- The Washington Times - Friday, February 16, 2007


Feb. 24: The Prince William County Historic Preservation Division holds its first Blue & Grey Civil War Ball at 6 p.m. at the Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Ave., Manassas. Attendees, who are requested to wear formal attire (modern or Civil War era), will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, music by Potomac Thunder and dancing instruction by the Victorian Dance Ensemble. Tickets are $40 per person, and advance purchase is recommended. For more information or to make reservations and purchase tickets, call 703/792-5632 or e-mail historicpreservation@pwcgov.org.


Through May 28: “Remembrance and Recovery: Maryland’s Civil War Veterans,” an exhibit highlighting the state’s veterans and the organizations that supported them throughout their lives, with artifacts from the Daniel Toomey collection. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Frederick, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 301/695-1864 or www.civilwarmed.org.

March 3-4: Historic Surratt House Museum, 9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton, holds a used-book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Most books pertain to the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln and the Lincoln assassination. Information: 301/868-1121 or www.surratt.org.


Tomorrow: The Sons of Confederate Veterans Frank Stringfellow Camp No. 822 will hear Greg Clemmer speak on “Maj. Gen. Ed (Old Alleghany) Johnson, CSA” at the American Legion Post 177, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. Dinner at 6 p.m. for $20, speaker at 7 p.m. with suggested donation of $5. Information: 703/250-8705 or www.stringfellowcamp.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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