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EVENTS 2014

May

May 2014

Civil War events updated 22-Apr-2014

1 MN Book talk, "Every Man Did His Duty: Pictures and Stories of the Men of the First Minnesota," at the Landmark Center Courtroom No. 326, 75 W Fifth St, St. Paul. 6 pm. rchs.com
1 VA Living history, "An Evening with the Generals," with dinner, music, dancing and more at Stevenson Ridge, 6901 Meeting St, Spotsylvania. 6:30 pm. $75. stevensonridge.com
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VA Reenactment, "Wilderness & Spotsylvania Courthouse," near Spotsylvania Courthouse, Brock Road and Courthouse Bypass. Special public programs Tuesday-Friday with living history camps 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3:30 pm Sunday. Battles each weekend day. 150spotsylvania.com
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VA Living history, recreation of a christening attended by Robert E. Lee and A.P. Hill at Mayhurst, 12460 Mayhurst Lane, Orange. 2 pm. $5. Register: 540-661-5328.
2 VA Lecture, "The Development of Trains in the South and Their Use in 1864," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free with museum admission. moc.org
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VA Bus tour, "The Wilderness Battle 1864" 8 am-4 pm. Details, registration: fowb.org
3 MO Lecture, "On Slavery's Border: Missouri's Small Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865" at the Brady Courtroom, Truman Courthouse, 112 W Lexington Ave, Independence. 1 pm. Free. jchs.org
3 AR Living history, "Confederate History Weekend," at the Prarie Grove Battlefield State Park in Prairie Grove. 9 am-4 pm. Free. 479-846-2990.
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GA Bus tour of Atlanta Campaign sites around Dalton. Meets at the Dalton Freight Depot 8:30 am. Returns 3:30 pm. $40. dalton150th.com
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GA Living history, "Civil War Comes Alive," at the Bartow History Museum and the Book Western History Museum in Cartersville. Camps, demonstrations, music and more. 10 am-5 pm. boothmuseum.org/events/civil-war-comes-alive
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GA Living history, "Annual Bivouac" at the Piedmont Hotel (owned by Gen. James Longstreet), 827 Maple Ave, Gainesville. Games, tours and more. 10 am-4 pm. longstreet.org
3 VA Civil War Songs and Letters," music performed by Dead Man's Hollow with dramatic Civil War letter and diary readings at Athenaeum, 201 Prince St, Alexandria. 8 pm. $10. deadmenshollow.com/wordpress
3 VA Tour, "Men of Iron," explore the employees of the Tredegar Iron Works at the Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. Noon. Free with admission. 804-780-1865 extension 23.
3 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
3 VA Walking tour, "Battle of Smithfield," meets at the Isle of Wight Museum in Smithfield. 2 pm. Free. historicisleofwight.com
3 VA Guided walking tour of Fort Huger, 15080 Talcott Terrace, on the James River near Smithfield. 10 am. Free. 757-357-0115.
3 MD Talk, "Dentistry and Myofascial Injuries in the Civil War," at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2 pm. Free with museum admission. CivilWarMed.org
3-4 MO "The U.S. Grant Symposium," with speakers and guided tours, in St. Louis. symposium.mocivilwar.org
3-4 KY Reenactment, "Hager's Farm," 807 Kentucky Route 2275, Staffordsville. Camps and demonstrations all weekend. Battles at 3 pm Saturday, 2 pm Sunday. Free. hagersfarm.webs.com
3-4 OH Civil War show at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Mansfield. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. $6. ohiocivilwarshow.com
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VA Living history, camps and demonstrations at Ellwood on the Wilderness battlefield on Route 20 near Route 3 and demonstrations 3 pm Saturday at Ellwood and 11:30 am-1 pm Sunday at Saunders Field, Stop 3 on the Wilderness tour. Free. fowb.org and nps.gov/frsp
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VA Anniversary activities on the Wilderness Battlefield (west of Fredericksburg) include ranger-led bus and walking tours and opening ceremony May 3. nps.gov/frsp/sesquicentennial.htm
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PA Hike, "Gettysburg Heritage: Fields of Glory," a "vigorous" 15-mile battlefield hike over two days. 9 am-4 pm each day. Begins at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. $115. Register: friendsofgettysburg.org/ EventsCalendar/ HeritageHike.aspx
4 MD Living history, "From Underwear to Outerwear: Exploring Civil War Era Dress," at Tudor Hall, home of the Booth family, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2 pm. $5/adult. spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com
4 VA Trails sign dedication, talks and tour at Merrybrook, home of Laura Ratcliffe, 2346 Centreville Road, Herndon. 1 pm. Free. 703-489-8543.
4 VA "Drummer's Call: Field Music of the Civil War," at the Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. 1 pm. Free with admission. 804-780-1865 extension 23.
4 VA Horse-riding tour, "Exploring Historic Rectortown," sponsored by the Mosby Heritage Area. $50 includes lunch. See mosbyheritagearea.org or call 540-687-6681 for details.
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VA Real-time, ranger-led walking tours on the Wilderness battlefield west of Fredericksburg. Includes a sun-rise tour of the Widow Tapp field May 6. nps.gov/frsp/sesquicentennial.htm
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VA Canoe tour, "Civil War Sites along the Rapidan" with Greg Mertz. Dependant on river and weather. fowb.org
7 VA Lecture, "The Spring of 1864: A Season of Hope in the United States and the Confederacy," at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. 5:30 pm. Free. vahistorical.org
8 TN Bike tour, "Moccasin Bend," begins at Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St, Chattanooga. 6 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
8 VA Talk, "Battle of New Market," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 7 pm. $5. moc.org
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VA Anniversary tours and other commemorative programs at the Spotysylvania Battlefield near Fredericksburg. Highlights include special tour the evening of May 10 and a vigil at the Bloody Angle on May 12. nps.gov/frsp/sesquicentennial.htm
9 MN Lecture, "Uncle Billy's Boys: The 55th Illinois at Vicksburg," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Noon. Free. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar/events
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VA Living history dinner, "A Dinner with J.E.B. Stuart" with Civil War style meal at Walkerton Tavern, 2892 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, north of Richmond. 6-9 pm. $20. Reservations: 804-652-3409.
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VA Lecture, "The Battle of the Wilderness," with Ed Bearss at Hanover Tavern, 31381 Hanover Court House Road, Hanover. 7 pm. $20. Reservations: 855-649-1861 extension 121.
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GA Dedication of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail in Tunnel Hill. Tours, living history, music and more open the trail. civilwarheritagetrails.org
10 GA Lecture, "Sherman's Destruction of Georgia's Railroads," 1908 Kennesaw Depot on the tracks in downtown Kennesaw. 2 pm. Free. southernmuseum.org
10 GA "White Water Ironclads," recreates historic ironclad gunboat whitewater event on the Chattahoochee River in Columbus. 11 am-1 pm. Free. portcolumbus.org
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VA Walking tour, "Historic Point of Rocks," Bermuda Hundred Union hospital site, fortifications. Starts at 201 Enon Church Road, Chester. 10 am. $8. Register: chesterfieldhistory.com (click Civil War Tours).
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VA Living history, camps, music and demonstrations at the Landram House site, Stop 11 on the Spotsylvania battlefield. 11:30 am-6:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/frsp
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VA Tours, "The Yankees are Coming!" at Meadow Farm, 3400 Mountain Road, Henrico, north of Richmond. Focus is on civilian reaction to the Federal raid that ended at Yellow Tavern. 1-3:30 pm. Free. 804-501-2130.
10 VA Boat tour, "The Civil War on the James," visits Dutch Gap, Bermuda Hundred and more James River sites. Leaves from Deep Bottom Park, off Route 5 near Richmond. 2-4 pm. $45. Reservations, directions: discoverthejames.com/?q=Civil-War-on-the-James-Tour
10 VA Talks, "Medicine in the Civil War," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 11 am and 1 pm. Free with admission. moc.org
10 VA Gallery tour, "Paths to Freedom," at the Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. Noon. Free with admission. 804-780-1865 extension 23.
10 VA Car-caravan tour, "The Final Rendezvous: A Visit to Mosby Ranger Graves." Meets at Mt. Zion Church, 40309 John Mosby Hwy, Aldie, and visits other Northern Virginia sites. 1 pm. $20. mosbyheritagearea.org
10 VA Living history, "Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee: Mosby Safe House Life at Belle Grove," evening storytelling at Belle Grove, 1402 Winchester Road, Delaplane. 7:30 pm. $8/adult.
10 VA Boat tour, "Potomac River Blockade," departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. 10 am-1 pm. $40. Reservations: 703-792-4754.
10 NC Confederate Memorial Day Observance with living history and special programs at Bennett Place State Historic Site in Durham. 10 am-4 pm. Free. bennettplacehistoricsite.com
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VA Living history, "Muster on the Maury," at the Paxton House in Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista. Camps and demonstrations all weekend. mustermaury.vpweb.com
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VA Bus tour, "The Battle of Yellow Tavern," begins at Dabbs House, 3812 Nine Mile Road, Richmond. 9 am-2:30 pm. $20. Reservations, more info: henricohistoricalsociety.org
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VA Living history, "Mother's Day at Ellwood," reading of soldier letters at Ellwood, a Union headquarters during the Battle of the Wilderness just off Route 20 near Route 3 west of Fredericksburg. 10 am-5 pm. Free. fowb.org
13 DC Lecture, "'The Best War Map Ever Made': Ezra Carman and the Atlas of the Battlefield of Antietam," at the National Archives Research Center, 700 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington. 11 am. Free. archives.gov/calendar
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VA Lecture, "The Lincoln Assassination," at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. 7 pm. Free. Donations welcome. Reservations: 703-437-1794.
14 MO Lecture, "October 1864: Battles of Little Blue, Independence (2nd) and Westport," at the Truman Memorial Building, 416 W Maple Ave, Independence. Noon. Free. jchs.org or 816-325-7843.
14 VA Walking tour, "Full Moon Tour," of the Kernstown battlefield, south of Winchester just off Route 11. 7 pm. Donations welcome. kernstownbattle.org
14 VA Talk, "Battle of the Wilderness," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 12:15 pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
14-18 VA Living history and live-fire competitions at the North-South Skirmish Association's Spring Nationals at Fort Shenandoah near Winchester. Free. See n-ssa.org for complete info.
15 GA Book talk, "Confederate General John Bell Hood: The Lost Papers," at the Atlanta Cyclorama. 7 pm. Free. atlantacyclorama.org/events.php
15 MD Lecture, "'The Best War Map Ever Made': Ezra Carman and the Atlas of the Battlefield of Antietam," at the National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. 11 am. Free. archives.gov/calendar
15 DC Book talk, "Lincoln's Battle with God: A President's Strugglewith Faith and What it Meant for America," at President Lincoln's Cottage in Washington. 6 pm reception, 6:30 pm Talk. $10 for each. lincolncottage.org
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VA Car-caravan tour of the New Market Battlefield. Free. More info: 866-515-1864.
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VA Walking tour, "Battle of New Market," on the historic battlefield on the anniversary date. $20. Registration limited. Register: 866-515-1864.
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VA New Market Parade and Ceremony at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. Annual event honors the cadets killed in the battle. 2 pm. Free. 540-464-7313.
15 VA Talk, "‘...a word from your dying son’: The Story Behind J.R. Montgomery's Blood-Stained Letter," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free. moc.org
15 VA Lecture, "A Look at Alexandria’s General Samuel Cooper, the Highest Ranking Officer of the Confederacy," at the Lloyd House, 220 N Washington St, Alexandria. 7:30 pm. Free. historicalexandria.org
16-18 KY Reenactment, "Battle of Sacramento," in Sacramento. Concert Friday evening. Camps open 9 am Saturday and 10 am Sunday. Battles at 2 pm Saturday and 1:45 pm Sunday. Details, directions: battleofsac.com
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VA Reenactment, "Battle of New Market," on the historic battlefield at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. Camps and living history demonstrations all weekend with battles at 2 pm Saturday and 1:30 pm Sunday. $10/adult. www2.vmi.edu/ museum/ nm/ index.html
16-18 VA Reenactment, "Skirmish at Jeffersonville," at Crab Orchard Museum in Tazewell. Friday night artillery firing, camps and demonstrations all weekend. Battles at 2 pm Saturday and Sunday. $5/daily adult. craborchardmuseum.wordpress.com
16-18 VA Seminar and tours, "Wilderness and Spotsylvania with Robert K. Krick," based in Fredericksburg. Lectures and battlefield tours. Details and reservations: chambersburgCivilWarSeminars.org
17 MO Music, 1860s music at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/wicr
17 GA Talk, "Knapsack Treasures," at the Fort McAllister Historic Park near Richmond Hill. 11 am. Free with park admission. 912-727-2339.
17 GA Lecture, "April's Revolution: A Modern Perspective of American Medical Care of the Civil War Soldier and African Slave," at the Kennesaw Mountain NBP in Kennesaw. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo
17 MD Walking tour, "Civil War in Annapolis," two-hour tour meets at City Dock downtown at 10 am. $16/adult. Reservations: annapolistours.com
17 PA Lecture/tour, "Union Counterattacks on July 2," at the Gettysburg NMP. Program begins 9 am in the visitor center, followed by afternoon tour. $95. Register: friendsofgettysburg.org (events calendar).
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VA "Meet the Curator, Meet the Artifact," a closer look at an artifact at the Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. 1 pm. Free with admission. 804-780-1865 extension 23.
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VA Car-caravan tour, Brandy Station battlefield (Buford Knoll and Yew Ridge). Begins at the Graffiti House visitor center in Brandy Station. 10 am-noon. $10/adult. brandystationfoundation.com
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VA Van tour, "Bermuda Hundred Campaign" begins at Lee Hall Mansion in Newport News. 8 am-5 pm. $50. Reservations: leehall.org or 757-888-3371.
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VA Living history, soldier-led tours of Fort Ward in Alexandria. 90-minute tours begin at 10 am and 2 pm. Free. fortward.org
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VA Car-caravan tour, "Dimmock Line," explore the Petersburg defenses. Begins at the Petersburg National Battlefield visitor center. 10 am-noon and 2-4 pm. Free with park admission. Limited numbers, reservation necessary. 804-732-3531.
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VA Reenactment, "Fort Pocahontas," at the historic site on the James River between Richmond and Williamsburg off Route 5. Camps open 10 am-4 pm each day. Battles at 1 pm each day. $10/adult. fortpocahontas.org
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GA Reenactment, "Battle of Resaca," off I-75 near Resaca. Camps and demonstrations open 9 am with battles at 2 pm each day. $5/adult. Details, directions: georgiadivision.org
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TN Reenactment, "Affair at Travisville," at the Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park. Camps and living history. Battles each day. affairattravisville.com
18 AR Exhibit, "Civil War Collections," local collection of northwest Arkansas at the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park in Prairie Grove. 1-5 pm. Free. 479-846-2990.
18 KY Book discussion, "American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspracies," at the Calloway County Public Library, 710 Main St, Murray. 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/fodo
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VA Anniversary commemoration of the last major attacks on the Spotsylvania battlefield near Fredericksburg. nps.gov/frsp/sesquicentennial.htm
18 VA Living history, "Women at War," Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. 1 pm. Free with admission. 804-780-1865 extension 23.
18 VA Book talk, "The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson," at the Manassas Museum. 2 pm Free. manassasmuseum.org
18 DC Behind-the-Scenes-Tour of Ford's Theatre in Washington with author Brian Anderson. The entire history of the building explored. 5 pm. $52. Reservations: fords.org
19 VA Bus tour, "Arlington at 150: The Civil War," at the Arlington National Cemetery. 2-5 pm. Fee charged. arlingtoncemetery.mil/ Events/ ANC150Events.aspx
21 MO Lecture, "Battle of Grinter's Farm, July 6, 1864," at the Truman Memorial Building, 416 W Maple Ave, Independence. Noon. Free. jchs.org or 816-325-7843.
22 VA Lecture and reception, "Battle of New Market," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 6:30 pm. $5. Reservations: 434-352-5791 extention 203. moc.org
22-25 MI "Branch County Civil War Days," at Heritage Park in Coldwater. Living history camps, tours and demonstrations, train rides, music and a Saturday evening ball. Free for camp activities, fee for train rides. Complete details: cwcwmi.com/civil-war-days.html
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VA Bus tour, "Battle of North Anna," NPS tour meets at the Cold Harbor visitor center, 5515 Anderson-Wright Drive, Mechanicsville. Noon-5:30 pm. $30. Reservations: 804-335-8100. Info: nps.gov/rich
23 VA Lecture and tour, "The Battle of Front Royal." Lecture at 1 pm at the Warren Heritage Society, 101 Chester St, Front Royal, followed by car-caravan tour. $10. warrenheritagesociety.org
23 PA Walking tour, "An Evening Along Maria Furnace Road," soldier experience July 4-5, 1863, on the retreat from Gettysburg, begins at the Monterey Pass Battlefield Park near Blue Ridge Summit. 6 pm. Free. montereypassbattlefield.org
23 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
23-24 VA Symposium, "Stonewall Jackson," with Robert K. Krick, James I. Robertson and others, at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. stonewalljackson.org
24 MN Capitol Civil War tour at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. 11 am. $9/adult. mnhs.org
24 TN Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Lookout Mountain battlefield (Point Park) in Chattanooga. $3. nps.gov/chch
24 GA Living history, "Memorial Day Commemoration," camps and demonstrations at the Fort McAllister Historic Park near Richmond Hill. 9 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. 912-727-2339.
24 PA Lecture/tour, "Union Counterattacks on July 2," at the Gettysburg NMP. Program begins 9 am in the visitor center, followed by afternoon tour. $95. Register: friendsofgettysburg.org (events calendar).
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VA Living history, tours, keynote address and park expansion dedication at the North Anna Battlefield Park north of Ashland. Events begin 10 am. Free. Remote parking location, details: 804-365-7150.
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VA Special programs, "Reverberations," NPS ranger programs at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Richmond National Battlefield Park and the Petersburg National Battlefield present 150th-anniversary programs with "sister" communities affected by the battles. More evening programs at Petersburg cemeteries.
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24 VA Illumination at the Fredericksburg National Cemetery near the main visitor center on Lafayette Boulevard. Annual event begins at dusk. Free. nps.gov/frsp
24 VA Walking tour, "Brown's Island" home of the Confederate Laboratory, begins at the Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond. Noon. Free with admission. 804-780-1865 extension 23.
24 VA Lecture, "Pets During the Civil War," at Long Branch Plantation, 880 Long Branch Lane in Millwood. 2 pm. Free with site admission. 540-837-1856.
24 VA Boat tour, "Potomac River Blockade," departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. 10 am-1 pm. $40. Reservations: 703-792-4754.
24 MD Memorial Day Commemoration at the Antietam National Battlefield and Sharpsburg. nps.gov/anti
24-25 OH Reenactment, "Cannons of Conflict," in Painesville Township. Living history camps and demonstrations 9:30 am-4 pm each day. Battles each afternoon. $6/adult. Shuttles to reenactment site. Details, directions: lakehistory.org
24-25 WV Living history, special exhibits, "Defend and Protect: Arming America's Soldiers," at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe
24-25 NC Living history, "Memorial Day Remembrance: The American Soldier Through the Ages," at Bennett Place State Historic Site in Durham. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. bennettplacehistoricsite.com
24-26 KS Living history, tours and talks, "Highlights in History," includes "Bleeding Kansas" and 1864 interpretation, at Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott. Free. nps.gov/fosc
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VA "Reverberations," special NPS programs with distant communities affected by the 1864 battles near Fredericksburg plus annual illumination at the Fredericksburg National Cemetery. Free. nps.gov/frsp/sesquicentennial.htm
24-26 MD Flag display, "Last Full Measure of Devotion," with Memorial Day history programs at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. Free. nps.gov/mono
25 AR Living history and music, "Bushwackers and Scallywags: Civil War on the Sylamore," at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. 7-9 pm. $10.25/adult. ozarkfolkcenter.com
25 GA Talk, "The Crime at Pickett's Mill," at the Chickamauga NMP (Poe Field). 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
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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).
25 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
25 VA Lecture and tour, "First Battle of Winchester." Lecture at the Winchester-Frederick visitor center, 1400 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester, followed by car-caravan tour. $10. warrenheritagesociety.org
25 VA Lecture, "Battle of Falling Waters 1863: Custer, Pettigrew and the End of the Gettysburg Campaign," at the Graffiti House visitor center in Brandy Station. 2 pm. Donations welcome. brandystationfoundation.com
25 VA Living history tours, "Eyewitness to War," at Historic Mount Zion Church, 40309 John Mosby Highway, Aldie. Donations accepted. 1-5 pm. 540-687-6681.
26 TN Torchlight tour of the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga. NPS ranger-guided tour. 8:45 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
26 AL Living history, "Memorial Day Tribute," at Fort Morgan State Historic Site west of Gulf Port, includes camps and demonstrations from American military history. $7/adult. fortmorgan.org
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VA Bus tour, "Battle of Haw's Shop," NPS tour meets at Chimborazo visitor center, 3215 E Broad St. 10 am-4 pm. $30. Reservations: 804-335-8100. Info: nps.gov/rich
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VA Anniversary activities, "Battle of Totopotomoy Creek, " near Richmond. NPS tours, living history and more at the Shelton House. nps.gov/rich/ planyourvisit/ 150th1864.htm
30 GA Talk, "A Regular Golgotha: The Dead of Chattanooga," at the Chickamauga NMP (Ingraham's gravesite). 5:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
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VA Bus tour, anniversary date tour of sites related to the Battle of Cold Harbor. NPS tour meets at the Hanover County complex, 7497 County Complex Road, Hanover. 9 am-12:30 pm. $25. Reservations: 804-335-8100. Info: nps.gov/rich
30 VA Walking tour, "Ox Hill/Chantilly" guided tour at the city park, 4134 West Ox Road, Fairfax. 9 am. Free. fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/oxhill
31 MN Talks, the B&O Railroad and the Civil War at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. "The First Front," at noon and "The B&O — America's First Railroad," at 2 pm. Free with museum admission. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar/events
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GA Anniversary living history and ranger programs at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site near Dallas. $4/adult. 770-443-7850.
31 MD Civil War Songs and Letters," music performed by Dead Man's Hollow with dramatic Civil War letter and diary readings at the Faux School, 35 S Carroll St, Frederick. 7:30 pm. $12/advance: http://www.f3tix.com/DMH.html
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VA Living history, "The Road to Piedmont," at the Port Republic Museum in Port Republic. 4-8 pm. Free. 540-740-4545.
31 VA Living history, special Civil War programs at Harrisonburg's annual Court and Market Days. Theme is "1864 in the Valley" for the downtown festival. 10 am-3 pm. 540-879-2616.
31 VA Conference, "The American Civil War in a Global Context," the annual Virginia Signature event at George Mason University in Fairfax. $15. More info, registration: virginiacivilwar.org
31 VA Car-caravan tour, Brandy Station battlefield (Beverly Ford and St. James Church). Begins at the Graffiti House visitor center in Brandy Station. 10 am-noon. $10/adult. brandystationfoundation.com
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June 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
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June 1
PA Reenactment, "Civil War Reunion, at Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville. Camps and demonstrations open 10 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-4 pm Sunday. Battles each day. civilwarreunion.org
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June 1
PA Reenactment, "Civil War Days," at White Hall Park, Church Street, in Whitehall. Camps, demonstrations and battles each day. Saturday evening candlelight concert. 9 am-9:30 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. 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
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