May 2019

Reenactments and more

Updated 13 Feb 2019

4  NC  Special program, “Long Arms of the Civil War,” at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center in Kinston. 10 am-4 pm. Free.

4  MD  Book event, “Meet the Authors: Battles of a Border State, Maryland’s Constitutional Crisis,” meet the authors at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. Noon-5 pm. Free.

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

FL  Candlelight tour of the Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 6:15-7:15 pm. Park fee plus $3.

4-5  PA  Walking tour, “Heritage Trail Hike,” at the Gettysburg NMP. Two all-day hikes totaling 15 miles on the Gettysburg battlefield. $110. Details, registration:

10-11  FL  Candlelight tour of the Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 7-8 pm. Park fee plus $3.

11  VA  Lecture, “The Last Days of the Virginia,” at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 2:30 pm. Free with admission ($1).

11  PA  Lecture, “The Army of Northern Virginia in the Wake of Surrender,” at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisonburg. 1 pm. Free with admission.

15  VA  “Director’s Guided Tour,” of the New Market battlefield in New Market. 2-4 pm. Registration required: 866-515-1864. More info:

15-19  VA  Living history and live-fire competition at the Spring Nationals of the North-South Skirmish Association at Fort Shenandoah near Winchester. Free. Details:

17  VA  Tour, “‘Every Shell Exploded in the Streets’: The Battle of New Market,” 10 am-noon. Free but registration required:

18  PA  Lecture, tour, “ ‘Action Forward!’ Civil War Field Artillery at Gettysburg,” at the Gettysburg NMP. Lecture 9 am-noon, guided walking tour 1-4 pm. $110. Registration:

18  FL  Living history, Union camp and demonstrations at at Fort Taylor Historic State Park in Key West. 10 am-2 pm. Free with admission.

18-19  GA  Reenactment, “Battle of Resaca,” near Highway 41/I-75 north of Resaca. Camps and demonstrations with battles at 2 pm each day. $5/adult. More info, map:

18-19  VA  Reenactment, “Battle of New Market,” at the historic battlefield in New Market. Camps open 10 am-5 pm with battles each day. $10/adult.

25  GA  Memorial Day commemoration at Fort McAllister State Park near Richmond Hill. Living history demonstrations and more. 9 am-4 pm. Free with park admission.

25-26  NC  Living history, “Military Timeline,” at Bennett Place State Historic Site in Durham. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday Ceremony 3 pm Saturday. $3/adult.

25-27  CA  Reenactment at Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton. Camps open 9 am each day with steam train rides and battles and skirmishes each day. $37/adult. Sunday night event/train ride 6:30-10 pm $29/adult. Complete details:

25-27  MI  Living history, “River Through Time,” comprehensive programs including Civl War at Heritage Park in Coldwater. 9 am-4 pm. Free.

25-27  MD  Memorial Day programs with ranger programs and flag display at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. Programs noon, 1:30 and 3 pm Saturday and Sunday, 11 am and 3 pm Monday. Free.

27  TN  Memorial Day ceremony at the Shiloh National Cemetery at the Shiloh National Military Park. 11 am. Free.

31-June 1  GA  Reenactment, “Battle of Pickett’s Mill,” at Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site near Dalton. Camps, demonstrations and tours. 10 am-4 pm Thursday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm Saturday. $6/adult.