April 25, 2015 - Civil War Scholars Saturday at the Pry House Field Hospital Museum in Keedysville (Antietam battlefield). Mini-symposium with presentations and discussion. 8:45 am-3 pm. $10 suggested donation.

April 25, 2015
- Southampton Middle School (SMS) is hosting "American Civil War Day" on Saturday, April 25, from 1:45 p.m. to 7 p.m., Speakers include Professor Emeritus of History at the U.S. Naval Academy and former Professor of Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College, Dr. Craig L. Symonds. Other presenters include scientist and Civil War author Scott
Mingus, and SMS Social Studies teacher Bob Rinehart, recipient of the 2014 Maryland Gilder Lehrman American History Teacher of the Year. Activities include Civil War Music by SMS students and a silent auction. Food and drink available. For info: contact Bob Rinehart (410-638-4150) or email

April 25, 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.

April 28 , 2015
– Baltimore Civil War Roundtable Annual Dinner meeting, Parkville Heritage Gardens, Parkville Shopping Center, Harford and Taylor Avenues. Cocktail Hr. - 6:00, Dinner: 7:00 p.m., $30, The speaker is award-winning actress and Smithsonian Scholar MARY ANN JUNG. Ms. Jung will present a portrait of Clara Barton. This is a not-to-be-missed performance – Ed.

2, 2015
- Talk, “Confederate Medical Service,” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 10:30 am. Free.

2-3, 2015
- Living history, “Homecoming — Soldiers Return from War,” camps and demonstrations at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster. Opens at 10 am each day. Free with museum admission. 410-386-3880.

9, 2015
- Bus tour,  “The Battles of Dranesville, Ball’s Bluff and the Monocacy,” with Ed Bearss. Smithsonian tour begins 550 C St. SW in Washington DC.  8:30 am-6:15 pm. $184. (click Civil War).

9, 16, 23, and June 6
th, 2015  - Green Mount Cemetery Walking Tours, Opened in 1839, Green Mount is the final resting place of  Johns Hopkins, Enoch Pratt, William and Henry Walters, Mary Elizabeth Garrett, Betsy Patterson, John Wilkes Booth, Walter Lord, and many other famous Marylanders.  The two-hour walking tours begin at 9:30 a.m. from the main gate located at Greenmount Avenue and East Oliver Street. The tours are led by Baltimore historian and educator Wayne R. Schaumburg.  The cost is $15. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 410-256-2180 or by email at <>

16, 2015
- Grand Review Parade and associated events in Washington. Living history camp at Garrison Elementary School. 1200 S St NW, Friday-Sunday. Civil War to Civil Rights workshops at the African American Civil War Museum Friday-Saturday. The Grand Review Parade noon-4 pm on Pennsylvania Avenue. Complete schedule:

16, 2015
- Guided tour of the “The War Came by Train,” exhibit at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Noon. Free with admission.

16, 2015
- Bus tour, “Abraham Lincoln’s Washington DC,” includes Ford’s Theatre performance, National Museum of Health and Medicine and the Soldiers’ Home. Leaves from the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore at 9 am. $150. More info, registration:

19, 2015
- Seminar and book signing, “Women of the Civil War,” with Cokie Roberts,” a Smithsonian event. Location TBA. 6:45-8:45 pm. $42. (click Civil War).

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:

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.

26, 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.

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

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Lee Hodges, Board Member - Robert Ford, Board Member

Robert Toelle, Board Member, Nils Lehneis, Web Master

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