- The Washington Times - Friday, February 10, 2006

UPCOMING EVENTS

DISTRICT

Tuesday: The Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia will hear historian Edwin C. Bearss speak on “River of Blood — Chickamauga.” Social hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7, speaker at 8, at Fort McNair Officers Club. Price $28; speaker only, $5. Reservations required. Contact John Restall at 703/578-1942 or [email protected]

VIRGINIA

Feb. 23: Historian Mark Trbovich will speak on “August 27, 1862; 24 Hours at Manassas Junction,” 7 p.m. at the Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Ave., Manassas. This free lecture is sponsored by the Prince William County Historic Preservation Division. Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended. Information and reservations: 703/792-5546.

Feb. 25: A program on the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, the most celebrated black regiment of the Civil War, will be presented at 2 p.m. at the Fort Ward Museum Library, Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria. Information and reservations: 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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