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EVENTS 2014

June

June 2014

Civil War events updated 25-Jun-2014

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GA Living history and hikes commemorating the battle of Pickett's Mill at the Picketts Mill Battlefield State Historic Site near Dallas. Military and civilian camps and demonstrations. 9 am-2 pm Sunday. Free with park admission. gastateparks.org/PickettsMillBattlefield
1 TN Living history, "Vintage Base Ball," on the grounds of Carnton Plantation in Franklin. Noon. Free for ball game spectators. carnton.org
1 KY Reenactment "Jefferson Davis's Birthday" commemoration at the Davis State Historic Site near Fairview. Camps, living history, talks and other programs 8 am-10 pm Saturday, 8 am-4 pm Sunday. Battle sat 2:30 pm Saturday, 1 pm Sunday. friendsofjeffdavis.org/2014-birthday-commemoration-event
1 NJ iving history, "School of the Soldier," camps and demonstrations at Allaire State Park in Wall Township. Event recreates a Civil War recruit training camp. 10 am-3 pm. $5/parking fee. allairevillage.org
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PA Reenactment, "Civil War Reunion, at Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville. Camps and demonstrations open 10 am-4 pm. civilwarreunion.org
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PA Reenactment, "Civil War Days," at White Hall Park, Church Street, in Whitehall. Camps, demonstrations and battle. 9 am-3 pm. Free. campgeiger.org
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VA Anniversary activities, "Battle of Cold Harbor," near Richmond. NPS tours, living history, talks, music and more. nps.gov/rich/ planyourvisit/ 150th1864.htm
2 VA Bus tour, "Arlington at 150: The Civil War," at the Arlington National Cemetery. 2-5 pm. Fee charged. arlingtoncemetery.mil/ Events/ ANC150Events.aspx
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VA Car-caravan tour, "Battle of Piedmont," begins at Grand Caverns, 5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes. 4-6 pm. Free. shenandoahatwar.org
6 DC Film, "The Life and Times of Ed Bearss, at the National Museum of American History in Washington. Question period follows with the famed historian 6:45-8:45 $45. smithsonianassociates.org
6 VT Opening reception for Civil War exhibits at the American Precision Museum, 196 Main St, Windsor. 5:30-7:30 pm. americanprecision.org
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VA Living history, "Gathering of Eagles: Ebb Tide -- The Decline of the Confederacy," at the Old Court House Museum in Winchester. The events of 1864 discussed by living historians. civilwarmuseum.org
7 LA "Hard Crackers Come Again No More: Civil War Commissary," special program at the Mansfield State Historic Site in Mansfield. 2 pm. Free with park admission. 318-872-1474.
7 LA Talk and ceremony, "Our Brave and Honored Dead," at the Centenary State Historic Site in Jackson 10 am. Free with site admission. 225-634-7925.
7 LA Living history, "Firepower!" weapons demonstrations at Port Hudson State Historic Site near Zachary. 1-3 pm. Free with site admission. 225-654-3775.
7 LA "A Civil War Soldier's Equipment," from the Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site's collection in Pineville. 1 pm. Free with site admission. 318-484-2390.
7 MO Music, "Ray House Jamboree," Civil War period music at historic house on the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 8 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr
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VA Tour and book signing, "The Battle of Piedmont." Space limited. Registration is "by vehicle." Tours begin at the Port Republic Museum at 9:30 am and 2:30 pm. Register: shenandoahatwar.org
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VA Anniversary activities, "Battle of Cold Harbor," near Richmond. NPS ranger tours and programs. NPS tours, living history, talks, music and more. nps.gov/rich/ planyourvisit/ 150th1864.htm
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VA Living history, music and demonstrations, "Soldier and Civilian Life in 1864" at Grand Caverns in Grottoes. Daytime activities are free. Candlelight tour and ball, 6-8 pm, $25. 540-249-5705.
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VA Memorial service at the Fairfax City Cemetery Confederate Monument. 10:30 am. Free. 703-255-3136.
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VA Living history, "Fire! Rifle Musket Program," at the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. Noon. Free with admission. tredegar.org
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VA Living history, "Wedding Commemoration at the Holliday House," commemoration of 1864 wedding attended by J.E.B. Stuart. $15. Details, reservations: 540-672-4893.
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VA Walking tour, "Battle of Smithfield," meets at the Isle of Wight Museum in Smithfield. 2 pm. Free. historicisleofwight.com
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VA Guided walking tour of Fort Huger, 15080 Talcott Terrace, on the James River near Smithfield. 10 am. Free. 757-357-0115.
7 DC Walking tour, "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln," begins at Lafayette Square, 16th Street and H Street NW, Washington. A Smithsonian tour. 3-5 pm. $35. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
7 MD "First Call Weekend" with Civil War art, music and special programs in downtown Frederick and the Monocacy National Battlefield. visitfrederick.org
7 MD Talk, "The Civil War Soldier and His Quilt," at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2 pm. Free with site admission. civilwarmed.org
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PA "Stories and Songs of a Civil War Hospital," music and readings at Christ Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. candlelightatchrist.org
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PA "An Evening with the Painting," after-hours extended look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 6 pm. $20. gettysburgfoundation.org
7-8 TN Living history, "Kennesaw Mountain Connections," military demonstrations with stories of soldiers who fought at Stones River and Kennesaw Mountain at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Free. nps.gov/stri
7-8 VA Living history, camp and demonstrations at Hupp's Hill Civil war Center in Strasburg. $5. 540-465-5884.
7-8 FL Living history, "Union Garrison," at the Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. Camp with demonstrations. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. $6/vehicle plus $2/person fort admission. 904-277-7274.
7-8 NJ Reenactment, "Living History Weekend," at the Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum, 1605 Daniel Bray Highway, Lambertville. Camps and demonstrations with battles each afternoon. $10. lambertvillecivilwarreenactment.com
8 DC Walking tour, "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln," begins at Lafayette Square, 16th Street and H Street NW, Washington. A Smithsonian tour. 11 am-1 pm. $35. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
8 MD Concert, "Federal City Brass Band," Civil War music at Baker Park Bandshell, 121 N Bentz St, Frederick. 5 pm. 301-600-2844.
8 MD Lecture, "A House Divided: The Booths as a Reflection of Civil War Marylanders," at Tudor Hall, home of the Booth family, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2 pm. $5/adult. spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com
8 VA Memorial service at the Confederate Memorial, Jackson Circle in Arlington National Cemetery. 11 am. Free. 301-530-8567.
8 VA "Drummer's Call: Field Music of the Civil War," at the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. 1 pm. Free with admission. tredegar.org
8 VA Book talk, "Battle of Big Bethel," at the Manassas Museum. 2 pm. Free. manassasmuseum.org
10 NC "Civil War Scenes Through the Lens of the Magic Lantern" at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras. 2 pm. Free. graveyardoftheatlantic.com/wp
11 AR Lecture, "Cabins Divided: The 1864 Elections in Arkansas," at the Old State House Museum in Little Rock. Noon. Free. oldstatehouse.com
11 VA Talk, "Hunter's Raid: When the Valley Wept," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 12:15 pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
12 TN Bike tour, "Moccasin Bend," begins at Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St, Chattanooga. 6 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
12 VA Lecture, "The Fort Stevens Raid and the Virginia Defenses," at the Williamsburg Middle School, 3600 N Harrison St, Arlington. 7 pm. Free. arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org
12 VA "Inside the Vault," special tour of the Museum of the Confederacy's (Richmond) flag collection. 6-8 pm. $10/includes refreshments. tredegar.org/ts.aspx
13 MN Lecture, "Who the Heck is Abner Doubleday? Baseball in the Civil War," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Noon. Free. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar/events
13 VA "Ghosts, Spirits, and Eerie Feelings: The Wilderness," a Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP History at Sunset program at Ellwood, off Route 20 near Route 3 west of Fredericksburg. 7 pm. Free. 540-373-6122.
13 VA Walking tour, "Full Moon Tour," of the Kernstown battlefield, south of Winchester just off Route 11. 7 pm. Donations welcome. kernstownbattle.org
13 VA "Corlings Corner," ranger program highlights slave trading area, corner of Bank and Sycamore streets, Petersburg. 6 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
13-14 NC Living history, "The Civil War in Haywood County NC in 1864," camp, lectures, dancing and more at the Shelton House Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts, Waynesville. Friday 7-9 pm, Saturday 10 am-4:30 pm, 6:30-9 pm. Free, donations accepted. sheltonhouse.org, 828-452-1551.
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MS Reenactment, "Battles of Brice's Crossroads and Tupelo/Harrisburg. On the Brice's Crossroads battlefield, HW 370 and CR 833 near Baldwyn. Friday evening parade/music/reception in Baldwyn, camps demonstrations, battles weekend days. finalstands.com
14 IA Living history, music and more, "Civil War Experience," in Historic Riverfront Park in Bonaparte. 319-592-3400.
14 IL Living history, "A Question of Loyalty," at the Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site in Lerna. Liincoln relatives and friends react to the Charleston Riot and the war. 2 pm. Free with site admission. lincolnlogcabin.org
14 GA Lecture, "Impact of Sherman's Atlanta Campaign: From Pickett's Mill to Kennesaw Mountain," 1908 Kennesaw Depot on the tracks in downtown Kennesaw. 2 pm. Free. southernmuseum.org
14 GA Talk, "You Yankees Have Killed Our General Polk," at the Chickamauga NMP. 10 am. Free. nps.gov/chch
14 GA Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Chickamauga NMP. Free. nps.gov/chch
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VA Bus tour, "Grant's Army moves from Cold Harbor to Petersburg." NPS tour meets at the Cold Harbor visitor center, 5515 Anderson-Wright Drive, Mechanicsville. 8:30 am-4:30 pm. $45. Reservations: 804-335-8100. Info: nps.gov/rich
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VA Bus tour, "US Colored Troops in the Richmond-Petersburg Campaign," day-long tour leaves from the Manassas area. $80 includes lunch. Reservations: 703-367-7872.
14 VA "Liberation of Spotsylvania's Americans of African Descent," by Gen. George Custer's cavalry on the way to Trevilian Station, at Lake Anna State Park, Shelter 3. 10 am. More info: trevbattleva.com/liberation-of-spotsylvanias-americans-of-african-descent
14 VA Living history and tours commemorating Pamplin Historical Park's 20th anniversary. 10 am-5 pm. Special price: $2. pamplinpark.org
14 VA Lecture/reception, "Whatever Happened to...? The Post-War Lives of Prominent Civil War Figures," James I. Robertson talk at the lecture hall of the Warrenton Visitor Center, 33 N Calhoun St. 12:30 pm. $10/includes tour of the nearby Mosby House. Reservations: 540-347-5283.
14 VA Walking tour, "Brown's Island," site of the Confederate States' Laboratory. Begins at the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. Noon. Free with admission. tredegar.org
14 VA Walking tour, "From Belles to Battleaxes: The Women of Civil War Richmond," begins at the Bell Tower on Capitol Square in Richmond. 10:30 am. $15. Reservations: 855-649-1861 extension 121.
14 VA Concert, David Kincade presents songs of Irish-American Civil War soldiers at the Sydnor Performance Hall, Lynchburg College, in Lynchburg. 7:30 pm. Free. historicsandusky.org
14 VA Car-caravan tour, Brandy Station battlefield (Kelly's Ford & Stevensburg). Begins at the Graffiti House visitor center in Brandy Station. 10 am-noon. $10/adult. brandystationfoundation.com
14 VA Boat tour, "Potomac River Blockade," departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. 10 am-1 pm. $40. Reservations: 703-792-4754.
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Bus tour, "Booth Escape Route," leaves from 550 C St SW, Washington. A Smithsonian tour. 8 am-8 pm. $185. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
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PA "Stories and Songs of a Civil War Hospital," music and readings at Christ Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. candlelightatchrist.org
14 PA Concert, the Wildcat Regimental Band at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Free. More info: gettysburgfestival.org
14-15 MO Reenactment, "Hulston Mill Civil War Days," at Hulston Mill, 36 Hulston Mill Lane, Everton. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-2:30 pm Sunday. $5/adult. dadehist.org
14-15 KY Living history at Old Mulkey Meeting House State Historic Site, 38 Old Mulkey Park Road, Tompkinsville. Camp, demonstrations plus wedding. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-2:30 pm Sunday. 270-487-8491.
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VA Living history, ranger programs and more, "Opening Assaults Weekend," at the Petersburg National Battlefield. Details: nps.gov/pete
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VA Living history, special exhibits, tours and more commemorating the Battle of Lynchburg at various sites around town. All free. discoverlynchburg.org
15 KY Book discussion, "A Short History of Reconstruction," at the Calloway County Public Library, 710 Main St, Murray. 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/fodo
15 MD Kayak tour, "Antietam Creek" focus is on Civil War history. $110 includes brunch, kayak rental. rivertrail.com/kayak-antietam-creek-brunch.php
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VA Banquet with lecture, "From 'Old Bald Head' to 'Lee's Bad Old Man': The 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, in 1864" at the Hill City Restaurant, 7001 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg. 6 pm. $25. Details: 434-832-0162.
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VA Car-caravan tours, "Battle of Old Men and Young Boys," ranger-led tours traces famous Petersburg event. Begins at Petersburg National Battlefield visitor center. 10 am and 1:30 pm. Free with park admission. Reservations: 804-732-3531 extension 205.
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VA Walking tour, "At This Moment: Charge of the 1st Marine Heavy Artillery," at Stop 5, Petersburg National Battlefield. 4:30 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete
19 DC Gallery talk, "The Civil War Craze for Carte de Visite Photographs," at the Center for Education and Leadership at Ford's Theatre in Washington. 12:30 pm. fords.org
19 VA Tour and reception, "These Walls Can Talk." a special wall conservation tour of Liberia, Civil War headquarters building for both armies. 6-7:30 pm. $30 donation. Reservations: 703-257-8385.
19 VA Lecture, "Significant Confederates Buried in Alexandria's Ivy Hill Cemetery," at the Lloyd House, 220 N Washington St, Alexandria. 7:30 pm. Free. historicalexandria.org
20 GA "Juneteenth" celebration at Grant Park and the Atlanta Cyclorama. Details: atlantacyclorama.org
20 VA Walking tour, "First Clash at Chancellorsville: A Walk on the May 1 Battlefield," a Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP History at Sunset program at Ellwood, just off Route 3, 5 miles west of I-95 near Fredericksburg. 7 pm. Free. 540-373-6122.
20 VA Talk, "Cold Harbor: The Civilian Side," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free with museum admission. moc.org
20-21 WV Reenactment, "Civil War Encampment," camp and demonstrations and exhibition baseball game at Blennerhassett Island State Historical Park. Battles each day. 137 Juliana St, Parkersburg. 304-420-4800.
20-22 GA Living history, "Sherman at the Gates," camp on Marietta Square in Marietta. mariettacivilwar.com
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OK Living history, speakers and music commemorating the "Battle of the JR Williams," at the Talika Valley Cultural Heritage Center in Stigler. On June 15, 1864, Confederate Indians under Stand Waite captured and sunk a Federal supply ship in the Arkansas River. 10:30 am-4 pm. Free. More info, directions: talokavalleychc.com/events.html
21 TX Marker dedication, talks, concert and parade commemorating the historic site of "Juneteenth" at 22nd and The Strand in Galveston. Slaves discovered their freedom here June 19, 1865, giving rise to commemoration activities across the country. 10 am. Free. thc.state.tx.us/news-events/calendar
21 MO Book talk, "On Slavery's Border: Missouri's Small Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865," at the Jackson County Truman Courthouse, 112 W Lexington St, Independence. 1 pm. Book signing follows. Reservations: 816-503-4860.
21 LA Living history, "Battlefield Baseball," at the Mansfield State Historic Site in Mansfield. 11 am and 2 pm. free with park admission. 318-872-1474.
21 LA Living history, "Civil War Soldier Life — Union Army," at the Audubon State Historic Site near St. Francisville. 10 am-4 pm. Free with site admission. 225-635-3739.
21 WI Living history, "A Salute to Freedom — 1864 Encampment and Soldiers Aid Fair," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Music, demonstrations and more. 10 am-4 pm. Free with museum admission. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar/events
21 GA Talk, "‘I Shall Not Come Out of This Attack Alive,’ Brigadier General Charles G. Harker and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain," at the Chickamauga NMP (Stop 8). 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
21 MD Living history walking tour, "Back from the Dead: Soldiers and Angels," at the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton, 339 S Seaton Ave, Emmittsburg. 7-10 pm. Free. setonheritage.org/events
21 MD Walking tour, "Civil War in Annapolis," two-hour tour meets at City Dock downtown at 10 am. $16/adult. Reservations: annapolistours.com
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PA "Stories and Songs of a Civil War Hospital," music and readings at Christ Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. candlelightatchrist.org
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VA "Civil War Day" at the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg with archaeology programs commemorating the Battle of Lynchburg. 10 am-4 pm. Free. gravegarden.org
21 VA Bus tour visits John S. Mosby-related sites in Northern Virginia. Leaves from Truro Parish, 10520 Main St, Fairfax, at 8:30 am, returns 5:30 pm. $75. More info, reservations: 730-971-4984.
21 VA Boat tours, Civil War sites on the James River. Tours leave from Deep Bottom Park, southeast of Richmond. 9-11 am or 6-8 pm. $45. Reservations: 804-652-3409.
21 VA Van tour, "Petersburg's Eastern Front" begins at Lee Hall Mansion in Newport News. 8 am-5 pm. $50. Reservations: leehall.org or 757-888-3371.
21 VA Living history, lectures, kids' activities, "Juneteenth at City Point," at the Grant's HQ at City Point (Hopewell). 10 am-2 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
21-22 MO Living history, "The U.S. Soldier at Wilson's Creek," at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. Camp and demonstrations 11 am-4 pm. Free with park fee. nps.gov/wicr
21-22 IL Living history, camps, demonstrations and more at Fischer Farm, 16W680 Old Grand Ave, Bensenville. 10 am-4 pm. Saturday, 10 am-pm Sunday. Free. bensenvilleparkdistrict.org /pdcms/calendar-of-events
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VA Reenactment, "Battle of Trevilian Station," at Brackett's Farm in Louisa. Camps, demonstrations tours. Battles each day. trevbattleva.com
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VA Reenactment, "The Battle of Staunton River Bridge," at the Staunton River Bridge Battlefield State Park near Randolph. stauntonriverbattlefield.org/ reenact2014.pdf
22 VA Living history, "Women at War," at the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. 1 pm. Free with admission. tredegar.org
24 MO Lecture, "The 33rd Illinois at Pilot Knob, 1861-1862" at the Fort Davidson State Historic Site near Pilot Knob. 7 pm. Free. 573-546-3454.
26 GA Virginia Historymobile and free admission to the Southern Museum in Kennesaw. 5-8 pm. Talk, "Atlanta Campaign and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain," at 7 pm. southernmuseum.org
26 GA Lecture, "The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain," at the Atlanta History Center in Atlanta. 8 pm. $10. atlantahistorycenter.com
26 VA Lecture, "Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause," at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. Noon. $6. vahistorical.org
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GA Anniversary activities at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw includes tours, living history and music. Complete schedule: battleofkennesawmountain150.com
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MD Reenactment, "Battle of Monocacy/Frederick Junction," at the Woodsboro Fire Co. Activities Complex and Woodsboro Town Park. Camps and living history plus battles both weekend days. More info, directions: genkemper1865.wix.com/150th-anniversary
27 VA Car-caravan tour, "The Tragic Deaths of Stephen Ramseur and Charles Lowell: Examples of a Generation Lost," begins at Belle Grove, 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/cebe
27 VA Walking tour, "Building the Mule Shoe," a Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP History at Sunset program, meets at the end of Anderson Drive on the Spotsylvania battlefield near Fredericksburg. 7 pm. Free. 540-373-6122.
27-28 NC Archaeology project at the Bentonville State Historic Site near Four Oaks. Public is invited to view the work on the Harper House grounds. Free. 910-594-0789.
27-28 MD Civil War living history walking tours, "Back from the Dead: Soldiers and Angels," at the St. Joseph's Cemetery at the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Seaton in Emmittsburg. 7-10 pm. $5 donation. setonheritage.org
27-29 VA Symposium, "The Lee Symposium: North Anna and Cold Harbor," based at the Omni Hotel in Richmond. Lectures and battlefield tours. Details, registration: stratfordhall.org
28 MO Living history, "Artillery at Wilson's Creek," at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. Camp and demonstrations 11 am-4 pm. Free with park fee. nps.gov/wicr
28 NC Living history, "Hot Waves of Fire and Smoke and Deadly Showers of Cast Iron: Artillery at Fort Fisher," camp and demonstrations at Fort Fisher State Historic Site in Kure Beach. 10 am-4 pm. Free. 910-458-5538.
28 DC Walking tour, "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln," begins at Lafayette Square, 16th Street and H Street NW, Washington. A Smithsonian tour. 11 am-1 pm. $35. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
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PA "Stories and Songs of a Civil War Hospital," music and readings at Christ Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. candlelightatchrist.org
28 PA Talk, "'A Summer of Crisis,' Prelude to the Battle of Gettysburg," at the Monterey Pass Battlefield Park near Blue Ridge Summit. 6 pm. Free. montereypassbattlefield.org
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Bus tour, "Jubal Early's Raid on Washington," meets at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station at 8:30 am. $120. lincolngroup.org/june2014.html
28 MD Living history, "Union Artillery at Antietam," camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
28 MD Living history, music and more, "Descendants of Point Lookout Pilgrimage," at the Confederate Memorial Park at Point Lookout. 11 am-3 pm. Free. plpow.com
28 VA Music, "A Civil War Portrait," based on diaries, speeches and songs from the war. at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival in Orkney Springs. 8 pm. More info, tickets: musicfest.org
28 VA Civil War book signing and art sale at the Stuart-Mosby Civil War Cavalry Museum, 13938 Braddock Road, Centreville. 10 am-5 pm. Free. 703-971-4984.
28 VA Book talk and exhibit, "Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. 2 pm. Free with admission. moc.org
28 VA Living history, "Jack Tars and Virginia Boatmen on the James and Appomattox Rivers," at Grant's Headquarters at City Point in Hopewell. 10 am-4:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
28 VA Boat tour, "Potomac River Blockade," departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. 10 am-1 pm. $40. Reservations: 703-792-4754.
28 VA Car-caravan tour, Brandy Station battlefield (Fleetwood Hill). Begins at the Graffiti House visitor center in Brandy Station. 10 am-noon. $10/adult. brandystationfoundation.com
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WV Living history, "Under Fire: Hold the High Ground! 1864," Jubal Early's Raid action at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe
28-29 MD Living history, camps and drills at Catoctin Furnace, 1200 Block Catoctin Furnace Road, near Thurmont. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. 301-271-7574.
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PA Living history, talks, music and more at the Seminary Ridge Museum in Gettysburg. Most events free. Full schedule: seminaryridgemuseum.org
29 MD Living history, "Confederate Artillery at Antietam," camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
29 DC Walking tour, "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln," begins at Lafayette Square, 16th Street and H Street NW, Washington. A Smithsonian tour. 3-5 pm. $35.smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
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Bus tour, "The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House," a Smithsonian tour with Ed Bearss. from 550 C St SW, Washington. 8 am-7 pm. $180. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
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VA Multi-media program, "Voices from the Storm: The 1864 Overland Campaign," at the Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond. 8:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
29 VA Civil War Book Fair, with authors, at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax St, Fairfax Station. Noon-5 pm. Free. 703-425-9225.
29 VA Book talk, "Simply Murder, The Battle of Fredericksburg," at the Manassas Museum in Manassas. 2 pm. Free. manassasmuseum.org
29 VA Lecture, "A History of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad," at the Graffiti House visitor center in Brandy Station. 2 pm. Donations welcome. brandystationfoundation.com
29 VA Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Petersburg National Battlefield 1-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete