- The Washington Times - Saturday, April 19, 2008



Thursday: The Alpine Station Civil War Round Table will meet Leroy Buzz Chamberlain as he shares his knowledge and collection of material on Union Gen. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (a distant relative) at 7 p.m. in the Hancock Museum at Town Hall on High Street in Hancock. Free and open to the public. For more information, phone 301/678-6308.


Today: The National Park Service presents “Lee’s Great Decision: How Robert E. Lee’s Resignation From the United States Army Shaped Our Nation,” 7 to 10 p.m. at Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial, in Arlington National Cemetery. Author Elizabeth Pryor will provide lectures on the subject throughout the program. Guided walks will be available by lantern to take visitors to the graves of Civil War soldiers. Reservations are required and will be available every 15 minutes from 7 to 9 p.m. To make a reservation, phone 703/235-1530.

Thursday: The Prince William County Department of Public Works presents It Started in Prince William County,” a lecture by Mark Trbovich about J.E.B. Stuart’s controversial ride to Gettysburg, at 7 p.m. in the Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Ave., Manassas.

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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