July 2020

Reenactments in Ohio, California, Oregon; GA/TN conference with bus tours; Independence Day events; lectures; living history; artifacts sale; much more.

| Updated 6 March 2020 |


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

3-5    Reenactment at Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks. Camps and demonstrations with battles. $12/adult. nwcwc.net/powerland-heritage-park.html

4    Living history, artillery camp and firing demos at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

4  GA  Independence Day Celebration with living history demonstrations and other activities at the Fort McAllister State Park near Richmond Hill. 10 am-3 pm. $9. explore.gastateparks.org/events?p=24

4  TN  Living history, artillery demonstrations at Point Park on Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, part of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga NMP. Demos at 10:30 and 11:30 am and 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 pm. $10 park fee. nps.gov/chch

MD  Annual “Salute to Independence” at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Music and fireworks at this popular event. Begins 7 pm. nps.gov/anti

4  VA  Walking tour,  “‘Fearful to Behold’: The Federal Artillery at Malvern Hill,” at the Richmond NBP site, 9175 Willis Church Road, Henrico. 10 am. Free. nps.gov/rich

10 VA  Lunch discussion, “Lieutenant General James Longstreet, CSA,” at the Mariners’ Park Cafe in the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 12:30 pm. Discussion is free. marinersmuseum.org

10  PA  Lecture, “Shaping the Contours of Federalism: The American Civil War in New Perspective,” at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. 1 pm. Free. nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

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

11-12 MD Living history, infantry camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Demos 11 am and 1 and 3 pm Saturday, 11 am and 1 pm Sunday. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

18    Living history, artillery camp and firing demos at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

18  VA  Lecture plus ice cream, “Famous Steeds of the Civil War,” at the Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park near Rice. 1-3 pm. $2. dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-event-info?id=SC200022-00

18  PA  Lecture, “Shaping the Contours of Federalism: The American Civil War in New Perspective,” at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. 1 pm. Free. nationalcivilwarmuseum.org/events

18-19 NY Reenactment at the Genesee Country Village and Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford. Camps and demonstrations 9:30 am-4 pm with battles. Complete details: gcv.org/events/civil-war-reenactment

18-19 MD Living history, camps, demonstrations and skirmishes at Union Mills Homestead, 3311 Littlestown Pike, north of Westminster. Grounds open 9 am both days. $10/carload. unionmills.org

22-26  GA|TN  Conference and tours, “Gateway to the Deep South: Chickamauga & Chattanooga,” based in Ringgold GA. Bus tours include visits to battlefields and sites related to the places and campaigns plus lectures. $800 (entire program). civilwarseminars.org/chickamauga-and-chattanooga

25  VA  Anniversary activities,”Battle of the Crater,” at the Petersburg NB Eastern Front unit. Living history, ranger programs and more. 10 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete

25  PA  “An Evening with the Painting,” a behind-the-scenes tour of the Gettysburg Cyclorama. 5:45 pm. $25/adult. gettysburgfoundation.org/exhibits-tours-events/special-events

25-26    Reenactment, “Civil War Days,” in Duncans Mills. Camps and demonstrations with battles each day. $12/adult plus parking fee. More info, directions: civilwardays.net

25-26 Reenactment at Beaver Creek State Park, 12021 Echo Dell Road, East Liverpool. Camps, music, talks, demonstrations and more 10 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-4 pm Sunday. Battles each day. Free. facebook.com/BeaverCreekCivilWar

25-26    Civil War show, artifacts and other material for sale at the Camp Jordan Arena, 232 Camp Jordan Parkway, East Ridge. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. $10/adult. americandigger.com/flier-2020-chattanooga-show

25-26  MD  Living history, “Union Artillery Weekend,” at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Demos 11 am and 1 and 3 pm Saturday, 11 am and 1 pm Sunday. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

31  WV  Tour, “’The Horrors of War’: Harpers Ferry During the Civil War,” a “Fridays at the Front” tour in Harpers Ferry. 10 am-noon. Free. Registration required. Details: shenandoahatwar.org