Category Archives: Reenactment

Battle of Fredericktown re-enactment this weekend

Easy AdSense by Unreal By MARIDEE LAWSON Daily Journal – Democrat News This article originally appeared on October 16, 2013 The Battle of Fredericktown took place Oct. 21, 1861, mostly due to interest in lead mines in the local area. … Continue reading

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2013-2015 Civil War Reenactment Calendar

NOTE: We receive a lot of requests for information on Civil War reenactment events throughout the country. Below is a listing of events to assist people in their search for an event near them. This Week in the Civil War does … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary Mill Springs Reenactment to be held January 21-22, 2012

Information courtesy of the Mill Springs Battlefield Association. The Mill Springs Battlefield will be hosting Reenactment on January 21 & 22, 2012 at Zollicoffer Park. This Sesquicentennial Event will mark the 150thAnniversary of the Battle of Mill Springs. Our November and … Continue reading

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Re-enactor retires after 20 years

By Susan Meeker/Tri-County Newspapers After 20 years re-enacting the drama of the American Civil War, Rosario Roberts of Los Molinos is giving up salt pork and hardtack. His organization, Re-enactors of the American Civil War, has been recreating Civil War … Continue reading

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Public re-enactment of South Mountain, Antietam battles will be held in 2012

Two-day event on private land near Boonsboro will mark 150th anniversary of Civil War battles By HEATHER KEELS heather.keels@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN— An estimated 4,000 Civil War re-enactors will stage a public re-enactment of the battles of South Mountain and Antietam on … Continue reading

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Civil War comes back to life on Virginia battlefield

By Fabienne Faur (AFP) MANASSAS, Virginia — The cannons boomed and the guns flared as the mists of times parted, and north and south squared off again on a Virginia field in a living reminder of the first major battle … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary Reenactment of the First Battle of Manassas/Bull Run Will Occur as Scheduled July 23-24, 2011

PRINCE WILLIAM AND MANASSAS, Va., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The commemorative reenactment of The First Battle of Manassas/Bull Run will proceed as scheduled on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2011 at Pageland Farm in Gainesville, VA.   Roughly 17,000 spectators are expected to watch this definitive … Continue reading

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Wool-clad Civil War re-enactors brace for heat

MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — For all the attention to authenticity, organizers for a major re-enactment marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bull Run can’t replicate one important detail: the weather. Forecasts this weekend in Manassas … Continue reading

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Civil War 150th Anniversary Events at Manassas National Battlefield

Originally posted by Brian at The District. Thursday, July 21, will be the 150th anniversary of the first Battle of Manassas, one of the fiercest battles in the Civil War. Throughout the week ahead, Manassas and other area landmarks will hold … Continue reading

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Lightning strike injures 5 Gettysburg reenactors, 3 hospitalized; 3 tents damaged

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — A lightning strike at a camp of Civil War reenactors in Gettysburg, Pa., has sent five people to hospitals. The Gettysburg Anniversary Committee says in a statement that during a severe thunderstorm at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday, … Continue reading

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