THE "OLD LINER" NEWSLETTER

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 23, 2015 - Tour, “Lincoln Assassination,” begins at Ford’s Theatre and continues into Maryland with stops at the Surratt Tavern and Mudd House. 9 am-5 pm. $125. Reservations, more info: dccivilwartours.com

May
23-25, 2015
- Memorial Day activities at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Ranger and cemetery tours and living history. Memorial 11 am Monday at the National Cemetery. 
nps.gov/anti

May
26, 2015
– Baltimore Civil War Roundtable Monthly meeting with Wayne Schaumburg, Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Rd., Baltimore, MD, Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting and Speaker: 7:30 p.m.

May
30, 2015
- Living history, “Ship’s Company,” life in “Mr. Lincoln’s Navy” at the USS 
Constellation in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. 10 am-4 pm. Free with admission. shipscompany.org

May
30, 2015
- Living history, “Artillery Weekend” at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Camp and demonstrations. Free with park admission. 
nps.gov/anti

June 4, 2015
- Lecture and book signing, “Sherman’s March to the Sea,” with Jeff Shaara, a Smithsonian event at the Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington. 7 pm. $25. 
smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).

June 6, 2015
- Lecture, “Why the North Won and the South Lost,” at the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 4 pm. Free. 
surrattmuseum.org

June 6, 2015
- Talk, “Managing the Civil War: Administration and Bureaucracy,” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 10:30 am. Free. 
civilwarmed.org

June 11, 2015
- Talk, “Raise the Colors! The Evolving American Flag in War and Peace,” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 10:30 am. Free.
civilwarmed.org/

June 13, 2015
- Brass Band Concert at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center (2 pm) and the Pennsylvania Memorial (5 pm). Free. 
nps.gov/gett

June 13, 2015
- Boat tour, “Potomac River Blockade,” see preserved Confederate batteries along the river, plus lunch. Cruises based in Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. $45. 703-366-3049 for details.

June 13-14, 2015
- Living history, “Blue and Gray Days,” at Point Lookout State Park in Point Lookout. Former guard/prisoner living history. 301-872-5688.

June 14, 2015
- Guided tour of the “The War Came by Train,” exhibit at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Noon. Free with admission. 
borail.org

June 19-21, 2015
- Tour, “The War Came by Train: The B&O Railroad during the Civil War,” includes the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Relay House, Ellicott City and more. Ends with a replica 1860 train trip from New Freedom to Hanover PA. 
shencivilwar.org

June 20, 2015
- Bus tour, annual tour visiting sites associated with John S. Mosby in Northern Virginia. 8:30 am-5:30 pm. $75. Sign up: 703-971-4884.

June 20, 2015
- Walking tours of the Kernstown battlefields at the KBA property off Route 11, south of Winchester. 11 am and 1 pm. Free, donations welcome. 
kernstownbattle.org

June 20, 2015
- Concert, “Battle of the Bands” Civil War music and hymns on Seminary Ridge at Gettyburg. 6-8 pm. Free. 
seminaryridgemuseum.org

June 23, 2015
- Baltimore Civil War Roundtable Monthly meeting, Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Rd., Baltimore, MD, Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting and Speaker: 7:30 p.m.

June 27-28, 2015
Living history, “Under Fire: The Battle of Bolivar Heights, 1862,” at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Camp all weekend, demonstrations at 1, 2 and 3 pm. Free with park admission. 
nps.gov/hafe

Editor’s note
- Some events may have changed by the time we go to print. When possible, please check with the event sponsor prior to attending.

The Officers of the Baltimore Civil War Roundtable

Robert Ford, President, rfordjazz@yahoo.com
Ray Atkins, Treasurer,
410-879-8828  atkinsray1@verizon.net -
Steve Wiseman, Secretary  steve@wisemancpa.com
Don Macreadie
, Asst. Secretary/Treasurer, 410-870-3072 (
kiddon@comcast.net)
Lee Hodges, Board Member - Robert Toelle, Board Member,
Nils Lehneis, Web Master  baltcwrt@verizon.net
Earle Hollenbaugh
, Newsletter Editor, 410-788-3525 (
sawred66@yahoo.com)

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