- The Washington Times - Friday, October 20, 2006

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Today: Richard Zielinski leads a Lincoln-assassination walking tour to learn about the four-pronged attack designed to decapitate the U.S. government. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Andrew Jackson Statue in Lafayette Square (north front of the White House). Tickets: $10; $5 for children younger than 12. Reservations and information: [email protected]

MARYLAND

Friday and Oct. 28: Historian James W. Lowry presents “Dr. Lowry, Embalming Surgeon,” in which he discusses the practice of mortuary science during the war, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.

VIRGINIA

Oct. 28: The Clinton Hatcher Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold a ceremony commemorating Sgt. Hatcher at 1 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Ketoctin Church, where he is buried, just north of Purcellville at the south end of Short Hill Mountain. Re-enactors from many local units will participate, and the public is invited.

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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