September 2020

Virginia, Kentucky and Georgia anniversaries; California and Oregon reenactment; NC conference; more.

Updated 7 March 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  Labor Day Festivities 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

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

5-6    Reenactment, “Civil War Days,” at Huntington Central Park, near Gothard and Slater streets, Huntington Beach. Camps, music and demonstrations 10 am-5:30 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Battles 1:30 and 4 pm Saturday, 11 am and 2 pm Sunday. Free. hbhistory.org/civilwar

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

16  MD  Walking tour, “Prelude to Battle,” at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. 6 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

17  MD  Anniversary hikes at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. “Sunrise at Antietam” tour begins 6:45 am, all-day hike begins 9:15 am. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

19  PA  Lecture, “The Jubal Early School: How the Losers Wrote Civil War History,” at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. 1 pm. Free. nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

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

19-20  MD Anniversary weekend programs at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Living history and wet plate photography demos. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

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    Reenactment, “Battle for Colton,” at the Horning Seed Orchard, 27004 S Sheckly Road, Colton. Camps and demonstrations with battles. $8/adult plus parking fee. nwcwc.net/battle-of-colton.html

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