- The Washington Times - Friday, April 8, 2005



Today: Historian Janet Bucklew presents a short lecture and slide show, ?Mary Todd Lincoln: Victim of History.? Each half-hour program begins on the hour from 1 to 4 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.


Today and tomorrow: Thirty-third annual American Civil War Show, Dulles Expo Center (South Building), Chantilly, today 9 a.m.-5 p.m., tomorrow 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sponsored by Northern Virginia Relic Hunters Association. Information: John Graham at 703/823-1958 or [email protected]

Today and tomorrow: ?Pursuit to Appomattox,? 140th anniversary of the final campaign in Virginia, Appomattox National Battlefield Park. Battle re-enactments both days, cavalry operations and drill demonstrations, talks by a number of historians. Information: Appomattox Visitor Center, 434/352-2621, or www.140thappomattox.com.

Today and tomorrow: ?Black Thursday of the Confederacy,? 140th anniversary of the Battle of Sailor’s Creek at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park, Farmville. Living history, battle re-enactments, other events. $20. Information: www.saylerscreek.org.

Today and tomorrow: The Gray Ghost Interpretive Group presents ?Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee: The Night Belonged to Mosby,? a series of vignettes linked to the village of Atoka (four miles west of Middleburg on U.S. Route 50), 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, beginning across from the old store at the historic Caleb Rector House. Free. Information: 540/687-6681 or [email protected]

Thursday: The Bull Run Civil War Round Table will hear Gettysburg National Military Park supervisory historian D. Scott Hartwig’s lecture ?The Maryland Invasion of 1862? at 7:15 p.m. at the Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville. The meeting is free and open to the public. Information: 703/675-0702.

April 17: 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 [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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