Event Schedule

GETTYSBURG BATTLE REENCATMENT

August 7, 8, & 9, 2015

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS *

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7th
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins
9:00 - The Federal Generals discuss their options for the Battle. (Tent 1)
9:30 - Civil War Medicine – the good, the bad and the ugly. (Tent 2)
10:00 - US Christian Commission tells the story of their hardships by Reverand Alan Farley, D.D. and Dale Murray. (Tent 1)
10:30 - General Lee and his wife ponder their life. (Tent 2)
11:00 - Music performed by the Second South Carolina String Band. (Tent 1)
11:30 - Confederate Generals discuss the war. (Tent 2)
12:00 - Actor and Historian Patrick Falci entertains the crowd with Historic Insights into the making of the film “Gettysburg.” (Tent 1)
12:30 - How to become a REENACTOR presented by The American Living History Education Society (ALHES). (Tent 2)
1:30 - Fiery Artillery Demonstration followed by Live Mortar Fire Demonstration. Watch as the balls fly through the air to their target. (Field)
3:00 - Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley. (Tent 1)
3:30 - Mrs. Jackson, wife of “Stonewall” Jackson, reminisces of her General. (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. (Tent 1)
4:30 - Stories of the Spies of the Civil War as presented by Christine Roward and Buddie and Sharen Miller. (Tent 2)
5:30 - First Contact – Davis Brigade at the Seminary - First Day Action including skirmishers and wagons carrying the wounded. (Field)
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8th
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Again
9:00 - Civil Music performed by the 46th PA Brass Band. (Tent 1)
9:30 - The Confederate Generals discuss their options for the Battle. (Tent 2)
10:00 - General Lee and his wife ponder their life. (Tent 1)
12:00 - Cavalry Demonstration followed by Live Mortar Fire Demonstration (Field)
1:30 - Actor Patrick Falci tells the tales of the making of the movie “Gettysburg,” along with funny annotations. (Tent 2)
2:00 - Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley (Tent 1)
3:00 - Civil War Wedding: Share the Love & Joy as this Living History couple recite their vows (Tent 1)
3:30 - Medical Talk by George King. (Tent 2)
4:00 - Women’s’ Hardship During the War, presented by Tara Forrestt (Tent 1)
5:00 - Culp’s Hill – 2nd Day Action. Johnson’s Brigade attempts to take Culp’s Hill. This action will highlight the Maryland Troops of Johnson’ Bgde ( Field)
6:00 - Civil War Religious Revival Service with Rev. Farley, RMJC (Tent 1)
8:00 - Reenactors Camp Dance with the 2d South Carolina String Band (Tent 2)
SUNDAY, AUGUST 9th
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Renews
9:00 - Attend a period worship service by Reverend Farley. (Tent 1)
or a Catholic Service by Rev Jerome. (Tent 2)
10:00 - Federal Generals discuss their options for the upcoming Battle by Lincoln’s Generals. (Tent 1)
10:30 - Medical Talk by George King. (Tent 2) 
11:00 - Cavalry Demonstration followed by Live Mortar Fire Demonstration (Field)
12:30 - A Woman’s opinion of the hardships of war, by Tara Forrestt. (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. (Tent 1)
1:30 - Live Civil Music performed by the 46th PA Brass Band. (Tent 2)
2:30 - Battle: Armistead reaches the Wall – segment of Pickett’s Charge
3:30 - Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley. (Tent 1)

August 7-9, 2015 Youth Activities Tent Schedule

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7TH
10:00 AM Coloring Contest
11:00 AM Boys & Girls: Making Marbles, Making Church Dolls
12 Noon Drill and Ceremonies followed by Battle of Capture the Flag
2:00 PM Coloring Contest
3:00 PM Boys & Girls: Making Marbles, Making Church Dolls
4:00 PM Drill and Ceremonies
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8TH
10:00 AM Coloring Contest
11:00 AM Boys & Girls: Making Marbles, Making Church Dolls
12 Noon Drill and Ceremonies followed by Battle of Capture the Flag
2:00 PM Coloring Contest
3:00 PM Boys & Girls: Making Marbles, Making Church Dolls
4:00 PM Drill and Ceremonies
SUNDAY, AUGUST 9TH
10:00 AM Coloring Contest
11:00 AM Boys & Girls: Making Marbles, Making Church Dolls
12 Noon Drill and Ceremonies

 

In addition, musical groups will be performing throughout the weekend. Battles are narrated by Licensed Battlefield Guides. All reenactment activities held at the reenactment site on 965 Pumping Station Road.* All events and times subject to change.

 

 

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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