- The Washington Times - Friday, March 2, 2007


Monday: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear Richard N. Griffin discuss his recent book, “Three Years a Soldier,” at 7 p.m. in the Charles Sumner School, 1201 17th St. NW. Refreshments at 6:30. Information: George Franks, 301/379-0330.


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, 48 E. Patrick St., 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.

Today and tomorrow: 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.

Today: Living-history presentation of a Confederate surgeon by Mark Quattrock, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.

Thursday: The Montgomery County Civil War Round Table will hear Larry and Constance Clowers discuss Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia Dent Grant, at the Holiday Inn, 2 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Dinner begins at 7 and the program at 8. Cost: $21; presentation only, $3. Dinner reservations are required and can be made by contacting Vivian Eicke at 301/681-6497 or at [email protected]


Monday: The Sons of Confederate Veterans’ Robert E. Lee Camp No. 726 will hear Don Hakenson discuss his book “This Forgotten Land: A Tour of Civil War Sites and Other Historical Landmarks South of Alexandria, Virginia,” at the American Legion Hall, 400 Cameron St. in Old Town Alexandria (behind Gatsby’s Tavern). A social starts at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30. Phone Charlie Higginbotham at 703/455-4680 to make a reservation. Cost: $22. Web site: www.leecamp.org.

Thursday: The Bull Run Civil War Round Table will hear Chuck Mauro speak on his new book, “The Civil War in Fairfax County: Civilians and Soldiers,” at 7 p.m. in the Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville. Free and open to the public. Information: 703/675-0702.


MARCH 14: The Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table will hear Melissa Delcour summarize Confederate Maj. Gen. Lunsford Lindsay Lomax’s military life while focusing on his postwar career, 8 p.m. at the Hilltop House Hotel, 400 E. Ridge St., Harpers Ferry. 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 [email protected]washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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