Events added/updated 18 Jan 2017
1 AR First Day Hike, 1-mile guided walk at the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park in Prairie Grove. 10 am. Free. 479-846-2990.
1 GA First Day Hike at Magnolia Springs State Mark in Millen. Includes the Camp Lawton prison camp site. 10 am-noon. $5 parking fee. 478-982-1660.
1 FL First Day Hike covers Civil War history at Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 11:30 am. $6 plus $2 parking fee. 904-277-7274.
1 SC “First Day Hike,” battlefield tour at Rivers Bridge State Historic Site near Erhardt. 10 am-noon. Free. southcarolinaparks.com/riversbridge
4 LA Hike, ranger-led tour of rarely visited areas of the Mansfield battlefield at the Mansfield State Historic Site near Mansfield. Free with park admission.318-872-1474.
7 PA Lecture, “Longstreet’s Counter-march,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm
7-8 FL Living history, “Union Garrison,” at Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. $8. floridastateparks.org/park/Fort-Clinch
7-8 SC Civil War show and sale at the Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriot’s Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, near Charleston. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. $10/adult. Americandiggerevents.com
8 PA Lecture, “A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm
8 NC Lecture, “Reflections,” with Ed Bearss at the North Carolina History Center in New Bern. 2 pm. $10. newbernhistorical.org
9 VA Lecture, “Women in Civil War Richmond,” at the Urban Farmhouse, 4821 Old Main St, Richmond. 6:30 pm. Free. acwm.org
10 VA Movie, “The General,” at the Rouss Center for the Arts, 9357 N Congress St, New Market. 7 pm. $5. shenandoahatwar.org
12 DC Book talk and signing, City of Sedition: The History of New York City During the Civil War, at the Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington. A Smithsonian event. 6:45 pm. $30. smithsonianassociates.org (Click Civil War).
13 WI Lecture, “Civil War Corps Command: A Study in Leadership,” at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Noon. Free. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar
14 WI Lecture, “Emancipation: Conspiracy, Politics, or Providence?” at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. 2 pm. Free. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar
14 GA “Civil War Games” at the Fort McAllister State Park near Richmond Hill. Noon-4 pm. $9. 912-727-2339.
14 VA Living history, free admission to Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, commemorating Robert E. Lee’s birthday. 9:30 am-5 pm. stratfordhall.org
14 VA Lecture, “Advancements in Maritime Technology in the 1800s,” at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 2:30 pm. Free with museum admission. marinersmuseum.org
14 PA Lecture, “Is Gettysburg American’s Epic Tale Central to Our National Identity?” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm
15 PA Lecture, “Mary Surratt: Guilty or Not Guilty,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm
15 VA Book talk, Hell Itself: The Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-7, 1864, at the Manassas Museum in Manassas. 1:30 pm. Free. manassasmuseum.org
15 VA Lecture, “Cavalry Battle at Five Forks, “ at the Five Forks Visitor Center, 9840 Courthouse Road, near Dinwiddie. 2 pm Free. nps.gov/pete
17 VA Talk, “Mosby’s Combat Operations in Fairfax County,” at the George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. 7 pm. Free. 703-256-3800.
18 DC Panel discussion, “Remembering Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address,” at the Hill Center, Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington. Reception 6:30 pm, lecture 7 pm. $22. hillcenterdc.org/home/programs/3039
18 VA Lecture, “Virginia Mourning Her Dead — The Saga of Moses Ezekiel,” at Nichols Auditorium, 319 Letcher Ave, Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. 7:30 pm. Free. shenandoahatwar.org
19 VA Free admission to Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, commemorating Robert E. Lee’s birthday. 9:30 am-5 pm. stratfordhall.org
21 MO “Street Style: A Civil War Fashion Show,” with period refreshments, at the Majors House and Barn, 8201 State Line Road, Kansas City. 1 pm tours, 2-4 pm show. $5. wornallmajors.org
21 KY Anniversary living history and ceremony at the Mill Springs Battlefield near Nancy. Ceremony 1 pm. Free museum admission. millsprings.net
21 GA Walking tour, “Winter Vistas: Horseshoe Ridge — The Confederate Perspective.” Meets at the Chickamauga & Chattanooga NMP visitor center. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
21 PA “If These Things Could Talk: New Acquisitions,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm
21 VA Tour, “This Tide of Wounded,” the Lee-Fendall House as a Civil War hospital. Tour of the house and grounds, 614 Oronoco St, Alexandria, begins 10 am. $10 at door, $8 advance. leefendallhouse.org
21 VA Ball, “Hallowed Ground,” Civil War dancing and music at Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 Beverley St, Staunton. 6-10 pm. $35 (proceeds to battlefield preservation). shenandoahatwar.org
22 PA Lecture, “The Battle of Monocacy: The Fight that Saved Washington D.C.,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm
26 NC “Civil War Quiz Bowl,” contestants and spectators welcome for this annual event at the Museum of the Cape Fear in Fayetteville. 7 pm. Free. museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov
26 VA Lecture, “’My Dancing Days Are Over:’ The Story of Dorsey Pender,” at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 6:30 pm reception, 7 pm lecture. $10. www.acwm.org
27-29 LA Living history, “Camping with Boones’ LA Battery/31st LA Infantry,” at the Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site in Pineville. 9 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. 318-484-2390.
27 VA Lecture and music, “Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Peacemakers of 1865,” at the Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St, Fredericksburg. 6:15 pm. Free .stratfordhall.org
28 VA Lecture, The CSS Shenandoah and the Last Shot of the Civil War,” at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. 2 pm. Free. 703-591-0560.
28 PA Civil War Ball, winter event sponsored by the Civilians of Gettysburg at the Gettysburg Hotel, 1 Lincoln Square. Practice 10 am-noon, reception 5-6 pm, dinner/dancing 6-11 pm. $75 for all. Details, sign up: civiliansofgettysburg.com
28 PA Lecture, “Debacle at Balls Bluff: The Battle that Changed the War,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm
29 PA Lecture, “’Vincit Qui Patitur’: The Life of an American Armsmaker –Colonel Samuel Colt,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/interpretation.htm
29 KS Lecture, “Kansas Day 156!” at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. 2 pm. $3. kshs.org
West of the Mississippi