Exhibits & Events Calendar

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North Carolina Firearms, Artifacts
Date: Tuesday, January 01 -
Tuesday, March 31
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.GreensboroHistory.org
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"Through Collectors' Eyes: Treasures of the Civil War" including John and Isabelle Murphy Confederate Firearms Collection at Greensboro Historical Museum. Free, Tuesdays- Saturdays 10-5, Sundays 2-5. For information, (336) 373-2043

Personal Life Exhibit
Date: Wednesday, October 01 -
Friday, March 20
Location: Massachusetts
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.adcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library
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"What they Wrote, What They Saved:  The Personal Civil War" at the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America in Cambridge. Diaries, letters & accounts by civilians and servicemen, photographs, artifacts, books. Much focuses on Northern, white, middle-class families whose stories are told by what they wrote and what they saved. For information, www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library

Kunstler Exhibit
Date: Saturday, October 18 -
Sunday, March 01
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org
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"The American Spirit: The Paintings of Mort Kunstler" at Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, Allentown. Opening reception with Kunstler Oct. 18 at 1 p.m. Fifty works on display. Book signing. For information, 610-435-1074; www.lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org

Sherman Exhibit
Date: Saturday, November 01 -
Friday, March 06
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.crr.sc.gov
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“Paths of Destruction: Sherman’s Final Campaign” at SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, Columbia. Includes diorama depicting Columbia after the burning, interactive map, artifacts including weapons, POW pieces, uniforms, excavated relics and flags. For information, 803-737-8095; www.crr.sc.gov

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

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,

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

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

BGES Weekend Program
Date: Friday, February 27 -
Sunday, March 01
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: Program
For more info: http://www.blueandgrayeducation.org
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Forts Henry & Donelson with Kendall Gott & Jim Vaughan from Nashville. Fee. Blue & Gray Education Society. For information, 434-250-9921,  blueandgrayeducation@yahoo.com; www.blueandgrayeducation.org

Gun Show
Date: Saturday, February 28 -
Sunday, March 01
Location: Kentucky
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://www.Nationalgunday.com
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National Gun Day Show & Civil War Show at Kentucky Fair & Expo Center, North Wing, North Wing, Louisville, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 9-3. For information, Ron Dickson, National Gun Day Promotions, 513-523-3574, Ron-Dickson@Nationalgunday.com; www.Nationalgunday.com

"Buster Keaton in The General," 1926 silent film
Date: Sunday, March 01
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Film
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“Buster Keaton in The General,” 1926 silent film based on war incident and commentary by Evangelina Rubalcava at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center Theater, 1:30 p.m. For information, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3231; www.nps.gov/gett

Catholics Exhibit
Date: Sunday, March 01 -
Sunday, September 20
Location: Connecticut
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.kofcmuseum.org/en
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Service & Charity in the Civil War: Answering the Call
at the Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven. Exhibition featuring profiles of Catholic soldiers, chaplains, and religious (nurses) during the war. Free, open daily, 10-5. For information, 203-865-0400; www.kofcmuseum.org/en

Cushing's Medal Exhibit
Date: Sunday, March 01 -
Monday, May 04
Location: New York
Event Category: Exhibit
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First public display of the Medal of Honor awarded by President Barack Obama to Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing at West Point Museum, U.S. Military Academy. The June 1861 graduate is buried at the academy. For information, 845-938-3590 or visit the museum on Facebook.

Debate/lecture at Historic Stagville State Historic Site
Date: Sunday, March 01
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Program
For more info: http://www.nchistoricsites.org
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 “Historical Debate on Reconstruction” debate/lecture at Historic Stagville State Historic Site, Durham. For information, stagville@ncdcr.gov. www.nchistoricsites.org

Lecture with author Nancy Koester
Date: Sunday, March 01
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.seminaryridgemuseum.org
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“Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life” with author Nancy Koester, Seminary Ridge Museum History Conversations Book Series in historic Schmucker House, Gettysburg, 3 p.m. Suggested donation $5. For information, 717-339-1300; www.seminaryridgemuseum.org

Mary Todd Lincoln Exhibit
Date: Sunday, March 01 -
Friday, November 20
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: Exhibit
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“Clouds and Darkness Surround Us: The Life of Mary Todd Lincoln” at Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate. Costumes from movie “Lincoln,” artifacts. For information, 423-869-6235.

150th Observance of Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address
Date: Wednesday, March 04
Location: Kentucky
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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March 4, Kentucky. 150th Observance
150th Observance of Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address at Madison County Courthouse, Richmond, 10:30 a.m. For information, Battle of Richmond Visitors Center, 859-624-0013

150th Panel
Date: Wednesday, March 04
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.fords.org
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“Civil War to Civil Rights: The Last Great Speeches of Abraham Lincoln & Martin Luther King Jr.” Second Inaugural Address Panel at Washington National Cathedral, 7:30 p.m. Moderated by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews. Free with reservations. Sponsored by Ford’s Theatre & Washington National Cathedral. For information, 800-982-2787; www.fords.org

Civilian Symposium
Date: Thursday, March 05 -
Sunday, March 08
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www.genteelarts.com
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Civilian Symposium “Mid-19th Century Clothing & Culture” in Harrisburg. Seminars, tours & workshops, symposium presentations. Dinner & fancy dress party, welcome reception & sociable, juried marketplace, garment displays, needlework competition. Hosted by Genteel Arts. For information, 717-337-0283, info@genteelarts.com; www.genteelarts.com

Reenactor Appreciation Weekend in Gettysburg.
Date: Friday, March 06 -
Sunday, March 08
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
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Reenactor Appreciation Weekend in Gettysburg. All periods welcome. History trivia at 1863 Inn on Baltimore Street, 6-9 pm., seminars, fashion show, dance, merchant specials, discounts. Friday March 6 registration. Sponsored by Steinwehr Avenue Business Improvement District. For information, Kirk Davis, 240-291-4813, Homefrontgettysburg@outlook.com

Civil War Symposium at Andrew Carnegie Library
Date: Saturday, March 07
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www.carnegiecarnegie.org
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“Road to Appomattox” Civil War Symposium at Andrew Carnegie Library, Carnegie, 9-4. Topics include Lincoln, Fall of Petersburg, Bennett Place & Appomattox, Mary Lincoln. For information, registration, 412-276-3456 Ext. 9; www.carnegiecarnegie.org

150th Ceremony
Date: Saturday, March 07
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Ceremony
For more info: http://www.lincolngroup.org
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Second Inaugural Address Commemoration Ceremony at Lincoln Memorial, 9:30-11:30. Music, recreation of Lincoln’s inauguration & address. Free. Hosted by National Park Service & Lincoln Group of District of Columbia. For information, www.lincolngroup.org

150th Wyse Fork
Date: Saturday, March 07
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.nchistoricsites.org/neuse/neuse.htm
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150th Anniversary of Battle of Wyse Fork & scuttling of CSS Neuse at Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, Kinston, 10-4. For information, 252-526-9600; nchistoricsites.org/neuse/neuse.htm

153rd Battle of Hampton Roads anniversary
Date: Saturday, March 07 -
Sunday, March 08
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 153rd Anniversary
For more info: http://www.battleofhamptonroads.com
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153rd Battle of Hampton Roads anniversary at The Mariners’ Museum & Park, Newport News, 10-4. Living history encampments, demonstrations, lectures, music, family programs. Free with museum admission. For information, 757-596-2222; www.battleofhamptonroads.com

Civil War Ball, Workshop
Date: Saturday, March 07
Location: Missouri
Event Category: Balls/Dances
For more info: http://www.civilwargrandballs.info
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Civil War Tartan Ball commemorating soldiers of Celtic heritage in private St. Louis Victorian mansion. Dinner by private chef, bagpipers & highland dancers. 9 a.m. etiquette & dance workshop, $10. Dinner $62, Grand Ball $48. Hosted by Dance Mistress Karen Duffy. For information, 636-775-3330; www.civilwargrandballs.info

Inaugural Commemoration
Date: Saturday, March 07
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Ceremony
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Second Lincoln Inaugural Commemoration at the Lincoln Memorial, 9-11:30 a.m. Inaugural banquet at Willard Hotel 12-3 p.m. Bobby Horton Civil War Concert at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. For information, Karen Needles, Karen.needles@gmail.com

Lecture by Philip Brown
Date: Saturday, March 07
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“To the Brink of Collapse: The Final Campaign of the Army of Tennessee” lecture by Philip Brown 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 by Karlton Smith
Date: Sunday, March 08
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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“The Closing Scenes: Admiral David G. Farragut and the End of the Civil War” lecture by 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

"Battle of Helena" reenactment
Date: Friday, March 13 -
Saturday, March 14
Location: Arkansas
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.VisitHelenAR.com
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“Battle of Helena” reenactment in historic downtown Helena. Main events Saturday. Battle, Patrick Cleburne memorial, free Bobby Horton concert. For information, 800-358-0972; www.VisitHelenAR.com

16th Annual Appomattox Court House National Historical Park & Long University free Civil War Seminar
Date: Friday, March 13 -
Sunday, March 15
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Seminar
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16th Annual Appomattox Court House National Historical Park & Long University free Civil War Seminar, “1865,” at Jarman Auditorium, Longwood University, Farmville. Speakers include David Coles, Tracy Chernault, Michael Gorman, Chris Calkins, Patrick Schroeder, Ron Wilson, Elizabeth Varon, Mark Bradley, Bert Dunkerly, Casey Clabough. For information, Dr. David Coles, 434-395-2220; Patrick Schroeder, 434-352-8987, Ext. 232

Civil War Weekend
Date: Friday, March 13 -
Sunday, March 15
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.civilwar.vt.edu
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Civil War Weekend at Virginia Tech’s Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, Blacksburg. Activities, speakers including James I. “Bud” Robertson, William C. “Jack” Davis, Margaret Humphreys. Sponsored by Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. For information, Paul Quigley, 540-231-9090, pquigley@vt.edu; www.civilwar.vt.edu

Drama Premiere
Date: Friday, March 13 -
Wednesday, May 20
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Miscellaneous
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World premiere of “Freedom’s Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War,” music by Frank Wildhorn, at Ford’s Theatre. For information, www.fords.org. Tickets, 800-982-2787.

Living History
Date: Friday, March 13 -
Sunday, March 15
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.chesterschistory.org
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“Chesterville—1865” living history with firing of the Chester Gun, a Tredegar 10-pdr. Parrott rifle, CS encampment, firing demonstrations, Yankee POWs in Chesterville Jail, speakers, music, first-person portrayals, UDC Ball, period church, street festival. Hosted by Chester County Historical Society. For information, ccmuseum@truvista.net; chesterschistory.org

Victorian-Civil War Era Ball Fundraiser
Date: Friday, March 13
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Balls/Dances
For more info: http://www.thelocalgathering.org
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Victorian-Civil War Era Ball Fundraiser at the Shippensburg Church of the Brethren Family Life Center, Shippensburg, 6:3--9:30 p.m. Dance instruction provided by the Victorian Dance Ensemble. $30 couple, $20 individual, $35 per family, $15 College students. Light refreshments. Victorian-Civil War Era attire encouraged but not required. Ladies should wear flat shoes. For information, tickets, 717-552-7417, localgathering@comcast.net, www.thelocalgathering.org

Living history weekend at Andersonville National Historic Site
Date: Saturday, March 14
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://go.nps.gov/cwprisons
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Prison camp life living history weekend at Andersonville National Historic Site. For information, http://go.nps.gov/cwprisons

Living History Program
Date: Saturday, March 14
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.nchistoricsites.org
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“The End in Sight: New Bern at the Conclusion of the War” living history program at Tryon Palace, New Bern. For information, info@tryonpalace.org; www.nchistoricsites.org

Dance Class
Date: Sunday, March 15
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.CivilWarDance.org
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Civil War Dance Class conducted by 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

Fashion Show
Date: Sunday, March 15
Location: Minnesota
Event Category: Shows
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Historical Fashion Show at the Kahler Apache Ballroom (formerly Ramada Grand Ballroom), Rochester, 1:30-4. Women’s fashion from the 1800s created by historical designer Joy Melcher, tea, desserts. $30. Sponsored by The History Center of Olmstead County. For information, 507-282-9447

Annual Seminary Ridge Symposium
Date: Friday, March 20 -
Sunday, March 22
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www.seminaryridgemuseum.org
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“Reunion/Reconciliation” Annual Seminary Ridge Symposium at Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg. Keynote speaker David Blight. Also Caroline Janney, Barbara Gannon, Carl Eeman, Brian Matthew Jordan. $175, $150 museum partners, includes speaker programs, Sunday program, museum admission, welcome reception. For information, registration, 717-339-1300; www.seminaryridgemuseum.org

Tour
Date: Friday, March 20 -
Sunday, March 22
Location: Louisiana
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.blueandgrayeducation.org
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“New Orleans and the Gulf Coast” tour with Len Riedel from New Orleans. Fee. Blue & Gray Education Society. For information, 434-250-9921, blueandgrayeducation@yahoo.com; www.blueandgrayeducation.org

12th Annual Civil War Preservation Ball
Date: Saturday, March 21
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Balls/Dances
For more info: http://www.CivilWarDance.org
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12th Annual Civil War Preservation Ball in Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg, 7-10. Philadelphia Brigade Band music, instruction by Victorian Dance Ensemble, performing troupe of the Civil War Dance Foundation. $35 single, $65 couple by tickets only. See Jan. 18, Feb. 22, March 15 free dance class info. For information, 717-732-5330, PreservationBall@CivilWarDance.org.; www.CivilWarDance.org

150th anniversary symposium
Date: Saturday, March 21 -
Friday, March 20
Location: West Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.richmountain.org
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150th anniversary symposium on 1865 Winter Raids: Rosser’s Raid, capture of General Kelley at Beverly Heritage Center. Speakers & discussion, lunch, dinner, Civil War dance. Sponsored by Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation. For information, 304-637-7424; www.richmountain.org

150th Bentonville
Date: Saturday, March 21 -
Sunday, March 22
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.nchistoricsites.org
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150th Anniversary reenactment at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Four Oaks. Battles, living history, lectures. For information, Bentonville@ncdcr.gov; www.nchistoricsites.org

150th Lecture
Date: Saturday, March 21
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, 2:30 p.m. Free with museum admission. Monday-Saturday, 9-5, Sundays 11-5. For information, 757-596-2222; MarinersMuseum.org

150th Tour
Date: Saturday, March 21 -
Sunday, March 22
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Tours
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150th Anniversary “Lee’s Retreat to Appomattox” bus tour from Petersburg to Appomattox. Includes Petersburg National Battlefield, Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park, Appomattox National Historic Park, Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox. $350, includes transportation, all meals, overnight lodging. For information, reservations, Ben Lomond Historic Site, 703-367-7872

Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford's Theatre Society Symposium
Date: Saturday, March 21
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www.lincoln-institute.org
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Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford’s Theatre Society Symposium, 9 a.m. at Ford’s Theatre. Speakers Terry Alford, Richard Wightman Fox, Stephen A. Goldman, Martha Hodes, Jonathan W. White. Free. Public tickets first-come basis 8:30-9. For information,
http://www.lincoln-institute.org

Arms Show
Date: Saturday, March 21 -
Sunday, March 22
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://www.Baltimoreshow.com
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Baltimore Antique Arms Show at Timonium Fairgrounds, Timonium, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 9-3. Admission $10. Sponsored by Maryland Arms Collectors Assn. For information, www.Baltimoreshow.com

Bridgewater College Civil War Institute
Date: Saturday, March 21
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Lecture
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Bridgewater College Civil War Institute: “Appomattox: The Last Days of the Civil War” at Bridgewater College McKinney Hall, Bridgewater, 9-4. Speakers include Dr. James I. “Bud” Robertson, Dr. Richard Sommers, Patrick Schroeder, Dr. Phillip Stone. Free. For information, npicerno@bridgewater.edu

SHAF Meeting
Date: Saturday, March 21
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Miscellaneous
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Save Historic Antietam Foundation general membership meeting at Mumma House, Antietam National Battlefield, 10 a.m. All members welcome. For information, Tom Clemens, Antietam@verizon.net

Talks, Tours
Date: Saturday, March 21
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Talks, Tours
For more info: http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004334
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South Carolinians and the Army of Northern Virginia talks by Jerry Morris & J. Tracy Power, 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

Lecture at Seminary Ridge Museum
Date: Sunday, March 22
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.seminaryridgemuseum.org
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“Marching Home: Union Veterans & Their Unending Civil War,” with author Brian Matthew Jordan, 3 p.m., Seminary Ridge Museum History Conversations Book Series at historic Schmucker House. Suggested donation $5. For information, 717-339-1300; www.seminaryridgemuseum.org

"One Destiny" 35-minute play
Date: Monday, March 23 -
Saturday, May 16
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Play
For more info: http://www.fords.org
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“One Destiny” 35-minute play about Lincoln’s assassination at Ford’s Theatre. Performance times vary, tickets required. $7.50 in advance, $5 performance day. For tickets, 800-982-2787; www.fords.org.

Lincoln Assassination Exhibit
Date: Monday, March 23 -
Monday, May 25
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.fords.org/event/silent-witnesses
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“Silent Witnesses: Artifacts of the Lincoln Assassination” exhibit at Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership. Theater & Lincoln items including top hat, cuff buttons, pocket contents, Booth’s derringer, bunting flag, playbill. Limited admission by ticket. For information, www.fords.org/event/silent-witnesses

Tour with Parker Hills
Date: Tuesday, March 24 -
Saturday, March 28
Location: Mississippi
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.blueandgrayeducation.org
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“Grant’s Second Vicksburg Offensive: The Spring 1863 Bayou Expeditions and the Battle of Helena” tour with Parker Hills from Vicksburg. Fee. Blue & Gray Education Society. For information, 434-250-9921, blueandgrayeducation@yahoo.com; www.blueandgrayeducation.org

150th Petersburg
Date: Wednesday, March 25
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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150th Battles of Ft. Stedman and Jones Farm Real Time Tours. Ft. Stedman 5-8 a.m. at Tour Stop 5, Eastern Front. Jones Farm 3-3:45 p.m. at Tour Stop 3, Western Front, Dinwiddie County. For information, Grant_Gates@nps.gov, 804-732-3531 Ext. 20

"Bullets and Steel--Clash at Scary Creek" Reenactment
Date: Friday, March 27 -
Sunday, March 29
Location: West Virginia
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.putnamcountyparks.net
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“Bullets and Steel — Clash at Scary Creek” in Hurricane. Battles, living history, cannon night firing, military ball, ladies tea, period church service, civic chorus concert, play, Lincoln. For information, 304-562-0518 Ext. 10; www.putnamcountyparks.net

Civil War Seminar
Date: Friday, March 27 -
Sunday, March 29
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Seminar
For more info: http://www.liberty.edu/civilwar
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“1865 – The Final Days,” 19th Annual Liberty University Civil War Seminar in Lynchburg. Speakers include Steven Woodworth, James Finck, Christopher Jones, David Jon White. Friday banquet $20, Saturday speakers free. For information, reservations, 434-592-4366, reronk@liberty.edu; www.liberty.edu/civilwar

Civil War Show
Date: Friday, March 27 -
Saturday, March 28
Location: Indiana
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://www.ironbrigaderelics.com
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5th Annual Crossroads of America/Political Show at Beech Grove High School, Beech Grove, Friday 4-8, Saturday 9-4. Civil War & political items. $3 for both days, 13 & under free. All proceeds benefit school’s Incentive Fund. For information, Harvey W. Warrner, 317-784-2617; www.ironbrigaderelics.com

"Symposium of Stitches" benefitting Endinburg Mill Museum
Date: Saturday, March 28
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Symposium
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“Symposium of Stitches” benefiting Edinburg Mill Museum at St. Paul’s Heritage Center, Edinburg. Exhibit & presentations on Civil War dolls and care & repair of dolls by Faye Snyder & Lyn Buonviri. Exhibit & presentation on baby, doll & crib quilts by Joan Knight. Pre-1950 dolls, doll clothes, quilts invited for Show & Tell. $30 full day, $20 half day, $15 catered lunch. For information, stitches.VA@gmail.com

150th Anniversary Commemoration of the Lincoln Assassination & New York Funeral
Date: Saturday, March 28
Location: New York
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www.lincolngroupny.org
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150th Anniversary Commemoration of the Lincoln Assassination & New York Funeral half-day symposium at Cooper Union, New York City. Keynote speaker James Oakes. Presentations by Harold Holzer, Frank J. Williams, Barnet Schecter. Panelist with Richard Sloan, Michael Kauffman, Kate Larson, Betty Ownsbey. Hosted by Lincoln Group of New York. For information, registration, 150LincolnNY@gmail.com; www.lincolngroupny.org or on facebook

150th Anniversary Petersburg
Date: Saturday, March 28
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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150th River Queen Conference — Living History & Panel Discussion 3:30-5 p.m. at Beacon Theater, Hopewell. For information, Chris_Bryce@nps.gov, 804- 732-3531 x201

150th Petersburg Living History
Date: Saturday, March 28
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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150th Battle of Five Forks Living History 10-4 at Five Forks Contact Station, Dinwiddie. For information, Tracy_Chernault@nps.gov, 804-732-3531

150th Petersburg Tours
Date: Saturday, March 28
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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 150th Nighttime Tours of Five Forks Battlefield 6-8 p.m., Five Forks Contact Station, Dinwiddie. For information, Grant_Gates@nps.gov, 804-732-3531 Ext. 202

Lecture
Date: Saturday, March 28
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.NationalCivilWarMuseum.org
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“Defiance on the Border: Maryland Confederate Women Versus Their Union Occupiers,” by Dr. Claudia Floyd at The National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, 1-2 p.m. Included with admission. For information, 717-260-1861; www.NationalCivilWarMuseum.org

McCormick Civil War Institute
Date: Saturday, March 28
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Lecture
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McCormick Civil War Institute, “’We Learned that We are Indivisible’ – The Civil War’s End & Its Legacies,” Shenandoah University Cool Spring Campus in Bluemont, 9-5. Lectures by John Hennessy, Brian Matthew Jordan, Jonathan A. Noyalas, Dana Shoaf & tour of Cool Spring Battlefield. $45 includes all sessions & lunch. Seating limited. For information, Jo Miller, 540-665-5442, jmille3su.edu

Park Day
Date: Saturday, March 28
Location: National
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.civilwar.org/parkday
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Annual Civil War Trust Park Day for volunteers to help clean and restore parks across the country. All ages, abilities & new sites welcome. For information, www.civilwar.org/parkday

Preservation Luncheon
Date: Saturday, March 28
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Lunch/Dinner
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Annual Grand Army Museum Preservation Luncheon at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein Philadelphia. Book browsing at 11, cocktails noon, lunch 1 p.m. lunch, historian Terry Alford talk & award, 2 p.m. $45 single, $85 couple by reservation before March 21. For information, reservation, 215-289-6484; garmuslib@verizon.net

150th Battle of Fort Gregg Living History
Date: Sunday, March 29
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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150th Battle of Ft. Gregg Living History 10-4 at Tour Stop 4, Western Front, Dinwiddie County. For information, Grant_Gates@nps.gov, 804-732-3531 Ext. 202