- The Washington Times - Friday, August 11, 2006


Aug. 17: Terry Reimer, director of research at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and John Rathgeb, a retired orthopedic surgeon, will discuss the injuries and treatments of several soldiers treated in Frederick County’s Civil War hospitals. Using the bones of those soldiers, the speakers will address the types of orthopedic injuries sustained during the war and the history of Frederick’s hospital sites. The program will begin at noon at the museum, 48 E. Patrick St. in downtown Frederick. Bring a bag lunch. For information, call 301/695-1864.

Through Oct. 14: “The Civil War in Maryland: Rare Photographs From the Collection of the Maryland Historical Society and Its Members,” the largest collection of Civil War Maryland photographs ever displayed. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the H. Furlong Baldwin Library of the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore. Information: 410/685-3750, Ext. 349, or www.mdhs.org.


Today: The Mosby Heritage Area Association presents “Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee: Mosby Owned the Night,” 8 to 10 p.m. at the Rector House in Atoka (four miles west of Middleburg on Route 50). Costumed interpreters tell stories by lantern light at venues throughout the village. Free. Information: 540/687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

Aug. 19-20: The National Civil War and Antique Arms Show will be held at the Showplace in Richmond 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 19 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 20 Contact Stephen Sylvia at 540/672-4845 or [email protected] or www.nst-civilwar.com.

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

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