Players Performances: Ned Rich
The Players’ performances highlight important events during the Civil War and the War of 1812 including The Pratt Street Riots and extraordinary, brave individuals including Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton, Christian Fleetwood, one of the first African-Americans to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery, the notorious Johns Wilkes Booth, Rebecca Davis, a Confederate sympathizer living in a divided family in Montgomery County, and Ned Rich, a Maryland-born Confederate soldier whose memoir, Comrades Four, tells of his war time experiences.
The Players also tell the stories of African American sailors and coffee house proprietors during the Eve of Battle in Fells Point during 1814, an important place to hear the news during the War of 1812.
Visitors are encouraged to interact with actors in post-performance discussions and during exhibit tours. Performances are included with Museum Admission.
Performance times: 1:15 (War of 1812), 2:15 (War of 1812) and 3:15 (Civil War)