September 2017

Events added/updated 8 Apr 2017


2   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

2    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. www.historicisleofwight.com

2    MD   Bus tour, “John Wilkes Booth Escape Route,” leaves from the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 7 am-7 pm. $85. surrattmuseum.org

2-3   TN   Living history, “Preparing for Battle: The Confederate Occupation of Lookout Mountain,” at Point Park, Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga. $5. nps.gov/chch

2-3    MD   Living history, “Artillery Weekend,” camp and demonstrations at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 9 am-5 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono

2-3    FL   Living history, “Union Garrison,” at Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. $8. www.floridastateparks.org/park/Fort-Clinch

2-4   OR    Reenactment, camps, living history and battles at Historic Fort Stevens in Hammond. 9 am-6 pm Saturday and Sunday. 9 am-2 p m Monday. $12/adult. nwcwc.net/fort-stevens.html

8-10   OH   Reenactment at Historic Zoar Village, south of Canton. “Andersonville Trial” Friday evening. Camps and demonstrations  open 9 am Saturday and Sunday. Night artillery firing and ball Saturday night. Battles at 2 pm Saturday, 1:30 pm Sunday. Details, directions: zoarcivilwar.com

9   TN   Ranger program, “What Makes a Fortification?” at the Sherman Reservation, Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

9   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.

9    MD   Bus tour, “John Wilkes Booth Escape Route,” leaves from the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 7 am-7 pm. $85. surrattmuseum.org

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

9-10   MO    Open house at the Battle of Lexington State Historic Site in Lexington. Anderson house tours and more. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, noon-4 pm Sunday. Free. mostateparks.com/park/battle-lexington-state-historic-site

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

16-17   GA  Battle anniversary living history, ranger talks and tours at the Chickamauga NMP. Free. nps.gov/chch

16-17    VA   Reenactment, “Waynesboro at War,” living history camps with battles each day at Coyner Springs Park 2091 Lyndhurst Road, Waynesboro. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-4 pm. Sunday. $5/day. waynesboroatwar.webs.com

16-17    MD   Anniversary living history, talks and tours at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Special commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Antietam National Cemetery Sunday. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

17-18   WA    Reenactment, “Battle of Snoqualmie,” at Meadowbrook Farm,
Boalch Ave, North Bend. Camps open 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. Battles at 11 am and 3 pm Saturday, 11 am and 2 pm Sunday. $10/adult. battleofsnoqualmie.com

18   TN  Ranger program, “’This was war and they was Rebels,:’ African American Experience at Chickamauga,” at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E MLK Blvd, Chattanooga. 5:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

21-24    PA | MD   Symposium and tours, “Lincoln at Antietam,” lectures and battlefield tours based in Chambersburg. civilwarseminars.org

23   IL   Civil War Show at the DuPage CountyFairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester, Wheaton. 9 am-4 pm. $9. chicagocivilwarshow.com

23    MD   Bus tour, “John Wilkes Booth Escape Route,” leaves from the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 7 am-7 pm. $85.  surrattmuseum.org

23    VA   Civil War Ball at the Kernstown battlefield south of Winchester. 7-10 pm. $25/person. kernstownbattle.org

23    VA   Car-caravan tour, “Manassas Civil War Hospitals,” begins at the Ben Lomond Historic Site in Manassas. 8 am-5 pm. $40/lunch included. Reservations: 703-367-7872.

23-24   MO    Reenactment, “Battle of Pilot Knob,” at the Pilot Knob State Historic Site in Pilot Knob. Camps and demonstrations open 8 am each day. Battles at 1 pm Saturday, 1:30 pm Sunday. “Blowing Up the Fort” 8:30 pm Saturday. battleofpilotknob.org/reenactment.html

23-24   OR    Reenactment, “Battle of Colton,” at the BLM Horning Seed Orchard, 27004 S Sheckly Road, Colton. $8/adult, $5/parking. nwcwc.net/battle-of-colton.html

23-24    MD   Living history “Aftermath of Battle,” at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Features the Sanitary Commission and a photographer. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

23-24    WV   Living history, “Lives in Limbo: Contraband Camp in the Shadow of John Brown’s Fort,” at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe

22-23   NC   Living history, demonstrations plus recreation of the occupation of Fort Macon at Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach. friendsoffortmacon.org/events

23-24    NC   Living history, “School of the Soldier,” at Bennett Place State Historic Site in Durham. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. nchistoricsites.org/Bennett

24    VA   Lecture, “Judson Kilpatrick Genealogy,” at the Graffiti House (Brandy Station Battlefield), 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station. 2 pm. Free. brandystationfoundation.com

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

30   MS  Anniversary living history, music and more at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. Free. nps.gov/shil

30   TN  Ranger program, “‘A Side Show of the Big Show’: Chattanooga According to Sam Watkiins,’’ at the Bragg Reservation, Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga. 10 am. Free. nps.gov/chch

30    VA   Bus tour, “Civil War Raiders of Northern Virginia,” includes Mosby and others. Begins at the Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Road, Bristow. 8:30 am-4:30 pm. $80/includes lunch. Reservations: 703-365-7895.

30-Oct 1    VA   Living history, Civil War camp and demonstrations at Sky Meadows State Park near Delaplane. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-2 pm Sunday. Parking fee. 540-592-3556.

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