Civil War illumination, parade, living history, more: NOVEMBER 2018

Updated 12 July 2018

1-4  WV  Reenactment, “Guyandotte Civil War Days.” Details:

3  AR  Civil War Weekend, living history tours and demonstrations at Historic Washington State Park in Washington. 9 am-5 pm. $10/adult.

3  MS  Candlelight tour, “Civil War Corinth,” 90-minute guided walking tour begins 4:30 pm at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center in Corinth. Free. Registration required. 662-287-9273.

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

3 TN Walking tour, “Lookout Mountain,” ranger-guided 4-mile hike at the Lookout Mountain Battlefield NMP (Cravens House) in Chattanooga. 9:30 am-1:30 pm. Free.

3  VA  “From Shrine to Museum,” special program at the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond. 2 pm. $10.

3  VA  Walking tours, “Cockpit Point Civil War Park,” site of Confederate earthworks on the Potomac River in Woodbridge. 10 am, 1 and 3 pm. $20. Call 703-792-4754 for more info, directions.

3-4  SC  Reenactment, “Battle of Blackburn’s Ford — 1861,” 1444 Brattonsville Road, near McConnells. Camps and demonstrations with battles each day. Details, directions:

3-4 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.

7  IL  “Tales from the Vault — Lincoln Tomb Robbers” special exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield. 12:30-1:30 pm. Free with admission.

8-10  TN  Living history, “Blue & Gray Days,” at Carton and the Carter House in Franklin. See for details.

10  GA  “Night Museum,” at the Andersonville National Historic Site near Andersonville. National Prisoner of War Museum open. Candlelight path to part of the reconstructed prison camp with living history. Special ranger programs. 6-9 pm. Free.

10 GA Living history, “Refugee Encampment,” at the Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site near Dallas. 10 am-3 pm. $5.50/adult.

10  VA  Candlelight tour of Ben Lomond Historic Site, 1861 Confederate hospital, 10321 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas. 8-9 pm. $10. 703-367-7872.

10-11  AL  Reenactment, “Battles for the Armory,” 19359 Rifle Range Road, Tallassee. Camps and demonstrations open 8 am each day. Battles at 2 pm each day. $5. Details, directions:

16-17 PA Special program, “An Evening with the Painting,” special tour of the Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP. 6 pm. $20/adult. Register:

17 PA Illumination at the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg. 5:30-9 pm. Free.

17 PA Remembrance Day parade, ceremonies and illumination commemorating Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address at the Gettysburg NMP. Details: and

18 PA Open house at the David Wills House in Gettysburg. Special programs and more commemorating Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. 6-8 pm.

21  VA  Lecture, “Happy Birthday, Benjamin Huger!” learn about the Confederate general at the Isle of Wight Museum in Smithfield. 12:30 pm. Free with admission.

23-25 TN Anniversary ranger programs and tours, “Battles for Chattanooga,” at Point Park, Lookout Mountain and Moccasin Bend National Archeological District. 9 am-5 pm. $7/adult Point Park admission.

25  VA  Living history, artillery demonstrations, at the Petersburg National Battlefield. 1-4 pm. Free with park admission.

30 TN Illumination, “Battle of Franklin,” anniversary evening event at the Carter House and Carnton in Franklin. Free.

30  VA  Campfire program, “Civil War Soldier’s Life,” living history at Ben Lomond Historic Site, 10321 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas. 6-7:30 pm. $5. 703-367-7872.

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