- The Washington Times - Saturday, November 3, 2007


Monday: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear author William Christen speak on “Pauline Cushman: Spy of the Cumberland” at 7 p.m. in the Charles Sumner School, 17th and M streets Northwest. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. For more information, phone Richard Griffin at 703/566-1776.


Thursday: The Chesapeake Civil War Round Table will hear historian Jeffrey Wert speak on his latest book, “The Sword of Lincoln: The Army of the Potomac,” at 7 p.m. in Room 219 of the Cade Building at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway, Arnold. Free. Information: 410/777-2428.


Monday: The Sons of Confederate Veterans Robert E. Lee Camp No. 726 will hear a talk by Ernest B. Pat Furgurson, author of two books about the Army of Northern Virginia, for which his great-grandfather fought. The meeting takes place at the American Legion Hall (behind Gadsby’s Tavern) at 400 Cameron St., Alexandria, beginning with a social at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:30. Reservations: Charlie Higginbotham at 703/455-4680. Cost: $25. The camp Web site is www.leecamp.org.

Thursday: The Bull Run Civil War Round Table will hear author Greg Mertz speak on the Battle of the Wilderness, 7 p.m., Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville. The meeting is free and open to the public. Information: 703/675-0702.

Saturday: In honor of Veterans Day, hour-long tours of Fort Ward will be conducted by a re-enactor in uniform from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 Braddock Road, Alexandria. Information: 703/838-4848 or www.fortward.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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