June

Updated 17 April 2018

Civil War anniversary programs and more: JUNE 2018


1-3  KY  Reenactment, tours and more, “Civil War Weekend,” in Cynthiana. Annual event details: cynthianabattlefieldsfoundation.org/events

1-3  WV  “Blue & Gray Reunion,” in downtown Philippi. Various activities including street battle in this annual battle anniversary event. facebook.com/Blue-Gray-Reunion-356532901914

2  KS  Walking tour, “Black Jack Battlefield,” real-time anniversary event at the battlefield north of Baldwin. 5-7 am. Free. blackjackbattlefield.org

2  AR  Anniversary programs, “Battle of Ditch Bayou,” at the Lake Chicot State Park visitor center, 2542 Highway 257, Lake Village. Free. arkansasstateparks.com

2  GA  Living history, “Civil War Music,” at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw. 11 am-3 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo

2  TN  Bicycle tour of the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Ranger-led 90-minute ride meets 8:45 am at the visitor center. Free. nps.gov/stri

2  TN  “Hallowed Ground,” lantern tours of the Stones River National Cemetery at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 7:30 and 7:45 pm. Free. Reservation info: nps.gov/stri (click calendar).

2  PA  Hike at the Monterey Pass Battlefield Park, off Route 16 near Blue Ridge Summit. Guided 2-mile walk.10 am-12:30 pm. Free. montereypassbattlefield.org/events

2  VA  “The Complex Relationships of Servitude,” special tours of the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond. 2 pm. $10. acwm.org

2-3 GA Anniversary activities at the Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site near Dallas. Living history camps and demonstrations plus guided tours. 10 am-4 pm. Free with park admission. explore.gastateparks.org/info/248110?
c=14226152

2-3  IL  Reenactment, “Lincoln Days,” at Lake Pittsfield in Pittsfield. Camps and demonstrations with battles each day. Free. pikelincoln.com

2-3 FL  Living history, “Union Garrison,” camp and demonstrations at Fort Clinch State Park, 2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. Regular admission plus $2.50 event fee. floridastateparks.org/park-events/Fort-Clinch

2-3   VA   Reenactment, “Fort Pocahontas,” at the site just off Route 5 between Richmond and Williamsburg. Camps open 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-2 pm Sunday. Battles at 1 pm each day. fortpocahontas.org/reenactment

8-9  VA  Symposium, “Stonewall Jackson,” based at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. Includes lectures, walking tours and more. $220/250. Details, register: vmi.edu/museums-and-archives/stonewall-jackson-house/events/?utm_source=E-Newsletter+April+2018&utm_campaign=April+2018+NHD+ENewsletter&utm_medium=email

9  GA  Living history, “Civil War Music,” at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw. 11 am-3 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo

9  TN  Bicycle tour of the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Ranger-led 90-minute ride meets 8:45 am at the visitor center. Free. nps.gov/stri

9 TN Ranger program, “My Enemy’s Enemy is my Friend — The Civil War in Indian Territory,” at the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District (Brown’s Ferry Federal Road Trailhead). 10 am. Free. nps.gov/chch

9  VA  Living history, “Camp Day,” at Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site in Alexandria. Camps and demonstrations. 10 am-4 pm. $2. fortward.org

9  MD  Living history, “Artillery Day,” at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. Camp and demonstrations 9 am-3 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono

9-10 MO  Reenactment, “Hulston Mill Civil War Days,” at the Hulston Mill Historical Park, midway between Greenfield and Everton on US 160. Camps, demonstrations and battles each day. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-2:30 pm Sunday. $5/adult. hulstonmill.com

13  VA  Tours of the opening action of the Second Battle of Winchester at the Kernstown Battlefield, 610 Battle Drive, south of Winchester. kernstownbattle.org

16  TN  “Hallowed Ground,” lantern tours of the Stones River National Cemetery at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 7:30 and 7:45 pm. Free. Reservation info: nps.gov/stri (click calendar).

16  GA  Ranger-guided bike ride of the Chickamauga Battlefield NMP. 9:30-11:30 am. Free. Loaner bikes available, call 706-866-9241 for reservations. nps.gov/chch

16  TN  Bicycle tour of the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Ranger-led 90-minute ride meets 8:45 am at the visitor center. Free. nps.gov/stri

16  VA  Van tour, “Submarines, Infernal Machines & Torpedoes,” leaves from Lee Hall in Newport News. 8 am-4 pm. $50. Registration, more info: leehall.org

16  VA  Boat tour, “Potomac Blockade,” cruise the sites of the early-war Confederate blockade of Washington DC. Begins at Leesylvania State Park, 2002 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge. 10 am-1 pm. $45. More info, reservations: 703-792-5618.

16-17  WA  Reenactment at the Fullbright Park in Union Gap. Camps and demonstrations 9 am-8 pm Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday with battles 11:30 am, 3 pm and 8:30 pm Saturday, 11:30 am and 3 pm Sunday. centralwaagmuseum.org/civil-war-reenactment-union-gap.asp

16-17  OH  Reenactment, “Heritage Village Museum Civil War Weekend,”
at Sharon Woods Park, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonwood. Camps and demonstrations 10 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Battles at 2 pm each day. $10/adult. Details: heritagevillagecincinnati.org

16-17  VA  Living history, artillery and infantry camps and demonstrations at the Manassas National Battlefield Park. 11 am-3 pm. Free. nps.gov/mana

22  VA  Car-caravan tour, “‘Men ceased to be men’: The Battle of Port Republic.” 10 am-3 pm. Free. Registration, exact tour location: 540-740-4545 or shenandoahatwar.org

23  TN  Bicycle tour of the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Ranger-led 90-minute ride meets 8:45 am at the visitor center. Free. nps.gov/stri

23-24  MO  Living history, “Siegel’s Germans at Wilson’s Creek,” at the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield near Springfield. Camp and demonstrations. 11 am-3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/wicr

23-24  WV  Living history, “Under Fire: Hold the High Ground, 1862,” at Boliver Heights, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Camp 11 am-4 pm. Demonstrations 1, 2 and 3 pm. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe

23-24  MD   Living history, camps and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Artillery demos 11 am and 1 pm Saturday. Artillery and infantry demos 11 am and 1 pm. Sunday. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

23-24  VA    Living history, “Action Front,” non-firing artillery demonstrations at the Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park north of Leesburg off Route 15. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. novaparks.com/parks/balls-bluff-battlefield-regional-park

30  GA  Living history, Independence Day celebration at Fort McAllister State Park near Richmond Hill. Military camps and demonstrations, games and more. 9 am-4 pm. Free with site admission. 912-727-2339.

30  TN  Living history, “On to Chattanooga: A Campaign of Contrasts,” the Tullahoma Campaign with camps and demonstrations at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 9 am-4:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/stri

30  TN  “Hallowed Ground,” lantern tours of the Stones River National Cemetery at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 7:30 and 7:45 pm. Free. Reservation info: nps.gov/stri (click calendar).


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