- The Washington Times - Friday, October 14, 2005



Today and tomorrow: Members of the Freedom Guards Living History Company discuss the contributions of the U.S. Sanitary Commission in the Civil War, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the hour, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.

Oct. 22: Tours of Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick. Ranger-led battlefield hikes highlight tactics and troop movements during the battle. Free. Information: 301/662-3515.

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. 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.


Today: Douglas Owsley, head of physical anthropology for the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, will discuss his role in identifying remains found aboard the sunken Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley at 2 p.m., Walker Grant Middle School auditorium, Fredericksburg.

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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