April 30, 2016 - Lecture by the man who discovered and helped preserve Clara Barton’s Missing Soldier Office in Washington. Talk at the Office, 437 Seventh St, Washington.
4:30 pm. $9.50/adult. clarabartonmuseum.org
April 30, 2016 - Hike, “Burnside Bridge,” ranger-led walk at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. 1 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
April 30, 2016 - Bus tour, “Jeb Stuart’s Route to Gettysburg, Phase II,” leaves 8 am at the Franconia Museum, 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria. $100. More info, reservations: 703-971-4984.
May 1, 2016 - Ranger-led all-day hike on the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Segments begin at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm. Each covers about 3 miles. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2016 – Walking Tour of Greenmount Cemetary lead by Wayne Schaumburg, For info call 410-256-2180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit his website to learn about other tours and talks at <www.waynesguidetobaltimore>.
May 7, 2016 - “Women of Antietam,” a “porch program” at the Newcomer House on the Antietam Battlefield, 18422 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville. 11 am and 1:30 pm. Free. 240-308-1740.
May 14, 2016 - Hikes, a series of guided two-hour walks through the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. Free. See nps.gov/mono for details.
May 14-15, 2016 - Living history, “At Twilight’s Last Gleaming,” artillery demonstrations at Gathland State Park near Burkittsville. Camps 10 am-4 pm each day. Demonstrations at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Free. 301-432-8065.
May 19, 2016 - Book talk and reception, “A Self-Made Man, The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln,” at President Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington. 6 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk. $10 each. www.lincolncottage.org
May 19-22, 2016 - Chambersburg Civil War Seminars & Tours, Weekend will include tours of Lexington, Va. and Jackson battle sites of 1862 in the Valley. Featuring the following speakers and guides: Ed Bearss, Dr. James “Bud” Robertson, Keven Walker, Jeff Wert, Jerry Holdsworth, and others. Based in Harrisonburg, Va., For info: email www.civilwarseminars.org , or call 717-264-7101 ext. 206
May 20-22, 2016 - North-South Skirmish Association’s National Competition, live-fire historic weapons, at Fort Shenandoah near Winchester.
Free for spectators. n-ssa.org
May 24, 2016 - Baltimore Civil War Roundtable monthly meeting, Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD., Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting and
speaker at 7:30. David Langrehr of the Hangar Company will talk about the companies founder, James Hanger, a Confederate soldier and developer of a new
prosthesis for missing legs.
May 24, 2016 - Stonewall Jackson Symposium in Lexington, Va. Details: stonewalljackson.org
May 28-30, 2016 - Memorial Day at the Antietam National Battlefield and Sharpsburg. Saturday parade in town and 1 pm Monday ceremony at the battlefield. Details: nps.gov/anti
Upcoming BCWRT speakers
James Edward Hanger was a confederate soldier who lost a leg early in the war. Hanger developed a new prosthesis to cope with his problem. David Langrehr of the
Hanger Company will talk about the company’s founder.
Since the Blizzard of 2016 forced us to cancel the January meeting, we were able to reschedule Ed Bonekemper for our June 28 meeting. He will address the Lost Cause.
Mark your calendars for Saturday July 9. The National Park Service will conduct a bus trip on the 1864 Central Maryland raid conducted by CSA Brig. Gen. Bradley T. Johnson
and Major Harry W. Gilmore. Our own Daniel Carroll Toomey will serve as guide. The cost will be about $60.00. More information on this trip, which will include an
ice cream social' and a boxed lunch, will be available shortly.
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