- The Washington Times - Friday, September 1, 2006

DISTRICT

September 11: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear author Don Ernsberger speak on “Paddy Owen’s Regulars: The 69th Pennsylvania Irish Volunteers” at 6:30 p.m. in Room 1300/1302 of the Longworth House Office Building. Information: Richard Garrison at 703/243-0049 or John Edward Hurley at 202/483-5700.

Sept. 19: The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia will hear Richard Sloan speak on “Abraham Lincoln’s New York City Funeral.” Social begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:45 and program at 7:45 at Fort McNair Officers Club. Reservations required by close of business on Sept. 13. Information and reservations: Susan Dennis at 703/532-6188 or [email protected]

MARYLAND

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 Wednesdays through Saturdays, 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.

VIRGINIA

Tomorrow: The final Twilight Tour of the Ball’s Bluff Battlefield takes place at 6 p.m. The free three-hour tour will be given by Bill Wilkin, a history teacher at Stone Bridge High School and volunteer guide for the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. For directions, go to www.nvrpa.org or phone Mr. Wilkin at 703/729-6349.

WEST VIRGINIA

Sept. 13: The Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table will hear Michael Werner speak on the Jewish contribution to the Civil War, 8 p.m. at the Hilltop House Hotel, 400 E. Ridge St., 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 civilwar@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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