Exhibits & Events Calendar

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"Washington During the Civil War" exhibit
Date: Tuesday, January 01 -
Sunday, January 25
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.npg.si.edu
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“Washington During the Civil War” at the National Portrait Gallery. Free admission daily except Christmas, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. For information, (202) 633-8300; npg.si.edu

National Portrait Gallery Exhibit
Date: Sunday, December 01 -
Sunday, January 25
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.npg.si.edu
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National Portrait Gallery exhibit “Mr. Lincoln’s Washington.” Emphasis on activities in & around Patent Building. Large-format photos, prints, drawings, maps showing forts, hospitals, Navy Yard, Capitol, White House, Ford’s Theatre, Old Capitol Prison, people. For information, 202-633-8300; www.npg.si.edu

"Washington During the Civil War"
Date: Friday, December 13 -
Sunday, January 25
Location: Washington, D.C.
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.npg.si.edu
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"Washington During the Civil War" at the National Portrait Gallery. Free admission daily except Christmas, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. For information, (202) 633-8300

Thomas Nast Exhibit
Date: Sunday, September 07 -
Thursday, January 01
Location: New Jersey
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.maccullochhall.org
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"The Civil War through the Eyes of Thomas Nast" at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown. More than 20 Nast illustrations of battles, Union and Confederate troop movements, soldier activities and the home front. For information, 973-538-2404, maccullochhall.org,

Vermont Civil War Quilts
Date: Saturday, September 20 -
Sunday, January 04
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.shelburnemuseum.org
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"Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts and Context in the Civil War" traveling exhibit from the American Textile History Museum at Shelburne Museum, Shelburne. The quilt and its story are placed in a broader context through the use of textile-related artifacts, relevant paintings, photographs, prints, ephemera, and quotations from diaries and letters. For information, www.shelburnemuseum.org

Arkansas Blacks & War Exhibit
Date: Thursday, January 01 -
Thursday, December 31
Location: Arkansas
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.mosaictemplarscenter.com
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Freedom! Oh, Freedom!’ Arkansas’s People of African Descent and the Civil War: 1861-1866” at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock. Related exhibit of current art works reflective of African Americans’ experiences in that period. For information, 501-683-3593, info@mosaictemplarscenter.com;
www.mosaictemplarscenter.com

Chapman Art Exhibit
Date: Thursday, January 01 -
Sunday, February 01
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.BurningofColumbia.com
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“Chapman’s Charleston 1863-1864” at SC State Museum, Columbia. 33 paintings by Confederate soldier & artist Conrad Wise Chapman. For information, BurningofColumbia.com

Civil War Exhibit at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Date: Thursday, January 01 -
Monday, August 31
Location: New Jersey
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.maccullochhall.org
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"The Civil War through the Eyes of Thomas Nast" at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown. Illustrations of battles, Union & Confederate troop movements, activities. Open for house and exhibit tours on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Under age 5 free. For information, 973538-2404, Ext. 10; www.maccullochhall.org

Columbia Exhibit
Date: Thursday, January 01 -
Tuesday, March 31
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.BurningofColumbia.com
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“The Burning of Columbia, S.C., 1865” at Richland Library Main, Columbia. Library collection items including photos, lithographs, accounts of city’s surrender & burning. For information, BurningofColumbia.com

Lincoln Exhibit
Date: Thursday, January 01 -
Monday, February 29
Location: Illinois
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.TenYearsLincoln.com/
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”Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865” Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum 10th anniversary exhibit in cooperation with Chicago History Museum. Focus on five key Lincoln speeches showing evolving views on slavery. Artifacts include Lincoln’s bloody gloves, bed he died in, carriage used by the Lincolns. For information, www.TenYearsLincoln.com/

Lincoln's Safety Exhibit
Date: Thursday, January 01 -
Friday, July 31
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.lincolncottage.org
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“’Not an American Practice’: Lincoln’s Life at Risk” at President Lincoln’s Cottage. About efforts to protect Lincoln at the Soldiers’ Home and beyond, how Lincoln’s assassination changed presidential security. For information, www.lincolncottage.org

Photographs Exhibit
Date: Thursday, January 01 -
Sunday, January 18
Location: Iowa
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.crma.org
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“Shadows of History: Photographs of the Civil War from the Collection of Julia J. Norrell” traveling exhibit from Corcoran Gallery of Art at Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids. Works by George Barnard, Isaac H. Bonsall, Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, James F. Gibson, Timothy H. O’Sullivan, Andrew J. Russell, David B. Woodbury. Also, exhibit of Lincoln portraits, special programs. For information, 319-366-7503, info@crma.org; www.crma.org.

Antique Gun Show
Date: Saturday, January 03 -
Sunday, January 04
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://www.TheCarolinaTrader.com
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Old North State Antique Gun & Military Show at North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh. Saturday 9-5, Sunday 10-4:30. Admission $7, ages 7-12 $1. For information, Carolina Trader Promotions, 704-282-1339; www.TheCarolinaTrader.com

Living History Portrayals
Date: Saturday, January 03
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Living History
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“American Lives, Richmond Voices: Cannon, Cartridges & Canals,” living history portrayals of 3 Richmonders, 1-2 p.m., Historic Tredegar. Included with admission. For information, Sean Kane 804-649-1861 x123, skane@acwm.org

Low Country Civil War Show
Date: Saturday, January 03 -
Sunday, January 04
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://www.mkshows.com
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Low Country Civil War Show at Omar Shrine Temple, Mount Pleasant. For information, 770-630-7296, mike@mkshows.com; www.mkshows.com

Robert E. Lee Lecture
Date: Saturday, January 03
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“Robert E. Lee Comes Home from War - 1865 to 1870” free Matt Atkinson lecture at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum  & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Lecture at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum
Date: Sunday, January 04
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“Not Yet!” Longstreet at Appomattox” lecture by Ranger Karlton Smith at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum  & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Columbia Exhibit
Date: Friday, January 09 -
Tuesday, March 31
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.BurningofColumbia.com
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“Impressions of Chimneyville: Columbia’s Civil War Destruction” at The Gallery at City Hall, Columbia. Historical images, descriptions of aftermath of February 1865 Union occupation, fires. Presented by Historic Columbia. For information,

Greenway Opening
Date: Friday, January 09
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Miscellaneous
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Grand opening of City of Cayce “Battlefield Connection” Three Rivers Greenway connecting to Timmerman Trail circuit of Congaree Creek. At the Thomas Newman Public Boat Landing, 2 p.m. For information, Sheila Starkey, admin@riveralliance.org

Lecture by Troy Harman
Date: Saturday, January 10
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“Famous Utterances on the Road to Appomattox: Importance of Rhetoric and Language in the War’s Final Hours” lecture by Troy Harman at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum  & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Living History Portrayals
Date: Saturday, January 10
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Living History
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“American Lives, Richmond Voices: Cannon, Cartridges & Canals,” living history portrayals of 3 Richmonders, 1-2 p.m., Historic Tredegar. Included with admission. For information, Sean Kane 804-649-1861 x123, skane@acwm.org

Living History program at Somerset Place Historic Site
Date: Saturday, January 10
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Program
For more info: http://www.nchistoricsites.org
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“Civil War Foodways” living history program at Somerset Place Historic Site, Creswell. For information, somerset@ncdcr.gov; www.nchistoricsites.org

Memorial Service
Date: Saturday, January 10
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Ceremony
For more info: http://www.longstreetsociety.org
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17th graveside memorial service for Gen. James Longstreet, Alta Vista Cemetery, Gainesville, 1 p.m. Reception at Piedmont Hotel. Hosted by Sons of Confederate Veterans Blue Ridge Rifles Camp 1840 & Longstreet Society. For information, www.longstreetsociety.org

150th Anniversary lecture
Date: Sunday, January 11
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“It was, indeed, a scene of unsurpassed grandeur and majesty” – An Audio-Visual Presentation of the National Park Service’s Coverage of the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War by Jason Martz at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum  & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Bus Tour of Civil War Sites in Columbia
Date: Sunday, January 11
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.historiccolumbia.org.
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Bus tour of Civil War Sites in Columbia from Robert Mills House & Gardens, 2-3:30. Includes churches, hospitals, armories, governmental buildings, private homes. $12 adults, $6 youth, member discounts. Sponsored by Historic Columbia. For information, tickets, www.historiccolumbia.org.

Ed Bearss Lecture
Date: Sunday, January 11
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Lecture
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Ed Bearss lecture on President Lincoln & his Cabinet at Coleman Auditorium, North Carolina History Center, New Bern, 2 p.m. $10 donation to support New Bern Battlefield Park. Sponsored by New Bern Historical Society & New Bern Civil War Round Table. For information, reservations, 252-638-8558.

reception at the National Civil War Museum
Date: Wednesday, January 14
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Reception
For more info: http://www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org
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Wine & cheese preview reception for “1865” exhibit at the National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, 5:30-7:30. Harold Holzer on “Lincoln’s Final Days: War, Peace, and as always, the Press.” $10 nonmembers, reservation required. For information, registration, 717-260-1861 Ext. 1130; www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

Tour
Date: Wednesday, January 14 -
Sunday, January 18
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.blueandgrayeducation.org
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"Sherman's March Through South Carolina" with Stephen Wise, Gloria Swift and others. Fee. Sponsored by Blue & Gray Education Society. For information, registration, 434-250-9921; www.blueandgrayeducation.org

1865 Exhibit
Date: Thursday, January 15 -
Thursday, December 31
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org
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"1865"exhibit highlighting Appomattox, President Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Grand Review, more at National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg. Artifacts & newspapers. Opening reception Jan. 14, 5:30-7:30 with presenter Garry Adelman, by reservation. For information, 717-260-1861; www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

150th Fort Fisher
Date: Saturday, January 17 -
Sunday, January 18
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.VisitKureBeachNC.com
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“Nor Shall Your Glory Be Forgot: The 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Fisher” at Fort Fisher State Historic Site, Kure Beach. Battle reenactment, living history camps & garrison, Edwin Bearss keynote talk opening memorial services, VIP tours, nighttime cannon firing & lantern tours. Sponsored by New Hanover County, Kure Beach & The Friends of Fort Fisher. For information, 800-631-1460; www.VisitKureBeachNC.com

150th Fort Fisher
Date: Saturday, January 17 -
Sunday, January 18
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.friendsoffortfisher.com
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150th Commemoration of the Fall of Fort Fisher at Fort Fisher State Historic Site, Kure Beach, 9-5.. Battles, living history, night cannon firing, exhibits, commemoration service with speaker Ed Bearss, dedication of 16 historical markers, tours. Free. Off-site parking & shuttle service. For information, www.friendoffortfisher.com

150th Lecture
Date: Saturday, January 17
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.MarinersMuseum.org
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Civil War 150th Lecture Series about USS Monitor , its conservation at The Mariners’ Museum’s Explorers Theater, Newport News, 1 p.m. Free with museum admission. Monday-Saturday, 9- 5, Sundays 11-5. For information, 757-596-2222; MarinersMuseum.org

35th Annual Brooksville Raid
Date: Saturday, January 17 -
Sunday, January 18
Location: Florida
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.brooksvilleraid.com
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35th Annual Brooksville Raid at Sand Hill Scout Reservation, west of Brooksville. Friday school day. Battles both afternoons, ladies’ tea, Saturday Blue Gray Ball, Sunday church service. Powder bounty for first 20-preregistered artillery units. $5 registration. Proceeds to hosts Hernando Historical Museum Assn. & North Pinellas Scout Sertoma Club. For information, 352-799-0129, raid@hernandohistoricalmuseumassoc.com; www.brooksvilleraid.com

Lecture at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum
Date: Saturday, January 17
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“Rocking the Cradle of the Confederacy — Sherman in South Carolina, 1865”  lecture by Bertram Barnett at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum  & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Lee & Jackson Ceremony
Date: Saturday, January 17
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Ceremony
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Annual Gen. R.E. Lee & Gen. T.J. Jackson Birthday Ceremony at the Lee/Jackson double equestrian monument in Baltimore, 11 a.m. C.S. reenactors, civilians, heritage groups invited. Sponsored by SCV Col. Harry W. Gilmor Camp 1388 & Maryland Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy. For information, map, Elliot Cummings, 410-296-9235, basilduke@comcast.net

Lee's 208th Birthday
Date: Saturday, January 17
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.
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“Life at Lee’s Headquarters” commemorating Lee’s 208th birthday at 1862 headquarters, Dabbs House Museum, Richmond, 1-3. Lee & his staff, house tours, reenactors, children’s activities. For information, 804-652-3409

Lee-Jackson Day
Date: Saturday, January 17
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Ceremony
For more info: http://www.leejacksonday.webs.com
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Annual Lee-Jackson Day Ceremonies in downtown Lexington, 10:30-12. Free. For information, 540-461-0389; www.leejacksonday.webs.com
 

Living History Portrayals
Date: Saturday, January 17
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Living History
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“American Lives, Richmond Voices: Cannon, Cartridges & Canals,” living history portrayals of 3 Richmonders, 1-2 p.m., Historic Tredegar. Included with admission. For information, Sean Kane 804-649-1861 x123, skane@acwm.org

Old Baldy Civil War Round Table of Philadelphia luncheon
Date: Saturday, January 17
Location: New Jersey
Event Category: Lunch/Dinner
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Old Baldy Civil War Round Table of Philadelphia luncheon to recognize & honor Michael Cavanaugh at Adelphia Restaurant, Deptford, 11:30-3:30. Presentation “Armed for Freedom: Black Soldiers and Emancipation” by Dr. Randall Miller. Cash bar, door prizes, raffle. Tickets $4, 2 for $75, payable to Old Baldy CWRT c/o Bob Russo, 15 Lakeview Place, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. For information, Rich Jankowski, 856-904-5481; Rosemary Viggiano, 856-924-0718.

Sherman Talks, Tours
Date: Saturday, January 17
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Talks, Tours
For more info: http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004334
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Sherman Comes to the Carolinas talks by William A. Bowers Jr. & Joe Long, 3 p.m., Rivers Bridge State Historic Site community building, Ehrhardt. Preceded by 1:30 tours of battlefield & memorial grounds. $10 ages 17-adult, $5 ages 6-16. For information, www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004334

150th Lecture
Date: Sunday, January 18
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.burningofcolumbia.com
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“The Civilian Experience of Columbia’s Burning” free lecture by Eric Plaag at South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum, Columbia, 3 p.m. Co-sponsored by South Carolina State Museum & Historic Columbia. For information, www.burningofcolumbia.com

Dance Class
Date: Sunday, January 18
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.CivilWarDance.org
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Civil War Dance Class with Victorian Dance Ensemble at Penn State Harrisburg Campus, Middletown. Partners encouraged, not required. Families welcome. Free by reservation. For information, 717-732-5330, info@CivilWarDance.org; www.CivilWarDance.org

Lecture by William Hewitt
Date: Sunday, January 18
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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”The Civil War – A Waypoint in Military History” lecture by William Hewitt at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum  & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Gen. Pennypacker Exhibit
Date: Tuesday, January 20 -
Sunday, March 15
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills
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“The Making of a Hero: The Life of Major General Galusha Pennypacker” exhibit at Pennypacker Mills in Schwenksville, home of war veteran & Pa. Gov. Samuel Pennypacker. Accoutrements, photos, documents, retirement items. Free. Tuesday-Saturday, 10-4, Sunday 1-4 except major holidays. For information, 610-287-9349; www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills

Stonewall Jackson Birthday (191st)
Date: Wednesday, January 21
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.stonewalljackson.org
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Annual Stonewall Jackson Birthday (191st) Celebration at Stonewall Jackson House, Lexington, 10-4. Free tours of home on half hour until 3:30, cider, cake. For information, 540-464-7704; www.stonewalljackson.org

Talk by Read Charlton
Date: Thursday, January 22
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Talk
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“The Civil War as the First Modern War” talk by Read Charlton at Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox. Reception 6:30, talk 7-8. $5 for non-members, reservations required. For information, reservations, Josie Butler, 434-352-5791 Ext. 203, jbutler@moc.org

Civil War Exhibit at Norwich University
Date: Friday, January 23 -
Friday, July 31
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Exhibit
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“1865, Out of the Ashes: Assassination, Reconstruction, and Healing the Nation” at Norwich University’s Sullivan Museum and History Center, Northfield. Open Monday-Friday 8-4, Saturday 11-4 during academic year. For information, 802-485-2183; academics.norwich.edu/museum/

Drama Premiere
Date: Friday, January 23 -
Sunday, February 22
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.fords.org
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World premiere of “The Widow Lincoln” by James Still, directed by Stephen Rayne at Ford’s Theatre. For information, www.fords.org. Tickets, 800-982-2787, 202-638-2367 (groups).

Lecture by Christopher Gwinn
Date: Saturday, January 24
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“What Gettysburg Meant: Civil War Veterans Reflect on America’s Most Famous Battle” lecture by Christopher Gwinn at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum  & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Living History Portrayals
Date: Saturday, January 24
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Living History
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“American Lives, Richmond Voices: Cannon, Cartridges & Canals,” living history portrayals of 3 Richmonders, 1-2 p.m., Historic Tredegar. Included with admission. For information, Sean Kane 804-649-1861 x123, skane@acwm.org

Night Museum
Date: Saturday, January 24
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/ande
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Night Museum at Andersonville National Historic Site, 6-8:30. Exhibits at National Prisoner of War Museum, lantern tours of prison, 7 p.m. talk by author Tracy Groot. For information, 229 924-0343, or visit at www.nps.gov/ande

150th Lecture
Date: Sunday, January 25
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.burningofcolumbia.com
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“Prisoner of War Camps in the Midlands” free lecture by Chester DePratter at South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum, Columbia, 3 p.m. Co-sponsored by South Carolina State Museum & Historic Columbia. For information, www.burningofcolumbia.com

Lecture at Seminary Ridge Museum
Date: Sunday, January 25
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.seminaryridgemuseum.org
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“The Civil War in Pennsylvania: The African-American Experience” with author Samuel Black 3 p.m. Seminary Ridge Museum History Conversations Book Series in historic Schmucker House, Gettysburg. Suggested donation $5. For information, 717-339-1300; www.seminaryridgemuseum.org

Lecture by Tom Holbrook
Date: Sunday, January 25
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“If These Things Could Talk- 1865” lecture by Tom Holbrook, at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum  & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Meade Brunch
Date: Sunday, January 25
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lunch/Dinner
For more info: http://www.generalmeadesociety.org
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Annual General Meade Society DeLuxe Champagne Brunch & Awards Ceremony at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, Philadelphia, 11-2. Gen. Meade Society 150th anniversary event. $45 single, $85 couple by reservation with Gerry McCormick, 215-848-7753, gedwinmc@msn.com. Information, www.generalmeadesociety.org

Battlefield Tours
Date: Friday, January 30 -
Saturday, March 14
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.riveralliance.org/Commemoration_BOC.html
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Mostly weekend guided tours of Congaree Creek battle site in Cayce. One-hour tours on new battlefield trail. Schedule, registration online. Hosted by City of Cayce & The River Alliance. For information, www.riveralliance.org/Commemoration_BOC.html

Becker Drawings Exhibit
Date: Saturday, January 31 -
Sunday, April 19
Location: Mississippi
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.msmuseumart.org
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“Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection” traveling exhibit at Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson. More than 85 works by Joseph Becker & field artists for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. Commemorating 150th anniversary of war’s end, emancipation, steps toward reunification. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students over 5.

 For information, 866-843-9278; www.msmuseumart.org

Civil War Ball
Date: Saturday, January 31
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Balls/Dances
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Gettysburg Winter Civil War Ball (merger of the Innkeepers & Civilians of Gettysburg Lincoln balls), Gettysburg Hotel. Reception at 5, dinner 6, dancing 8-11. Music by Smash the Windows Trio with dance masters Briant & Karin Bohleke. $75, $30 ball only by reservation. Sponsored by Civilians of Gettysburg 1861-1865 For information, tickets, 717-337-0748, civilwardance@earthlink.net

Lecture by Chuck Teague
Date: Saturday, January 31
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“The Final Fourteen Days of Father Abraham” lecture by Chuck Teague at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum  & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Living History Portrayals
Date: Saturday, January 31
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Living History
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“American Lives, Richmond Voices: Cannon, Cartridges & Canals,” living history portrayals of 3 Richmonders, 1-2 p.m., Historic Tredegar. Included with admission. For information, Sean Kane 804-649-1861 x123, skane@acwm.org

Annual New Market Parade & Ceremony
Date: Friday, May 15 -
Thursday, January 15
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Ceremony
For more info: http://www.vmi.edu
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Annual New Market Parade & Ceremony at the VMI Parade Grounds, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, 2 p.m. Honors cadets who fought & died at May 15, 1864, Battle of New Market. Free. For information, 540-464-7313; www.vmi.edu