August 2019

Campfire program, living history, dinner theater, reenactment, house tour

Updated 21 April 2019


3  GA  Living history, “Hardee Guard Battalion,” at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw. 10 am-3 pm. Free. nps.gov.kemo

3  NC  Dinner Theater, “Female Spies in the Civil War,” at the CSS Neuse Civil War interpretive Center in Kinston. 5:30 pm. $15/adult. Advance tickets required. historicsites.nc.gov/events/female-spies-civil-war-dinner-theater

3  FL  Living history, “Union Garrison,” camp and demonstrations at the Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 9 am-noon. Free with admission. floridastateparks.org/fortclinch

3-4  WI  Reenactment,  “Reliving Our Heritage,” sat Kronshage Park in Boscobel.  Military timeline camps and demonstrations featuring Civil War. Park opens 9 am both days. Civil War battle reenactments 1 pm Saturday, 1:30 pm Sunday. relivingourheritage.com

3-4  WV  Living history, “Hold the High Ground, 1862,” artillery camp and demonstrations at the Harpers Ferry NHP. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe

10  AR  Living history, artillery camp and demos at the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park in Prairie Grove. 10 am-2 pm. Free. 479-846-2990.

10  MD  Book talk, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers, at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. civilwarmed.org Buy Book

10-11  MD  Living history, Federal infantry camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

10-11  VA  Living history, “1862 — Heading North into Maryland,” Union and Confederate camps at Mt. Zion Historic Park, 40309 John Mosby Highway, Aldie. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. novaparks.com/parks/mt-zion-historic-park

11  VA  Living history, artillery camp and demonstrations at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 1-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete

16-18  IL  Living history “Galesburg Heritage Days,” at Lake Storey Park in Galesburg. Includes Civil War component. Free. galesburgheritagedays.org

17  GA  Living history, artillery camp and demonstrations at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw. Free. nps.gov.kemo

17  PA  “An Evening with the Painting,” a special behind-the-scenes look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 5-7 pm. $20/adult. Reservations: gettysburgfoundation.org

17  MD  Historic house tours, “Thomas House,” at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 10 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono

23  VA  Car-caravan tour, “‘A Very Formidable Barrier’: Showdown on the Qpequon,” 10 am-noon. Free but registration required: shenandoahatwar.org

24  VA  Ranger program, “Civil War Photographers: Risking Their Lives to Reveal the Realities of War,” at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 2 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete

24  NC  Living history, “Life on Campaign,” at the Bentonville Battlefield near Four Oaks. Camps and demonstrations open 10 am. Free. historicsites.nc.gov/events/life-campaign-summer-living-history-bentonville-battlefield

24  MD   Ranger program, “Enslavement in the Free State: The Story of L’Hermitage,” the history of a French/Caribbean plantation on what became the Monocacy battlefield at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 10 am at the Best Farm. Free. nps.gov/mono

24-25  MD  Living history, Confederate artillery and infantry camps and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

24-25  VA  Anniversary tours, “Battle of Kettle Run,” at the Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park in Bristow. 1-4 pm. $5. 703-366-3049.

25  VA  Living history, artillery camp and demonstrations at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 1-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete

30  VA  Campfire program, “Shepherdstown Comes to Manassas,” special hospital program at Ben Lomond, 10321 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas. 7:30 pm. $5. 703-367-7872.

31-Sept 1  OR  Reenactment, “Battle for Clatsop County,” at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds in Astoria. Camps, demonstrations and battles. More info: nwcwc.net/battle-for-clatsop-county.html