February 2020

Reenactments in Florida and South Carolina and more.

| Updated 11 January 2020 |


1  GA  Civil War show, artifacts and other material for sale at the Dalton Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton. 9 am-3 pm. $10/adult. mkshows.com

1  VA Seminar, “Lifting the Veil on Sundry Aspects of the Civil War,” at the Jarman Auditorium, Longwood University in Farmville. Lectures on various topics including Civil War records, prisons and more. 9 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/apco

1  PA  Lecture, “Tales from the Little Log House on the Emmitsburg Road,” at the Gettysburg NMP. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

1-2 Reenactment, “Battle at Mill Creek,” 542 E Dallas St, Canton. Camps and demonstrations 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3:30 pm Sunday. Battles 1 pm each day. $10/adult. $5/parking. 9thtexas.org/battle-at-mill-creek.html

2  KS  Lecture, “The Most Famous Unknown Room in America,” at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. 2 pm. $3. kshs.org/events/view/19302

2  PA  Lecture, “The Second Middle Passage: An Examination of the Antebellum Interstate Slave Trade,” at the Gettysburg NMP. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

7  VA Lunch discussion, “Defense of Wilmington, North Carolina,” at the Mariners’ Park Cafe in the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 12:30 pm. Discussion is free. marinersmuseum.org

8  PA  Lecture, “Is Gettysburg the High Water Mark?” at the Gettysburg NMP. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

PA  Lecture, “Michigan in Pennsylvania during the Civil War,” at the Shippensburg Historical Society, 52 W King St, Shippensburg. 10 am. Free, donations welcome. shippensburghistoricalsociety.org

8  MD  Lecture, “One Vast Hospital — Downtown Frederick’s Civil War Hospital,” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. civilwarmed.org/event/onevasthospital-talk

GA  “Soldier Stories,” camp, demonstrations and artifact display at the Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site. 10 am-4 pm. Hikes 1 and 2 pm. Free. explore.gastateparks.org/info/266715?c=17413208

9  PA  Lecture, “With Eagles on their Buttons and Bullets in their Pockets,” at the Gettysburg NMP. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

14    Evening tour, “History Lover’s Tour of the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum,” at the museum, 437 Seventh St NW, Washington. 6-7 pm. Free with admission. civilwarmed.org

14  VA Lunch discussion, “Confederate POW Camps,” at the Mariners’ Park Cafe in the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 12:30 pm. Discussion is free. marinersmuseum.org

15 GA Talks, “Love Letters of the Civil War,” at the Kennesaw State University Center, 3333 Busbee Dr., Room, 400 in Kennesaw. 9:30 am. Free, donations welcome. facebook.com/events/2463479947303077

15  PA  Lecture, “‘These Honored Dead:’ World War II Burials in the Gettysburg National Cemetery,” at the Gettysburg NMP. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

15  VA Lecture, “Gustavus Vasa Fox,” at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. marinersmuseum.org

15-16  FL  Reenactment, “Battle of Olustee,” at the Olustee Battlefield State Park in Olustee. Living history programs with battles at 3:30 pm Saturday and 1:30 pm Sunday. $12/adult. floridastateparks.org/events?keywords=civil+war

16  KS  Lecture, “Rake, Rambler, and Father of a U.S. Vice President: O.A. ‘Captain Jack’ Curtis,” at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. 2 pm. $3. kshs.org/events/view/19302

16  PA  Lecture, “What you don’t know can hurt you: The Information War and the Gettysburg Campaign,” at the Gettysburg NMP. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

22  KY  Lecture, “U.S. Grant,” Clooney Center, 114 Bracken St, Augusta. 2 pm. Free. civilwaraugusta.org/events

22 VA Symposium, “20/20 Hindsight — and Insight — on the American Civil War,” at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. $65/includes lunch. 9:30 am-4 pm. acwm.org

22  PA  Lecture, “If These Things Could Talk: Treasures from the Collection of Gettysburg National Military Park,” at the Gettysburg NMP. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

22  PA  Lecture, “From Gettysburg to Madison County, Kentucky, and Back to Gettysburg: A local Boy Comes to His Own Hometown to Fight in the Civil War’s Greatest Battle,” at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. 1 pm. Free. nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

22-23 Reenactment, “Battle of Black Jack Grove,” at the Groveton ISD Complex, Highway 94 and Sixth Street, Groveton. Camps and demonstrations 9 am-4 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. Battles at 2 pm Saturday, 1:30 pm Sunday. 19th-century ball at 7 pm Saturday.  $5/adult. trinitycountychamber.org/the-battle-of-blackjack-grove.html

22-23  SC  Reenactment, “Battle of Aiken,” near Aiken. Camps and demonstrations all weekend with battles each day. $15/adult. battleofaiken.org

23  KS  Lecture, “The Hidden History That Is Quindaro (And Why It Should Be Hidden No More!),” at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. 2 pm. $3. kshs.org/events/view/19302

23  PA  Lecture, “Memories of Battle — Union Veterans Remember Culp’s Hill,” at the Gettysburg NMP. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

29  PA  Lecture, “Beyond Lincoln: How Veterans, Politicians, Poets and Filmmakers Address the Changing Meaning of the Civil War,” at the Gettysburg NMP. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett