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EVENTS 2014

June

June 2014

Civil War events updated 17-Apr-2014

1 TN Living history, "Vintage Base Ball," on the grounds of Carnton Plantation in Franklin. Noon. Free for ball game spectators. carnton.org
1 KY Reenactment "Jefferson Davis's Birthday" commemoration at the Davis State Historic Site near Fairview. Camps, living history, talks and other programs 8 am-10 pm Saturday, 8 am-4 pm Sunday. Battle sat 2:30 pm Saturday, 1 pm Sunday. friendsofjeffdavis.org/2014-birthday-commemoration-event
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PA Reenactment, "Civil War Reunion, at Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville. Camps and demonstrations open 10 am-4 pm. civilwarreunion.org
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PA Reenactment, "Civil War Days," at White Hall Park, Church Street, in Whitehall. Camps, demonstrations and battle. 9 am-3 pm. Free. campgeiger.org
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VA Anniversary activities, "Battle of Cold Harbor," near Richmond. NPS tours, living history, talks, music and more. nps.gov/rich/ planyourvisit/ 150th1864.htm
2 VA Bus tour, "Arlington at 150: The Civil War," at the Arlington National Cemetery. 2-5 pm. Fee charged. arlingtoncemetery.mil/ Events/ ANC150Events.aspx
6 DC Film, "The Life and Times of Ed Bearss, at the National Museum of American History in Washington. Question period follows with the famed historian 6:45-8:45 $45. smithsonianassociates.org
6 VT Opening reception for Civil War exhibits at the American Precision Museum, 196 Main St, Windsor. 5:30-7:30 pm. americanprecision.org
7 MO Music, "Ray House Jamboree," Civil War period music at historic house on the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 8 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr
7 DC Walking tour, "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln," begins at Lafayette Square, 16th Street and H Street NW, Washington. A Smithsonian tour. 3-5 pm. $35. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
7 MD "First Call Weekend" with Civil War art, music and special programs in downtown Frederick and the Monocacy National Battlefield. visitfrederick.org
7 MD Talk, "The Civil War Soldier and His Quilt," at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2 pm. Free with site admission. civilwarmed.org
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VA Anniversary activities, "Battle of Cold Harbor," near Richmond. NPS ranger tours and programs. NPS tours, living history, talks, music and more. nps.gov/rich/ planyourvisit/ 150th1864.htm
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VA Living history, music and demonstrations, "Soldier and Civilian Life in 1864" at Grand Caverns in Grottoes. Daytime activities are free. Candlelight tour and ball, 6-8 pm, $25. 540-249-5705.
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VA Living history, "Wedding Commemoration at the Holliday House," commemoration of 1864 wedding attended by J.E.B. Stuart. $15. Details, reservations: 540-672-4893.
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VA Walking tour, "Battle of Smithfield," meets at the Isle of Wight Museum in Smithfield. 2 pm. Free. historicisleofwight.com
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VA Guided walking tour of Fort Huger, 15080 Talcott Terrace, on the James River near Smithfield. 10 am. Free. 757-357-0115.
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PA "Stories and Songs of a Civil War Hospital," music and readings at Christ Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. candlelightatchrist.org
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PA "An Evening with the Painting," after-hours extended look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 6 pm. $20. gettysburgfoundation.org
7-8 TN Living history, "Kennesaw Mountain Connections," military demonstrations with stories of soldiers who fought at Stones River and Kennesaw Mountain at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Free. nps.gov/stri
7-8 NJ Reenactment, "Living History Weekend," at the Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum, 1605 Daniel Bray Highway, Lambertville. Camps and demonstrations with battles each afternoon. $10. lambertvillecivilwarreenactment.com
8 DC Walking tour, "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln," begins at Lafayette Square, 16th Street and H Street NW, Washington. A Smithsonian tour. 11 am-1 pm. $35. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
8 MD Lecture, "A House Divided: The Booths as a Reflection of Civil War Marylanders," at Tudor Hall, home of the Booth family, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2 pm. $5/adult. spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com
8 VA Book talk, "Battle of Big Bethel," at the Manassas Museum. 2 pm. Free. manassasmuseum.org
11 VA Talk, "Hunter's Raid: When the Valley Wept," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 12:15 pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
12 TN Bike tour, "Moccasin Bend," begins at Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St, Chattanooga. 6 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
13 MN Lecture, "Who the Heck is Abner Doubleday? Baseball in the Civil War," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Noon. Free. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar/events
13 VA Walking tour, "Full Moon Tour," of the Kernstown battlefield, south of Winchester just off Route 11. 7 pm. Donations welcome. kernstownbattle.org
13 VA "Corlings Corner," ranger program highlights slave trading area, corner of Bank and Sycamore streets, Petersburg. 6 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
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MS Reenactment, "Battles of Brice's Crossroads and Tupelo/Harrisburg. On the Brice's Crossroads battlefield, HW 370 and CR 833 near Baldwyn. Friday evening parade/music/reception in Baldwyn, camps demonstrations, battles weekend days. finalstands.com
14 GA Lecture, "Impact of Sherman's Atlanta Campaign: From Pickett's Mill to Kennesaw Mountain," 1908 Kennesaw Depot on the tracks in downtown Kennesaw. 2 pm. Free. southernmuseum.org
14 GA Talk, "You Yankees Have Killed Our General Polk," at the Chickamauga NMP. 10 am. Free. nps.gov/chch
14 GA Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Chickamauga NMP. Free. nps.gov/chch
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VA Bus tour, "Grant's Army moves from Cold Harbor to Petersburg." NPS tour meets at the Cold Harbor visitor center, 5515 Anderson-Wright Drive, Mechanicsville. 8:30 am-4:30 pm. $45. Reservations: 804-335-8100. Info: nps.gov/rich
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VA Bus tour, "US Colored Troops in the Richmond-Petersburg Campaign," day-long tour leaves from the Manassas area. $80 includes lunch. Reservations: 703-367-7872.
14 VA Car-caravan tour, Brandy Station battlefield (Kelly's Ford & Stevensburg). Begins at the Graffiti House visitor center in Brandy Station. 10 am-noon. $10/adult. brandystationfoundation.com
14 VA Boat tour, "Potomac River Blockade," departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. 10 am-1 pm. $40. Reservations: 703-792-4754.
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Bus tour, "Booth Escape Route," leaves from 550 C St SW, Washington. A Smithsonian tour. 8 am-8 pm. $185. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
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PA "Stories and Songs of a Civil War Hospital," music and readings at Christ Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. candlelightatchrist.org
14 PA Concert, the Wildcat Regimental Band at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Free. More info: gettysburgfestival.org
14-15 MO Reenactment, "Hulston Mill Civil War Days," at Hulston Mill, 36 Hulston Mill Lane, Everton. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-2:30 pm Sunday. $5/adult. dadehist.org
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VA Living history, ranger programs and more, "Opening Assaults Weekend," at the Petersburg National Battlefield. Details: nps.gov/pete
15 KY Book discussion, "A Short History of Reconstruction," at the Calloway County Public Library, 710 Main St, Murray. 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/fodo
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VA Car-caravan tours, "Battle of Old Men and Young Boys," ranger-led tours traces famous Petersburg event. Begins at Petersburg National Battlefield visitor center. 10 am and 1:30 pm. Free with park admission. Reservations: 804-732-3531 extension 205.
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VA Walking tour, "At This Moment: Charge of the 1st Marine Heavy Artillery," at Stop 5, Petersburg National Battlefield. 4:30 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete
19 VA Lecture, "Significant Confederates Buried in Alexandria's Ivy Hill Cemetery," at the Lloyd House, 220 N Washington St, Alexandria. 7:30 pm. Free. historicalexandria.org
20 GA "Juneteenth" celebration at Grant Park and the Atlanta Cyclorama. Details: atlantacyclorama.org
20 VA Talk, "Cold Harbor: The Civilian Side," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free with museum admission. moc.org
20-21 WV Reenactment, "Civil War Encampment," camp and demonstrations and exhibition baseball game at Blennerhassett Island State Historical Park. Battles each day. 137 Juliana St, Parkersburg. 304-420-4800.
20-22 GA Living history, "Sherman at the Gates," camp on Marietta Square in Marietta. mariettacivilwar.com
21 MN Living history, "A Salute to Freedom -- 1864 Encampment and Soldiers Aid Fair," at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha. Music, demonstrations and more. 10 am-4 pm. Free with museum admission. kenosha.org/wp-civilwar/events
21 MO Book talk, "On Slavery's Border: Missouri's Small Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865," at the Jackson County Truman Courthouse, 112 W Lexington St, Independence. 1 pm. Book signing follows. Reservations: 816-503-4860.
21 LA Living history, "Civil War Soldier Life — Union Army," at the Audubon State Historic Site near St. Francisville. 10 am-4 pm. Free with site admission. 225-635-3739.
21 GA Talk, "‘I Shall Not Come Out of This Attack Alive,’ Brigadier General Charles G. Harker and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain," at the Chickamauga NMP (Stop 8). 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
21 MD Walking tour, "Civil War in Annapolis," two-hour tour meets at City Dock downtown at 10 am. $16/adult. Reservations: annapolistours.com
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PA "Stories and Songs of a Civil War Hospital," music and readings at Christ Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. candlelightatchrist.org
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VA "Civil War Day" at the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg with archaeology programs commemorating the Battle of Lynchburg. 10 am-4 pm. Free. gravegarden.org
21 VA Bus tour visits John S. Mosby-related sites in Northern Virginia. Leaves from Truro Parish, 10520 Main St, Fairfax, at 8:30 am, returns 5:30 pm. $75. More info, reservations: 730-971-4984.
21 VA Boat tours, Civil War sites on the James River. Tours leave from Deep Bottom Park, southeast of Richmond. 9-11 am or 6-8 pm. $45. Reservations: 804-652-3409.
21 VA Van tour, "Petersburg's Eastern Front" begins at Lee Hall Mansion in Newport News. 8 am-5 pm. $50. Reservations: leehall.org or 757-888-3371.
21 VA Living history, lectures, kids' activities, "Juneteenth at City Point," at the Grant's HQ at City Point (Hopewell). 10 am-2 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
21-22 MO Living history, "The U.S. Soldier at Wilson's Creek," at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. Camp and demonstrations 11 am-4 pm. Free with park fee. nps.gov/wicr
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VA Reenactment, "Battle of Trevilian Station," at Brackett's Farm in Louisa. Camps, demonstrations tours. Battles each day. trevbattleva.com
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VA Reenactment, "The Battle of Staunton River Bridge," at the Staunton River Bridge Battlefield State Park near Randolph. stauntonriverbattlefield.org/ reenact2014.pdf
24 MO Lecture, "The 33rd Illinois at Pilot Knob, 1861-1862" at the Fort Davidson State Historic Site near Pilot Knob. 7 pm. Free. 573-546-3454.
26 VA Lecture, "Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause," at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. Noon. $6. vahistorical.org
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GA Anniversary activities at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw includes tours, living history and music. Complete schedule: battleofkennesawmountain150.com
27-29 VA Symposium, "The Lee Symposium: North Anna and Cold Harbor," based at the Omni Hotel in Richmond. Lectures and battlefield tours. Details, registration: stratfordhall.org
28 MO Living history, "Artillery at Wilson's Creek," at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. Camp and demonstrations 11 am-4 pm. Free with park fee. nps.gov/wicr
28 DC Walking tour, "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln," begins at Lafayette Square, 16th Street and H Street NW, Washington. A Smithsonian tour. 11 am-1 pm. $35. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
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PA "Stories and Songs of a Civil War Hospital," music and readings at Christ Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 8 pm. Free. candlelightatchrist.org
28 PA Talk, "'A Summer of Crisis,' Prelude to the Battle of Gettysburg," at the Monterey Pass Battlefield Park near Blue Ridge Summit. 6 pm. Free. montereypassbattlefield.org
28 MD Living history, "Union Artillery at Antietam," camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
28 MD Living history, music and more, "Descendants of Point Lookout Pilgrimage," at the Confederate Memorial Park at Point Lookout. 11 am-3 pm. Free. plpow.com
28 VA Living history, "Jack Tars and Virginia Boatmen on the James and Appomattox Rivers," at Grant's Headquarters at City Point in Hopewell. 10 am-4:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
28 VA Boat tour, "Potomac River Blockade," departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. 10 am-1 pm. $40. Reservations: 703-792-4754.
28 VA Car-caravan tour, Brandy Station battlefield (Fleetwood Hill). Begins at the Graffiti House visitor center in Brandy Station. 10 am-noon. $10/adult. brandystationfoundation.com
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WV Living history, "Under Fire: Hold the High Ground! 1864," Jubal Early's Raid action at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe
29 MD Living history, "Confederate Artillery at Antietam," camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti
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Bus tour, "The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House," a Smithsonian tour with Ed Bearss. from 550 C St SW, Washington. 8 am-7 pm. $180. smithsonianassociates.org (click Civil War).
29 VA Lecture, "A History of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad," at the Graffiti House visitor center in Brandy Station. 2 pm. Donations welcome. brandystationfoundation.com
29 VA Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Petersburg National Battlefield 1-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete