- The Washington Times - Friday, August 18, 2006


Monday: The Central Delaware Civil War Round Table will hear Scott Richards speak on “Uniforms, Arms and Equipment.” With the help of re-enactors, Mr. Richards will discuss Army life and display cap and ball revolvers from the period. Cocktails are at 6:30 p.m., with a meatloaf dinner served at 7. The meeting will be held in the Palmer Room of the Modern Maturity Center at 1121 Forrest Ave., Dover, and is open to the public. Cost for dinner is $14. For reservations, call 302/697-1050.


Aug. 26: “Soldier Reminiscences” at the Pry House Field Museum, Antietam National Battlefield, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interpreters acting as soldiers will recount their experiences on the Antietam Battlefield. Information: 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 and tomorrow: The National Civil War and Antique Arms Show will be held at the Showplace in Richmond 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow. Contact Stephen Sylvia at 540/672-4845 or [email protected] or www.nstcivilwar.com/cgi-bin/show.asp.

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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