DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Tuesday: The Baltimore Civil War Round Table will hear Bob Mullauer and Jerry Bayer discuss Union and Confederate generals killed at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House at 7:30 p.m. at Tall Cedars Hall, 2502 Putty Hill Ave. in Parkville (corner of Old Harford Road) just inside the Baltimore Beltway. New members welcome. Information: Don Macreadie at 410/661-4479 or email@example.com.
Aug. 18-19: Longstreet’s Command Living History Association will portray the general, his staff and camp at Pry House Field Museum on the Antietam National Battlefield, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: The National Museum of Civil War Medicine at 301/695-1864.
Today and tomorrow: Fredericksburg National Battlefield presents artillery programs and firing demonstrations on Marye’s Heights, overlooking the Sunken Road. Information at the Visitors Center, 540/373-6122 or www.nps.gov/frsp.
Tomorrow: Friends of Wilderness Battlefield host craftsmen at the Ellwood Plantation, site of many Civil War events, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The craftsmen will demonstrate the building trades and other activities related to the settling of the Wilderness. Information: 540/373-6122 or www.fowb.org.
Aug. 18: The Mosby Heritage Area Association presents “Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee” from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. beginning at the Loudoun Museum, 16 Loudoun St. SW, Leesburg. The costumed Grey Ghost Interpretive Group tells stories about Col. John Mosby and life in Leesburg during the Civil War while strolling along the streets of the city. Free. Information: 540/687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.
Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, Vt. 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 202/529-3298.