January 2020

North Carolina and Tennessee anniversaries, hikes, artifacts shows, more.

| Updated 5 December 2019 |


1-2  TN  Anniversary ranger and living history programs at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. nps.gov/stri

VA Lunch discussion, “CSS Shenandoah,” at the Mariners’ Park Cafe in the Mariner’s Museum in Newport News. 12:30 pm. Discussion is free. marinersmuseum.org

GA  Hike, “The Dirt We Walk On,” history and nature at the Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site near Dallas. 9-11 am. Free. explore.gastateparks.org/events?p=36

VA Lecture, “CSS Manassas,” at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. marinersmuseum.org

4  PA  Lecture, “New York State National Guard During the 1863 Confederate Invasion,” at the Shippensburg Historical Society, 52 W King St, Shippensburg. 10 am. Free, donations welcome. shippensburghistoricalsociety.org

4-5  SC  Civil War show, artifacts and other material for sale at the Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. $10/adult. americandigger.com/2020-low-cty-show-flier

GA  Walking tour, “Mountaintop Hike,” on Big Kennesaw Mountain at the at the Kennesaw Mountain NBP in Kennesaw. 2:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo

10  VA Lunch discussion, “Battle of Stones River,” at the Mariners’ Park Cafe in the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 12:30 pm. Discussion is free. marinersmuseum.org

11  GA   Walking tour, “Assault Trail Hike,” at the Kennesaw Mountain NBP in Kennesaw (begins at Area 3 parking)  2:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo

11  VA Lecture, “Contraband of War,” at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. marinersmuseum.org

11  MD  Lecture, “Invisible Wounds: A Perspective on Mental Health Issues During the Civil War,” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. civilwarmed.org/event/invisiblewounds

12  GA  Walking tour, “ Memorial Field,” at the at the Kennesaw Mountain NBP in Kennesaw. 2:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo

18  PA  Lecture, “Face of Cumberland County’s Civil War Soldiers,” at the Shippensburg Historical Society, 52 W King St, Shippensburg. 10 am. Free, donations welcome. shippensburghistoricalsociety.org

18-19  NC  Reenactment: “The Second Battle of Fort Fisher,” anniversary event at the Fort Fisher State Historic Site in Kure Beach. Camps, demonstrations, tours, music and more 10 am-4 pm both days. Battles 1 pm Saturday, 10 am Sunday. Free, donations welcome. historicsites.nc.gov/events/glory-enough-all-155th-commemoration-second-battle-fort-fisher

19  GA  Walking tour, “Mountaintop Hike,” on Big Kennesaw Mountain at the at the Kennesaw Mountain NBP in Kennesaw. 2:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo

23  VA Book talk Lincoln’s Spies: Their Secret War to Save the Nation, at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond. Noon. $10. virginiahistory.org Buy Book

25  PA  Lecture, “Death and Culture of the 19th Century,” at the Shippensburg Historical Society, 52 W King St, Shippensburg. 10 am. Free, donations welcome. shippensburghistoricalsociety.org

25  PA  Lecture, “New Acquisitions and Seldom Seen Treasures of the Museum,” at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. 1 pm. Free. nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

25  MD  Lecture, “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/event/private-confederacies

26  GA  Walking tour, “Assault Trail Hike,” at the Kennesaw Mountain NBP in Kennesaw (begins at Area 3 parking)  2:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo 

30 VA Book talk, Searching for Stonewall Jackson: A Quest of Legacy in a Divided America, at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond. Noon. $10. virginiahistory.org Buy Book

31-Feb 1  GA  Civil War show, artifacts and other material for sale at the Dalton Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. $10/adult. mkshows.com