Exhibits & Events Calendar

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"The Civil War Through the Eyes of Thomas Nast"
Date: Monday, September 01 -
Sunday, August 23
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. Nast covered the war for Harper's Weekly, drawing battles, soldiers and the home front, and became a cartoonist and caricaturist. For information, maccullochhall.org

Gowns Exhibit
Date: Saturday, November 22 -
Monday, August 31
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.sigalmuseum.org
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"Eras pf Elegance 1750-1920s" at Sigal Museum of the Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society, Easton. Gowns, accessories including Civil War period evening dress & wedding ensemble. For information, 610-253-1222; sigalmuseum.org

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

Mitchelville Exhibit
Date: Saturday, February 14 -
Sunday, August 23
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.scmuseum.org
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“Finding Freedom’s Home: Archaeology at Mitchelville” exhibit at South Carolina State Museum, Columbia. Highlighting history of the freedman’s town, nearby enslaved people who fled for the Union lines in Port Royal November 1861. Opening day programs with reenactors, talks, music. Films. For information, scmuseum.org.

War Photographs Exhibit
Date: Friday, May 01 -
Monday, August 17
Location: California
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.museum.stanford.edu
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"American Battleground: Photographs of the Civil War, 1861-1865" exhibit at Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Stanford. Images by George Barnard, Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, Eadweard Muybridge, Timothy O’Sullivan, Andrew Joseph Russell. For information, 650-723-4177; http://museum.stanford.edu

12th Annual Tinker Homestead & Farm Museum Civil War Days
Date: Friday, July 31 -
Sunday, August 02
Location: New York
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.sites.google.com/site/tinkercivilwardays/
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12th Annual Tinker Homestead & Farm Museum Civil War Days at Tinker Nature Park, Henrietta. Saturday & Sunday 10-4. Friday evening concert, 2 p.m. battles both days, living history, medical demonstrations, Saturday morning School of the Soldier, ladies’ dress show & tea, uniform & weapons review, Saturday dance, Sunday church service. Hosted by 28th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Co. F & 1st Tennessee. For information, registration, 585-359-7044, tinkerhomestead@gmail.com; https://sites.google.com/site/tinkercivilwardays/

Boys of the Civil War and Living History Camp at Pequea Valley Public Library
Date: Friday, July 31 -
Saturday, August 01
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Living History
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Boys of the Civil War and Living History Camp at Pequea Valley Public Library, Intercourse, Friday 3-8, Saturday 9-4. Union & Confederate camps, generals,  medical, music. For information, Joel Moore, 610-209-3931, joemoore3@comcast.net; Sharon Sudbrack, 717-768-3160, ssudbrack@pvpl.org

Music Gathering
Date: Friday, July 31 -
Sunday, August 02
Location: New York
Event Category: Music
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Civil War Heritage Music Gathering & Encampment at Historic Centre Church, Windham, Friday 5-11, Saturday 10-10, Sunday 11-1. Living history, music showcases, open mic session, Victorian tea, exhibits, book presentations. Fee for magic lantern & magic shows & Saturday grand concert. For information, jcquinn@webtv.net, 518-734-5655

154th NY Reunion
Date: Saturday, August 01
Location: New York
Event Category: Miscellaneous
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30th Annual Reunion of Descendants of the 154th New York at the Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University, Allegany. Program commemorating end of the war, roll call of descendants, regimental artifacts, formal inauguration of Dunkelman & Winey Collection at university library. For information, Mark Dunkelman, nyvil54th@aol.com; Dennis Frank, dfrank@sbu.edu

Fisher's Hill Picnic, Tours
Date: Saturday, August 01
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.ShenandoahAtWar.org
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Fisher’s Hill Picnic on the Fisher’s Hill battlefield near Straburg, 4-8 p.m. Battlefield walking tours 4:30 & 6 p.m., family tour 5:15, music, artifacts, exhibits, commemorative program 7 p.m. For information, theder@svbf.net;
www.shenandoahAtWar.org

Montgomery Cemetery Tour
Date: Saturday, August 01
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Tours
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Montgomery Cemetery Tour, Norristown, 7:30 p.m. Burial place of five generals, nurses, others. Tour highlights unusual occupations of burials. Wine & cheese afterwards. Must be 21. $10. For information, reservations, 610-272-0297, info@montgomerycemetery.org

Signal Corps Weekend
Date: Saturday, August 01 -
Sunday, August 02
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.civilwarmed.org
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Signal Corps Weekend at Pry House Field Hospital Museum, Keedysville, 11-5. Periodic & U.S. Army 114th Signal Battalion programs. Suggested donation $5. For information, www.civilwarmed.org

Talk by Bob O'Connor
Date: Saturday, August 01
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Talk
For more info: http://www.civilwarmed.org
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“A House Divided Against Itself: The Culp Brothers on Opposing Sides of the Civil War” free talk by Bob O’Connor, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Frederick, 2:30 p.m. For information, www.civilwarmed.org

Talk by Dr. Guy Hasegawa
Date: Saturday, August 01
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Talk
For more info: http://www.civilwarmed.org
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"Pharmacy in the Civil War" talk by Dr. Guy Hasegawa, Medicine in the American Civil War Lecture Series at Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, 2:30. Free talk, exhibits. For information, www. Civilwarmed.org

Voices of the Confederacy Living History Encampmen
Date: Saturday, August 01
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Living History
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Voices of the Confederacy Living History Encampment at Federal Pointe Inn, Gettysburg, 9-3. Living history, discussions, handouts, music, antiques & artifacts, child activities. For information, ckinan@aol.com; facebook at Voices of the Confederacy.

Evening
Date: Tuesday, August 04
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.gettysburgtourguides.org
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"Walks Through History" in Gettysburg, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Various specific topics. $30 per session, buy 6 get seventh free -- series runs into September. Sponsored by Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides. For information, www.gettysburgtourguides.org

2nd Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge
Date: Friday, August 07 -
Sunday, August 09
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www.emergingcivilwar.com
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"Civil War Legacies" 2nd Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, Spotsylvania. Include 1865 surrenders, Lincoln assassination, battlefield preservation, war's legacy. $75 registration by April 30, $95 after. Reservations required. Includes Friday round table discussion, Saturday lectures, lunch & book signings, Sunday tours of Chancellorsville Battlefield. Co-sponsored by Savas Beatie LLC. For information, registration, Stevenson Ridge, 540-582-6263; emergingcivilwar.com

Annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment (originally scheduled for July 3-5
Date: Friday, August 07 -
Sunday, August 09
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.gettysburgreenactment.com
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Annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment at "Gettysburg" movie site on Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg. Daily battles with pyrotechnics, living history, Saturday dance. Civilian camps for military dependents, living history village, activities tents. Bounty for horses & cannons. Registration fee. For information, registration, gac4@comcast.net; www.gettysburgreenactment.com

Civil War Reenactment in Woodbury
Date: Friday, August 07 -
Sunday, August 09
Location: Connecticut
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.the2dconn.com; www.woodburybattle.com
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“When the Smoke Clears” reenactment in Strong Preserve Park, Woodbury. Battles both days, civilian town of Unity. No artillery limit. $150 bounty for full-scale, $100 additional for horse-drawn. $10 until June 30, after $15 & walk-ons. Hosted by 2nd Connecticut Vol. Heavy Artillery & Western Connecticut Convention Visitors Bureau. For information, military: Ray Manzi, remanzi@hotmail.com; sutlers & civilians: Diane Asselin:  seanbrettsmom@yahoo.com; www.the2dconn.com; www.woodburybattle.com

Program
Date: Friday, August 07
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Program
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/frsp
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NPS History at Sunset: “Life of a House: Chatham by Candlelight” at Chatham Manor, Fredericksburg, 8 p.m. For information, www.nps.gov/frsp

"From Slavery to Freedom" tours
Date: Saturday, August 08
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Tours
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“From Slavery to Freedom” tours from Eastern Front Visitor Center, Petersburg, 10-2. Locations where slaves and slave owners faced new issues as war ended in 1865. For information, 804-732-3531, Robert_Webster@nps.gov

154th Anniversary of the Battle of Wilson's Creek
Date: Saturday, August 08 -
Monday, August 10
Location: Missouri
Event Category: 154th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/wicr
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154th Anniversary of the Battle of Wilson's Creek at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Republic, site of first major battle in the West. Saturday & Sunday hourly drill & weapons demonstrations. Monday 10 a.m. anniversary program, speaker, refreshments, entrance fees waived. Ray House open daily 10-4. For information, www.nps.gov/wicr

18th Annual Parker Press Civil War Living History Weekend
Date: Saturday, August 08 -
Sunday, August 09
Location: New Jersey
Event Category: Living History
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8th Annual Parker Press Civil War Living History Weekend in Woodbridge, 10-4. Period impressions, displays, skirmishes. Special 150th program & camp visits Saturday 8-10 p.m. Sutlers by invitation. Sponsored by Robert E. Lee Civil War Round Table of Central New Jersey. For information, Mira Form, 717-420-5564, mkform48@gmail.com

Free Day
Date: Saturday, August 08
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org
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Designated free educational programs at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center courtesy of Ford Motor Company Fund collaborating with Gettysburg Foundation & Gettysburg National Military Park. Family activities, special events, cyclorama & film & museum tickets. For information, 717-338-1243; www.gettysburgfoundation.org

Living history, book signing at Black Horse Tavern
Date: Saturday, August 08
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Living History
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Living history, book signing at Black Horse Tavern west of Gettysburg. Free. For information, Michael Peffer, mp1113@comcast.net

Program at Monocacy National Battlefield
Date: Saturday, August 08 -
Sunday, August 09
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Program
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/mono
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“If These Walls Could Talk” at Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick. Historic houses, period music, artifacts exhibit. For information, 301-662-3515; www.nps.gov/mono

Talk by Betsy Estilow
Date: Saturday, August 08
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Talk
For more info: http://www.civilwarmed.org
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“Overlooked and Undervalued: The Role of African-Americans in Civil War Medicine” talk by Betsy Estilow, Medicine in the American Civil War Lecture Series at Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, 2:30. Free talk, exhibits. For information, www. Civilwarmed.org

Talk by Edna Greene Medford, Ph.D.
Date: Saturday, August 08
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Talk
For more info: http://www.surrattmuseum.org
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“U.S. Colored Troops & the Fight for Union” talk by Edna Greene Medford, Ph.D. at Surratt House Museum, Clinton, 4-5 p.m. For information, 301-868-1121, surrattmuseum.org

Free Talk By Chris Kolakowski
Date: Sunday, August 09
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Talk
For more info: http://www.FoWB.org
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"Rapidan to Richmond: Perspectives on the 1864 Campaign" free talk by 
Chris Kolakowski at Ellwood Manor, Locust Grove, 11:30 a.m. Hosted by 
Friends of Wilderness Battlefield. For information, WWW.FoWB.ORG

Talk by Howard Coffin
Date: Sunday, August 09
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Talk
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"Vermont and the Union Victory" talk by historian Howard Coffin at American Precision Museum, Windsor, 3-4:30 p.m. Admission by donation. For information, 802-674-5781, apm@americanprecision.org

Assassination Tours
Date: Tuesday, August 11 -
Saturday, August 15
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.blueandgrayeducation.org
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“Killing Lincoln: A Study of the Events Leading to the Murder of the President in Washington, D.C.” seminar & tours. With Gloria Swift, Karen Needles, others. Fee. Blue & Gray Education Society. For information, 434-250-9921, blueandgrayeducation@yahoo.com; www.blueandgrayeducation.org

Evening "Walks Through History" in Gettysburg
Date: Tuesday, August 11
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.gettysburgtourguides.org
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“Walks Through History” in Gettysburg, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Various specific topics. $30 per session, buy 6 get seventh free — series runs into September. Sponsored by Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides. For information, www.gettysburgtourguides.org

20th Annual Civil War Music Muster at Gettysburg
Date: Friday, August 14 -
Saturday, August 15
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Music
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20th Annual Civil War Music Muster at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and Dobbin House Courtyard. Free performances followed by concert at the Pennsylvania Memorial early evening. For information, 717-338-4433, 717-334-1124 Ext. 3251

Program
Date: Friday, August 14
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Program
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/frsp
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NPS History at Sunset: “Companions in Battle: Animals of War” campfire program at Prospect Hill, Tour Stop 6, Fredericksburg Battlefield, 8 p.m. Speaker Peter Maugle. Bring chair. For information, www.nps.gov/frsp

2nd Annual Civil War Living History Weekend at The Mill
Date: Saturday, August 15 -
Sunday, August 16
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.anselmamill.org
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2nd Annual Civil War Living History Weekend at The Mill at Anselma, Chester Springs, 10-4. Living history, firing demonstrations, drill, music. Welcome home of 98th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Co. K, portrayed by Potomac Legion. For information, 610-827-1906; www.anselmamill.org

37th Annual North Georgia Relic Hunters Southeastern Civil War and Antique Firearms Show & Sell
Date: Saturday, August 15 -
Sunday, August 16
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://www.ngrha.com
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37th Annual North Georgia Relic Hunters Southeastern Civil War and Antique Firearms Show & Sell at Jim Miller Park, Marietta. $6 adults, under 10 free. For information, Ray McMahan, terryraymac@hotmail.com; www.ngrha.com

Annual Eckley Miners' Village Civil War Weekend
Date: Saturday, August 15 -
Sunday, August 16
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.eckleyminersvillage.com
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Annual Eckley Miners' Village Civil War Weekend, Weatherly, 10-5. Battles, skirmishes, demonstrations, The Eckley Players, music. For information, 570-636-2070; www.eckleyminersvillage.com

Battle of Dry Creek reenactment
Date: Saturday, August 15 -
Sunday, August 16
Location: West Virginia
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.battleofdrycreek.org
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Battle of Dry Creek reenactment at Greenbrier State Forest, White Sulphur Springs. Saturday tactical, skirmish, NCWAA cannon certification school, artillery live target shoot, reenactors dinner, dance, artillery night firing. Sunday church service 2 p.m. narrated battle, review. $5 before July 1, $10 after & walk-ons, under 12 free. For information, www.battleofdrycreek.org

Carter Family Exhibit
Date: Saturday, August 15 -
Thursday, December 31
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.manassascity.org
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“A Virginia Dynasty: The Carter Family of Northern Virginia” at Manassas Museum, Manassas. How Robert “King” Carter family built an empire & Carter-related sites in area. Joint museum & Prince William County exhibit. For information, 703-368-1873; www.manassascity.org

Civil War Symposium
Date: Saturday, August 15
Location: Texas
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www.jeffersonmuseum.com
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4th Annual Civil War Symposium focusing on Trans-Mississippi Department at Jefferson Tourist Center, Jefferson, 8-5. Friday speakers’ reception. $25. Symposium speakers Donald S. Frazier, Thomas W. Cutrer, Christopher L. Stacey, Frederick R. Adolphus. Adult $60, student $35. Proceeds benefit Jefferson Historical Society & Museum. For information, 903-665-2775; www.jeffersonmuseum.com

Living History at Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg
Date: Saturday, August 15 -
Sunday, August 16
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.gbpa.org
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Annual "Gettysburg -- The Aftermath" event at Historic Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg. Focus on military, civilian, aid groups care of wounded after battle. $5. Hosted by Gettysburg Battlfield Preservation Association & American Living History Education Society. For information, www.gbpa.org

Talk by Dr. John Golski
Date: Saturday, August 15
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Talk
For more info: http://www.civilwarmed.org
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“Dentistry in the Civil War” talk by Dr. John Golski, Medicine in the American Civil War Lecture Series at Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, 2:30. Free talk, exhibits. For information, www. Civilwarmed.org

Time Line Event
Date: Saturday, August 15 -
Sunday, August 16
Location: New York
Event Category: Miscellaneous
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“World History Time Line” at Schuyler Flatts Park, Menands. Romans through World War II, military vehicles, music. For information, Matthew McEvilly, mmcevilly01@hotmail.com

Confederate Artillery demonstrations
Date: Sunday, August 16
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Artillery
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/kemo
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Confederate Artillery demonstrations at Visitor Center front field, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield, Marietta, 11 a.m., 12, 2 & 3. Free, subject to weather. For information, 770-427-4686 Ext. 0, KEMO_interpretation@nps.gov; www.nps.gov/kemo

Talk by Jonathan Noyalas
Date: Monday, August 17
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Talk
For more info: http://www.shenandoahatwar.org/events/
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"'Sons of a Common Country': Postwar Reconciliation in Winchester and Frederick County, Virginia" talk by Jonathan Noyalas at Handley Regional Library, Winchester, 7 p.m. For information, www.shenandoahatwar.org/events/

War Photographs Exhibit
Date: Monday, August 17
Location: California
Event Category: War Photographs Exhibit
For more info: http://www.museum.stanford.edu
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“American Battleground: Photographs of the Civil War, 1861-1865” exhibit at Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Stanford. Images by George Barnard, Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, Eadweard Muybridge, Timothy O’Sullivan, Andrew Joseph Russell. For information, 650-723-4177; http://museum.stanford.edu

Evening "Walks Through History" in Gettysburg
Date: Tuesday, August 18
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.gettysburgtourguides.org
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“Walks Through History” in Gettysburg, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Various specific topics. $30 per session, buy 6 get seventh free — series runs into September. Sponsored by Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides. For information, www.gettysburgtourguides.org

25th Annual Lebanon County Civil War Weekend at new site
Date: Friday, August 21 -
Sunday, August 23
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Reenactment
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25th Annual Lebanon County Civil War Weekend at new site, Historic Union Canal Tunnel Park, Lebanon. (New and better site.) Battles both days, Saturday morning tactical. Artillery bounty. No mounted cavalry or horses. $8. Sutlers $25 by Aug. 10. Hosted by 93rd Pennsylvania Vol. Inf., 13th Mississippi & Lebanon County Historical Society. For information, Dennis R. Shirk, 717-933-4294, drshirk93@comcast.net

Civil War Weekend
Date: Friday, August 21 -
Sunday, August 23
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.visitwinchesterva.com
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Winchester, Frederick, Clarke Civil War Weekend. Tours, talks, programs at Belle Grove Plantation, Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park, Long Branch Plantation, Newtown History Center, Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters, Kernstown Battlefield, Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center. For information, www.visitwinchesterva.com

Manassas Civil War Weekend in Historic Downtown Manassas
Date: Friday, August 21 -
Sunday, August 23
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.manassasmuseum.org; www.visitmanassas.org
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Manassas Civil War Weekend in Historic Downtown Manassas. Friday evening speaker, street battle & Civil War dance. Battles, speakers, living history, museum exhibits, fashion shows, military demonstrations, Saturday parade, Sunday church service. For information, The Manassas Museum, 703-368-1873; www.manassasmuseum.org; www.visitmanassas.org

150th Anniversary of "Grant's Triumphant Return to Galena" in Galena
Date: Saturday, August 22 -
Sunday, August 23
Location: Illinois
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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150th Anniversary of “Grant’s Triumphant Return to Galena” in Galena. Tours of Grant’s 1865 home, fashion show, tea, Grant’s Ball, Sunday afternoon Civil War music concert. Reenactment of home presentation to the Grants. Union Infantry with civilian families welcome. Artillery & medical by invitation only. No fee, must preregister by July 15. For information, tristatehistoricalpresent@yahoo.com

Artillery Weekend at Antietam National Battlefield
Date: Saturday, August 22 -
Sunday, August 23
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Artillery
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/anti/
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Demonstrations of loading & firing Civil War artillery at Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg. For information, 301-432-5124; www.nps.gov/anti/

Civil War Lectures
Date: Saturday, August 22
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.newtownhistorycenter.org
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Three free Civil War lectures at Parish Hall of Trinity Lutheran Church, Stephens City. Jonathan Noyalas 11 a.m., Ann Denkler 1 p.m., Kenneth Rowlette 3 p.m. Hosted by The Newtown History Center. For information, 540-869-1700; www.newtownhistorycenter.org

Quilt Exhibit
Date: Saturday, August 22 -
Sunday, August 23
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.kernstownbattle.org
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Kernstown Battlefield Association exhibit of Shenandoah Valley appliqué & pieced quilts at Pritchard House, Winchester, 10-4. Tickets $5, under 10 free, includes house tour. For information, 540-869-2896, www.kernstownbattle.org.

Talk by Dr. Jon Willen
Date: Saturday, August 22
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Talk
For more info: http://www.civilwarmed.org
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"Lincoln’s First Responder" talk by Dr. Jon Willen, Medicine in the American Civil War Lecture Series at Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, 2:30. Free talk, exhibits. For information, www. Civilwarmed.org

Evening "Walks Through History" in Gettysburg
Date: Tuesday, August 25
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.gettysburgtourguides.org
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“Walks Through History” in Gettysburg, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Various specific topics. $30 per session, buy 6 get seventh free — series runs into September. Sponsored by Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides. For information, www.gettysburgtourguides.org

153rd Bristoe Tours
Date: Thursday, August 27
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Tours
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Battle of Kettle Run Anniversary Tours at Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, Bristow, 1-4 p.m. 153rd anniversary of Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s capture of Bristoe Station and the Battle of Kettle Run Aug. 27, 1862. Free, $5 suggested donation. For information, 703-366-3049.

150th Ceremony
Date: Saturday, August 29 -
Sunday, August 30
Location: Connecticut
Event Category: Ceremony
For more info: http://www.ccsu.edu/civilwar
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Connecticut to Arms: 1865, reenactment & closing ceremony of 150th for Connecticut in the Civil War in Bauer Park, Madison. Battles. Musket & cannon firing demonstrations. Hosted by Town of Madison & Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Commission. For information, www.ccsu.edu/civilwar

Antietam National Battlefield 125th Anniversary
Date: Saturday, August 29 -
Sunday, August 30
Location: Maryland
Event Category: 125th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/anti/
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Antietam National Battlefield 125th Anniversary, Sharpsburg. Special programs about the park’s creation & history. For information, 301-432-5124; www.nps.gov/anti/

Reenactment of 1862 Battle of Richmond on the actual date & battlefield
Date: Saturday, August 29 -
Sunday, August 30
Location: Kentucky
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.battleofrichmond.org
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Reenactment of 1862 Battle of Richmond on the actual date & battlefield in Richmond. All branches, living historians needed. For information, 859-248-1974; battleofrichmond.org

Talk By Clarence Hickey
Date: Saturday, August 29
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Talk
For more info: http://www.civilwarmed.org
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"Fit for Service: Examining Recruits for Civil War Armies" talk by Clarence Hickey, Medicine in the American Civil War Lecture Series at Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, 2:30. Free talk, exhibits. For information, www. Civilwarmed.org

Tea Party
Date: Saturday, August 29
Location: Texas
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.candlesandrosesball.com/tea-party.html
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“Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy” Tea Party at the Comfort Inn, Corinth, 1-3. Book reading, tea, savories, sweets, door prizes. Author Karen Abbott via Skype for conversation, questions. $25, limited seating by reservation. For information, December_skies28@hotmail.com;  tickets, www.candlesandrosesball.com/tea-party.html