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Civil War Reenactment

May 20, 2017

On May 20 & 21, 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.


3rd Annual  Civil War Event, May 20 and 21, 2017



9:00                               Event Open to the Public

9:15                               Officers’ Call/Both Divisions and Civilian Coordinator       HolstromPark

10:30                               Lincoln and Grant at City Point, VA,                           Pinacate Park

11:00                                Artillery Demonstration                                                 Battlefield, North End

11:15                                Both Divisions Form (Generals’ Discretion)               Division Streets

11:30                                First Engagement (Pass in Review Following)           Battlefield

12:00                                Infantry/Cavalry Demonstration (after battle)           Battlefield

12:15                                 Civil War Brass Band Concert                                        Band Stand

1:15                                  Presidential Press Conference                                     Pinacate Park

2:00                                  Artillery Demonstration                                                 Battlefield, North End

2:15                                  Both Divisions Form (Generals Discretion)                 Division Streets

2:30                                   Second Engagement (Immediately Followed by Gettysburg Address) Battlefield

3:00                                   Infantry Demonstration (After Battle)                       Battlefield

3:15                                   Civil War Brass Band Concert                                       Pinacate Park

4:00                                   Meet the Generals (Grant and Lee)                            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.


May 20, 2017


Southern California Railway Museum
2201 South A Street
Perris, CA 92570 United States
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(951) 943-3020