Civil War Calendar

Gettysburg : A Remembrance

June 27, 1999

* July 10-11, 135th anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy near Frederick. Site opens at 10 a.m.; re-enactments begin at 1 p.m. Scenarios include the burning of the B&O Railroad blockhouse and the Monocacy bridge. Free. Sponsored by the U.S. Flag Service, 5741 Elmer Derr Road, Frederick 21703; 800-USA-FLAG, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. weekdays.

* July 30-Aug. 1, Re-enactment of the First Battle of Manassas/Bull Run at Centreville, Va. Scenarios include Matthew Hill and Henry Hill. Sponsored by the Great American Civil War Society, 2449 Heidlersburg Road, Gettysburg, Pa. 17325; 717-528-8761.

* Sept. 11-12, Fourth "Fire on the Mountain" re-enactment of the Battle of South Mountain near Boonsboro. Sponsored by and for benefit of Central Maryland Heritage League. All profits go toward preservation of South Mountain battlefield. For information, Russell Richards or Tammy Dingle, 25450 Highfield Road, Cascade, Md. 21719; 301- 241-4707 before 9 p.m.

* Oct. 14-17, 135th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek; re-enactment at Middletown, Va. Proceeds go toward preservation of Cedar Creek Battlefield. Information: Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, P.O. Box 229, Middletown, Va. 22645, at 540-869-2064.

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