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May 2019

1-5- PA/MD Symposium, “American Military History & Combat,” annual Ed Bearss event, based in Chambersburg PA. Speakers and tours. More info: civilwarseminars.org

4 -VA “Potomac Blockade Boat Tour,” includes river view of Confederate fortifications and walking tour of the Possum Nose battery. Begins at Tim’s Rivershore Restaurant, 1510 Cherry Hill Road, Dumfries. 10 am-2 pm. $70 includes lunch. Reservations: 703-792-4754.

4 -MD Book event, “Meet the Authors: Battles of a Border State, Maryland’s Constitutional Crisis,” meet the authors at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. Noon-5 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono

15-19- VA Living history and live-fire competition at the Spring Nationals of the North-South Skirmish Association at Fort Shenandoah near Winchester. Free. Details: www.n-ssa.org

18- PA Lecture, tour, “ ‘Action Forward!’ Civil War Field Artillery at Gettysburg,” at the Gettysburg NMP. Lecture 9 am-noon, guided walking tour 1-4 pm. $110. Registration: gettysburgfoundation.org

18-19- VA Reenactment, “Battle of New Market,” at the historic battlefield in New Market. Camps open 10 am-5 pm with battles each day. $10/adult. vmi.edu/museums-and-archives/virginia-museum-of-the-civil-war/events

27- MD Memorial Day commemoration at the Antietam National Cemetery near Sharpsburg. 11 am. Free. nps.gov/anti


1-2- VA Reenactment, “Fort Pocahontas,” at the historic site just off Route 5 between Richmond and Williamsburg. Camps, demonstrations, tours and more daily. Battles each day. $10/adult. More info: fortpocahontas.org/reenactment

1-2- PA Reenactment, “Lehigh Valley Civil War Days,” Whitehall Parkway, in Whitehall. Camps and demonstrations 9 am-8 pm Saturday, 9 am-1 pm Sunday. Battles 3 pm Saturday, 11 am Sunday. friendsofcampgeiger.webs.com

7- VA Tour, “‘If Any Man Runs.. I will Shoot Him’: The Battle of Piedmont,” 10 am-noon. Free but registration required: shenandoahatwar.org

8- PA Lecture, “Mississippi and the Care of Confederate Veterans,” at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. 1 pm. Free with admission. nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

8-9- MD Living history, camps and demonstrations at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. Free. Details: nps.gov/mono
13 VA Anniversary tours, “Second Battle of Winchester.” See kernstownbattle.org for details.

22-23- VA Living history, camp, demonstrations and special immersive program at the Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield near Fredericksburg (Stop 3). 10 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. nps.gov/frsp

22-23- VA Living history, “Action Front,” non-firing artillery demonstrations at the Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park 
north of Leesburg off Route 15. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. novaparks.com/parks/balls-bluff-battlefield-

29- MD Living history, Federal artillery camp and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti

30 -MD Living history, Confederate infantry artillery and infantry camps and demonstrations at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Free with park admission. nps.gov/anti


5-7 -PA Reenactment, “Battle of Gettysburg,” big annual event at 91085 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg. Camps, demonstrations, music, talks and more each day. Battles each day. More info, tickets: gettysburgreenactment.com

20-21 -VA Anniversary activities, “Second Battle of Kernstown,” at the Kernstown Battlefield Park, 610 Battle Park Drive, south of Winchester. Details: kernstownbattle.org


18-20 -VA Reenactment, “Cedar Creek,” on the historic battlefield near Middletown. Details: ccbf.us


7 -MD Annual Memorial Illumination at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. Driving tour featuring 23,000 candles. Begins 6 pm. Expect delays, long lines. Visitor center closes 3 pm. Free. nps.gov/anti

7- VA Living history, “Christmas on the Farm,” 1864 at the Bushong Farm on the New Market battlefield in New Market. 10 am-3 pm. Free with park admission. vmi.edu/museums-and-archives/virginia-museum-of-the-civil-war/events