- The Washington Times - Friday, November 10, 2006


Nov. 21: The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia will hear David Long speak on “Lincoln and the Dahlgren Raid” at the Fort McNair Officers Club. Social begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:45 and program at 7:45. Cost: $26. Reservations required by close of business Nov. 13. After that date, you can attend the presentation only for $5. Contact Susan Dennis at 703/532-6188 or [email protected]


Thursday through Nov. 19: The Other Side of Sports Legends: Camden Station and the Civil War at the Sports Legends at Camden Yards museum, 301 W. Camden St., Baltimore, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Presentations on life during the Civil War, including telegraphy, baseball, medicine, uniforms, photography and embalming. Free. Information: 410/727-1539, Ext. 3040, or www.sportslegendsatcamdenyards.com.


Today: The Mosby Heritage Area presents “Cavaliers, Courage, and Coffee: The Night Belonged to Mosby,” from 8 to 10 p.m., starting at the Rector House in Atoka, four miles west of Middleburg on Route 50. The Gray Ghost Interpretive Group will tell stories by lantern light at venues throughout the village. Free. Information: 540/687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

Nov. 18-19: Morven Park and the Southern Guard present Christmas 1861, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., re-creating camp life of the 17th Mississippi Regiment in winter quarters at the park in Leesburg after the battle at nearby Ball’s Bluff. Firing demonstrations at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. each day. Exhibits about Morven Park in the Civil War in the Coach House Visitors Center. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children and includes eggnog and gingerbread. Information: 703/777-6034 or www.morvenpark.org.

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

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