On Saturday, July 14, join us at the:

154th Battle of Fort Stevens 

Hosted by Civil War Defenses of Washington 


Rock Creek Park

The annual program commemorates the Confederate army's raid on Washington DC in July 1864 which culminated in the Battle of Fort Stevens.

Saturday, July 14,2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The activities will include:

Park Ranger guided-talks and tours at Fort Stevens and Walter Reed National Medical Center.

Living history demonstrations (Civil War musket firing, camp life, medicine, 

Live period music.

Historical talks by noted historians.

19th century children's games and crafts.

Ceremony and flag-laying at Battleground National Cemetery.

Where: On the historic grounds of Fort Stevens, located with the unit block of Quackenbos Street, NW (also known as Elizabeth Thomas Way) between 13th Street and Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20011.


Other Activities

Learn more about our (local) Civil War battle sites

Battle of Monocacy - 154th Anniversary Tour

to Monocacy Battlefield in Frederick, MD

Time & Location
Saturday, Jul 07, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Depart from Takoma Station, 327 Cedar St NW, Washington, DC 20012, USA
sponsored by
Alliance to Preserve the Civil War Defenses of Washington

in Cooperation with the National Park Service
Saturday, July 7, 2018 -- 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Depart and Return from Takoma Park Metro Station – Red Line.
Bus will leave the parking lot promptly at 9 am, and return by 5:00pm
Cost: $75 per person (Includes lunch, maps, presentations, and printed materials)
Space is limited! Register by Monday, June 25, 2018
You can register here:
download the attached form and mail it to Bryan Cheeseboro at the address on the form.
Please direct any questions to Bryanac625@yahoo.com

Click here for registration form in WORD

Click here for PDF registration form

James Dent Walker, District of Columbia Chapter

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS)