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August 2013 events updated 26-Aug-2013

2 NC Book signing, "The Civil War on Hatteras: The Chicamacomico Affair and the Capture of the US Gunboat Fanny," at the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City. 1-3 pm. Free. museumofthealbemarle.com
2 VA Lecture, "Confederate Women," at the Virginia Quilt Museum, 301 S Main St, Harrisonburg. 10:30 am. Free with admission. 540-433-3818.
2 VA Walking tour, "The Historic Heater Farm: A House Divided," the Cedar Creek battlefield landmark and the family behind it. Meets at 8437 Valley Pike, Middletown. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/cebe
2-4 WI Reenactment, "Muskets and Memories," in Boscobel. Various locations in town host camps and demonstrations all weekend. Friday evening mortar and gatling gun firing. Battles at 1 pm Saturday and 1:30 pm Sunday. musketsandmemories.net
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VA Living history, "Summer Civil War Encampment," commemorates the arrival of Confederate troops after Gettysburg to Montpelier, home of James Madison, near Orange. Camps and demonstrations across Route 20 from the Montpelier Train Depot. Noon-5 pm Friday, 9 am-5 pm Saturday and 9 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. montpelier.org
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NY Reenactment, "Civil War Days" at Tinker Nature Park, 1525 Calkins Road, Henrietta. Friday concert 6:30 pm. Camps open 10 am-4 pm Saturday and Sunday with battles at 2 pm each day. sites.google.com/ site/ tinkercivilwardays
3 KS Reading and discussion, "Shared Stories of the Civil War: Quantril's Raid and Order No. 11," at Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott. 2 pm. Free. www.nps.gov/fosc
3 TN Living history, artillery demonstrations at Lookout Mountain battlefield park in Chattanooga. 9 am-4 pm. $3 fee for Point Park. nps.gov/chch
3 TN Walking tour, "Hallowed Ground: A Lantern Tour of Stones River National Cemetery," in Murfreesboro. Tours leave at 7:30 and 7:45 pm. Reservations necessary. Call 615-893-9501 starting on the Monday before the tour. Free. nps.gov/stri
3 MD Walking tour, "On the Border of Freedom" slave experience tours in Frederick County. Tours begin at the Roger B. Taney House, 121 S Bentz St, Frederick. 1:30 pm. $7/adult. frederickhistory.org/events
3 MD Living history, "United States Colored Troops," camp and demonstrations at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 10 am-4 pm Free. nps.gov/mono
3 VA Book signing and author reception "The Day Lincoln Was Almost Shot: The Fort Stevens Story" at Fort Ward in Alexandria. 2-5 pm. Free. 703-746-4848.
3 VA Ranger program, "One Regiment's Fate (2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery on June 1, 1864)," at the Cold Harbor unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 10:30 am. Free. nps.gov/rich
3 VA Ranger program, "An Exhibition of Manly Daring: The Confederates at Malvern Hill," at the Malvern Hill unit (Parsonage) of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich
3 VA Talks, "The Life of Robert E. Lee" and "Why Appomattox?" at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. 11 am and 2pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
3 PA "Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital: Candlelight at Christ Church," 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. 717-334-5212.
3-4 MA Reenactment, "Battle of the Pines," at Look Park, 300 N Main St, Florence. Camps with skirmishes on the hour Saturday. Battle at 2:30 pm Sunday. Camps open 9 am both days. lookpark.org/general-information
3-4 FL Living history, "Union Garrison Day" at Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina. Camps and demonstrations 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. $6/park fee plus $2/fort admission. 904-277-7274.
3-4 WV Living history, "Under Fire: The Battle of Boliver Heights, 1862," at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Demonstrations at 1, 2 and 3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe
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MD Living history, music, talks, "Aftermath of Gettysburg — Fort McHenry 1863," at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore. Recreates the flow of wounded and prisoners to the city. Free Civil War tattoo with music Saturday 6 pm. Other activities free with site admission. Camps 9 am-4 pm. nps.gov/fomc
3-4 MD Living history and ranger programs, "United States Colored Troops," at the Monocacy National Battlefield near Frederick. nps.gov/mono
3-4 MD Living history, "The US Army Signal Corps: The Civil War and Today," at the Pry House Field Hospital Museum, on the Antietam Battlefield near Keedysville. 11 am-5 pm and 9:30-10:30 pm Saturday and 11 am-3 pm Sunday. Donation requested. civilwarmed.org
3-4 PA Living history, artillery camp at the Pennsylvania Memorial and infantry camp at Spangler Spring, Gettysburg battlefield. Free. nps.gov/gett
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MO Living history, "Alexander Majors House Issuance of Order No. 10," at the Wornall/Majors House Museums in Kansas City. 1-4 pm. ordernumber11.org
4 GA Living history, artillery demonstration at the Kennesaw National Battlefield Park near Kennesaw. 11 am, noon, 2 pm and 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo
4 VT Living history, "The Emancipation of Education: An Evening with Abraham Lincoln & Justin Smith Morrill," a "first-person" discussion of the Emancipation Proclamation and the Land Grant College Act (1862), at the Strafford Town House, 227 Justin Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford. 7 pm. $25/adult. morrillhomestead.org
7 VA Talk, "They Also Served – Animals in War," at the Petersburg National Battlefield visitor center. 5 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete
8 LA Lecture, "A Yankee Blitzkrieg Stumbles: Baton Rouge, August 5, 1862," at the West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N Jefferson Ave, Port Allen. Noon. Free. 225-336-2422.
9 WI Lecture, "Long Road Home: The Trials and Tribulations of a Confederate Soldier," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Noon. Free. kenosha.org/civilwar
9 VA Walking tour, "Battle of Cedar Mountain," south of Culpeper on Route 15. 7 pm. friendsofcedarmountain.org or 540-272-6489.
10 AR Seminar, "Big War, Little War," at the Old Court House Museum in Little Rock. 9:30 am-noon. Free. Reservations required. 501-324-8641.
10 WI Living history, "A Soldier's Life," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Noon-4 pm. Free with museum admission. kenosha.org/civilwar
10 NC "Information Technology: Communications in the Civil War," special programs at Fort Fisher in Kure Beach. Hands-on activities, talks, book signings and more. 10 am-4 pm. Free. 910-458-5538.
10 NC Living history, "Civil War Camp Life," camps and demonstrations at the Bentonville Battlefield near Four Oaks. 10 am-4 pm. Free. 910-594-0789.
10 MD Walking tour, "Civil War Mayhem," begins at the Museum of Frederick County, 24 E Church St, Frederick. 7 pm. $7/adult. frederickhistory.org/events
10 MD Talk, "Preparing and Dispensing Civil War Prescriptions," at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2 pm. Free with museum admission. civilwarmed.org
10 VA Living history, lecture and screening of the movie "Lincoln" at the Chesterfield Public Library (Central), 901 Lori Road, Chesterfield. 10 am-5 pm. Free. Schedule: library.chesterfield.gov
10 VA Tour, "The ‘Hidden’ Battle of Cedar Mountain," covers key areas of the battlefield now on private property. 8:30 am-5:30 pm. $25. http://www.friendsofcedarmountain.org or 540-272-6489
10 VA Ranger program, "Taken Only in Photographs: Drewy's Bluff," at the Drewry's Bluff unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich
10 VA Walking tour, "The Struggle for Survival: Richmond 1863" begins at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. 10:30 am. $10. moc.org
10 VA Special tours, "The Deadliest Enemy," disease takes its toll at Ben Lomond Historic Site in Manassas. Tours on the hour 11 am-3 pm. $5. 703-367-7872.
10 PA "Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital: Candlelight at Christ Church," 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. 717-334-5212.
10-11 MO Living history, "The Southern Soldier at Wilson's Creek," camp and demonstrations at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr
10-11 OH Reenactment, camps and demonstrations with battles each day at Hale Farm and Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. $10/adult. wrhs.org/properties/ civil_war_reenactment_encampment
10-11 VA Living history, "Headquarters Days" at Violet Bank Museum, 303 Virginia Ave, Colonial Heights. Camp, exhibits and demonstrations. Details: 804-520-1225.
10-11 VA Living history, camp, music and demonstrations at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. $9/adult. 703-437-1794.
10-11 PA Living history, infantry camps at the Pennsylvania Memorial and Pitzer Woods, Gettysburg battlefield. Free. nps.gov/gett
10-11 MD Living history, infantry camp and demonstrations at Gathland State Park near Burkittsville. 10 ma-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. 301-432-4042.
10-11 MD Living history, "Defenders of the Sunken Road," camps and weapons firing demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
14 VA Talk, "United States Colored Troops," at Baine's Books and Coffee, 205 Main St, Appomattox. 12:15 pm. Free. moc.org
15 VA Lecture, "Harrisonburg's Confederate General Hospital," at the Heritage Museum in Dayton. 7 pm. Free. 540-879-2681.
15-17 KY Conference, "Battlefields & Beyond: Civil War Sites in the 21st Century," in Danville. Features workshops, special presentations and tours of area battlefields including Perryville. Schedule, registration: preservationkentucky.org/ pages.php?id=30
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MO Exhibit opening reception with music and talks "Order No. 11: Martial Law on the Missouri Border," at the Box Office Gallery, 1000 Walnut St, Kansas City. 11:30 am-1 pm. Free. theboxgallery.org
16 VA Car-caravan tour, "The Tragic Deaths of Stephen Ramseur and Charles Lowell: Examples of a Generation Lost," meets at Belle Grove, 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown, on the Cedar Creek battlefield. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/cebe
16 VA Talk, "Quantrill's Sack of Lawrence, Kansas, and the Un-civil War" at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free with admission. moc.org
16-17 PA Annual Music Muster at the Gettysburg National Military Park. Concerts at the battlefield and in town. nps.gov/gett
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MO Living history, "Reenactment of the 150th Anniversary of Order No. 11," at the Lone Jack Museum, 301 S Bynum Road, Lone Jack. 1 pm. Free. historiclonejack.org/museum.html
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MO "Pacific House Issuance of Order No. 11," at the Pacific House, Sixth and Delaware streets, Kansas City. First-person reading and more. 4-8 pm. ordernumber11.org
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KS Anniversary commemoration of Quantrill's Raid in Lawrence. Walking tours, music and talks. See watkinsmuseum.org for details.
17 TN Walking tour, "Hallowed Ground: A Lantern Tour of Stones River National Cemetery," in Murfreesboro. Tours leave at 7:30 and 7:45 pm. Reservations necessary. Call 615-893-9501 starting on the Monday before the tour. Free. nps.gov/stri
17 GA Ranger program, "Headstones, Art, Memories? The Monuments of Chickamauga Battlefield." 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
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Bus tour, "The Battle of South Mountain," a Smithsonian tour with Ed Bearss, begins at 550 C St SW, Washington. 8:30 am-7 pm. $165. smithsonianassociates.org (click on Civil War).
17 VA Walking tour of Fort Huger, Confederate fort on the James River at 15080 Talcott Terrace near Smithfield. 10 am. Free. 757-357-0115.
17 VA Ranger program, "Richmond (Almost) Taken: The First Battle of Drewry's Bluff," at the Drewry's Bluff unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 10:30 am. Free. nps.gov/rich
17 VA Ranger program, "'Death Fairly Revealed in That…Ravine': United States Colored Troops at Fort Harrison, Fort Gilmer, and New Market Heights," at the Fort Gilmer unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich
17 VA Walking tour, "Civil War Trail & Gilmore Farm," tour a Civil War winter camp and watch reenactors build huts at Montpelier, home of James Madison near Orange. 2 pm. $5 plus Montpelier admission. montpelier.org
17 VA Walking tour, "Butler's Offensive at Point of Rocks," guided tours of the site of military and hospital activity in 1864. Begins at trailhead in Dodd Park at Point of Rocks, 201 Enon Church Road, Chester (south of Richmond). 10 am. $8. Registration: 804-751-4946 or chesterfieldhistory.com
17 VA Talks, "Military Justice in the Union Army at the Siege," at the City Point unit (Hopewell) of the Petersburg National Battlefield. 10:30 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
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WV Living history, "Fort Mulligan Day Festival," with camps, talks and more at Fort Mulligan in Petersburg. 9 am-9 pm. 304-257-9266.
17 MD Lecture, "The Battle of Gettysburg Revisited," at the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 4 pm. Free. surratt.org
17 MD Walking tour, "Civil War Annapolis," begins at the information booth at the City Dock. 10 am-noon. $16/adult. annapolistours.com
17 PA Seminar, "Sickles at Gettysburg," full-day program at the Gettysburg National Military Park. 8:30 am-4 pm. $105. 717-339-2148.
17 PA "An Evening with the Painting," special two-hour, after-hours view of and talks about the Gettysburg Cyclorama. 6 pm. $20/adult. Tickets: gettysburgfoundation.org
17 PA "Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital: Candlelight at Christ Church," 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. 717-334-5212.
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OH Reenactment, "Morgan's Raid," in downtown Jackson. Camps, demonstrations and battle. jacksoncivilwar150.us
17-18 GA Living history, infantry camp and demonstrations on the Chickamauga Battlefield. 706-866-9241.
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IL Reenactment, "Galesburg Heritage Days," at Lake Storey Park in Galesburg. Camps and demonstrations all weekend. Battles each day. Free. galesburgheritagedays.com
17-18 AR Living history, "15th Ark Infantry," at the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park in Prairie Grove. 9 am-3 pm. Free. 479-846-2990.
17-18 MN Living history, "Civil War Weekend: 1863 Year of Decision," at Historic Fort Snelling in St. Paul. 10 am-5 pm. $11/adult. mnhs.org/civilwar
17-18 MD Living history, "Fire on the Mountain," at Fox's Gap (South Mountain), Lambs Knoll and Reno Monument Roads near Boonsboro. Artillery camp with demonstrations at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm Saturday and 11 am and 1 pm Sunday. Free. 301-791-4767.
17-18 VT Living history, "St Albans Civil War Heritage Weekend," at Taylor Park in St. Albans. Special displays, camps and demonstrations. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-2 pm Sunday. stalbansraid.com
17-18 NY Civil War living history at Hamlin Beach State Park on Lake Ontario. Camps, music and demonstrations 10 am-10:15 pm Saturday and 9:30 am-4 pm Sunday. Schedule: hamlinreenactment.com
17-18 PA Living history, "Civil War Weekend" at the Eckley Miners' Village, 2 Eckley Main St, Weatherly. Camps, demonstrations and more. 10 am-5 pm both days. Admission fee. More info, directions: eckleyminersvillagemuseum.com
17-18 VA Living history, tours, talks and more, "Civil War Weekend: 1863 in the Valley" at various sites in Winchester. More info: visitwinchesterva.com
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KS Program commemorating the anniversary of Quantrill's Raid, South Park in Lawrence. 6:30 pm. Free. 1863lawrence.com
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MO Lecture, "Riding with the Devil: Quantrill in the Movies," at the Kansas City Central Library, 14 W 10th St, Kansas City. 2 pm. Free. 816-701-3407.
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WV Reenactment, "Battle of Dry Creek," at the Greenbrier State Forest, near White Sulphur Springs, off I-64 exit 175. Camps open 10:30 am with battle at 1 pm. battleofdrycreek.org
18 VA Book talk, "Mathew Brady, Portraits of a Nation," at the Manassas Museum. 2 pm. Free. manassasmuseum.org
18 VA Boat tours, "Civil War on the James River," two-hour tours leave from Deep Bottom Park east of Richmond. 8 and 10 am. $50. Reservations, details: 804-938-2350.
18 VA Ranger programs, "Battle for Weldon Railroad," at the Petersburg National Battlefield, Western Front Stop No. 1. 1 and 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
18 VA Talks, "19th-Century Women's Fashion," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 11 am and 2 pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
22 TN Battlefield supper and tour with Ed Bearss in Franklin. Dinner at the Lotz House at 5:30 pm followed by twilight tour of the battlefield. $60/person. Reservations: 615-790-7190.
22 VA Living history (musket firing) and happy hour reception at the Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond. 6-8 pm. $10 includes admssion to the American Civil War Museum. 804-780-1865.
22 VA Book signing, "The Confederate Surrender at Greensboro," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 3-6 pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
22 VA Lecture, "Exploring Disunion: Public Histories, Memory, and Richmond's Civil War Legacy," at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. 5:30 pm Free.
23-25 VA Living history, tours, Civil War baseball game and much more during the Civil War Weekend in Manassas. manassascivilwar.org/planned-events/
24 WI Living history, "Join the Confederate Navy," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. 1 pm. Free with museum admission. kenosha.org/civilwar
24 GA Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Chickamauga battlefield. 9 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
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TN Walking tour, "The Gateway to the Deep South," 2.5-hour ranger tour of the Union occupied Chattanooga. Meets at Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St, North Shore Chattanooga. 1:30 pm. Free. 423-752-5213 extension 117. nps.gov/chch
24 NJ Redication cermony of the "Swamp Angel" cannon at Cadwalader Park, Parkside and Bellvue avenues, Trenton. Talk and ceremony at this artillery piece used in the siege of Charleston SC. 11 am. Free. 609-387-7020.
24 MD Walking tour, "Civil War Mayhem," begins at the Museum of Frederick County, 24 E Church St, Frederick. 7 pm. $7/adult. frederickhistory.org/events
24 VA "Detecting History: Metal Relics of the Civil War," special exhibit by the Hanover Metal Detector Club at Pamplin Historical Park near Petersburg. 9 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. pamplinpark.org
24 VA Walking tour, "Permanent Petersburgers," at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg. Prominent Civil War citizens. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
24 VA Car-caravan tour, "If Anyone Thinks the Rebels Won't Fight, Come Down Here and Try Them On." Tour of the Seven Days Battles begins at the Chickahominy Bluff unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 10 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich
24 PA "Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital: Candlelight at Christ Church," 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. 717-334-5212.
24-25 MI Reenactment, "Civil War Muster," in Cascades Park, 1401 S Brown St, Jackson. Camps with music and demonstrations open 8 am both days. Battles at 2 pm both days. Complete schedule: civilwarmuster.org
24-25 KY Reenactment, "Battle of Richmond," living history camps, demonstrations, battles and more near Richmond. battleofrichmond.org
24-25 PA Living history, Iron Brigade camp at the Pennsylvania Memorial and infantry camps at Pitzer Woods at Spangler Spring, Gettysburg battlefield. Free. nps.gov/gett
24-25 MD Living history, camps and weapons firing demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
24-25 VA Living history and tours, "Civil War Weekend" based at the Manassas Museum. Camps, demonstrations and Civil War-era baseball game. manassasmuseum.org
25 TN Living history "Base Ball Game," Civil War-era game at Carnton Plantation in Franklin. Noon-3 pm. Free. battleoffranklintrust.org
25 GA Living history, artillery demonstration at the Kennesaw National Battlefield Park near Kennesaw. 11 am, noon, 2 pm and 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo
25 VA "Crossing to Freedom," a celebration of the anniversary of slaves crossing the Rappahannock River to freedom in 1862, at Cow's Ford on the river near Remington. 3 pm. See thequestforhistory.blogspot.com
25 VA Living history, "Eyewitness to War," tours of the Mt. Zion Church and cemetery in Aldie. 1-5 pm. Free, donations welcome. nvrpa.org/park/mt_zion
25 VA Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 1-4:30 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete
27 VA Panel discussion, "Lincoln: The Man, The Myth, The Movies," at the Chesterfield Public Library, 901 Lori Road, Chesterfield. 7 pm. Free. library.chesterfield.gov Reservations suggested: 804-751-CCPL
27-28 PA Living history, medical program at the Pennsylvania Memorial, and sharpshooter camp at Spangler Spring, Gettysburg battlefield. Free. nps.gov/gett
28 AR Lecture, "Civil War Archeology in Arkansas: What Careful Excavations Can Tell Us About the Conflict," at the Stephens Nature Center, 602 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock. 7 pm. Free. centralarkansasnaturecenter.com
29 GA Lecture, "Confederate Hospitals of the Atlanta Campaign," at the Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church St, Cartersvile. 7 pm. Free with admission. bartowhistorymuseum.org
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VA Anniversary activities commemorating the Battle of Second Manassas at the Manassas National Battlefield Park. Living history, ranger talks and tours. nps.gov/mana
31 KY Living history, camps and demonstrations at the Lewisburg City Park. 9 am-4 pm. 270-893-6320.
31 TN Walking tour, "Hallowed Ground: A Lantern Tour of Stones River National Cemetery," in Murfreesboro. Tours leave at 7:30 and 7:45 pm. Reservations necessary. Call 615-893-9501 starting on the Monday before the tour. Free. nps.gov/stri
31 WV Hike, "8th WV Mounted Infantry Memorial Hike," 3-mile walking tour begins at 8 am at the Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. Register: droopmountainbattlefield.com/events.html
31 VA Ranger program, "Federal Victory at Cold Harbor: June 1, 1864," at the Cold Harbor unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 10:30 am. Free. nps.gov/rich
31 VA Ranger program, "Get Back to the Land: Civil War Armies and the Landscape," at the Gaines' Mill unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich
31 PA Walking tour, "The Battle of Gettysburg Explored," 1:30-3:30 pm. $30/adult. gettysburgfoundation.org
31 PA "Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital: Candlelight at Christ Church," 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. 717-334-5212.
31 DC Bike tour, "Civil War Defenses of Washington," follows off-road trails to remains of the city's fortifications. Begins at Fort Dupont Park, Fort Dupont Drive SE in Washington. 10 am. Free. Sign up: 202-426-7723.
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IL Living history, "Civil War Encampment," at the Graue Mill and Museum, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook. 11 am-4 pm. grauemill.org
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GA Living history, artillery demonstrations at 11 am, noon, 2 pm and 3 pm at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Free. nps.gov/kemo
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GA Living history, "16th Alabama Infantry," demonstrations at the Chickamauga National Military Park. 9 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
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MS Reenactment, "Battle of Iuka," anniversary event with living history camps and battles near Iuka. battleofiuka.com
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CA Reenactment and living history in Central Park on Gothard between Slater and Talbert in Huntington Beach. Camps and demonstrations all weekend. Battles at 1:30 and 4 pm Saturday and 11 am and 2 pm Sunday. Free. hbcivilwar.webs.com
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IA Reenactment, "Lamoni's Civil War Days," with living history and other programs all weekend. Battles each day. Free. civilwardays.org
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WV Reenactment, anniversary commemoration event at the Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park near Hillsboro. Living history, battles and a Civil War Ball. droopmountainbattlefield.com/events.html