- The Washington Times - Friday, October 13, 2006


Today and tomorrow: Members of the Freedom Guards Living History Company will discuss the contributions of the U.S. Sanitary Commission in the Civil War, when it provided all manner of aid and relief to soldiers and their families. Activities begin on the hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St. in downtown Frederick. Admission is $6.50 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4.50 for children 10 to 16. Children younger than 9 get in free. Call 301/695-1864.

Ending today: “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 today, 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 Prince William County Historic Preservation Division hosts free walking tours of the Bristoe Station Battlefield from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow. Tactical demonstrations, battlefield tours and living-history displays will be held throughout the day. Parking available on Iron Brigade Unit Drive. Candlelight tours also will be held tonight at 7, 8 and 9. Admission for the evening tours is $3 per person, and reservations are requested. Information: 703/792-4060 or [email protected]

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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