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June 2013 events updated 27-Jun-2013

1 LA Living history, "Firepower!" at Port Hudson State Historic Site near Zachary. Weapons demonstrations 1-3 pm. Free with site admission. 888-376-1867.
1 GA Anniversary living history, lecture and book signing lunch at Pickett's Mill State Historic Site near Dallas. 10 am-4 pm. Lunch lecture, "The Atlanta Campaign: Tunnel Hill to Pickett's Mill" (noon-1 pm). Details: 770-443-7850.
1 IL Living history, camp and demonstrations plus readings from a Civil War soldier letters at the Francis Stupey Log Cabin in Laurel Park on St. John's Ave in Highland Park. 11 am-4 pm. Donations suggested. highlandparkhistory.com
1 VA Living history, music and more, "Voices of Freedom — at the Crossroads of Virginia," at Ellwood, on the Wilderness battlefield near Routes 3 and 20 west of Fredericskburg. USCT living history, special tours of Ellwood and tour of the new Wilderness Crossing Trail from Ellwood to Wilderness Tavern (10 am). 10 am-5 pm. Free. fowb.org or nps.gov/frsp
1 VA Walking tour, "From Belles to Battleaxes: Women of Civil War Richmond," begins at the Bell Tower on Capitol Square in Richmond. 10:30 am. $10. moc.org
1 VA Bus tour, "Prince William County at the Battle of Gettysburg," leaves from Ben Lomond Historic Site in Manassas. 8 am-5 pm. $85 includes box lunch. Reservations: 703-367-7872.
1 PA "An Evening with the Painting," special two-hour, after-hours view of and talks about the Gettysburg Cyclorama. 6 pm. $20/adult. Tickets: gettysburgfoundation.org
1-2 KS Anniversary commemoration at the Black Jack Battlefield near Baldwin City. First-person John Brown tours and candlelight tour Saturday with music, camp and more. Free. $5 for candlelight tour. See blackjackbattlefield.org for complete schedule.
1-2 KY Reenactment and Jefferson Davis birthday commemoration at the Jefferson Davis State Historic Site near Fairview. Battles Saturday and Sunday with living history, special displays and more. Free except museum and monument tours. 270-889-6100.
1-2 NJ Living history, camps and demonstrations at the Allaire Village, 4263 Atlantic Ave, Farmingdale. 10 am-4 pm. Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Lecture, "NJ at Gettysburg 1 pm Saturday. $5/parking fee. allairevillage.org
1-2 FL Living history, "Union Garrison Day," at Fort Clinch State Park, Fernandina Beach. Camps and demonstrations. $6/parking plus $2/fort. 904-277-7274.
1-2 PA Reenactment, "Civil War Reunion" at Pennypacker Mills," 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville. Camps and demonstrations 10 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-4 pm Sunday. Battles both days. Free. civilwarreunion.org
1-2 VA Living history, "A Gathering of Civil War Eagles: The High Water Mark," at the Old Court House Civil War Museum in Winchester. 1863 events discussed and debated by Civil War "commanders." civilwarmuseum.org or 304-466-2030.
1-2 VA Anniversary living history, talks and tours at the Cold Harbor battlefield, part of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 10 am-4 pm each day. Free. nps.gov/rich
2 WI Living history, period ice cream social, music and talks about Civil War women at Town Hall Library in North Lake. Noon-4 pm. Free. townhalllibrary.org
2 TN Living history "Base Ball Game," Civil War-era game at Carnton Plantation in Franklin. Noon-3 pm. Free. battleoffranklintrust.org
2 LA Living history, "Fire Power!" at Port Hudson State Historic Site near Zachary. Weapons demonstrations every half hour 1-3 pm. Free with park admission. 225-654-3775.
2 VA Living history, "Vintage Base Ball" at Oatlands, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane (just off Route 15 near Leesburg). Gates open at noon. Base ball 1-4 pm. Fee charged. 703-327-9777.
4 WI Living history, "Mary Todd Lincoln," at North Lake School at 2 pm and exhibit at Town Hall Library in North Lake at 6 pm. Free. townhalllibrary.org
5 DC Lecture, "Jeff Shaara on the Battle of Vicksburg: A Siege for the Ages," at the Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW. 7 pm. $45. smithsonianassociates.org (click on Civil War).
5 NJ Lecture, "NJ at Gettysburg," at the Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood. 7:30 pm. oldbaldycwrt.org/meeting-information
5-9 VA Bus tour, "Shenandoah Valley," visits Cross Keys, Winchester and New Market battlefields and other Valley sites. Based in Winchester. Detailed information: matthannantravel.com/ sesquicentennial.html
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VA Lecture, "The Revolution That Forged a State" at the West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling. 7 pm. Free. wvculture.org
6 VA Memorial service at the Turner Ashby Monument off Neff Road in Harrisonburg. 6 pm. Free. 540-433-0539.
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Lecture, "Sister Soldiers of the Civil War," at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive in City Park, Hagerstown. 6-8 pm. $25 with dinner, $5 lecture only. $5. wcmfa.org
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MS Ranger programs, "Vicksburg Campaign and Siege, Battle of Milliken's Bend" anniversary interpretive programs at the Vicksburg National Military Park. nps.gov/vick
7-8 VA Mosby Ranger Descendant Reunion with talks, tours and more in Middleburg. Open to the public; no Mosby heritage required. mosbyheritagearea.org
7-9 WI "A Salute to Freedom," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Includes tours, music, living history and more. Complete schedule: kenosha.org/civilwar
8 LA Living history, "The Night the War Stopped," recreation of an 1863 scene with dancing at the Oakley House, Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville. 5:30-8:30 pm. 225-635-3739.
8 MO Living history, "The U.S. Soldier at Wilson's Creek" at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr
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KY Memorial service and talk, "Battle of Tebbs Bend," at Confederate cemetery off Highway 55 between Campbellsville and Columbia on Tebbs Bend Road. 2 pm. 270-465-8726.
8 MS Anniversary living history, walking tours and music at the Original Brice's Crossroads Battlefield Site near Baldwyn. 9 am-2 pm. $5. Closing vespers at the Behany Historic Cemetery, 7 pm. More info, maps: finalstands.com
8 TN Living history, artillery demonstrations at Lookout Mountain battlefield park in Chattanooga. 9 am-4 pm. $3 fee for Point Park. nps.gov/chch
8 TN Walking tour, "Hallowed Ground: A Lantern Tour of Stones River National Cemetery," in Murfreesboro. Tours leave at 7:30 and 7:45 pm. Reservations necessary. Call 615-893-9501 starting on the Monday before the tour. Free. nps.gov/stri
8 WV "Rally Round the Flag," period music, film festival and historic tours in Clarksburg. harrisoncountywv.com
8 NC Living history, "A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier, camps and demonstrations at the Bentonville Battlefield near Four Oaks. 10 am-4 pm. Free. 910-594-0789.
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Talk, "Clara Barton's Civil War Career," at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2 pm. Free with museum admission. civilwarmed.org
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Living history, special exhibits, music and more commemorating the Battle of Brandy Station at the Graffiti House, 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station. 10 am-4 pm. brandystationfoundation.com
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Walking tour, "Fleetwood Hill" on the Brandy Station battlefield north of Culpeper. 9 am-noon. Free. Reservations appreciated: 540-219-7478. brandystationfoundation.com/ sesquicentennial.htm
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Car-caravan tour, "Brandy Station," anniversary tour of the battlefield sponsored by the Loudoun Civil War Round Table. 8:30 am-5 pm. Free. First come, first served. Register: eventbrite.com/event/6110307093
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"An Evening with Robert E. Lee," commemorates the Confederate commander's advance thorough the Valley in 1863, at the Luray Valley Museum, 970 US Hwy 211, Luray. 540-743-6551.
8 VA Bus tour, "Lincoln, the 1862 Richmond Campaign and the Decision for Emancipation." Tour includes Seven Days Battles sites around Richmond. Leaves from the King Street Metro Station in Alexandria. 9 am-5:30 pm., $80. lincolngroup.org
8 VA Ranger program, "Richmond Civil War Photos," at the Richmond National Battlefield Park visitor center at the Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond. 10 am. Free. nps.gov/rich
8 VA Ranger program, "Richmond Civil War Photos," begins at the Washington Statue, Capitol Square, in Richmond. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich
8 VA Walking tour, "Hollywood Cemetery: The Civil War Specialty Tour," at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. 2-4 pm. $10. richmondhistorytours.com
8 VA Living history, "Civil War Fort Day," at Fort Ward in Alexandria. Camps, demonstrations and special tours. 10 am-4 pm. $2/adult. 703-746-4848.
8 VA Van tour, "1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign," begins at Henricus Park, 251 Henricus Park Road, Chester (south of Richmond). 10 am-2 pm. $15. Registration: 804-751-4946 or chesterfieldhistory.com
8 VA Living history, "Mosby's Rangers" at the Rector House, 1461 Atoka Road, near Marshall. 7:30 pm. $8/adult. mosbyheritagearea.org
8 PA "Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital: Candlelight at Christ Church," 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. 717-334-5212.
8-9 MO Reenactment, "Civil War Days," at Hulston Mill, between Everton and Greenfield off Highway 160. Living history camps and demonstrations, music battles each day. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-2 pm Sunday. $5. dadehist.org/Page_6.html
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PA Living history, "The Panic of Pittsburg," camps, demonstrations, music and more at the Old Economy Village in Ambridge. 10 am-5 pm. $10/adult. oldeconomyvillage.org
8-9 PA Living history, infantry camps and demonstrations at Spangler Spring and the Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg battlefield. Free. nps.gov/gett
8-9 NJ Reenactment, "Lambertville Civil War Living History Weekend," at the Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum in Lambertville. Camps, battles and demonstrations plus the National Civil War Field Music School. $10. lambertvillecivilwarreenactment.com
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Living history, camp and demonstrations at the Ellicott City Station, B&O Railroad Museum in Ellicott City. 11 am-4 pm. Free with admission. borail.org/June-ec.aspx
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Living history, "S.D. Lee at Sharpsburg Artillery Weekend," camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
8-9 MD "Junior Ranger Weekend," kid's activities with living history, demonstrations and more at the Monocacy National Battlefield south of Frederick. 9 am-3:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono
9 GA Living history, artillery demonstration at the Kennesaw National Battlefield Park near Kennesaw. 11 am, noon, 2 pm and 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo
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Commemorative programs on the Brandy Station Battlefield. 9:30 am service at the St. James Church site, at 9:30 am. Talk with music and living history at Fleetwood Hill at 3 pm. Free. More info, directions: brandystationfoundation.com
9 VA Book talk, "Letters Home: Three Years Under General Lee in the 6th Alabama," at the Manassas Museum in Manassas. 2 pm. Free. manassasmuseum.org
9 VA Ranger programs, "When the Bells Ring," the Petersburg militia, at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 11 am and 3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete
9 VA Tour, "Mosby Safe Houses," open-house refuges in John S. Mosby's Confederacy in Northern Virginia. 1-4 pm. $40. mosbyheritagearea.org
11 DC Lecture, "Pickett's Charge" holdings at the National Archives at the Archives Building Research Center, Seventh and Ninth streets NW. 11 am. Free. archives.gov/calendar
12 NJ Lecture, "NJ at Gettysburg," at the Roebling Museum, 100 Second Ave, Roebling. 7:30 pm. Reservations suggested: 609-499-7200.
12 VA Talk, "Brandy Station Civil War Conversation," at Baine's Books and Coffee, 205 Main St, Appomattox. 12:15 pm. Free. moc.org
13 LA Lecture, "Fort Butler Uncovered," at the Capitol Park Museum, 660 N Fourth St, Baton Rouge. 6 pm. Free. 225-342-5428.
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WV Lecture, "The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln: Emancipation and West Virginia Statehood," at the West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling. 7 pm. Free. wvculture.org
13 MD Lecture, "Lee's Retreat from Gettysburg," at the Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster. 6:30-9:30 pm. $35. 410-386-8100.
13 VA Lecture, "The 155th Pennsylvania Infantry During the Civil War," at the Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Ave, Manassas. 7 pm. Free. 703-792-4754.
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VA Car-caravan tour, "Second Battle of Winchester," anniversary date tour. Begins at the Pritchard-Grim Farm, 610 Battle Park Drive, Winchester. 4 pm. Free. ShenanodahatWar.org
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VA Walking tour, "Star Fort and the Second Battle of Winchester," at Star Fort, Fortress Drive and US 522 in Winchester. 7 pm. Free. ShenandoahatWar.org
14 DC Civil War Book Party, with book talks, signings, cocktails, cemetery tour and refreshments at Historic Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E St SE. 6-8 pm. $20. See congressionalcemetery.org for details and tickets.
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VA Anniversary activities commemorating the Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville. Special exhibits all weekend, Friday evening talk, Saturday reenactment at Aldie plus area house tours. Sunday living history at Middleburg and Goose Creek Bridge and reenactment in Upperville. All free. Complete details: mosbyheritagearea.org
15 MO Living history, "Civil War Day," military demonstrations and period games at the Missouri State Museum in Jefferson City. 10 am-2 pm. Free. 573-751-2854.
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WV Living history, "West Virginia Statehood and Chenoweth Day," at the Beverly Heritage Center in Beverly. Free. beverlyheritagecenter.org
15 DC Living history walking tour, "Courage! The Civil War in Washington," hear the stories, see the downtown sites. Meets at 1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW. 11 am. $12. historicstrolls.com
15 MD Walking tour, "Civil War Annapolis," begins at the information booth at the City Dock. 10 am-noon. $16/adult. annapolistours.com
15 PA Music, brass band concert at the Gettysburg National Military Park visitor center plus evening concert at the Pennsylvania Memorial. nps.gov/gett
15 PA "Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital: Candlelight at Christ Church," 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. 717-334-5212.
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VA Book talk, "Sunstroke and Ankle-Deep Mud," a tour of the Union II Corps march to Gettysburg at the Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim in Fairfax. 2 pm. Free. 703-591-0560.
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VA Living history, "Road to Destiny: The Route to Gettysburg," camp of Union soldiers following Confederates north at the Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, Iron Bridge Road, in Bristoe. 10 am-4 pm. Free. Donations welcome. 703-366-3049.
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VA Living history at Star Fort, camps and demonstrations at the fort, Fortress Drive and US 522 in Winchester. Special youth program offered 10 am-2 pm. Free. ShenandoahatWar.org
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VA Seminar and tour, "'Perfectly Wild': The Second Battle of Winchester." Morning lecture at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, followed by carpool driving tour of the battlefield. $20. ShenandoahatWar.org
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VA Living history, "Soldier and Civilian Life in 1863" Camps, music, demonstrations and candlelight tours at Grand Caverns in Grottoes. More info: 540-249-5705.
15 VA Living history, "Grand Caverns Heritage Day," at Grand Caverns in Grottoes. Camp and living history 10 am-4 pm. Free. Candlelight tour of the cave 6-8 pm $25. grandcaverns.com
15 VA "Civil War Relic Hunting," special program at the Museum of the Confederacy/Appomattox. 11 am-noon. Free with museum admission. moc.org
15 VA Ranger program, "Gaines' Mill: The Civilian's Ordeal," at the Gaines' Mill unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 10 am. Free. nps.gov/rich
15 VA Walking tour, "Battles of Kernstown," at the Kernstown Battlefield off Route 11 south of Winchester. 11 am and 1 pm. kernstownbattle.org
15 VA Walking tour, "Bread or Blood! The Richmond Bread Riots of 1863," begins at the Washington Statue, Capitol Square, in Richmond. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich
15 VA Bus tour, "John S. Mosby," visits his Northern Virginia haunts. 8:30 am-5:30 pm. $75. Details, departure site, registration: 703-971-4984.
15 VA Living history, "Civil War Hut Reconstruction," at Montpelier, home of James Madison, near Orange. Take the trail across from the old Montpelier train station on Route 20. 10 am-4 pm. More info: 540-672-2728 or montpelier.org
15 VA Living history, music, special programs and more, "Juneteenth at City Point," celebrates emancipation at the City Point unit (Hopewell) of the Petersburg National Battlefield. 10 am-2 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
15 VA Walking tour of Fort Huger, Confederate fort on the James River at 15080 Talcott Terrace near Smithfield. 10 am. Free. 757-357-0115.
15 VA Van tour, "Capital of the Confederacy," leaves from Lee Hall in Newport News. 8 am-5 pm. $50. More info: leehall.org. Reservations: 757-888-3371.
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TN Living history and ranger programs, "The Tullahoma Campaign" at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Free. nps.gov/stri
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IN Living history, "Lanier Civil War Days," camps and demonstrations at the Lanier Mansion in Madison. 10 am-4 pm. $3/adult. indianamuseum.org/sites/lanispec.html
15-16 MN Living history, "Wasioja Civil War Days," at Wasioja. See civilwarmn.com for details and directions.
15-16 PA Living history, infantry camps and demonstrations at Spangler Spring and Pitzer Woods, Gettysburg battlefield. Free. nps.gov/gett
15-16 MD Living history, at the Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. Camps and demonstrations, ladies' tea and more. 11 am-4 pm. $5. steppingstonemuseum.org
16 IL Music, "Battlefield Balladeers" at the Graue Mill and Museum, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook. 1 pm. Free. grauemill.org
16 MD Talk, "Civil War Actions on the C&O Canal," at Ferry Hill Place south of Sharpsburg on Route 34 overlooking the Potomac River. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/choh
16 MD "Civil War Game Day" for kids, at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown. 1-4 pm. Free. 301-739-5727.
16 VA Lecture, "Civil War Railroads," Museum of the Confederacy/Appomattox. 2 pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
16 VA Boat tours, "Civil War on the James River," two-hour tours leave from Deep Bottom Park east of Richmond. 9 and 11:30 am. $50. Reservations, details: 804-938-2350.
16 VA Ranger programs, "The Flags at Five Forks," at the Five Forks unit of the Petersburg National Battlefield. 1 and 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
18 AR Lecture, "A Grievous Calamity: the Battle of Helena, July 4, 1863," at the Old State House Museum in Little Rock. Noon. Free. OldStateHouse.com
19 NJ Lecture, "NJ at Gettysburg," at Bergen Community College, 300 Paramus Road, Paramus. 7:30 pm. 201-447-7100.
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WV Special West Virginia Statehood commemoration. "150 Years: West Virginia Sesquicentennial Celebration" at the West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling. Living history, historic speeches, music and more all day. wvculture.org
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WV Hike, "Hail to the Hills," West Virginia birthday celebration at Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park near Hillsboro. 1:50 pm. Free. droopmountainbattlefield.com/events.html
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WV West Virginia Birthday Party at Carnegie Hall, 105 Church St, Lewisburg.
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WV "WV 150th Birthday Celebration," on Fairmont's Main Street. Begins 10 am with living history, costume contest and more. mainstreetfairmont.org
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WV West Virginia Statehood celebration at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park in Parkersburg. blennerhassett island statepark.com
20 MD Films, "Fields of Freedom" and "Heart of the Civil War" at the Bridge of Life Center Theater, 14 S Potomac St, Hagerstown. 7 pm. Free. heartofthecivilwar.org
21 WV Concert, "Blue Grey Choir" period tunes at the West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling. 7 pm. Free. wvculture.org
21 VA Talk, "Vicksburg," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free with admission. moc.org
21-23 VA Bus tour, "Mosby's Confederacy," begins at James Madison University in Harrisonburg. shencivilwar.org
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PA Conference, "The Civil War in 1863," speakers, book signings and battlefield tours in Gettysburg, sponsored by Gettysburg College and the Gettysburg National Military Park. gettysburg.edu/cwi/conference
22 LA Living history, "After the Battle," hospital recreation following the 1863 assaults at Port Hudson at the Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville. 10 am-4 pm Free with park admission. 225-635-3739.
22 MO Living history, "Artillery at Wilson's Creek," camp and demonstrations at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. www.nps.gov/wicr
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TN Bus tour, "The Tullahoma Campaign: The Struggle for the Gateway Begins," begins at Renaissance Park, 100 Manufacturers Road, Chattanooga. 8 am-6 pm. Fee charged. friendsofchch.org or 423-648-5623.
22 TN Walking tour, "Hallowed Ground: A Lantern Tour of Stones River National Cemetery," in Murfreesboro. Tours leave at 7:30 and 7:45 pm. Reservations necessary. Call 615-893-9501 starting on the Monday before the tour. Free. nps.gov/stri
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Civil War Ball at the National Watch and Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St, Columbia. Music, dance commemorating the burning of the Wrightsville Bridge. 6:30 pm. $30/couple. nawcc.org
22 PA Living history, talks and music commemorating the "Road to Gettysburg" at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave, Carnegie. 10 am-5 pm. Free. 412-276-3456 extension 7.
22 PA Lecture, "The June 22nd Skirmish of Monterey Pass," at the Rolando Woods Lions Club Park, Route 16 and Charmian Road, near Blue Ridge Summit. 6:30 pm. Free. montereypassbattlefield.org
22 PA "Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital: Candlelight at Christ Church," 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. 717-334-5212.
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WV Living history and ranger programs, "The Birth of a State: 150th Anniversary of the State of West Virginia," at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. 10 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe
22 WV Hike, "10th WV Infantry & 28th Ohio Infantry Memorial Hike. Nine-mile walking tour begins at 8 am at the Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park near Hillsboro. Register: droopmountainbattlefield.com/events.html
22 WV Living history, "Leisure Time during the Civil War," with a period Base Ball game, music and food, at the Bridgeport Sports Complex, 425 Forrester Blvd, Bridgeport. harrisoncountywv.com
22 VA Ranger program, "The Tredegar Iron Works: The Birth, Life and Death of an American Industry," at the Richmond National Battlefield Park visitor center at the Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond. 10:30 am. Free. nps.gov/rich
22 VA Ranger program, "Fearful to Behold:" The Federal Artillery at Malvern Hill," at the Malvern Hill unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich
22 VA Walking tour, benefit reception to raise funds for the preservation and interpretation of the Third Winchester battlefield (1864). Walking tour with remarks by Ed Bearss 9:30-11:30 am, reception with Ron Maxwell 1:30-3 pm. Special screening of the movie "Copperheads" 4-6 pm. Ticket prices $50-75. Details, registration: shenandoahatwar.org
22 VA Special program, "Capturing the Past: Photographic Seminar," demonstrations of wet-plate photography at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. 10 am-12:30 pm. $15. Have your own image made in the museum's garden in a session following the seminar. Appointments for both, more info: 855-649-1861 extension 121.
22 VA Ranger program, "Charge of the 1st Marine Heavy Artillery," at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 2 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete
22 VA Ranger program, "Marble Men," at the Poplar Grove National Cemetery near Petersburg. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
22-23 IL Living history, camps and demonstrations at Fischer Farm, 16W680 Old Grad Ave, Bensenville. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. bensenvilleparkdistrict.org/pages
22-23 OH Reenactment, "Battle of Blacklick Creek," at Civic Park in Reynoldsburg. Camps open 9 am both days. Battles each day. civilwarsurgeons.org
22-23 MI Living history, "Civil War Weekend," at the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Ave, LaPorte. 9 am-4 pm. Free. Civil War Ball Saturday night ($5). michigancitylaporte.com
22-23 WI Reenactment at Heritage Hill State Historical Park, 2640 S Webster Ave, Green Bay. 10 am-4:30 pm Saturday, Noon-4:30 pm Sunday. $10/adult. heritagehillgb.org
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Living history, "The Long March North to Gettysburg: Major-General Winfield S. Hancock's 2nd Corps," at Mt. Zion Historic Park in Aldie. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. $5/adult. 703-327-9777.
22-23 VA Living history, "CSA Marines," camps and demonstrations at the Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park, 6541 Saylers Creek Road, near Rice. 804-561-7510.
22-23 VA Anniversary living history, talks and tours at the Gaines' Mill battlefield, part of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 10 am-4 pm each day. Free. nps.gov/rich
22-23 PA Living history, infantry camps and demonstrations at Spangler Spring, the Pennsylvania Memorial and Pitzer Woods, Gettysburg battlefield. Free. nps.gov/gett
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MD Living history, "War Returns to South Mountain," the role of South Mountain during the Gettysburg Campaign, at Gathland State Park near Burkittsville. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. 301-432-4042.
22-23 MD Living history, camps and weapons firing demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
23 IL Living history walking tour, "Spirits of the Past: Danby Goes to War — Forest Hill Cemetery Walk," at the cemetery, St. Charles and Riford roads in Glen Elllyn. 1-3:30 pm. $15. glenellynhistory.org
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WV Living history and ranger programs, "First Alert: Harpers Ferry, the Gettysburg Campaign," at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. 10 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe
23 MD Lecture, "Gettysburg in the Civil War," the visual imagery, at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown. 2:30 pm. $5. vcmfa.org
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MS Ranger programs, "Vicksburg Campaign and Siege, Attack on the 3rd Louisiana Redan," anniversary interpretive programs at the Vicksburg National Military Park. nps.gov/vick
25 DC Lecture, "The U.S. Military Railroad during the Civil War," at the National Archives Building Research Center, Seventh and Ninth streets NW. 11 am. Free. archives.gov/calendar
26 NJ Special exhibit, "New Jersey Battle Flags at Gettysburg," six flags carried by NJ troops during the battle at the New Jersey State Museum, 225 W State St, Trenton. Noon. Suggested donation. njcivilwar150.org
27 MD Lecture, "The U.S. Military Railroad during the Civil War," at the National Archives Building (Room B), 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. 11 am. Free. archives.gov/calendar
27 MD Book talk, "Searching for George Meade," at the Frederick Visitor Center, 151 S East St, Frederick. 7 pm. Free. 301-600-4047.
27 VA Lecture, "Weapon Changes during the Civil War," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 6:30 pm. $5. Reservations: moc.org or 855-649-1861 extension 203.
27 VA Lecture, "The Campaign of 1863," troop movement maps, at the Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Ave, Manassas. 7 pm. Free. 703-792-4754.
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PA Reenactment, "150th Gettysburg Reenactment," near Gettysburg. bluegraygettysburg.com
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MD Anniversary commemoration of "Corbit's Charge" at the battle monument on Court Street in Westminster. Walking tours and talk. 7 pm. Free. unionmills.org
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MD Talks, living history, new Civil War exhibits at the Mason-Dixon Welcome Center on US 15 just south of the Pennsylvania border. 10 am-noon. Free. 301-600-4047.
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Living history, "Attack on Culp's Hill — Wounded Converge on the Lady Farm CSA Field Hospital," at the Daniel Lady Farm, 986 Hanover Road, Gettysburg. 11 am-5 pm. 717-891-6369 or gettysburg.travel
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"Flames Across the Susquehanna," commemorates the burning of the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge, with living history and special fire re-creation in Wrightsville and Columbia. rivertownes.org/schedule.htm
28 VA Walking tour, "In the Path of War: The Historic Daniel Stickley Farm," begins with car pool at the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, 8437 Valley Pike, Middletown. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/cebe
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MD Civil War living history, tours and music at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Shrine, 339 S Seaton St, Emmittsburg. Part of the town's heritage festival. 301-447-6606.
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KY Bus tour, "Morgan's Raids," covers Taylor County sites. Begins at the Hiestand House Museum, Highway 210, at 10 am. $30 includes lunch. 270-465-8726.
29 GA Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Chickamauga battlefield. 9 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
29 VA Exhibit tour, "Arming the Confederacy: Treasures from the Maryland-Steuart Collection," a behind-the-scenes look at Confederate-made weapons, at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. 10:30 am. $17. vahistorical.org
29 VA Walking tour, "The Second Battle of Kernstown and Its Impact on the Prichard Family," at the Kernstown Battlefield off Route 11 south of Winchester. 10:30 am and 2 pm. kernstownbattle.org
29 VA Ranger program, "War on the Doorstep: The African American Experience," at the Rural Plains unit (Totopotomoy Creek) of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 10:30 am. Free. nps.gov/rich
29 VA Ranger program, "War on the Doorstep: The African American Experience," at the Malvern Hill unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich
29 VA Living history, "The Civil War Impact on Petersburg," at Poplar Lawn Park in Petersburg. 10 am-4:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
29 VA Ranger program, "Lincoln at the Siege," at the City Point unit (Hopewell) of the Petersburg National Battlefield. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
29 VA Tour, "Stonewall Jackson's Artillery: Poindexter Farm at Malvern Hill," departs from Willis United Methodist Church, 8360 Willis Church Road in Henrico (near Richmond). 10 am. Free. 804-652-3409.
29 DC Bike tour, "Civil War Defenses of Washington," follows off-road trails to remains of the city's fortifications. Begins at Fort Dupont Park, Fort Dupont Drive SE in Washington. 10 am. Free. Sign up: 202-426-7723.
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"Eternal Light Peace Memorial Commemoration," at the memorial on the Gettysburg battlefield. 2 pm. Shuttle service from the Harrisburg Area Community College, 731 Old Harrisburg Road. Free. gettysburg.travel
29 PA "Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital: Candlelight at Christ Church," 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. 717-334-5212.
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Living history, talks, music, "The Civil War Comes to Rockville," at various locations downtown. heritagemontgomery.org/montgomery-county/civil-war-comes-rockville
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Lecture, "The Campaign for Vicksburg 150 Years Later," with Craig Symonds at the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 4 pm. Free. surratt.org
29-30 OH Living history, "Civil War Weekend," at the Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave, Cincinnati. Talks, demonstrations and living history programs. $8.50/adult. cincymuseum.org
29-30 GA Battle anniversary activities at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park near Kennesaw. Living history, ranger tours and more. 9 am-4:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo
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MD Living history and special programs commemorate the fighting at Westminster and the camps at Union Mills on the road to Gettysburg. At the Union Mills Homestead, 3311 Littlestown Pike, near Westminster. unionmills.org or 410-848-2288.
29-30 WV Living history, "Under Fire: The Battle of Boliver Heights, 1862," at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Demonstrations at noon, 1 and 2 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe
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Living history, tours, music and more, "Prelude to Gettysburg: The Cashtown Road," in Cashtown. Historic homes tour, talks and living history Saturday, period church service 9 am Sunday. gettysburg.travel
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Walking tour series, "Historic Wrightsville," highlights town's 150th anniversary history: Wrightsville tours (2.5 hours) Saturday 9 am and 6 pm, Sunday 3 pm. Fairview Cemetery tour noon Saturday and Sunday. Union and Mt. Pisgah Cemeteries 4 pm Saturday. Wrightsville riverfront tour 2 pm Saturday. "Civil War Comes to Wrightsville" tour 2 pm. Sunday. historicwrightsvillepa.org
29-30 PA Living history at the Seminary Ridge Museum in Gettysburg. Camps and demonstrations 9 am-6 pm Saturday, 10 am-6 pm Sunday. Music 7-9 pm Saturday, 5 pm Sunday. Skirmishes at 11 am Saturday, 1 pm Sunday. seminaryridgemuseum.org
29-30 PA Book talks and signing at the Gettysburg National Military Park visitor center. Free. Details: 717-339-2109.
30 TN Living history "Base Ball Game," Civil War-era game at Carnton Plantation in Franklin. Noon-3 pm. Free. battleoffranklintrust.org
30 TN Car caravan tour, "New Places, But Old Faces: Gettysburg Veterans Meet in Lookout Valley," begins at the Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center parking area. Time TBA. Free, nps.gov/chch
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PA Anniversary commemoration, "A New Birth of Freedom" evening program at the Gettysburg National Military Park. Talks and living history near Meade's Headquarters followed by a procession to illuminated Soldiers' National Cemetery. Free. nps.gov/gett