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August 25 (Rain date August 29)

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The Civil War Round Table of Gettsyburg offers this list as information on activities that might be of interest to it's membership. Activities presented on this page are sponsored by the organization listed with each activity.

August

5-7 Virginia. Reenactment
160th anniversary reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Mountain in Culpeper, “Slaughter on the Mountain”, reenactors welcome! Join a reenactment of the first battle of the Second Manassas campaign on the actual battlefield. Recreations of battle actions on Saturday and Sunday Aug. 6-7. Event limited to 1,500 troops (artillery, cavalry, and civilians by invitation only). Public talks & demonstrations both days. Sutlers and food vendors will participate. For information; friendsofcedarmountain.org.

September

24 Virginia. Walking Tour
Shenandoah University’s McCormick Civil War Institute in partnership with the Fort Collier Civil War Center will offer a tour with Prof. Jonathan A. Noyalas, “A Theme for the Poet, a Scene for the Painter”: Fort Collier and the Third Battle of Winchester. The one-hour tour, beginning at 9:30 a.m., will be held at Fort Collier, 922 Martinsburg Pike, Winchester, Virginia. Event is free and open to the public. No pre-registration required. For information; jnoyalas01@su.edu or 540-665-4501.

30-Oct. 2 • Virginia, Annual Conference

Central Virginia Battlefields Trust hosts its 2022 annual conference, “1862 – The War Comes to Fredericksburg.” This year’s conference kicks off with a Friday evening President’s Reception at the CVBT office. Saturday features a special screening of “Fire on the Rappahannock” in the morning, and river crossings and Prospect Hill battlefield tours during the day. Saturday evening includes a banquet and annual meeting with a keynote address by historian John Hennessey at historic Belmont in Falmouth. Sunday brunch at Stevenson’s Ridge includes a panel discussion moderated by Chris Mackowski with historians Sarah Kay Bierle, John Hennessey, Greg Mertz, and Scott Walker. Full weekend registration is $195, or Saturday evening banquet only is $95. More information and registration are available at: https://www.cvbt.org/cvbt-annual-conference.

October

5-9 Virginia. Period Firearms Competition The North-South Skirmish Association 146th National Competition near Winchester, VA. Over 3,000 uniformed competitors in 200 member units compete in live-fire matches with muskets, carbines, revolvers, mortars and cannon plus costume competitions and historical lectures. The largest Civil War live-fire event in the country. Free admission, large sutler area, and food service. For more information visit the N-SSA web site: www.n-ssa.org.

15-16 Pennsylvania. The Forks of the Delaware Historical Arms Society, Inc. presents the Antique & Modern Arms Show at the Agricultural Hall, Allentown, PA. 1350 Uhler Rd, P.M.B 138, Easton, PA 18040-9006. Contact 610-438-9006, http://www.allentownshow.net.

 15-16 Virginia. Reenactment The 158th Anniversary Reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek recreating the last major battle in the Shenandoah Valley will be held the weekend of Oct. 15th & 16th at 8437 Valley Pike in Middletown, Va. See cavalry, artillery, and infantry soldiers in action and in camp. Battle scenarios, music, symposia, and medical, military, and civilian demonstrations are scheduled each day. Fundraising raffles, period merchants, and food vendors onsite. Don’t miss the Evening Candlelight Tour Program. 1-day, 2-day, and discount options available! Children 6 & under are free! For more information; 540-869-2064, Info@ccbf.us or www.ccbf.us.

24 Philadelphia, Major Octavius V. Catto Honor ceremony; wreath laying; military salute at the Catto Monument at city hall in Philadelphia at 11 a.m. honoring the great black equal rights and military leader. Wreath-Laying ceremony. All military units, period civilians, veterans and heritage groups are welcome. Colors, wreaths and music encouraged. Following the city hall ceremony, PA National Guard Medal Ceremony at 12:30 p.m. in the Union League for the ‘Major Catto Medal.’ For information: Dr. Andy Waskie awaski01@gmail.com.

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Sept 22
Mary Turk-Meena
The Committee on the Conduct of the War

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Oct 27
Tom Vossler & Jeffrey McCausland
Leadership on the Gettysburg Battlefield

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Nov 17
Dr. Brian Luskey
Mercenaries or Patriots: Bounty Men in the Union Army

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Dec 1 - Holiday Banquet
Kent Masterson Brown
Meade at Gettysburg


 

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