- The Washington Times - Friday, January 6, 2006


Monday: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear Arthur C. Candenquist speak on “The Confederates Pick Up Steam: Jackson’s Great Train Robbery” at 6:30 p.m. in Room 1300-1302 of the Longworth House Office Building. Information: 703/243-0049.

Tuesday: The Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia will hear Arthur C. Candenquist speak on “The War Between the Sheets” at Fort McNair Officers Club. Social hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 and speaker at 8. Price: $28 with dinner; $5 for speaker only. Reservations required. Contact John Restall at 703/578-1942 or [email protected] for details.


Thursday: The Bull Run Civil War Round Table will hear E.B. Vandiver III speak on “Civil War Sites of the South Atlantic Blockade,” 7:15 p.m., Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville. Free and open to the public. Information: 703/675-0702.

Jan. 28: Civil War Ball at Gadsby’s Tavern Ballroom, Alexandria, 8 to 11 p.m. Live music, dance instruction, period desserts. Period attire, civilian or military, encouraged. Dance classes at Gadsby’s Tavern from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 12, 19 and 26. Classes $12 each, $30 for series. Ball $30 in advance, $40 at door. Reservations for both recommended. Information: 703/838-4242 or www.gadsbystavern.org.


Wednesday: The Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table will hear author George Kundahl speak on “Alexandria Goes to War” at 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 [email protected] or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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