- The Washington Times - Friday, March 23, 2007

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

April 2: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear Melissa Delcor discuss “Gen. Lomax” at 7 p.m. in the Charles Sumner School, 1201 17th St. NW. Refreshments at 6:30 pm. Information: George Franks at 301/379-0330.

MARYLAND

Though 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, is open 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.

VIRGINIA

March 31 and April 1: Petersburg National Battlefield will commemorate the battle of Five Forks and the battle at Fort Gregg, with a ranger leading the discussion; there will be living history presentations, including the firing of cannon. The Visitor Contact Station will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with staff on hand to answer questions about the fighting. Information: 804/265-8244.

April 2: The Sons of Confederate Veterans Robert E. Lee Camp No. 726 will hear Doug Wicklund, senior curator of the National Rifle Association’s National Firearm Museum, at the American Legion Hall (behind Gatsby’s Tavern) at 400 Cameron St., Alexandria. A social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7:30. Reservations can be made by calling Charlie Higginbotham at 703/455-4680. Cost: $25. Checks should be made out to R.E. Lee Camp No. 726 and, if possible, mailed ahead of time to Mr. Higginbotham at 6234 Capella Ave., Burke, VA 22015. More information: www.leecamp.org.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to civilwarwashingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.


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