September 2020

Virginia, Kentucky and Georgia anniversaries, NC conference, and more.

Updated 22 February 2020


4 VA  Lunch discussion, Siege of Harpers Ferry,” at the Mariners’ Park Cafe in the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 12:30 pm. Discussion is free. marinersmuseum.org

5    Living history, “3rd Louisiana Infantry,” camps and demonstrations at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

5  GA  “Football and the Civil War: How the Game Transcends Time,” special program at the Chattanooga Battlefield. 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

7    Military timeline event at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. 9 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

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

12  VA  “Rural Plains Harvest Day,”  living history and other programs from Colonial days to the Civil War on this Totopotomoy Creek battlefield site, 7273 Studley Road, Mechanicsville. 10 am-5 pm. Free. nps.gov/rich

19  VA  Walking tour, “Defeat in the Afternoon: The Assault of Field’s Division at Fort Harrison,” begins at the Richmond NBP site at  Fort Johnson, Battlefield Park Road. 11 am. Free. nps.gov/rich

19-20  GA  Anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Chickamauga. Living history, tours and ranger programs. Free. nps.gov/chch

25-27    Anniversary living history, lectures and more, “Battle of Augusta,” in Augusta. More info: civilwaraugusta.org/events

26    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

26 NC Conference, “Tar Heels in the Valley,” at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. 9 am-4 pm. $30. shenandoahatwar.org

26-27  VA  Anniversary activities, “Battle of Fort Harrison,” at the Richmond NBP site, 8621 Battlefield Park Road, Henrico. Living history and ranger-led tours. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-1 pm Sunday. Free. nps.gov/rich