Event Schedule

 

                         2015 GETTYSBURG BATTLE REENCATMENT

                                       SCHEDULE OF EVENTS *

 

FRIDAY, JULY 3rd
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins
9:00 - The Federal Generals discuss their options for the Battle         (Activities Tent 1)
9:30 - Civil War Medicine – the good, the bad and the ugly               (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 - US Christian Commission tells the story of their hardships     (Activities Tent 1)
10:30 - Generals Lee and Longstreet ponder the first days success     (Activities Tent 2)
11:00 - Music performed by the Second South Carolina String Band (Activities Tent 1)
11:30 - A woman’s opinion of the hardships of the war                       (Activities Tent 2)
12:00 - Actor and Historian Patrick Falci entertains the crowd with Historic Insights
    into the making of the film “Gettysburg”.  You will be enlightened and
    entertained by Patrick’s tales.                                           (Activities Tent #1)
12:30 - How to become a REENACTOR presented by The American Living History
     Education Society (ALHES)                                              (Activities Tent 2)
1:30 - Military Battle Demonstration (Tactical Skirmish)
- Live Mortar Fire Demonstration.  Watch as the balls fly through the air
     to their target with an explosive ending.                         Field Demonstration
2:30 - Artillery Crew Field Demonstration – Narrated                 Field Demonstration
3:00 Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley of
-     Gettysburg Ghosts Tours.                                                    (Activities Tent 1)
3:30 An 1860’s Fashion Show presented by the Ladies of the American Living
   History Society                                                                          (Activities Tent 2)
4:00 - Music performed by the 46th  PA Brass Band.  Learn about the songs of the
Civil War and listen to the beautiful music performed with period instruments.
                                                                                                                    (Activities Tent 1)
4:30 - Stories of the Spies of the Civil War                                       (Activities Tent 2)
5:30 - The Push To Seminary Ridge – First Day Action
 

SATURDAY, JULY 4th

8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Again
9:00 - U.S. Christian Commission tell the story of their hardships      (Activities Tent 1)
9:30 - The Federal Generals discuss their options for the Battle        (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 - Generals Lee and Longstreet ponder the first days successes (Activities Tent 1)
11:00 - Hell To Pay – Buford Defends The High Ground
- Live Mortar Fire Demonstration: Watch as the balls fly through the air
     to their target with an explosive ending.                            Field Demonstration
1:00 - Artillery Crew Field Demonstration – Narrated                 Field Demonstration
2:00 - Actor Patrick Falci tells the tales of the making of the movie “Gettysburg”
     along with funny annotations.  You will be amazed and entertained by
     Patrick’s dialog                                                                   (Activities Tent 2)
2:30 - Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley of
    Gettysburg Ghosts Tours.                                                   (Activities Tent 1)
3:00 - Civil War Wedding:  Share the Love & Joy as this Living History couple
     recite their vows.                                                                (Activities Tent 1)
4:00 - A Bloody Harvest – The Wheatfield
6:00 - Civil War Religious Revival Service                                        (Activities Tent 1)
8:00 - Reenactors Camp Dance with the 2d South Carolina String Band Activities Tent 2
 

SUNDAY, JULY 5th

8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Anew
9:00 - Attend a Period Worship Service                                       (Activities Tent 1)
or a Catholic Service                                                           (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 - The Federal Generals discuss their options for the upcoming Battle  (Tent 1)
10:30 - Civil War Medicine – the good, the bad and the ugly            (Activities Tent 2)
11:00 - Cavalry Battle: Virginians & Wolverines – Action as depicted on the
   East 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 - A Woman’s opinion of the hardships of war                        (Activities Tent 2)
1:00 - Actor and Historian Patrick Falci entertains the crowd with Historic Insights
    into the making of the film “Gettysburg”.  A most interesting and
    entertaining program                                                         (Activities Tent 1)
1:30 - Civil War Medicine – the affects of Battle on Soldiers           (Activities Tent 2)
2:30 - Battle: Glory Or Death – segment of Pickett’s Charge 
3:30 - Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley of
     Gettysburg Ghosts Tours.                                             (Activities Tent 1)
In addition, musical groups will be performing throughout the weekend

 

    All Battles are narrated by Gettysburg National Military Park Licensed Battlefield Guide
 
Rev: 01/24/2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, JULY 3rd              
                   
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins        
                   
1:30 - Military Battle Demonstration (Tactical Skirmish)    
                   
  - Live Mortar Fire Demonstration.  Watch as the balls fly through the air
         to their target with an explosive ending.                      Field Demonstration
                   
2:30 - Artillery Crew Field Demonstration –  Narrated    
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5:30 - The Push To Seminary Ridge – First Day Action    
                   
SATURDAY, JULY4th              
                   
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Again      
                   
11:00 - Hell to Pay – Buford Defends The High Ground      
                   
  - Live Mortar Fire Demonstration: Watch as the balls fly through the air
         to their target with an explosive ending.                      Field Demonstration
                   
1:00 - Artillery Crew Field Demonstration –  Narrated    
                   
4:00 - A Bloody Harvest – The Wheatfield        
                   
SUNDAY, JULY 5th              
                   
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Anew      
                   
                   
11:00 - Virginians & Wolverines – East Cavalry Field      
                   
  - Live Mortar Fire Demonstration:  Watch as the balls fly through the air
        to their target with an explosive ending.                 Field Demonstration
                   
2:30 - Glory Or Death – Segment of Pickett’s Charge      
                   
  In addition, musical groups will be performing throughout the weekend
    All Battles are narrated by Gettysburg National Military Park Licensed Battlefield Guides

                           * All events and times subject to change.
All reenactment activities held at the reenactment site on Pumping Station Road

 Rev 11/08/2014