July 2017

Events added/updated 8 Apr 2017


1   MO   Living history, “Artillery and Wilson’s Creek,” at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

1   TN  Living history, artillery camp and demonstrations at Point Park, Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga. 10:30 and 11:30 am and 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 pm. $5. nps.gov/chch

1   GA   Ranger program, “Shadow of Nat Turner: Remembering One Rebellion, While Waging Another,” at the Chickamauga NMP. 2 pm. Free.nps.gov/chch

1   MD   Lecture, “July 1, 1863: The Defense of McPherson’s Ridge,” at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster. 6:30 pm. $58.

1   MD   “Salute to Independence,” annual fireworks and Maryland Symphony at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. 7:30 pm. Free. Note: Park visitor center and tour road closes 3 pm. nps.gov/anti

1   VA   Walking tour of Fort Huger, a Confederate fort on the James River, 15080 Talcott Terrace, Isle of Wight County, near Smithfield. 10 am. Free. historicisleofwight.com

1-2   PA   Anniversary living history and ranger tours on the Malvern Hill battlefield, part of the Richmond National Battlefield Park, 9175 Willis Church Road, near Richmond. Free. nps.gov/rich

1-2   PA   Anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Monterey Pass with talks and living history at the Battlefield Museum, 14325 Buchanan Trail East, near Waynesboro. 10 am-4 pm. $5 donation. montereypassbattlefield.org

1-2   FL   Living history, “Union Garrison,” at Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. $8. floridastateparks.org/park/Fort-Clinch

1-3   PA   Reenactment, “The Battle of Gettysburg,” 965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg. Annual big event includes living history talks and two battles each day. $29/adult/one day. gettysburgreenactment.com

2   GA   Ranger program, “What’s in a Name: Exploring Some of he Unique Names in the Battle of Chickamauga,” at the Chickamauga NMP. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

8   TN   “Hallowed Ground,” lantern tour of the Stones River National Cemetery at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 7:30 pm. Free. Reservations required: 615-893-9501.

8   VA   Walking tour, “Bristoe ‘Off the Park,’” a tour of sites related to the Battle of Bristoe Station. Begins at the Heritage Park, off Iron Brigade Unit Avenue in Bristow. 10 am-noon. Free, donations welcome. 703-366-3049.

8-9   MD   Anniversary living history, ranger talks and tours at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 9 am-5 pm. Free. www.nps.gov/mono

9   VA   Living history, “Union Artillery Demonstration,” at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 1-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete

14   MO   Music, “Battle of the Bands,” at the Battle of Lexington State Historic Site in Lexington. 6:30-9 pm. Free. mostateparks.com/park/battle-lexington-state-historic-site

15   MO   Living history, “Artillery and Wilson’s Creek,” at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

15   TN   Living history, “On to Chattanooga,” camp and demonstrations commemorating the beginning of the Tullahoma Campaign at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 9 am-4:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/stri

15   VA   Van tour, “Stuart’s Ride Around McClellan,” leaves from Lee Hall in Newport News. 8 am-4 pm. $50. More info, reservations: 757-888-3371 extension 306.

15   VA   Bus tour, “Stonewall Brigade,” highlights Jackson’s route from Winchester to the Manassas battlefield in 1861. Begins at Ben Lomond Historic Site in Manassas. 8:30 am-5 pm. $80/includes lunch. Reservations: 703-367-7872.

15-16    MD   Living history, camp and demonstrations at Union Mills Homestead, 3311 Littlestown Pike, near Westminster. Union Mills was site of  camps for both sides on the road to Gettysburg. Grounds open 9 am each day. Civil War dance 7-9 pm Saturday. $10/carload. unionmills.org

15-16    NC   Living history, demonstrations plus recreation of the occupation of Fort Macon at Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach. friendsoffortmacon.org/events

15-16   WV   Living history, “Medical Weekend: Giving Aid and Comfort,” at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe

22   TN   “Hallowed Ground,” lantern tour of the Stones River National Cemetery at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 7:30 pm. Free. Reservations required: 615-893-9501.

22   PA   “Chambersburg 1864 Burning,” commemoration includes tours and simulated burning in downtown Chambersburg. 5-10 pm. montereypassbattlefield.org

22-23   MD   Living history, artillery camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Demonstrations 11 am and 1 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

22-23  WV   Living history, “’I Will Follow Them to the Death,’ Sheridan’s Soldiers, 1864,” at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe

22-23  VA   Anniversary activities on the Kernstown battlefield south of Winchester. Special tours and more. kernstownbattle.org

22-23  VA   Living history, “The Aftermath of First Manassas,” at the Ben Lomond Historic Site in Manassas. See the field hospital site in action and participate in modern blood drive. 10 am-4 pm and 6:30-8:30 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. $5/day for daytime activities, $10 for Saturday evening event. 703-367-7872.

25   IL   Lecture, “Boss Lincoln: Understanding Lincoln’s Partisan Leadership,” at the Abraham Lincoln Library in Springfield. 5:30 pm. Free. alplm.org/Portals/6/2017eventscalendar.pdf

26-30  VA   Symposium and tours, “On to Richmond,” lectures and battlefield tours based in Richmond. civilwarseminars.org

29   MO   Living history, “Artillery and Wilson’s Creek,” at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

29   GA   Living history, artillery camp and demonstrations at the Chickamauga NMP. Demos: 10:30 and 11:30 am and 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

29-30  WV   Living history, “Under Fire: Hold the High Ground, 1862,” at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe

30  VA   Lecture, “The Life of Jacob Dolson Cox, Ohio Citizen-General,” at the Graffiti House (Brandy Station Battlefield), 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station. 2 pm. Free. brandystationfoundation.com

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