- The Washington Times - Friday, November 4, 2005



Monday: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear Ann Blackman, author of “Wild Rose, Civil War Spy: The True Story of Rose Greenhow,” 6:45 p.m. in Room 1300/1302 of the Longworth House Office Building.


Nov. 12: Re-enactors from the 51st Pennsylvania Infantry will depict Camp Life of Union Soldiers, including equipment, nutrition and the diseases they faced, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864 or www.civilwarmed.org.

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, 9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton. Open 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 www.surratt.org.


Monday: Sons of Confederate Veterans will hear Bernie Becker speak on “A Man Called Harrison,” a Confederate spy, at a dinner meeting at the American Legion Hall (behind Gatsby’s Tavern), 400 Cameron St., Alexandria. Social hour at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7. Phone Charlie Higginbotham at 703/455-4680 to reserve. Cost: $20.

Thursday: The Bull Run Civil War Round Table will hear Bud Hall speak on “Sabres Across the Rappahannock: The Battle of Brandy Station 9 June 1863,” 7:15 p.m., Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville. Free and open to the public. Information: 703/675-702.

Nov. 13: Frank Stringfellow Camp No. 822 Sons of Confederate Veterans will hear William Connery talk about the CSS Shenandoah. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 and speaker at 7. American Legion Post, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. Cost: $20; senior citizens, $15; and ages 7 to 18, $10. Speaker only, $5. Reservations by Nov. 10 at [email protected] or phone Matthew Buscher at 703/533-0884. Information: www.stringfellowcamp.org.


Wednesday: The Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table will hear author Jim Morgan speak on the Battle of Ball’s Bluff, 8 p.m. at the Camp Hill Methodist Church, corner of Washington and Gilmore streets, Harpers Ferry. The meeting is free and open to the public.

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

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