- The Washington Times - Friday, June 16, 2006


Today and tomorrow: Living-history presentations of a Union surgeon and hospital steward, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pry House Field Hospital Museum on Antietam National Battlefield. Suggested donation $2. 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 Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the H. Furlong Baldwin Library of the Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore. Information: 410/685-3750, Ext. 349, or www.mdhs.org.


Today: Annual Civil War Camp Day at Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, in which visitors can tour Union and Confederate camps and observe pay call, cooking, leisure pursuits and infantry and artillery drills, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fort, at 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria, also is offering torchlight tours of the camps from 7 to 9 p.m. Suggested donation $2 adults, $1 children. Information: 703/838-4848.

Saturdays through July: Fighting and Frolicking: The Civil War Comes to Morven Park features historical interpreters portraying Civil War soldiers who lived at Morven Park in the winter of 1861-62. The program begins at 1 p.m. The park is at 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg. Reservations required no later than 3 p.m. Fridays. Admission: $5 adults, $1 children 6 to 12, under 6 free. Information and reservations: 703/777-6034 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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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