June 2017

Events added/updated 21 Mar 2017


3   MO    Concert, “Ray House Jamboree,” at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. Civil War and old-time music. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

3   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.

3   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

3   VA    Talk and walking tour, “Battle of Smithfield,” begins at the Isle of Wight Museum, 103 Main St, Smithfield. 2 pm. Free. historicisleofwight.com/events.html

3-4   VA    Anniversary living history and ranger tours on the Cold Harbor battlefield, part of the Richmond National Battlefield Park, 5515 Anderson-Wright Drive, Mechanicsville. Free. nps.gov/rich

3-4   VA    Reenactment, “On to Richmond,” at Endview Plantation and Lee Hall  in Newport News. Living history camps and demonstrations and battles each day. More info: endview.org/reenactment-information.php

3-4   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

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

9   VA    Living history. “An Evening at Ben Lomond Historic Site,” with “happy hour” drink tickets and living history demonstrations at this Manassas historic site for ages 21 and older. $15. Reservations suggested: 703-367-7872.

9-12   MS   Bus and walking tours, “The Vicksburg Campaign,” with Ed Bearss and others. Includes Grand Gulf, Raymond, Champion Hill and Vicksburg. Based in Vicksburg. $550 (does not include lodging). civilwartours.org

10   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

10   TN   Living history camp at Fortress Rosecrans, part of the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Free. nps.gov/stri

10   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

10   MD    Lecture, “Love, Sex and Consequences” during the Civil War, at the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 4 pm. Free. surrattmuseum.org

10   VA    Boat tour, “Potomac Blockade,” includes Freestone Point and other Confederate fort sites, 10 am-1 pm. $45. Reservations: 703-792-4754.

13   VA    Anniversary of the Second Battle of Winchester with special tours at the Kernstown battlefield south of Winchester. 10 am-4 pm. Details, times: kernstownbattle.org

17   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.

17   VA    Van tour, “The Second Battle of Manassas,” leaves from Lee Hall in Newport News. 8 am-5 pm. $50. More info, reservations: 757-888-3371 extension 306.

17-18   WA     Reenactment at Union Gap Old Town Days at Fullbright Park in Union Gap. Camps open 9 am-8 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. Battles 11:30 am and 3 pm both days. centralwaagmuseum.org/events/civil-war-reenactment/

17-18   MS   Civil War Show with living history at the City Hall, 1000 Municipal Drive, Brandon. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-4 pm Sunday. $5. scv265.com/annual-civil-war-relic-show.html

17-18   ME    Reenactment, “Rally for Norlands,” at the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore. Camps, demonstrations and battle scenarios. norlands.org/6th-rally-for-norlands.html

17-18   WV    Living history, “Guard House, 1864,” at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. 11 am- 4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe

17-18   PA    Reenactment, “Lehigh Valley Civil War Days,” in Whitehall. Camps open 9 am-9:45 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. Artillery night firing 8:45 pm Saturday. Reenactment 10:45 am Saturday. Free. Directions, schedule: friendsofcampgeiger.webs.com

18   VA    Talk and tour, “A Story in Stone: The Rehabilitation of Poplar Grove National Cemetery.” at the cemetery near Petersburg. Tour 1 pm, talk 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete

20   MD    Lecture, “Civil War Voices,” at the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore. Noon. Free. mdhs.org

24   VA    “Civil War Bugling,” at the Petersburg National Battlefield visitor center. 10 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete

24   VA    Bus tour, annual John F. Mosby tour features related sites in Fairfax County. Leaves from Truro Rectory, 10520 Main St, Fairfax at 8:30 am. $75. More info, reservations: 703-971-4984.

24   VA    Lecture, “Chronology of the Civil War in Fairfax County, Part I,” at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. 2 pm. Free. 703-591-0560.

24-25   MO    Living history, “Sigel’s Germans at Wilson’s Creek,” camp and demonstrations at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

24-25   TN   Living history, “Ballots and Bullets: The 31st Iowa and the Governor’s Election of 1863,” 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

24-25   MD    Living history, infantry camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Demonstrations 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm Saturday; 11 am and 1 pm Sunday. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

24-25   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

25   VA    Lecture, “Raised from Obscurity: The Cavalry Battles of Aldie, Middleburg, and Upperville on the Road to Gettysburg,” at the Graffiti House (Brandy Station Battlefield), 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station. 2 pm. Free. brandystationfoundation.com

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

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