THE "OLD LINER" NEWSLETTER
October 21, 2017 - Battlefield hikes at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. Two-hour ranger-guided tours of different parts of the battlefield begin at 9 and 11:30 am and 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono
October 22, 2017 - “Strange Tales of Civil War Medicine,” at the Pry House. 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville. 3 pm. “Pay what you please” event. civilwarmed.org
October 24, 2017 - Baltimore Civil War Roundtable monthly meeting, Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD., Diocese of Maryland Archivist Mary Klein will introduce us to the Right Rev. William R. Whittingham- Civil War Bishop of Maryland., Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting and speaker at 7:30.
October 27, 2017 - Tour, “Strange Cases and Painful Peculiarities,” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 6-9 pm. $15. civilwarmed.org
October 28, 2017 - Open house, tours and talks at the Best Farm, Monocacy National Battlefield, in Frederick. House open 10 am-4 pm. Talks 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Campfire program 6 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono
October 28, 2017 - Living history, “Ship’s Company,” Union navy demonstrations at the USS Constellation in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. 10 am-4 pm. Free with site admission. historicships.org
October 28, 2017 - Lecture, “The James Taylor Sketchbook: Then and Now,” at the Kernstown Battlefield, 610 Battle Drive, Kernstown, south of Winchester. 6 pm. Free. kernstownbattle.org
October 28-29, 2017 - Living history, “Under Fire: Hold the High Ground, 1862,” at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe
November 4, 2017 - Open house, “Thomas Farm,” Monocacy battlefield landmark, at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. House open 10 am-4 pm. Programs in house 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Landscape tours 10 am, noon and 2 pm. Campfire program 6 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono
November 8, 2017 - Shenandoah University's McCormick Civil War Institute, lecture, "Our Relations to the Past & the Present": World War I in the Shadow of the Civil War. 7 pm, Henkel Hall, Hester Auditorium on the campus of Shenandoah University, 1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA. For info call: 540-665-4501.
November 11, 2017 - Lecture, “Clara Barton and Andersonville,” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. civilwarmed.org
November 17, 2017 - “Evening with the Painting,” special tour of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 5-6:30 pm. $20/adult. gettysburgfoundation.org
November 18, 2017 - Living history, “Remembrance Day Parade the Ceremonies,” in Gettysburg. Free. suvcw.org
November 18, 2017 - Open house at the David Wills House in Gettysburg. Special interpretive programs on the anniversary of the Lincoln visit. 6-8 pm. gettysburgfoundation.org
November 18, 2017 - Evening Illumination at the Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg. Details: gettysburgfoundation.org
November 19, 2017 - Speech commemorating the anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address at the Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg. lincolnfellowship.org
November 28, 2017 - Baltimore Civil War Roundtable monthly meeting, Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD., Retired NPS employee and re-enactor Mel Reid presents a living history interpretation of becoming a soldier in the 54th Massachusett- from “Plantation to Battlefield”., Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting and speaker at 7:30.
The next set
of Green Mount Cemetery walking tours will take place on Saturday morning
October 21and 28. The tours begin at 930 am and last about two hours.
Reservations ($) are required and can be made by sending an email to
Founded in 1839, Green Mount Cemetery is the final resting place of Johns Hopkins, Enoch Pratt, William and Henry Walters, the Garrett family, Betsy Patterson, John Wilkes Booth, Walter Lord, and many other famous Marylanders.
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.
Robert Ford, President
Martin French, Vice-President
Ray Atkins, Treasurer, 410-879-8828
Lee Hodges, Secretary
Walter Price, Asst. Secretary/Treasurer, Robert Toelle, Board Member,
Michael Hill, Board Member, Bill Rixham, Board Member
Annual Dues Notice
Dues for the Baltimore Civil War Roundtable are due at the beginning of each Calendar Year. Please make check payable to BCWRT and mail to:Ray Atkins, 1204 Fordham Ct., Belair, MD 21014, 410-879-8828