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 not take any responsibility for the accuracy of any of the information in these listings and requests that readers do their due diligence. While most of these listings are written with the reenactor in mind, please be aware that not everything listed is open to spectators. Please use the contact links at the end of each entry to verify the information. Also, because of similar sounding names, please note the two letter state abbreviation at the end of each entry for your convenience.INFORMATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Thank you. – The Editor

April 11-13, 2014 – Saylor’s Creek (VA)

The Long Road Home: The Road to the 150th Appomattox. Presented by Appomattox County Historical Society, UDC Appomattox Chapter 11, Lee’s Lieutenants, The Federal Generals Corps, Clover Hill Village. For more information email gen_pickett_clark@yahoo.com or go www.leeslieutenants.com

April 26, 2014 – Civil War Day at Cowtown (KS)

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Battle reenactment, weaponry display, soldier/family campsites, merchandise sales & more. More information at http://www.oldcowtown.org or by calling (316) 350-3323

September 19-21, 2014 – Kennesaw Mountain 150th Anniversary (GA)

The Battle at Cheatham Hill and Kilpatrick’s Breakthrough at Kennesaw Mountain, part of the 150th Anniversary of the Atlanta Campaign, at the Nash Farm in Henry County, Ga. For information call (770) 614-8616 or visit www.atlantacampaign.com

September 18-21, 2014 – Battle of St. Albans (VT)

The event will feature an elaborate reenactment of the raid; Civil War era military and civilian reenactors recreating life in that time period; walking tours of the prime sites involved in the raid; St. Albans’ connection to the Underground Railroad; a quilt show and antique guns exhibit; Civil War era music and bluegrass music; and a grand review of reenactors, officials dressed in Civil War attire and others during a parade around Taylor Park. Monthly lectures leading up to the weekend event are also planned. For more information visit www.stalbansraid.com

October 17-19, 2014 – Civil War Grand Ball and Dinner Cruise (KY)

Dance Mistress, Karen Chartrand Duffy in cooperation with the Belle of Louisville 100th Birthday Committee cordially invites you to attend this once-in-a-lifetime historic steamboats extravaganza!

– Riverboat Lunch and Race Cruise on the Spirit of Peoria as she races the Celebration Belle down the Ohio River.

– Civil War Grand Ball in the Historic Henry Clay’s magnificent Grand Ballroom.

– Cruise aboard the Belle of Louisville as she leads her Birthday Parade of Nine Riverboats down the Ohio River.

– Moonlight Dinner Cruise upon the Belle of Cincinnati along with Birthday Fireworks over the Ohio River.

For more information visit www.civilwargrandballs.info

April 10-12, 2015 – 150th Anniversary of the Surrender at Appomattox (VA)

The Long Road Home: The Road to the 150th Appomattox. Presented by Appomattox County Historical Society, UDC Appomattox Chapter 11, Lee’s Lieutenants, The Federal Generals Corps, Clover Hill Village. For more information email gen_pickett_clark@yahoo.com or to www.leeslieutenants.com 

*This is not an all-inclusive list of events. This list will be updated periodically.*

 

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Member - Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force, Civil War reenactor and historian since 1993, holds Bachelor's Degree in History from Concordia University-St. Paul, currently pursuing Master's Degree in History at St. Cloud State University and is author of the forthcoming book, "Muskets and Memories: A Modern Man's Journey through the Civil War."
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