Event Schedule

2014 Gettysburg Battle Reenactment

      SCHEDULE OF EVENTS *

FRIDAY, JULY 4th

8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins
9:00 - General Longstreet reveals his involvement at Gettysburg           (Tent 1)
9:30 - Dr. Hunter McGuire interprets the medical challenges at Gettysburg (Tent 2)
10:00 - Federal Generals consider their options for the battle   (Activities Tent 1)
10:30 - The spies and Intrigue of the Civil War -                     (Activities Tent 2)
11:00 - Music performed by the Second South Carolina String Band     (Tent 1)
11:30 - An overview of the United States Christian Commission            (Tent 2)
12:00 - Actor and Historian Patrick Falci entertains the crowd with Historic Insights
    into the making of the film “Gettysburg”      (Activities Tent 1)
12:30 - How to become a REENACTOR presented by The American Living History
     Education Society (ALHES)                                 (Activities Tent 2)
1:00 - Live Mortar Fire Demonstration.  Watch as the balls fly through the air
     to their target with an explosive ending.           Field Demonstration
2:00 - The Confederate Generals plan for victory at Gettysburg and why -  (Tent 2)
2:30 - Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley of
    Gettysburg Ghosts Tours.                                   (Activities Tent 1)
3:00 - The Ladies of the Dixie Rose Relief tells about their efforts to keep the home
     fires burning  -                                                    (Activities Tent 2)
3:30 - Tillie Pierce , “The story of the girl who survived” -   (Activities Tent 1)
4:00 -  General Meade will give you his insight on his new promotion – (Tent 2)
4:30 - Music performed by the 46th  PA Brass Band            (Activities Tent 1)
6:00 - Battle:  Just in the Nick of Time – Cavalry & Infantry Arrive.
      Action at McPherson Ridge
SATURDAY, JULY 5th
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Again
9:00 - Federal Generals discuss their options for the battle    (Tent 1)
9:30 - The spies and intrigue of the Civil War                 (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 - Tillie Pierce , “The story of the girl who survived”       (Tent 1)
11:00 - Cavalry Battle:  Farnsworth’s Fatal Charge.   
      Actions at the South Cavalry Field
- Live Mortar Fire Demonstration: Watch as the balls fly through the air
    to their target with an explosive ending.           Field Demonstration
12:30 Actor Patrick Falci tells the tales of the making of the movie “Gettysburg” (T2)
1:00 - General Longstreet explains his involvement at Gettysburg – (Tent 1)
1:30 - Dr. Hunter McGuire tells you of the medical challenges  at Gettysburg – (Tent 2)
2:00 - Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley of
    Gettysburg Ghosts Tours.              (Tent 1)
2:30 - The Confederate Generals tell of the journey to Gettysburg    (Tent 2)
3:00 - Civil War Wedding:  Share the Love & Joy as this Living History couple
     recite their vows.         (Living History Tent 1)
3:30 -  General Meade will give you his insight on his new promotion – (Tent 2)
4:00 - Ladies Fashion Show                                                               (Tent 1)
5:00 - Battle:  A Bloody Harvest – The Wheatfield
6:00 - Civil War Religious Revival Service                          (Living History Tent 2)
8:00 - Reenactors Camp Dance with the 2nd South Carolina String Band,  (Tent 1)

SUNDAY, JULY 6th

8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Anew
9:00 - Attend a Period Worship Service (Tent 1)     or a Catholic Service (Tent 2)
10:00 - Federal Generals confer about their options for the battle               (Tent 1)
10:30 - Civil War Medicine – the good, the bad and the ugly.       (Activities Tent 2)
11:00 - Cavalry Battle:  Heroic Counter Attack -
     Custer vs. Stuart East Cavalry Field
12:00 - The story of the Spies and Intrigue of the civil war          (Activities Tent 1)
12:30 - Actor and Historian Patrick Falci entertains the crowd with Historic Insights
    into the making of the film “Gettysburg”                      (Activities Tent 2)
1:00 - The Confederate Generals narrate their journey to Gettysburg         (Tent 1)
1:30 - The Ladies of the Dixie Rose Relief speak about their efforts to keep the
       Home Front Fires burning                                       (Activities Tent 2)
2:30 - Battle:  High Tide at the Angle – Pickett’s Charge
- Live Mortar Fire Demonstration:  Watch as the balls fly through the air
    to their target with an explosive ending.           Field Demonstration
3:30 - Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley of
     Gettysburg Ghosts Tours.                                       (Activities Tent 1)
Rev 10/22/2013 * All events and times subject to change.
In addition, musical groups will be performing throughout the weekend
    All Battles are narrated by Gettysburg National Military Park Licensed Battlefield Guides
All reenactment activities held at the reenactment site on Pumping Station Road