Galesburg Heritage Days

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Civil War Reenactment Schedule August 18th-20th, 2017

2017 Civil War Reenactment Schedule

Galesburg Heritage Days Aug 18-20

CW Grounds open Aug 16 for early set-up

Friday:

9am-All Day, Camp arrival and set-up

9am-2pm Children's Education Day (Historic Demonstrations) @ Rendezvous grounds

Saturday:

7am- Reveille, ALL VEHICLES must be removed from the camp by 8am Sharp

9am- Officers Call @ Registration Tent, Camp opening to the public, Sutlers row opening

10am- Battlefield open for Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery drill and demonstrations

10am- Skirmish time…easy does it boys; don’t get me in no trouble…

10am- Victorian Hair Styles, Fan Language, Flower Language and Ladies Clothing- demonstrations and discussions with Mindy and Adrianna Knapp @ Registration Tent

12:30pm-Victorian Ladies Tea and conversations, @ Registration Tent with Mindy and Adrianna Knapp

2pm- Dress Parade, “Reading of Orders” all Union and Confederate troops under flag @ Registration Tent

2:30pm- Official Welcome, opening with Louis and Clark Fife and Drum Corps @ Battlefield

3pm- “Battle of Griswoldville”, Nov 22, 1864-Griswoldville GA, followed by both Medical and Embalming demonstrations

7pm- 10pm Camp Dance @ Registration Tent, featuring the Fever River String Band with Elaine and John Misciale calling

9pm- Artillery night fire @ Battlefield

10pm- Camp closed immediately after dance.

Sunday:

7am- Reveille, ALL VEHICLES must be removed from camp by 8am Sharp.

8:30am- Officers Call @ Registration Tent, Camp open to the public, Sutlers row opening

9:30am- “Brush Arbor Meeting” Church Service @ Registration Tent

10:30am- Battlefield open for Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery drill and demonstrations

10:30am- Skirmish time

1:30pm- Dress Parade, “Reading of Orders” all Union and Confederate troops under flag @ Registration Tent

2pm- Official Welcome, opening with Louis and Clark Fife and Drum Corps @ Battlefield

2:30pm- “Battle of Honey Hill”, Nov 30, 1864, Jasper County SC, followed by both Medical and Embalming demonstrations

4pm- Camp closing. Please, for public safety, No vehicles in camp until 4pm. Thank you.

 

CW Event Director: Sergt Eb (Mark Ebner)

ebnersmail@gmail.com 309.335.6541

 

                 Galesburg Heritage Days Living History

Association, Inc

      P.O. Box 748 Galesburg, Illinois 61402

          A 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, made up of very dedicated volunteers! 

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