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Civil War Reenactment
May 21, 2017
Step back in time and see what life was like during the War Between the States. Visit the encampments of the Union and Confederate Armies. See what life was like in the civilian camp. Watch one of several battles throughout the day. Ride the vintage train and trolleys.
ORANGE EMPIRE RAILWAY MUSEUM
3rd Annual Civil War Event May 20 and 21, 2017
SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY
9:00 Event Opens to the Public
10:30 Lincoln and Grant at City Point, VA, Band Stand
11:00 Artillery Demonstration Battlefield, North End
11:15 Both Divisions Form (Generals’ Discretion) Division Streets
11:30 First Engagement (Pass in Review After) Battlefield
12:00 Cavalry Demonstration (after battle) Battlefield
12:30 Civil War Brass Band Concert Pinacate Park
1:00 Presidential Press Conference Pinacate Park
2:00 Artillery Demonstration Battlefield
2:15 Both Divisions Form (Generals’ Discretion) Division Streets
2:30 Second Engagement (Immediately Followed by Gettysburg Address) Battlefield
3:00 Infantry Demonstration Battlefield
3:30 Appomattox Surrender Ceremony Pinacate Park
5:00 Event closes to public
Train and trolleys will be available from 11:00 until 4:00. If you did not purchase an all-day ride pass with your admission ticket you may upgrade your ticket at the museum gift shop.
This is a gated event; admission is $7 per person for ages 12 & up and $5 for ages 4 – 11. Admission is included with an all-day ride pass which is $12 for ages 12 & up and $8 for ages 5 – 11. Ages 4 and under are free. This event is free for museum members.