June

Updated 19 Jan 2018

Civil War anniversary programs and more: JUNE 2018


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  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).

2-3 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?
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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

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

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

22-23  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

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

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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