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|Battle of Pocotaligo, January 24-25 2015 www.battleofpocotaligo.com
Reenactment of the Battle of Pocotaligo fought October 21st, 22nd & 23rd, 1862.
School day will be 23rd.
CSS Hunley Traveling Exhibit.
Asst Sutlers & Vendors.
|2015 Brooksville Raid Reenactment, January 17-18 2015 brooksvilleraidreenactment.com/
The Hernando Historical Museum Assoc., Inc. and North Pinellas County Scout Sertoma Club, Inc. present the 35th Annual Brooksville Raid Reenactment, Jan. 17 & 18, 2015. This reenactment is a re-creation of a Civil War battle that happened in Hernando County in July of l864.
The Raid is held the 3rd weekend in January every year. We have become the largest Civil War reenactment in Florida with over 1500 reenactors and their families. We have 28 cannons, 60 horses, and over 50 sutlers.
The public is invited to tour, at no additional charge, the authentic confederate and union camps and actually see how they lived and what it was like during the Civil War. We expect around 60 sutlers (Vendors), so you can purchase any Civil War items you might want. We also have kettle corn, old time root beer and you can't leave without having a FRY BREAD.
|150th Anniversary of the 2nd Battle of Fort Fisher, January 17-18 2015 www.friendsoffortfisher.com/
Kure Beach NC
This program will span two days and will be packed with events, Civil War re-enactors, speakers, tours and vendors. This year’s theme will look at the Sacrifice made by both sides and the recognition by veterans of the fight that there was “glory enough for all” to go around during the second attack on Fort Fisher in January 1865.
|150th anniversary of Battle of Aiken, February 20-22 2015 battleofaiken.org
150th anniversary of Battle of Aiken. 20th annual event. Friday school day. Battles both days, living history. Saturday ladies tea, wedding, Gret Revival, dance. Sunday church services.Bounty for full-scale artillery, cavalry & largest units.
|39th Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Olustee, February 13-15 2015 www.battleofolustee.org/
Lake City FL
An annual re-enactment of a Civil War Batte between the North and the South. Hundreds of re-enactors come from miles around to participate in this historical event.
The Annual Olustee Battle Reenactment will be held February 14th & 15th, 2015 at the Olustee Battlefield State Park. This is the famous site of Florida's Largest Civil War Battle.
|Battle of Okolona, February 20-22 2015 battleofokolona.com/
Friday, February 20th
7:30 a.m. Grounds Open
9:00 throughout the day Programs in the schools
Saturday, February 21
7:30 Grounds open
10:00 Opening Ceremony (activities tent)
10:15 Period Music & Tours (activities tent)
1:00 pm Memorial Service (Cemetery)
2:00 pm Battle of Okolona (battlefield)
7:00 - 10:00pm Ball on Main Street Okolona
10:00 p.m. Camps close for Quiet Time
Sunday, February 22
10:20 a.m. Church Service at First Baptist in Okolona (Main Street)
12:30 p.m. Troops at Headquarters to march to position
12:30 p.m. Period Music (Activities Tent)
1:30 p.m. Jeffery Forest Memorial (at battlefield)
2:00 p.m. Battle of Okolona (battlefield)
Drawing for the reenactor winner of the soldier's quilt
3:00 p.m. Conclusion of the Battle of Okolona Reenactment
|150th Battle of Bentonville Reenactment, March 21-22 2015 www.fobb.net/150thbentonville
Four Oaks NC
150th Battle of Bentonville Reenactment
Event Date: March 21 & 22 2015
Event Address: 5466 Harper House Rd. Four Oaks NC 27524
The 150th Battle of Bentonville Anniversary reenactment will be held at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. The event is open to the public. Tickets for Saturday & Sunday's battle reenactments are available for purchase. All other activities, including the Visitors Center, Harper House, encampments, and activities in the tent are free of charge to all visitors.
|Tartan Grand Ball, March 7 2015 www.CivilWarGrandBalls.info
St. Louis MO
This will be a Tartan Ball in Remembrance of the Soldiers of Celtic Heritage Who Fought in the Civil War. Guests are asked to coordinate Tartan/Plaid into their Attire (e.g. Ladies might use tartan ribbons in headpieces or on gowns; Gentlemen might wear a tartan cravat or waistcoat). Limited Tickets for this Unique Venue
Held in one of St. Louis' Most Beautiful Private Victorian Mansions. 1850's - 1860s Attire Required.
1. We will have exclusive use of a private Victorian Mansion.
2. Second Floor is the most Elegant Private Victorian Ballroom in St. Louis.
3. Etiquette and Dance Instruction Workshops.
4. 14 newly introduced Civil War documented dances that have Celtic roots.
5. Music by Celtic Harpist during the formal dinner prepared by Private Chef.
6. Bagpipers and Highland Dancers .
7. Robert Burns' Scottish Love Poetry Read by Mr. James Duffy, native of Dunfermline, Scotland.
|153rd Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend, March 7-8 2015 battleofhamptonroads.com/
Newport News VA
On March 7 & 8, 2015, The Mariners’ Museum will commemorate the two-day Battle of Hampton Roads with a weekend of family fun.
On Saturday & Sunday, with Museum admission, visitors can:
Experience Living History encampments and demonstrations
Listen to 19th century music
Enjoy family programs and games, including Ironclad BattleQuest, a fun, interactive family adventure game
Meet Abraham Lincoln
New This Year! Historic iron-casting and iron-working demonstrations
Again this year, visitors can go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the USS Monitor Center Wet Lab at a special discounted rate of $10/person in addition to Museum admission. Guided tours will be offered in half-hour increments throughout the weekend with a limit of 15 people per tour. Tickets can be purchased at the admissions desk during the weekend.
|150th Appomattox, April 10-12 2015 www.appomattoxhistoricalsociety.org/150th.htm
The Long Road Home
Five Annual Civil War Re-enactment and Living History Events
Civil War Sesquicentennial Anniversary
April 9, 1865. General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively bringing to an end the American Civil War. It happened in Appomattox, Virginia. Commemorating the 150th, or Sesquicentennial, anniversary of this momentous event in American history can happen only one time, and in only one place. Appomattox, Virginia. This may well be the largest recorded gathering of re-enactors and spectators coming together to share and celebrate our history and heritage. It is assured that the numbers will be in the tens of thousands.
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