Event Schedule

     2016 Gettysburg Battle Reenactment

                                 Schedule of Events *

 

FRIDAY, July 1st
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins
9:00 - Medical Advantages produced by the Civil War                      (Activities Tent 1)
9:30 - Union Generals discuss the upcoming Battle Plan                   (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 - US Christian Commission tells the story of their hardships by
     Reverend Alan Farley, D.D. and Dale Murray                         (Activities Tent 1)
10:30 -        (Activities Tent 2)
11:00 - Music performed by the Second South Carolina String Band (Activities Tent 1)
11:30 - Confederate Generals, Lee’s Lieutenants                                 (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 - Fiery Artillery Demonstration followed by Live Mortar Fire
     Presentation. Watch as the balls fly through the air to their
-      target with an incendiary ending.                    (Field Demonstration)
3:00 Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley of
-      Gettysburg Ghosts Tours.                                                 (Activities Tent 1)
3:30 General and Mrs. Robert E. Lee discuss being a soldiers wife   (ActivitesTent 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 as presented by Christine Roward and
   Buddie and Sharon Miller                                                     (Activities Tent 2)
5:30 - Battle: Buford Holds The Line Until The Black Hats Arrive   (field event)
SATURDAY, July 2nd
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Again
9:00 - 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)
9:30 - Confederate Generals, with Lee’s Lieutenants presenting           (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 - Fife & Drum music performed by The BSA Venture Crew 1861 (Activities Tent 1)
12:00 - Cavalry Presentation, watch as these stately steeds show their work
- followed by photo opp then Live Mortar Fire Demonstration: Watch as
   the balls fly through the air to their target with an explosive ending.
                                                                                         (Field Demonstration)
1:30 - 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)
2:00 - 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)
3:30 - Music performed by the Second South Carolina String Band   (Activities Tent 2)
4:00 Union Generals discuss the upcoming Battle Plan                  (Activities Tent 2)
5:00 - Battle: East Cemetary Hill – The Push is on                      (Field event)
6:00 - Civil War Religious Revival Service with Rev. Farley, RMJC   (Activities Tent 1)
8:00 - Reenactors Camp Dance with the 2d South Carolina String Band Activitie Tent 2
SUNDAY, July 3rd
8:30 - Gates Open & Your Adventure Renews
9:00 - Attend a period worship service by Reverend Farley           (Activities Tent 1)
or a Catholic Service by Rev Jerome                                    (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 - Union Generals discuss the upcoming Battle Plan                (Activities Tent 1)
10:30 - Fife & Drum Music performed by The BSA Venture Crew 1861       (Tent 2)
   You will love the music as done by this youmg group sponserd by
   the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association
11:00 - Cavalry Presentation, watch as these stately steeds show their work
   followed by an upfront photo opportunity and then Live Mortar Fire
       Demonstration: Watch as the balls fly through the air to
     their target with a dynamic ending.                     (Field Demonstration)
12:30 - Robert E. Lee and Wife                                                     (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 - Music performed by the 46th   PA Brass Band.   listen to the beautiful music
performed with period instruments.                                    (Activities Tent 2)
2:30 - Battle: Cushing’s Brave Stand – segment of Pickett’s Charge     (Field)
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:   08/29/2015

 

* All events and times subject to change

All Reenactment activities held at the Reenactment site on Pumping Station Road