- The Washington Times - Friday, March 9, 2007


March 20: The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia holds its annual auction at the Fort McNair Officers Club. Cocktails at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:45 and the auction at 7:45. Cost: $26; auction only, $5. Reservations must be made by close of business on Thursday. Contact Susan Dennis at 703/532-6188 or [email protected]


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.


March 17: The Mosby Heritage Area Association presents “Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee: Mosby Owned the Night,” 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. beginning at the Rector House in Atoka (4 miles west of Middleburg on Route 50). The costumed Gray Ghost Interpretive Group tells stories about life in the area during the Civil War, using lantern light and various locations throughout the village. Free. Information: 540/687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

March 22: Historian Mark Trbovich presents “First Blood: The Battle of Blackburn Ford, July 18, 1861, and the Prelude to First Manassas,” at 7 p.m. at the Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Ave., Manassas. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. Contact the Prince William County Department of Public Works, Historic Preservation Division, at 703/792-5632.


Wednesday: 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 civilwar@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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