Exhibits & Events Calendar

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"The Coolidges, Plymouth and the Civil War" exhibit
Date: Saturday, May 24 -
Monday, October 13
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.HistoricSites.Vermont.gov/Coolidge; www.vermontcivilwar150.com/Events_Summer2014.html
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“The Coolidges, Plymouth and the Civil War” at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, Plymouth Notch. Exhibit of artifacts, letters, photographs about Civil War’s impact on the town & how President Coolidge’s interest in Civil War history was reflected in his professional, personal life. Open daily 9:30-5. For information, 802-672-3773;  www.HistoricSites.Vermont.gov/Coolidge; www.vermontcivilwar150.com/Events_Summer2014.

Civil War exhibits
Date: Saturday, May 24 -
Friday, October 31
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.americanprecision.org
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Civil War exhibits "Arming the Union:  Gunmakers in Windsor, Vermont" and "Full Duty:  The Civil War Collection of Howard Coffin" at American Precision Museum, Windsor. Site of Robbins & Lawrence Armory. Open daily 10-4. For information, 802-674-5781, info@americanprecision.org; www.americanprecision.org

"Statues of Liberty: A Sesquicentennial Exhibit & Celebration" exhibit
Date: Wednesday, July 23 -
Monday, October 13
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.morrillhomestead.org
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"Statues of Liberty: A Sesquicentennial Exhibit & Celebration" at Justin Morrill Homestead, Strafford. Congressman Morrill's act signed by Lincoln on July 2, 1864, created the National Statuary Hall at U.S. Capitol. Photos & descriptions of the statues. Opening reception, preview July 4, 5:30 p.m. Open Wednesday-Friday 11-5, Monday holidays. For information, 802-765-4288, director@morrillhomestead.org; www.morrillhomestead.org

Civil War Musical
Date: Friday, September 19 -
Saturday, October 11
Location: New Jersey
Event Category: Music
For more info: http://www.theeagletheatre.com
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"The Civil War: The Musical" at The Eagle Theatre, Hammonton. Musical by Frank Wildhorne starring Derrick Cobey. Draws on period primary sources. For information, 609-704-5012, info@theeagletheatre.com; www.theeagletheatre.com.

"Civil War Objects" Exhibit
Date: Wednesday, October 01 -
Sunday, May 17
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.flemingmuseum.org
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"Civil War Objects" at the Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont, Burlington. Includes Gettysburg artifacts, quilts, documents, art, 12th Vermont cap, GAR badge, 9th Vermont medal. Closed Mondays, holidays, school breaks. For information, 802-656-0750; www.flemingmuseum.org

Civil War Medicine Exhibit
Date: Wednesday, October 01 -
Sunday, February 15
Location: New York
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.bigspringsmuseum.org
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Confirm dates due to brief December closing. “Swords and Saws: Medical Developments Through The Civil War” at Big Springs Museum, Caledonia. Includes medical implements, local soldiers, letters, weapons, clothing. Free. Open Sunday 1-4, Monday 9-12, by appointment. For information, (585) 538-9880,  HYPERLINK "mailto:bigspringshistoricalsociety@yahoo.com" bigspringshistoricalsociety@yahoo.com; www.bigspringsmuseum.org

Kansas & Civil War Exhibit
Date: Wednesday, October 01 -
Sunday, May 24
Location: Kansas
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.kshs.org
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"The Great Soldier State: Kansas and the Civil War" at Kansas Museum of History, Topeka. Features 12 battle flags; regimental artifacts including saddle, saber, spyglass, desk & horn; muster rolls & photographs. For information, 785-272-8681; www.kshs.org

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

22nd Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine
Date: Thursday, October 02 -
Sunday, October 05
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Conference
For more info: http://www.CivilWarMed.org
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22nd Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine hosted by National Museum of Civil War Medicine at location to be set. Historians, authors, medical professional speakers. Registration required. For information, Tom Frezza, 301-695-1864, Ext. 1011, pryhouse@civilwarmed.org; www.CivilWarMed.org

17th Annual Conference on the Art of Command in the Civil War
Date: Friday, October 03 -
Sunday, October 05
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Conference
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"The First Day at Gettysburg,” 17th Annual Conference on the Art of Command in the Civil War at Middleburg Community Center. Focus on command, drawing historians, authors & scholars from wide area. Fee. Sponsored by Mosby Heritage Area Assn. For information, 540-687-6681

Candlelight tours of c.1820 Josephus Hall House
Date: Friday, October 03 -
Saturday, October 04
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Tours
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Candlelight tours of c.1820 Josephus Hall House, Salisbury, 6:30-8 p.m. Grounds include slave quarters, Salisbury Confederate Prison cannon. Exhibit of pre-1873 medical supplies. Tickets $20. Proceeds for Historic Salisbury Foundation preservation efforts. For information, tickets, 704-636-0103.

The North-South Skirmish Association 129th National Competition
Date: Friday, October 03 -
Sunday, October 05
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Competition
For more info: http://www.n-ssa.org
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The North-South Skirmish Association 129th National Competition near Winchester. Uniformed competitors in live-fire musket, carbine, revolver, cannon and mortar events. Free. For information, www.n-ssa.org

24th Annual JEB Stuart Civil War Encampment & Living History
Date: Saturday, October 04 -
Sunday, October 05
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www..jebstuart.org
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24th Annual JEB Stuart Civil War Encampment & Living History at Laurel Hill, Stuart birthplace in Ararat. For information, 276-251-1833, laurelhill@jebstuart.org; www.jebstuart.org

Annual Civil War Reenactment & Living History Weekend
Date: Saturday, October 04 -
Sunday, October 05
Location: New York
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.124thnysv.com
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Annual Civil War Reenactment & Living History Weekend at the Orange County Farmers Museum, Montgomery. Site has winter garrison soldier huts, replica of Gettysburg’s Bryan house for campaigner camp life, battle scenarios, tacticals. Hosted by 124th NYSV, the Orange Blossoms. For information, registration, www.124thnysv.com

Hayes Civil War Reenactment at the Hayes Presidential Center
Date: Saturday, October 04 -
Sunday, October 05
Location: Ohio
Event Category: Reenactment
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Hayes Civil War Reenactment at the Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont, 9-5. Recreating Second Battle of Kernstown. Three battles, military ball, period entertainment, wreath laying at tomb of veteran & President Rutherford Hayes. Artillery by invitation, Saturday evening meal, Sunday breakfast. For information, registration, jeckermann@rbhayes.org

The Great Eastern, National Gun Day & Military Show
Date: Saturday, October 04 -
Sunday, October 05
Location: Kentucky
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://www.Nationalgunday.com
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The Great Eastern, National Gun Day & Military Show at the Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 9-3. For information, Ron Dickson, National Gun Day Promotions, 513-523-3574; www.Nationalgunday.com

"On the Home Front: A Personal Expression" with folksinger Judy Cook
Date: Sunday, October 05
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.surratt.org
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“On the Home Front: A Personal Expression” with folksinger Judy Cook, at Surratt House Museum, Clinton, 4 p.m. Free. For information, (301) 868-1121; www.surratt.org
            

Hunter in the Valley with Len Riedel from Lexington
Date: Monday, October 06 -
Friday, October 10
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.blueandgrayeducation.org
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Hunter in the Valley with Len Riedel from Lexington. Fee. Sponsored by Blue & Gray Education Society. For information, registration, 434-250-9921; www.blueandgrayeducation.org

Battle of Tom's Brook Anniversary Tour
Date: Thursday, October 09
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/cebe
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"On This Day” Battle of Tom’s Brook Anniversary Tour. Hosted by Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, Middletown. For information, 540-869-3051; www.nps.gov/cebe

Battlefield Tour of Battle of Tom's Brook
Date: Thursday, October 09
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.ShenandoahAtWar.org
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“150 Years Ago…On This Day” Battlefield Tour of Battle of Tom’s Brook in Tom’s Brook, 4-6 p.m. NPS Ranger Eric Campbell will lead car caravan tour of “The Woodstock Races” battle. Free. Presented by Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. For information, 540-740-4545, theder@svbf.net; www.ShenandoahAtWar.org

"Two Roads: Longstreet at The Wilderness & Fredericksburg" seminar
Date: Friday, October 10 -
Saturday, October 11
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Seminar
For more info: http://www.longstreet.org
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“Two Roads: Longstreet at The Wilderness & Fredericksburg” seminar in Fredericksburg. Speakers include Dr. Richard L. DiNardo & J. Tracy Power. Friday presentation, dessert meeting. Saturday battlefield tour, supper, keynote presentation, silent auction. For information, registration, The Longstreet Society, 770-539-9005, oldpete@longstreet.org; www.longstreet.org

14th Annual Image of War Seminar
Date: Friday, October 10 -
Sunday, October 12
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Seminar
For more info: http://www.imageofwar.org
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14th Annual Image of War Seminar in Fredericksburg, covering area battlefields. Wet plate photography, images in 3D, 4D. Speakers include John Hennessy, Eric Mink, Garry Adelman, Bob Zeller. Tours include Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Massaponax, North Anna. Hosted by The Center for Civil War Photography. Space limited. Registration $290-$355. For information, registration, www.imageofwar.org

Candlelight tours of c.1820 Josephus Hall House
Date: Friday, October 10 -
Saturday, October 11
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Tours
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Candlelight tours of c.1820 Josephus Hall House, Salisbury, 6:30-8 p.m. Grounds include slave quarters, Salisbury Confederate Prison cannon. Exhibit of pre-1873 medical supplies. Tickets $20. Proceeds for Historic Salisbury Foundation preservation efforts. For information, tickets, 704-636-0103.

Civil War Days at Columbus-Belmont State Park
Date: Friday, October 10 -
Sunday, October 12
Location: Kentucky
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.parks.ky.gov
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Civil War Days at Columbus-Belmont State Park, Columbus. Friday education day, evening ghost walk through earthworks. Narrated battles 2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, living history, Saturday ball with 52nd Regimental String Band. Sunday morning services by Rev. Alan Farley, memorial ceremony at Columbus Cemetery. Cavalry & artillery by invitation, all infantry welcome. No registration or admission charge. Reenactor meal. Sponsored by Columbus-Belmont State Park, Hickman County Judge Executive/Fiscal Court & Civil War Days Committee. For information, pre-registration, 270-677-2327, cindy.lynch@ky.gov; www.parks.ky.gov

Annual Civil War Reenactment & Living History at Heritage Park
Date: Saturday, October 11 -
Sunday, October 12
Location: New Jersey
Event Category: Reenactment
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Annual Civil War Reenactment & Living History at Heritage Park, Allentown in conjunction with the Annual Fall Harvest Festival. All impressions welcome. Living history, entertainment, arts & crafts booths. Reenactors $5, sutlers $25. Sponsored by Allentown, 2nd New Jerey Brigade. For information, Robert A. Bowell, 570-588-6400, 908-309-6347 (cell).

Annual Civil War weekend at historic Mullica Hill
Date: Saturday, October 11 -
Sunday, October 12
Location: New Jersey
Event Category: Living History
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Annual Civil War weekend at historic Mullica Hill. Skirmishes, weapon displays, drill, living history, ladies auxiliary demonstrations. Saturday evening guided lantern tour of camps & cemetery. Sunday morning fashion show, period church service. No fee, registration required. Hosted by 28th Pennsylvania Historical Assn. & Co. C. For information, Tony Matijasick, 215-499-2649, amjm281@verizon.net; Ken Gavin, kgc28pvi@gmail.com

Bristoe Station 151st Anniversary Weekend
Date: Saturday, October 11 -
Sunday, October 12
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 151st Anniversary
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Bristoe Station 151st Anniversary Weekend at Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, Bristow, 11-4. Encampment, artillery firing, tour battlefield site of third & final battle in Price William County. $5, no pets. For information, 703-366-3049

Civil War Living History & Reenactment annual event
Date: Saturday, October 11 -
Sunday, October 12
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.murfreesboronc.org
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Civil War Living History & Reenactment annual event commemorating war’s 150th at William Rea Museum, Murfreesboro. Exhibits, artifacts & photographs, music, book signings. For information, 252-398-5922; www.murfreesboronc.org

Civil War Symposium at Kennesaw State University
Date: Saturday, October 11
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www..kennesaw.edu/civilwarera
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"1864:The Western Theater"at Kennesaw State University (KSU), 9 a.m. Speakers John Marszalek, Wiley Sword, Wendy Venet, Brian Wills. Free. Sponsored by KSU Civil War Center with Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. For information, www.kennesaw.edu/civilwarera

Potomac River Blockade Boat Tour
Date: Saturday, October 11
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Tours
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Potomac River Blockade Boat Tour departing from Leesylvania State Park, Woodbridge, 10-1. Includes preserved batteries at Freestone Point & Possum Nose, Evansport & Shipping Point. $40 includes lunch by reservation. For information, 703-792-4754

Reisterstown Corn Roast Festival celebrating 250th anniversary of Marylandís oldest free cemetery
Date: Saturday, October 11 -
Sunday, October 12
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Miscellaneous
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Reisterstown Corn Roast Festival celebrating 250th anniversary of Maryland’s oldest free cemetery at the Reynolds Farm, Reisterstown. Proceeds to preserve Reisterstown Community Cemetery where CSA Signal Corps head Col. William Norris & veterans of both sides are buried. For information, Kim Drapkin, rebsnyanks@yahoo.com; Chris Larkins, 410-526-6836

Relic Show
Date: Saturday, October 11 -
Sunday, October 12
Location: Alabama
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://msnha.una.edu/
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Muscle Shoals Civil War Relic Show & Sale at North Alabama State Fairgrounds, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 9-3:30. $5, children under 13 $3. Sponsored by Col. William A. Johnson SCV Camp 898. For information, registration, James Howard, 256-648-7572, foxace@aol.com; http://msnha.una.edu/

2nd Annual Battle at Farmington Historic Home
Date: Sunday, October 12 -
Tuesday, October 14
Location: Kentucky
Event Category: Reenactment
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2nd Annual Battle at Farmington Historic Home in Louisville. Hosted by 8th Kentucky Infantry. For information, 606-356-7216, the8thkentucky@yahoo.com

"Soldiers and Citizens" exhibit
Date: Monday, October 13
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Exhibit
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“Soldiers and Citizens” free museum at New England Via Vermont in Alburgh village. Focus on the Civil War soldier and family back home. Displays include St. Albans Raid, medicine, ladies, children, soldier life, scoundrels, battles, Underground Railroad. Bring QR reader for extra content. Check ad under “Museum” this paper for more info. (802) 796-3665; newenglandviavermont@hotmail.com;

150th Anniversary Hupp's Hill
Date: Monday, October 13
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/cebe
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"On This Day" Battle of Hupp's Hill Anniversary Tour. Hosted by Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, Middletown. For information, 540-869-3051; www.nps.gov/cebe

Gallagher Lecture
Date: Thursday, October 16
Location: California
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.clafi.ucla.edu/events
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"A War for Union: Motivation and Meaning in the Civil War North" lecture by historian Gary W. Gallagher at the UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. Also Saturday seminar discussion. Sponsored by the Center for Liberal Arts & Free Institutions at UCLA. For information, www.clafi.ucla.edu/events

Olde Colony Civil War Round Table's Annual Jubilee Dinner at Lombardo's
Date: Thursday, October 16
Location: Massachusetts
Event Category: Lunch/Dinner
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Olde Colony Civil War Round Table’s Annual Jubilee Dinner at Lombardo’s in Randolph, 6 p.m. Speaker Licensed Gettysburg Battlefield Guide James Hessler\ on “Sickles At Gettysburg.” Tickets $40. For information, tickets, Bob Hearsey, 781-828-3183

150th Anniversary Battle of Cedar Creek reenactment
Date: Friday, October 17 -
Sunday, October 19
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.ccbf.us
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150th Anniversary Battle of Cedar Creek reenactment at Cedar Creek Battlefield, Middletown. Battles, Saturday ball, speakers, demonstrations. Early registration suggested. All proceeds benefit education & preservation of Cedar Creek Battlefield. Sponsored by Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation. For information, 540-869-2064, 540-465-5884; www.ccbf.us

23rd annual Gettysburg Foundation Fall Muster
Date: Friday, October 17 -
Saturday, October 18
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.friendsofgettysburg.org; information, www.gettysburgfoundation.org
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23rd annual Gettysburg Foundation Fall Muster at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Friday night program "A Museum for All" with Greg Goodell, Saturday battlefield tours, lectures, programs, banquet lunch. $115, members $90. Registration deadline Oct. 3. For registration, Ann Swade, 717-339-2148, www.friendsofgettysburg.org; information, www.gettysburgfoundation.org

Candlelight tours of c.1820 Josephus Hall House
Date: Friday, October 17 -
Saturday, October 18
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Tours
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Candlelight tours of c.1820 Josephus Hall House, Salisbury, 6:30-8 p.m. Grounds include slave quarters, Salisbury Confederate Prison cannon. Exhibit of pre-1873 medical supplies. Tickets $20. Proceeds for Historic Salisbury Foundation preservation efforts. For information, tickets, 704-636-0103.

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historic Park 150th Cedar Creek programs
Date: Friday, October 17 -
Sunday, October 19
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/cebe
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Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historic Park 150th Cedar Creek programs in Middletown. Reenactment (see separate listing), living history, “Real-Time” Ranger programs & tours, education programs, kids’ activities, remembrance ceremony, luminaries. For information, 540-869-3051; www.nps.gov/cebe

Civil War Symposium at Pamplin Historical Park
Date: Friday, October 17 -
Sunday, October 19
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www.pamplinpark.org.
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“The Civil War in 1864” Symposium at Pamplin Historical Park. Scholars Noah Andre Trudeau, Gordon C. Rhea, Gordon Jones, George C. Rable, Scott Patchan, Wiley Sword, A. Wilson Greene. Optional Friday tour & speakers dinner. Reservations, fee required. For information,  (804) 861-2408; www.pamplinpark.org.

NPS Ranger Hike & Program to Signal Knob
Date: Friday, October 17
Location: Virginia
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/cebe
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NPS Ranger Hike & Program to Signal Knob. Hosted by Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, Middletown. For information, 540-869-3051; www.nps.gov/cebe

Steamboats A-comin' Civil War Grand Ball & Extravaganza
Date: Friday, October 17 -
Sunday, October 19
Location: Kentucky
Event Category: balls/Cruises
For more info: http://www.CivilWarGrandBalls.info
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Steamboats A-comin’ Civil War Grand Ball & Extravaganza in Louisville. Riverboat lunch & Race Cruise on The Spirit of Peoria. Civil War Grand Ball in Grand Ballroom of Historic Henry Clay. Cruise on The Belle of Louisville. Moonlight dinner cruise on The Belle of Cincinnati. Sponsored by Dance Mistress Karen Chartrand Duffy & The Belle of Louisville 100th Birthday Committee. For information, 314-691-1985, www.CivilWarGrandBalls.info

The Atlanta Campaign Begins with Richard McMurry tour
Date: Friday, October 17 -
Sunday, October 19
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.blueandgrayeducation.org
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The Atlanta Campaign Begins with Richard McMurry from Dalton. Fee. Sponsored by Blue & Gray Education Society. For information, registration, 434-250-9921; www.blueandgrayeducation.org

Battlefield ranger hikes
Date: Saturday, October 18
Location: Maryland
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/mono
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Battlefield ranger hikes highlighting the tactics & troop movements on July 9, 1864, at Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick. At 9, 11:30 and 2. Less than 2 miles. For information, 301-662-3515; www.nps.gov/mono

Fall Muster
Date: Saturday, October 18 -
Sunday, October 19
Location: Mississippi
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.beauvoir.org
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Annual Fall Muster --The War Between the States at Confederate President Jefferson Davis' last home, Beauvoir, in Biloxi. Gates open at 9. Daily battle, cavalry, infantry & cannon demonstrations, picnic basket auction, ladies tea, Saturday dance with entertainment. All branches welcome. Admission charged. Participant info: dgreen_1865@yahoo.com. Event info: 228-388-4400; www.beauvoir.org

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

Rededication of the Confederate Maj. Gen. Stephen D. Ramseur monument
Date: Monday, October 20
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Ceremony
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/cebe
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Rededication of the Confederate Maj. Gen. Stephen D. Ramseur monument at Cedar Creek, 10 a.m. Hosted by Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park, Middletown. For information, 540-869-3051; www.nps.gov/cebe

Potomac River Blockade Boat Tour
Date: Thursday, October 23
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Tours
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Potomac River Blockade Boat Tour departing from Leesylvania State Park, Woodbridge, 10-1. Includes preserved batteries at Freestone Point & Possum Nose, Evansport & Shipping Point. $40 includes lunch by reservation. For information, 703-792-4754

150th anniversary of the Battle of Westport
Date: Friday, October 24 -
Sunday, October 26
Location: Missouri
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.150thbattleofwestport.org
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150th anniversary of the Battle of Westport on original site in Kansas City. Largest cavalry battle west of the Mississippi. Battles, walking tours, arts & crafts, performances of Civil War era music. For information, 150thbattleofwestport.org

150th Bus Tour
Date: Friday, October 24 -
Sunday, October 26
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.ncdcr.gov/CivilWarTour
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Civil War Sesquicentennial Bus Tour with historian Mark Bradley from Raleigh. Includes State Capitol, Fort Fisher, Kinston, Wyse Fork, Bentonville Battlefield, Bennett Place. Reservation deadline Sept. 29. Hosted by NC Office of Archives and History For information, 919-807-7389; www.ncdcr.gov/CivilWarTour.

Candlelight tours of c.1820 Josephus Hall House
Date: Friday, October 24 -
Saturday, October 25
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Tours
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Candlelight tours of c.1820 Josephus Hall House, Salisbury, 6:30-8 p.m. Grounds include slave quarters, Salisbury Confederate Prison cannon. Exhibit of pre-1873 medical supplies. Tickets $20. Proceeds for Historic Salisbury Foundation preservation efforts. For information, tickets, 704-636-0103.

150th Plymouth
Date: Saturday, October 25
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.plymouthpaddles.com
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"Cushing's Retreat: 150th Anniversary Paddle!" commemoration of sinking of CSS Albemarle off Plymouth by Lt. William B. Cushing's men. Shuttle transportation, light breakfast, pretrip historical interpretation, lunch, free admission to sinking reenactment and museum. Sponsored by Washington County Historical Society & Roanoke River Waterways Commission. For information, registration, www.plymouthpaddles.com

Civil War Reenactment in Historic Brattonsville
Date: Saturday, October 25 -
Sunday, October 26
Location: South Carolina
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.6thregimentsc.org
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Civil War Reenactment in Historic Brattonsville. Hosted by 6th South Carolina Volunteers & the Culture & Heritage Museums of York County. For information, Gerald Goins, ggoins@6thregimentsc.org; www.6thregimentsc.org

Cotton Picking Celebration & Skirmish at Old Baker Farm
Date: Saturday, October 25 -
Sunday, October 26
Location: Alabama
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.oldbakerfarm.com
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Cotton Picking Celebration & Skirmish at Old Baker Farm, Harpersville. All branches invited. Sutlers must preregister. For information, Jimmy White, 205-594-0136, alabamabattery@yahoo.com. Sutlers, 205-672-7209, oldbakerfarm.com

Living History Weekend at Andersonville National Historic Site
Date: Saturday, October 25 -
Sunday, October 26
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Living History
For more info: http://www.go.nps.gov/cwprisons
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Living History Weekend at Andersonville National Historic Site, Saturday 10-4, Sunday 10-3. Special demonstrations, interpretive programs, guard drill & artillery demonstrations. Free. For information, http://go.nps.gov/cwprisons

9th annual reenactment at Spring Mountain Ranch
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Sunday, November 02
Location: Nevada
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.snlha.org
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 9th annual reenactment at Spring Mountain Ranch, Las Vegas. Kicks off 150th anniversary of statehood. Sponsored by Southern Nevada Living History Association & the American Civil War Society. For information, www.snlha.org

150th Emancipation Day Commemoration
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Saturday, November 01
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/mono
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Maryland Emancipation Day commemoration (Nov. 1, 1864) at Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick. Friday 6:30 p.m. Halloween costume contest, ranger talk & sky program at Worthington Farm. Saturday from 10 a.m., artillery firings, programs, talks, exhibit, night sky program. For information, 301-662-3515; www.nps.gov/mono; on facebook

150th Johnsonville
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Sunday, November 02
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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150th anniversary Battle of Johnsonville commemoration at Johnsonville State Historic Park & Nathan Bedford State Park, New Johnsonville. Nov. 4-5, 1864, attack by Forrest's cavalry against Union supply depot. Union living history, military demonstrations, walking tours at Johnsonville park. Confederate at nearby Forrest park. For information, 931-535-2789.

25th annual "Thunder in the Village" Guyandotte Civil War Day
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Sunday, November 02
Location: West Virginia
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.guyandottecivilwardays.com
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25th annual “Thunder in the Village” Guyandotte Civil War Days. 153rd anniversary of Raid on Guyandotte. Battles both days, lecture series, living history events in the streets. By registration. For information, Jeanne Wray, 304-617-6719, jwray126@gmail.com; www.guyandottecivilwardays.com

Civil War Tour with A. Wilson Greene & others
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Sunday, November 09
Location: Coastal States
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.pamplinpark.org.
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“Coastal War: New Orleans to Jacksonville” tour for Pamplin Park members with A. Wilson Greene & others. Sites in Louisiana, Alabama, Florida. Reservations, fee required. For information,  (804) 861-2408; www.pamplinpark.org.