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
9am-All Day, Camp arrival and set-up
9am-2pm Children's Education Day (Historic Demonstrations) @ Rendezvous grounds
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.
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)
Heritage Days Living History
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