November 2017

Events added/updated 3 Sept 2017


2   VA   Lecture, “Hallowed Places: Remembering and Forgetting and a Nation Moving Forward,” at the Rappahanock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St, Fredericksburg. 7 pm. Free. nps.gov/frsp

3   VA   Book talk, Death of an Assassin: The True Story of the German Murderer Who Died Defending Robert E. Lee, at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free with admission. acwm.org Buy Book

4    AR   Living history at the Historic Washington State Park in Washington. Camps and demonstrations with tours. 9 am-5 pm. $10/adults. historicwashingtonstatepark.com

4   TN   Walking tour, ranger-led hike of Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga. 9 am-1 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

4   VA   Lecture, “Railroad Tourism & Battlefield Commemoration,” at the Chimborazo Visitor Center, 3215 E Broad St, Richmond. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich

4   VA   Walking tour, “Virginia Central Trail and Idlewild,” ranger-led “fit-history” choice of 2.3 or 4.7-mile hike begins at Alum Spring Park, 1 Greenbrier Drive, Fredericksburg. 10 am. Free. nps.gov/frsp

4-5    OK   Reenactment, “Battle of Honey Springs,” at the state battlefield on Highway 69 between Oktaha and Rentiesville. Camp tours throughout the weekend. Battles at 1 pm each day. $5. okhistory.org/sites/honeyspringsbattle.php

4-5   NC   Reenactment, “Battle of Fort Branch,” at the site on the Roanoke River near Hamilton. Living history camps and demonstration with battles 1:30 pm each day. Museum is open. Small parking fee. Details, directions: fortbranchcivilwarsite.com

4-5   FL   Living history, “Union Garrison,” at Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandino Beach. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. $8. www.floridastateparks.org/park/Fort-Clinch

9-11   TN   Living history, “Blue & Gray Days,” at Carnton Plantation and the Carter House in Franklin. Grounds pass $10. boft.org/blue-gray-days

10   VA   Living history, “A Civil War Soldier’s Campfire,” at Ben Lomond Historic Site in Manassas. 6-7:30 pm. $5. Reservations: 703-366-3049.

11    MO   Living history, “The American Soldier Through History,” timeline program at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield. 10 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/wicr

11   GA   “Night Museum,” evening ranger programs at the Andersonville National Historic Site near Andersonville. 6-9 pm. Free. nps.gov/ande

11   GA   Walking tour, “A Walk Down Memory Lane: The Monuments of Battleline Road,” at the Chickamauga NMP. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

11   MD   Lecture, “Clara Barton and Andersonville,” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. civilwarmed.org

11   MD   Lecture, “The Death of Abraham Lincoln: Reactions from a Divided Nation,” at the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 4 pm. Free. surrattmuseum.org

11   VA   Luminary/living history, Veteran’s Day programs at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park near Crewe. Includes nighttime guided hike. 6 pm. Free. dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sailors-creek#general_information

11   VA   Candlelight tour at the Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park in Bristow. 6-8 pm. $5 suggested donation. 703-366-3049.

11-12   VA   Civil War Show at the Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond. 9 am-3 pm Sunday. $10/adult. mkshows.com/cgi-bin/show_display.asp?83

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

13   VA   Lecture, “Second-place trophies: Contexts for Making Sense of Monument Avenue,” at the Capital Ale House, 623 E Main St, Richmond. 6:30 pm. Free. acwm.org

14   VA   Lecture, “The Notorious Miss Doctor Mary E. Walker,” at Charley’s, 707 Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg. 6:30 pm. Free. acwm.org

16   VA   Lecture and reception, “Civil War, Indian Wars, and Tribal Sovereignty,” at the Historic Tredegar in Richmond. $10. 6 pm reception, 6:45 lecture. acwm.org

17   PA   “Evening with the Painting,” special tour of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 5-6:30 pm. $20/adult. gettysburgfoundation.org

18   PA   Living history, “Remembrance Day Parade the Ceremonies,” in Gettysburg. Free. suvcw.org

18   PA   Open house at the David Wills House in Gettysburg. Special interpretive programs on the anniversary of the Lincoln visit. 6-8 pm. gettysburgfoundation.org

18   PA   Evening Illumination at the Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg. Details: gettysburgfoundation.org

18   PA   Living history, “Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital,” at Christ Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 7:30 pm. Free. christgettysburg.org/songs-and-stories-of-a-civil-war-hospital

18-19   TN   Battle anniversary living history and ranger programs at Lookout Mountain and other sites in Chattanooga. $5 (Point Park, Lookout Mountain). nps.gov/chch

19   PA   Speech commemorating the anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address at the Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg. lincolnfellowship.org

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

25   TN   Ranger program, “The Last Full Measure of Devotion,” at the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

30   TN   Battle of Franklin Illumination. Ten thousand candles represent casualties on the Franklin battlefield. Begins at dusk. Free. boft.org/events

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