All day Friday and Saturday there's a free Civil War relic display at 28 S. Potomac St. Also, pick up brochures on Hagerstown's Civil War history and 17-minute audiotapes for self-guided walking tours at Washington County Visitor's and Convention Bureau in Public Square.
For information on downtown events call 301-739-8577, extension 116.
7:30 p.m. - free lecture by Roger Keller on civil war history at St. John's Lutheran Church, 141 S. Potomac St.
Friday, Sept. 12
9 a.m. - Nine-mile preservation march with up to 2,000 re-enactors starts at Long Meadow Shopping Center. Will end at Artz Farm.
10 a.m. - opening ceremonies at North Potomac Street parking lot.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - booksigning at Book Store Etc., 27 W. Washington St., with Jeff Shaara, author of "Gods and Generals;" Ron Maxwell, director of the movie &Gettysburg;" and Roger Keller, author of "Crossroads of the Civil War."