- The Washington Times - Friday, January 14, 2005



Today and tomorrow: Civil War living-history garrison drill weekend at Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore. Information: www.nps.gov/fomc.

Today: Annual ceremony to celebrate the birthdays of Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, 11 a.m. at the Lee-Jackson Monument, Art Museum and Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore. Refreshments for all participants and spectators following the ceremony, which will include Confederate and Union re-enactors. Information: 410/296-9235.


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.


Jan. 22: Author and retired Brig. Gen. Lewis Helm will talk about the Black Horse Cavalry as featured speaker for Lee-Jackson-Maury Day, 11 a.m. at the Old House Chamber, Virginia Capital, Richmond. Any organization interested in providing wreaths for the ceremony should contact Don Hakenson at either [email protected] or 703/971-4984.

Jan. 29: The classic 1951 film “The Red Badge of Courage” will be presented at 2 p.m. at the Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria. The movie’s original theatrical trailer will precede the film. Admission free but reservations suggested due to limited seating. Information: 703/838-4848.

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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