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EVENTS 2014

NovemberNovember 2014

Civil War events updated 19-Apr-2014

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VA Living history, "United States Colored Troops in Winter Camps," at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 10 am-2 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete
1 VA Living history, "Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee: The Haunted Turnpike," unnerving tales of the Route 50 corridor at Aldie Mill, 39401 John Mosby Turnpike, Aldie. 7:30 pm. $8/adult. 703-327-9777.
1 VA Walking tour, "Battle of Smithfield," meets at the Isle of Wight Museum in Smithfield. 2 pm. Free. historicisleofwight.com
1 VA Guided walking tour of Fort Huger, 15080 Talcott Terrace, on the James River near Smithfield. 10 am. Free. 757-357-0115.
1-2 LA Reenactment, "Battle of Natchitoches," in Natchitoches. Camps. music and demonstrations all weekend on the Cane River bank. Battles downtown at 12:30 pm Saturday and 1:30 pm. Sunday. Free. 225-362-9835 or facebook.com/pages/The-Battle-of-Natchitoches-Civil-War-Reenactment/225609347628079?fref=photo
1-2 AR Living history, "Civil War Weekend," at Historic Washington State Park in Washington. 9 am-5 pm. Camps, guided tours and demonstrations. 9 am-5 pm. $10/adult. HistoricWashingtonStatePark.com
1-2 WV Reenactment, "Guyandotte Civil War Days," in Guyandotte. Living history, tours, lecture series and battles1 pm Saturday and 2 pm Sunday. Schedule: guyandottecivilwardays.com
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NC Reenactment at Fort Branch on the Roanoke River near Hamilton. Camps, demonstrations, music and battles at 1:30 pm each day. Small parking charge. Details: fortbranchcivilwarsite.com
8 TN Walking tour, "The Moccasin Battery — Union Artillery on the Bend," follow special event signs on Moccasin Bend Road in Chattanooga. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
8 TN Play, "Incident at Fort Granger," at the fort, 308 Eddy Lane, Franklin. 3 pm. Free. visitwilliamson.com
8 VA Luminary program at the Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical Park near Amelia. Begins at 6 pm. Free. 804-561-7510.
8 VA Living history, soldier-led tours of Fort Ward in Alexandria. 90-minute tours begin at 10 am and 2 pm. Free. fortward.org
8 VA Luminary at Poplar Grove National Cemetery near Petersburg. 6,000 graves with luminary candles, music and talks. 5:30-8 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete
8-9 GA Civil War Expo with camps, demonstrations and skirmishes at the Helen Riverside Park, in Helen. 10 am-5 pm. Free. helenga.org
8-9 GA Living history, military timeline programs at the Chattanooga NMP. 10:30 am, 11:30 am, and 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 pm at the visitor center. Free. nps.gov/chch
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VA Car-caravan tours, "Civil War's Impact on Petersburg," NPS ranger-led tour begins at the South Side Railroad Station in downtown Petersburg. 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Free. Reservations: 804-732-3531 extension 205.
12 VA Talk, "1864 Presidential Campaign and Lincoln's Re-election," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 12:15 pm. Free with museum admission. moc.org
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TN Symposium, "2014: The Final Shots in Tennessee," the annual Tennessee signature event in Franklin. tnvacation.com/civil-war
13 VA Lecture, "The First Ladies of the Civil War," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. 6:30 pm. Fee charged. moc.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. 4:30 pm. $20. gettysburgfoundation.org
14-15 GA Music, "A Soldier's Serenade with the Eighth Georgia Regimental," at the Fort McAllister Historic Park near Richmond Hill. 10 am-3 pm. Free with park admission. 912-727-2339.
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GA Anniversary lectures, "Battles of Dunlap Hill and Walnut Creek," at the Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway, in Macon. 10 am-6 pm. Free. nps.gov/ocmu
15 GA Living history at High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Drive, Jackson. Union camp and demonstrations. 8 am-5 pm. $5/parking fee. 478-993-3053.
15 GA Living history, illumination, "Night Museum," special program at the Andersonville National Historic Site in Andersonville. 6-9 pm. Free. nps.gov/ande
15 TN Walking tour, "The Last Full Measure," at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch
15 PA Living history, "Remembrance Day Parade," in Gettysburg. 1 pm. Free. suvcw.org
15 PA Illumination of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg. 5:30-9:30 pm. Free. gettysburgfoundation.org
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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
15 VA Lecture, "Daughters of the Lost Cause," at Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. 10 am. $15. Registration info: stratfordhall.org
15 VA Talk, "Lincoln's Re-election," at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Noon. Free with museum admission. moc.org
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TN Reenactment, "Battle of Franklin" in Franklin. Battles both days. BattleofFranklinTrust.org
19 PA Dedication Day at the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg. Speech and wreath laying followed by special graveside salute to U.S. Colored Troops. Free. Details, times: nps.gov/gett
22 VA Living history, "17th Mississippi" camp and demonstrations at Morven Park, 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg. Noon-4 pm. Free. Evening program, "Huts by Firelight," 6-8 pm. $10/adult. 703-777-6034.
22 VA Living history tours, "Thanksgiving in the Trenches," popular annual event at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 5:30, 6:45 and 8 pm. Free. Reservations: 804-732-3531 extension 205. nps.gov/pete
22-23 TN Anniversary ranger programs, "Battles for Chattanooga," at the Lookout Mountain battlefield (Point Park) and other locations in the city. nps.gov/chch
23 VA Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Petersburg National Battlefield 1-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete
29 VA Living history, "Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee — The Great Burning Raid," lantern-light stories at the Silverbrook Farm B&B, 15286 Woodgrove Road, Purcellville. 7:30 pm. $8/adults. 540-668-6056.
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TN Reenactment, "Battle of Spring Hill," at the Rippavilla Plantation and the Spring Hill Battlefield, 5700 Main St, south of Spring Hill. rippavilla.org
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TN Illumination, "Battle of Franklin," 10,000 candles at the Carter House and other locations in Franklin. carnton.org