the Manassas Cemetery on Center Street. Guest speaker will be David Bridges. Bagpiper Jay Barringer and Confederate Balladeer Patrick Lacefield will provide music. The Major General Fitzhugh Lee Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp will act as the Honor Guard. Information: 703/819-5111 or

Tomorrow: Frank Stringfellow Camp 822 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans holds its third annual Lord Acton Dinner at 6 p.m. at PJ Skidoos restaurant in Fairfax. Thomas DiLorenzo, author of ?The Real Lincoln,? will speak on ?Lincoln vs. the Constitution.? Reservations for the $35 dinner are required in advance. For information or to make reservations, contact Matt Buscher at

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

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