Event Schedule

     2016 Gettysburg Battle Reenactment

                                 Schedule of Events *

Friday, July 1st

8:30 a.m. Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins
9:00 a.m. First Day’s Action, Larry Weatherford (Activities Tent 1)
9:30 a.m. Medical Advantages produced by the Civil War. (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 a.m. US Christian Commission tells the story of their hardships. (Activities Tent 1)
11:00 a.m. Music performed by the Second South Carolina String Band. (Activities Tent 1)
11:30 a.m. Confederate Generals Discuss Battle Strategies (Activities Tent 2)
12:00 p.m. Actor Patrick Falci tells talks about the making of the movie “Gettysburg” – (Activities Tent 1)
12:30 p.m. How to become a Reenactor by the American Living History Education Society (ALHES) (Act. Tent 2)
1:30 p.m. Fiery Artillery Demonstration (Followed by Live Mortar Fire Presentation)
Live Mortar Fire Demonstration. Watch as the balls fly through the air. (Follows Battle)
3:00 p.m. Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley. (Activities Tent 1)
3:30 p.m. General and Mrs. Robert E Lee discuss being a soldiers wife (Activities Tent 2)
4:00 p.m. Period Music performed by the 46th PA Brass Band. (Activities Tent 1)
4:30 p.m. Stories of the Spies of the Civil War. (Activities Tent 2)
5:30 p.m. Battle: “Buford Holds the Line” until the Black Hats arrive

Saturday, July 2nd

8:30 a.m. Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Again
9:00 a.m. Period Music performed by the 46th PA Brass Band. (Activities Tent 1)
9:30 a.m. Confederate Generals Discuss Battle Strategies (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 a.m. Fife & Drum music performed by the BSA Venture Crew 1861 (Activities Tent 1)
12:00 p.m.
Battle: Clash at Fairfield – (Cavalry Battle)
Live Mortar Fire Demonstration. Watch as the balls fly through the air. (Follows Battle)
1:30 p.m. Actor Patrick Falci tells talks about the making of the movie “Gettysburg” – (Activities Tent 2)
2:00 p.m. Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley. (Activities Tent 1)
3:00 p.m. Civil War Wedding:   Share the Love & Joy as this Living History couple recite their vows. (Activities Tent 1)
4:00 p.m. The Daniel Lady Farm and Culps Hill by Larry Weatherford (Activities Tent 1)
5:00 p.m. Battle: East Cemetary Hill – “The Push Is On”
6:00 p.m. Civil War Religious Revival Service. (Activities Tent 1)
8:00 p.m. Reenactors Camp Dance with the 2d South Carolina String Band. (Activities Tent 2)

Sunday, July 3rd

8:30 a.m. Gates Open & Your Adventure Begins Anew
9:00 a.m. Attend a Period Worship Service (Activities Tent 1) or a Catholic Service (Activities Tent 2)
10:00 a.m. Third day Benner’s Hill by Larry Weatherford (Activities Tent 1)
10:30 a.m. Fife & Drum music performed by the BSA Venture Crew 1861 (Activities Tent 2)
11:00 a.m. Battle: Custer Attacks Stuart – (Cavalry Battle)
Live Mortar Fire Demonstration. Watch as the balls fly through the air. (Follows Battle)
12:30 p.m. General and Mrs. Robert E Lee discuss being a soldiers wife (Activities Tent 2)
1:00 p.m. Actor Patrick Falci tells talks about the making of the movie “Gettysburg” – (Activities Tent 1)
1:30 p.m. Period Music performed by the 46th PA Brass Band. (Activities Tent 2)
2:30 p.m. Battle: Cushing’s Brave Stand – (Segment of Pickett’s Charge)
3:30 p.m. Ghostly Tales of Historic Gettysburg told by Johlene “Spooky” Riley. (Activities Tent 2)

All 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.

Last Update 4/27/16