July 2019

Reenactments and more

Updated 18 April 2019


4-7  OR   Reenactment at Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks. Camps and demonstrations with battles. $12/adult. nwcwc.net/powerland-heritage-park.html

5  GA  Living history, “Civil War Music,” at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw. 9 am-1 pm. Free. nps.gov.kemo

5-7  PA  Reenactment, “Battle of Gettysburg,” big annual event at 91085 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg. Camps, demonstrations, music, talks and more each day. Battles each day. More info, tickets: gettysburgreenactment.com

6  GA  Independence Day celebration at Fort McAllister State Park near Richmond Hill. Living history demonstrations and more. 10 am-4 pm. Free with park admission explore.gastateparks.org/events?p=24

6  MD  Annual “Salute to Independence” at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Music, fireworks. 7:30 pm. Come early, very crowded. Free. Details, shuttle bus route: nps.gov/anti

6  FL  Living history, “Union Garrison,” camp and demonstrations at the Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 9 am-noon. Free with admission. floridastateparks.org/fortclinch

6-7  MD  Anniversary activities including ranger programs and living history camps and demonstrations at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 9 am-5 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono

9  MD Car-caravan tour, “Battle of Monocacy,” special anniversary event at the National Battlefield in Frederick. 9-11:30 am. Free. nps.gov/mono

13  AR  Living history, artillery camp and demos at the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park in Prairie Grove. 10 am-2 pm. Free. 479-846-2990.

13  GA  Living history, infantry camp and demonstrations at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw. Free. nps.gov.kemo

13  VA  Lecture, “CSS Hunley,” at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 2:30 pm. Free with admission ($1). marinersmuseum.org

13-14  WV  Living history, “Hold the High Ground, 1862,” artillery camp and demonstrations at the Harpers Ferry NHP. 11 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe

13-14  MD  Living history, Confederate infantry camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

14  VA  Living history, artillery camp and demonstrations at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 1-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete

19  VA  Car-caravan tour, “‘Bullets .. Like a Hail Storm’: The Battle of Rutherford’s Farm,” 10 am-3 pm. Free but registration required: shenandoahatwar.org

20  GA  Living history, artillery camp and demonstrations at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw. Free. nps.gov.kemo

20  PA  “An Evening with the Painting,” a special behind-the-scenes look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 5-7 pm. $20/adult. Reservations: gettysburgfoundation.org

20  MD  Historic house tours, “Worthington House,” at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 110 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono

20  VA  Van tour, “Phil Sheridan, J.E.B. Stuart & Yellow Tavern,” leaves from Lee Hall in Newport News. 8 am-4 pm. $55. Reservations: leehall.org

20-21  MD  Living history, camps and demonstrations at Union Mills Homestead, 1311 Littlestown Pike, north of Westminster. Civil War dance 7-9 pm Saturday. Grounds open 9 am. $10/carload. unionmills.org

20-21  CA  Reenactment, “Civil War Days,” on Freezeout Road in Duncans Mills. Camps and demonstrations open 9 am each day. Battles 1 and 4 pm Saturday, 11 am and 2 pm Sunday. $12/adult. Details, map: civilwardays.net

20-21  WI  Reenactment at Old Falls Village, N96w15791 County Line Road, Menomonee Falls. Camps open 10 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-4 pm Sunday. Battles 2 pm each day. travelwisconsin.com/events/history-heritage/civil-war-encampment-and-battle-102216

20-21 VA  Anniversary activities, “Second Battle of Kernstown,” at the Kernstown Battlefield Park, 610 Battle Park Drive, south of Winchester. Details: kernstownbattle.org

20-21 VA  Anniversary living history, special tours and lectures at Ben Lomond, site of a Confederate hospital following the Battle of First Manassas, 10321 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas. Free, donations welcome. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Candlelight tours 6:30-8:30 Saturday. More info: 703-367-7872.

23-28  MD  Conference, “Antietam: The Bloodiest Day,” based in Hagerstown. Speakers and tours. Details: civilwarseminars.org

27  MD  Ranger program, “Enslavement in the Free State: The Story of L’Hermitage,” the history of a French/Caribbean plantation on what became the Monocacy battlefield at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 10 am at the Best Farm. Free. nps.gov/mono

27-28  TN  Civil War show, “Chattanooga Civil War Show & Sale,”  at the Camp Jordan Arena, 323 Camp Jordan Pkwy, East Ridge. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. $10/adult. americandigger.com/american-digger-events

27-28  MD  Living history, “Artillery Weekend,” camps and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

27-28  VA  Anniversary living history and walking tours, “Battle of the Crater,” at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 10 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/pete

29  VA  Living history, “General Grant at City Point,” at the City Point unit of the Petersburg National Battlefield in Hopewell. 10 am-1 pm. Free. nps.gov/pete