December 4, 2014 – Lecture/reception with Chris DeRose and Michael Beschloss, at President Lincoln's Cottage, Upshur Street and Rock Creek Road NW, Washington. 6 pm reception; 6:30 pm lecture. $10 each. Reservations:

December 5-6, 2014
– Candlelight tours of the Stonewall Jackson Headquarters (and other museums) in Winchester. 6-8 pm Friday, 3-7 pm. Saturday.

December 6, 2014
– "Lee and Ewell at High Tide," full-day indoor program at the Gettysburg MNP visitor center. 8:30 am-4 pm. $105/breakfast, lunch included. Register: 717-339-2148.

December 6, 2014
– Living history, "Christmas in Camp," decorations, drills and camp at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Noon-4 pm. Free. 703-591-0560.

December 6, 2014
– "An Evening with the Painting," after-hours extended look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 5 pm. $20.

December 6-7, 2014
Victorian Christmas at the Dr. Mudd House Museum near Waldorf. Music, refreshments, living history and more. 11 am-8 pm. $8/adult.

December 9, 2014
– BCWRT Monthly meeting, Museum Director Wayne Motts will talk on some of the items in the Harrisburg Civil War Museum collection.
Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Rd., Baltimore, MD, Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting and Speaker: 7:30 p.m.

December 10, 2014
– The Col. Harry W. Gilmor Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans Christmas Party, Baltimore County Historical Society, 9811 Van Buren Ln., Cockeysville, MD, 7:30 pm, Period and Christmas  music  by the Gilmore Light Ensemble and holiday refreshments for all.  All are welcome. No charge. Info, call Elliott Cummings 410-296-9235 or e mail basilduke

December 13, 2014
– "'Tis the Season," special tours and refreshments at the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. noon-4 pm. Free.

December 13, 2014
– Living history, "Christmas in Camp," camps, period decorations and more at Fort Ward in Alexandria. $2.

December 13, 2014
Museums by Candlelight in Frederick County. Music, living history and demonstrations. Programs begin at noon.

December 26, 2014
Candlelight tour of historic churches in Frederick. Many used as hospitals during the war. 4-9 pm. Free.

January 17, 2014
– Annual ceremony to honor General Robert E. Lee and General Thomas J. Jackson on the anniversary of their births. Sponsored by Col. Harry W. Gilmore camp #1388, Sons of Confederate veterans, 11:00 am at the Lee/Jackson monument at Art Museum and Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore, MD. For info and map call Elliott Cummings 410-296-9235 or e mail basilduke

Editor’s note

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