July 2020

Conference with bus tours, Independence Day events, lectures, artifacts sale and more.

| Updated 16 February 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

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  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

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

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  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

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 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

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