Civil War Calendar

October 18, 2001

Oct. 27-28

Maryland: "The Battlefield Embalmer: Preserving the Civil War Dead," a discussion at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Frederick, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Historian James W. Lowry will discuss mortuary science during the war. For more information, call the museum at 301-695-1864.

Nov. 2-Nov. 3

Pennsylvania: The Seminary Ridge Symposium will present "Battle: the Nature and Consequences of Civil War Combat," at Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg. Sponsored by the Seminary Ridge Historic Preservation Foundation. For more information, call the foundation at 717-338-3030.

Nov. 3-Nov 4

Maryland: The second annual "Christmas in the Civil War" living history program with at Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Agricultural History Farm Park and Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission. For more information, call Mike Roth, 301-253-5059 after 6 p.m.

Nov. 17

Pennsylvania: Remembrance Day Parade. The parade begins at 1 p.m. and ends at the Albert Woolson Memorial on Hancock Avenue in Gettysburg National Military Park, followed by a memorial ceremony. The event is sponsored by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Gettysburg National Military Park. 717-334-1124, Ext. 422 or 431

Nov. 19

Pennsylvania: 138th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Ceremony in Soldiers' National Cemetery at 10 a.m. Gettysburg National Military Park. 717-334-1124, Ext. 422 or 431

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