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EVENTS 2014

Louisiana

March 2014

Civil War events updated 27-Mar-2014

1 LA Living history, "8th Texas Cavalry Encampment," at the Mansfield State Historic Site near Mansfield. Demonstrations at 11 am and 2 pm. Free with site admission. 318-872-1474.
1 TN Walking tour, "Finding Moccasin Bend's Brown's Ferry Road," begins at trailhead near western end of Riverside Avenue in Chattanooga. 9:30 am. Free. nps.gov/chch
1 GA Film, "Civil War: The Untold Story, Episode 4: Death Knell of the Confederacy," at the Chickamauga NMP visitor center. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
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VA Lecture, "Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid," at Walkerton Tavern, 2892 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, north of Richmond. 1 pm. Free. 804-652-3409.
1 VA Walking tour, "Battle of Smithfield," meets at the Isle of Wight Museum in Smithfield. 2 pm. Free. historicisleofwight.com
1 VA Guided walking tour of Fort Huger, 15080 Talcott Terrace, on the James River near Smithfield. 10 am. Free. 757-357-0115.
1 VA Van tour, "Howlett Line," guided tour of the Confederate defenses at Bermuda Hundred south of Richmond. Leaves from Henricus Historical Park. 10 am-2 pm. $15. Register: chesterfieldhistory.com (click Civil War Tours).
1 MD Talk, "Women Soldiers in Civil War Armies," at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2 pm. Free with museum admission. CivilWarMed.org
1 PA Lecture, "Battle of Brice's Crossroads — Nathan Bedford Forrest's Greatest Victory," at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett
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FL Civil War Show at the American Legion Hall, 1087 Biscayne Blvd, DeLand. 9 am-4 pm. $5. 386-943-9537.
1-2 SC Reenactment, "Battle for Broxton Bridge," at the Broxton Bridge Plantation, 1685 Broxton Bridge Road, near Ehrhardt. Camps and demonstrations 9 am-8 pm Saturday and 9 am-4 pm Sunday. Battles 1:30 pm each day. $6. broxtonbridge.com/reenactment.htm
1-2 FL Living history, "Union Garrison" camp and demonstrations at the Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. $6/vehicle parking fee plus $2 fort admission. 904-277-7274.
1-2 FL Reenactment, "Battle of Natural Bridge," at the Natural Bridge Battlefield State Park near Woodvillle. Camps open 9 am each day. Battles at 3 pm Saturday and 2:30 pm Sunday. nbhscso.com/gpage1.html
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VA Conference, "'May God Forgive Me for the Order': The War Returns to the Valley," at the Hall of Valor Museum in New Market. $20. Sign up: shenandoahatwar.org
2 VA Talk, "General Phillip Sheridan's Cavalry," at the Five Forks Battlefield visitor center near Petersburg. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
2 PA Lecture, "‘Like the Oncoming of Cities’ — Freedom's Dilemma," at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett
4 MO Lecture, "Order No. 11" at the National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W Pacific, Independence. 7 pm. Free. 816-325-7575.
4 GA Film, "With Malice Toward None," the last of the five-part series "Civil War: The Untold Story," at the Kennesaw State University Social Science Auditorium in Kennesaw. With music and panel discussion. 7 pm. Free. kennesaw.edu/civilwarera
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LA Symposium, "A Taste of the Old South," food and music from the Civil War era plus talk at Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site in Pineville. 6-8 pm. crt.state.la.us/ parks/ iftsrandbuhlow.aspx
6 MD Lecture, "Shape of War," at the Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung St, Frederick. 6:30 pm. Free. fcpl.org
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LA Symposium, "The Red River Campaign," at Kent Plantation House, 3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria. 6-8 pm. kenthouse.org
7 VA Bus tour, "Then and Now: An Illustrated Tour of the Peninsular Campaign. Begins at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News. 9 am-6:30 pm. $145 includes lunch/reception. Reservations needed. battleofhamptonroads.com
8 MO Lecture, "Cinders and Silence: A Chronicle of Missouri's Burnt District," at the Westport Public Library, 118 Westport Road, Kansas City. 2 pm. Free. westporthistorical.com
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LA Reenactment of the protection of the Alexandria Catholic Church by an armed priest in 1864 at St. Frances Xavier Cathedral, 626 Fourth St, Alexandria. 5:15 pm. sfxcathedral.org
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LA Living history, "Civil War Soldier's Life," at the Mansfield State Historic Site near Mansfield. Demonstrations at 11 am and 2 pm. Free with site admission. 318-872-1474.
8 TN Walking tour, "The Johnnies Make a Dash: Opening the Cracker Line," begins at the Brown's Ferry Federal Road sign on Moccasin Bend Road in Chattanooga. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
8 GA Walking tours, "Atlanta's Beginnings, the Civil War Battle of Utoy Creek & the Utoy Church and Cemetery, at the Utoy Cemetery, 1465 Cahaba Drive SW, Atlanta. 10 am and 1 pm. Free. Reservations required: 404-688-3353. atlantapreservationcenter.com (Phoenix Flies)
8 GA Lecture, "The Atlanta Campaign," at the Kennesaw Depot, 2820 Cherokee St, Kennesaw. 2 pm. Free. rcjbooks.com/khs
8 GA Lecture, "The Civil War History of Camp McDonald," at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield State Historic Site near Dallas. 10 am. $4/adult. 770-443-7850.
8 DC "Abraham Lincoln and States' Rights," special day-long lecture series at the Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW. 9:30 am-4:15 pm. $130. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
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VA Lecture, "Bold Work: The Confederate Raid on Cherrystone, Virginia," at the Historic Palace Theater, 305 Mason Ave, Cape Charles. 2 pm. Free. capecharlesbythebay.com/event/bold-work-the-confederate-raid-on-cherrystone
8 VA Talk, The Troops of the Microscopic Battlefield: Heroes or Enemies?" at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 1 pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
8 VA Walking tour, "Civil War Leesburg," begins at the Balch Library, 208 W Market St, Leesburg. 10 am. Free. 703-737-7195.
8 VA Tours, "Women in the Civil War," special tours of Ben Lomond Historic Site, 10321 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas. On the hour, 11 am-3 pm. $5. 703-367-7872.
8 PA Lecture, "Spring 1864 Congressional Hearings on Meade at Gettysburg: 'Witch hunt or fair play?'" at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett
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LA Reenactment, tours and living history at Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site in Pineville. Saturday: Tours 9 am-noon, book signing 10 am-noon. Battle at 1 pm. Sunday: Church service 10 am, baseball game/battle 1 pm. crt.state.la.us/ parks/ iftsrandbuhlow.aspx
8-9 MS Civil War show at the Crossroads Arena Convention Center, 2800 Harper Road, Corinth. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. $5. battleofcorinth.com
8-9 GA Walking tours, "Oakland's Steel Magnolias: Atlanta Women and the Civil War," at Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave SE, in Atlanta. 11:30 am and 12:45 pm. Free. atlantapreservationcenter.com (Phoenix Flies).
8-9 GA Living history weekend at the Andersonville National Historic Site in Andersonville. Free. nps.gov/ande
8-9 FL Reenactment, "Nature Coast," at the Kirby Family Farm, 19630 NE 30th St, Williston. Camps and demonstrations with battles at 2 pm each day. naturecoastcivilwarreenactment.org
8-9 VA Living history, lectures and more, "Hampton Roads Weekend," annual event commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of the Ironclads at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News. Free with museum admission. battleofhamptonroads.com
9 VA Book talk, "The Amazing Legacy of James E. Hanger, Civil War Soldier," at the Manassas Museum. 2 pm Free. manassasmuseum.org
9 VA Lecture, "The Civil War Romance of Antonia Ford and Major Joseph C. Willard," at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, in Fairfax. 2 pm. Free. 703-591-0560.
9 PA Lecture, "Longstreet to the Rescue: The Battle of the Wilderness, May 6, 1864," at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett
11 VA Lecture, "Mary Surratt and the Conspiracy Against Lincoln," at Cabell's Mill, 5235 Walney Road, Centreville. 7 pm. Free. Donations welcome. Reservations: 703-437-1794.
12 NC Lecture and lunch, "Our Battle of New Bern: "Where have all the young men gone?" Searching for the Fallen," at the Chelsea Restaurant. 335 Middle St, New Bern. 11:30 am. $18 includes lunch. 252-638-8558.
12 VA Talk, "Raiders, Rangers, and Rogues: Irregular Warfare in the Confederacy," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 12:15 pm. Talk is free. moc.org
13 MO Lecture, "My Earnest Endeavor: Grant Takes Command, 1864" at the Central Library, 14 W 10th St, Kansas City. 6 pm. Free. 816-701-3407.
13 GA Lecture, "That Which Survives: Love Lost and Found in the Shadow of War (1861-1865)," at the Atlanta Cyclorama. 7 pm. Free. atlantacyclorama.org
13 GA "Civil War Medicine," special presentation at the Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site near Brunswick. 1 pm. $9. gastateparks.org/HofwylBroadfield
13 GA Lecture, "That Which Survives," re-establishing families after the war, at the Atlanta Cyclorama in Grant Park in Atlanta. 7 pm. Free. atlantacyclorama.org
13 VA Lectures, "Historic Debate: The Causes of the Civil War," at Long Branch Plantation, 830 Long Branch Lane, Millwood. 6-9 pm. $5. 540-837-1856.
13 VA Lecture, "Lee's Two Major Decisions: How Lee's Religion Influenced His Choices," at the Historic Tredegar in Richmond. 6-8 pm. $10 includes reception with refreshments and access to the American Civil War Museum exhibits. 804-780-1865.
13 MD Film screening, "Civil War: The Untold Story," at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/anti
13-16 GA Bus tours, "The Opening of the Atlanta Campaign 1864," with Ed Bearss. Thursday reception, tours Saturday and Sunday. $375. Reservations: georgiabattlefields.org
14 LA "Ghost Ships on the River," special ranger program/tour plus artillery night firing at the Port Hudson State Historic Site near Zachary. 7-9 pm. Free with site admission. 225-654-3775.
14 WI Lecture, "Wisconsin's Black Civil War Company," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Noon. Free. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar
14 VA Talk, "Diabolical Designs: The Story of Dahlgren's Raid," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free with museum admission. moc.org
14-16 MD Conference, "Lincoln's Assassination: Collateral Damage," at the Colony South Hotel, 7401 Surratts Road, Clinton. surrattmuseum.org
15 MN Symposium, "1864... This Mighty Scourge of War," at the Summit Center, 518 S Fifth St, Mankato. 9 am-5 pm. $20. boyinblue.org
15 AR Anniversary activities, tours and living history at the Pea Ridge National Military Park near Garfield. 10 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/peri
15 TN Living history, "Civil War Nurse," at the Shiloh NMP. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/shil
15 GA Walking tour, "Bleeding Gray and Blue," at Marietta Square featuring Civil War hospitals. 11:30 am. $15. mariettacivilwar.com
15 GA Walking tours, "Shoupdale Park (Chattahoochie River Line)" at the park, 4770 Oakdale Road, Smyrna. 11 am and 1 pm. Free. atlantapreservationcenter.com (Phoenix Flies).
15 GA Talk, "‘Assault Rifles’ of the Civil War" Special exhibit," at the Fort McAllister Historic Park near Richmond Hill. 11 am. Free with park admission. 912-727-2339.
15 WI Seminar, "Exploring the Civilian Experience During the Civil War Era," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. 8:30 am-3:30 pm. $60. Register: kenosha.org/wp-civilwar
15 NC Dinner lecture, "1864: The Beginning of the End, The Civil War in North Carolina," at the Scottish Rite Banquet Hall, 516 Hancock St, New Bern. 6:30 pm. $25/$30. Reservations: 252-349-0405.
15 MD Civil War Tea Party at the Ellicott City B&O Railroad Station in Ellicott City. 11 am-3 pm. borail.org
15 DC Lecture, "Beyond the Basics Genealogy: Artificial Limbs for Civil War Veterans, 1861-1927," at the National Archives Building Research Center (Rom G-25). 10 am. Free. archives.gov/calendar
15 PA Seminar, "East Cavalry Field: Cavalry Clash That Saved the Union," at the Gettysburg NMP. Half-day lecture at the visitor center, half day on the battlefield. $95. Register: 717-339-2148.
15 VA Van tour, "Wilderness and Spotsylvania Battlefields" begins at Lee Hall Mansion in Newport News. 8 am-5 pm. $50. Reservations: leehall.org or 757-888-3371.
15 VA "Glorious March to Liberty: United States Colored Troops in the Civil War," special program at the Dabbs House Museum, 3812 Nine Mile Road near Richmond. 1 pm. Free. 804-652-3411.
15 VA Seminar, "1864," annual event at the Jarman Auditorium, Longwood University in Farmville. Speakers begin at 9 am. Free. Directions: longwood.edu
15 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
15-16 FL Living history, "Confederate Garrison" camp and demonstrations at the Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. $6/vehicle parking fee plus $2 fort admission. 904-277-7274.
15-16 VA Living history, "Military Through the Ages," at the Jamestown Settlement near Williamsburg. Includes Civil War camp and demonstrations. Free with site admission. historyisfun.org
15-16 NC Tours and living history at several sites in New Bern. Programs at the NC History Center and other sites focus on the effect of the war on families. tryonpalace.org
15-16 NC Anniversary living history at the Bentonville Battlefield near Four Oaks. Camps and demonstrations 10 am-4 pm. Free. nchistoricsites.org/bentonvi
16 TN Talk and initial showing of a wartime Patrick Cleburne signature at the Lotz House in Franklin. 4 pm. Free. lotzhouse.com
16 KY Book discussion, "When I Was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection," at the Calloway County Public Library, 710 Main St, Murray. 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/fodo
16 MD Hike, "Irish Brigade at Antietam," ranger-guided walk at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. 1-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
18 GA Lecture, "Bartow County and the Civil War: Military Actions, Soldiers, Citizens and Aftermath," at the Cartersville Public Library, 429 W Main St, Cartersville. 7 pm. Free. bartowhistorymuseum.org
18 MD Lecture, "War and Freedom," at the Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung St, Frederick. 6:30 pm. Free. fcpl.org
19 VA Lecture, "Women in Civil War Alexandria," at the Lloyd House, 220 N Washington St, Alexandria. 7:30 am. free. historicalexandria.org
20 MS Film, "Civil War: The Untold Story," episode 3, at the Vicksburg NMP. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/vick
20 DC Gallery talk, "Mr. Lincoln's Air Force," at Ford's Theatre in Washington. 12:30 pm. fords.org
20 MD Film screening, "Civil War: The Untold Story," at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/anti
20 VA Lecture, "The White House of the Confederacy, A Virtual Guided Tour," at the Warren Heritage Society, 101 Chester St, Front Royal. 7 pm. Free. 540-636-1446.
20 VA Lectures, "Women Soldiers in the Civil War," at Long Branch Plantation, 830 Long Branch Lane, Millwood. 6-9 pm. $5. 540-837-1856.
20 VA Lecture, "Women in the Civil War," at the Lloyd House, 220 N Washington St, Alexandria. 7:30 pm. Free. historicalexandria.org
21 TN Film, "Civil War: The Untold Story," episode 2, at the Shiloh NMP. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/shil
21 GA "Faces of War: Civil War Photography," at the Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site near Brunswick. 1 pm. $9. gastateparks.org/HofwylBroadfield
21-22 GA Symposium, "1864 — The Western Theater," at the Kennesaw State University Center, 3333 Busbee Drive NW. Kennesaw reception and entertainment Friday evening begins at 6 pm. Saturday lectures begin at 9 am. kennesaw.edu/civilwarera/calendar.shtml
21-22 PA Symposium, "Religion in the Ranks!" at the Seminary Ridge Museum in Gettysburg. $175. 717-339-1354,
22 MN Capitol Civil War tour at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. 11 am. $9/adult. mnhs.org
22 AR Living history, "‘Town in Conflict,’ A Living History Street Drama" civilian conflict plays out at Historic Washington State Park near Washington. 3-5 pm. $8/adult. historicwashingtonstatepark.com
22 GA Walking tours, "Atlanta's Beginnings, the Civil War Battle of Utoy Creek & the Utoy Church and Cemetery, at the Utoy Cemetery, 1465 Cahaba Drive SW, Atlanta. 10 am and 1 pm. Reservations required 404-688-3353. atlantapreservationcenter.com (Phoenix Flies).
22 GA Living history, "River Blast!" annual land/water event with camps and demonstrations at the National Civil War Naval Museum in Columbus. 10 am-4 pm. Free with site admission. portcolumbus.org
22 GA Talk, "The Great Snowball Battle of 1864," at the Chickamauga NMP visitor center. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
22 TN Talk, "'Kisses to You and Jess' -- Ulysses S. Grant's Civil War Letters to Julia Dent Grant," at the Lookout Mountain battlefield (Point Park). 11 am. $3. nps.gov/chch
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VA Living history, "Defending Richmond (Bermuda Hundred Campaign)" at Fort Clifton, 100 Brockwell Lane, Colonial Heights. Camp, demonstrations and tours. Noon-4:30 pm. Free. facebook.com/ftcliftonheritageday
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VA Bus tour, "When the Northern Line Held: Defending Washington in 1864. Day-long tour of the capital's area fortifications. Begins at Fort Ward in Alexandria. $100. Details, registration: 703-746-4848. fortward.org
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VA Symposium, "Winter Encampment," focus is on huge Union camp 1863-1864, at the Germanna Community College Technical Center in Culpeper. 8 am-4 pm. $65. 540-727-8849 or friendsofcedarmountain.org
22 VA Book signing, "Patriotic Pals," Civil War for kids grades 4-6 at the Stonewall Jackson House in Lexington. Noon-1:30 pm. Free. stonewalljackson.org
22 VA "Civil War Stories," readings and music at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester. 2 pm. Free with museum admission. themsv.org
22 VA Lecture, "Confederate Memorial Day in Alexandria from 1866 to the Present," at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. 2 pm. Free. 703-591-0560.
22 VA Lecture, "USS Monitor's Turret Reveals Her Secrets," at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News. 1 pm. Free with admission. MarinersMuseum.org
22 NJ Lecture, "The Mutinous Regiment: The Thirty-Third New Jersey n the Civil War," at the NJ National Guard Museum , Sea Grit Avenue and Camp Drive, Sea Grit. 10 am. Free. 732-778-4442.
22 PA Seminar, "East Cavalry Field: Cavalry Clash That Saved the Union," at the Gettysburg NMP. Half-day lecture at the visitor center, half day on the battlefield. $95. Register: 717-339-2148.
22 PA "An Evening with the Painting," after-hours extended look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 5 pm. $20. gettysburgfoundation.org
22 DC Symposium, "The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship," at the McGowan Theater, National Archives building in Washington. 9 am-6 pm. Free. Registration required: 301-620-0292.
22-23 TN Reenactment, "The Battle of Fort Donelson," Houston Industrial Park, 3330 Highway 149, Erin. Camps and demonstrations open 10 am each day. Battles at 3 pm Saturday, 2 pm Sunday. Night artillery and ball Saturday evening. $10/adult. portersbattery.com
22-23 FL Reenactment, Battle of Narcoosee Mill, 4700 Chisholm Park Trail, St. Cloud. Camps and demonstrations. Battles each day. $7/adult. jacobsummerlin.org
22-23 SC Reenactment, "Battle of Charleston," at Legare Farms, Johns Island in Charleston. Camps, demonstrations and battles each day. $10/adult. Details, directions: battleofchas.com
23 MD Hike, "North End of the Field (Antietam)" at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. 1-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
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VA Lecture, "1864 — The Year of Total War in the Loudoun Valley," at Historic Mount Zion Church, 40309 John Mosby Highway, Aldie. $10/adult. 540-687-6681.
23 VA Car-caravan tour, "Battle of Cedar Creek," meets across from Belle Grove at 8437 Valley Pike, south of Middletown. 2-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/cebe
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VA Book talk, "Robert E. Lee in War and Peace," at the Manassas Museum. 2 pm Free. manassasmuseum.org
24 GA Lecture, "Ulysses S. Grant in Historical Memory," at the Hendrix-Chenault Theater, 4075 Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. 6 pm. Free. Reservations: 404-262-3032 extension 1717.
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VA Book talk and signing, "Robert E. Lee in War and Peace," a photographic history, at Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University in Lexington. 3-5 pm. Free. 540-459-8768.
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Bus tour, "The Atlanta Campaign," leaves from Franklin. Lecture March 26 followed by bus tour of campaign sites. $495/$390. Details, registration: lotzhouse.com
27 MD Film screening, "Civil War: The Untold Story," at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/anti
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VA Book talk, "Robert E. Lee and War & Peace," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free with museum admission. moc.org
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IL Reenactment, symposium, living history, house tour and more commemorating the anniversary of the Charleston (IL) Riot, a clash between Copperheads and Unionists. Symposium March 27-28, living history camp all weekend. Reenactment 3 pm Sunday. Complete details: charlestonillinoisriot.org
29 MO Living history, "Turner Brigade Spring Drill," at the Fort Davidson State Historic Site near Pilot Knob. Camp and demonstrations. 9 am-5 pm. Free. 573-546-3454.
29 GA "Weapons and Equipment of the Civil War" special display at the Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site near Brunswick. 1 pm. $9. gastateparks.org/HofwylBroadfield
29 WI Living history and exhibits," Civil War Expo" at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. 10 am-3 pm. Free. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar
29 MD Seminar, "1864 — Here Come the Confederates: Again" at the Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $75. hagerstowncc.edu/news-events/140329/one-day-civil-war-seminar
29 MD Conference, "Maryland and the Civil War," at the Carroll County Community College in Westminster. Annual conference examines the war's impact on the region. 9:30 am-3 pm. $45 (less for local or Maryland residents) inlcudes lunch. Enroll, more info: carrollcc.edu/events/civilwar_event.asp
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VA Lectures and living history, "Fighting Along the Turnpike: Cavalry Clashes in Eastern Loudoun, 1863-64," at the Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun Campus, Waddell Building, Room LW-118 in Sterling. 10 am. Free. Details, directions: 540-687-5578.
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VA Bridgewater College Civil War Institute: "The 1864 Valley Campaign," at McKinney Hall at the college in Bridgewater. 9 am-4 pm. Free. 540-828-5761.
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VA Car-caravan tour, "Battle of Cedar Creek," meets across from Belle Grove at 8437 Valley Pike, south of Middletown. 2-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/cebe
29 VA Book talk, "Robert E. Lee in War and Peace," a collection and study of photographs, at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 1 pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
29 VA Walking tour, "Historic Point of Rocks," Bermuda Hundred Union hospital site, fortifications. Starts at 10 am at 201 Enon Church Road, Chester. $8. Register: chesterfieldhistory.com (click Civil War Tours).
29 VA Talk, "Abraham Lincoln at the Siege of Petersburg," at Grant's Headquarters at City Point in Hopewell. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
29 VA Living history and ranger talks, "Battle of Fort Gregg," anniversary activities at Fort Gregg, part of the Petersburg National Battlefield. 10 am-4:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
29-30 LA Living history, "The Siege of Port Hudson," camps and demonstrations at the Port Hudson Historic Site near Zachary. 9 am-5 pm both days. Free with site admission. 225-654-3775.
29-30 VA Living history, camp and demonstrations at Hupp's Hill Civil War Park. Camp and demonstrations. Free. 540-465-5884.
29-30 NC Living history, "The Cruelty of War; Casualties and Medicine in the Civil War," at Bennett Place State Historic Site in Durham. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. bennettplacehistoricsite.com
30 MD Hike, "West Woods (Antietam)," ranger-guided walk at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. 1-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
30 VA Film, "Civil War: The Untold Story," episode 5, at the Virginia War Memorial, 621 S Belvidere St, Richmond. 2 pm. Free. Reservations: 855-649-1861 extension 141.
30 VA Gallery tour, "Fateful Lightning: Religion and the Civil War," at the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar. 1 pm. Free with museum admission. tredegar.org
30 VA Film and discussion, "Shenandoah," at the Henrico Theater, 305 E Nine Mile Road, Highland Springs. 2-4:30 pm. Free. 804-652-3409.
30 VA Gallery tour, "Fateful Lightning: Religion and the Civil War," at the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. 1 pm. Free with museum admission. tredegar.org
30 VA Anniversary living history and ranger talks at the Five Forks battlefield near Petersburg. 10 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
31 VA Film, "Civil War: The Untold Story," part 5 with discussion, at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St, Fredericksburg. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/frsp