Calendar of Civil War Events

The Civil War Trust tracks hundreds of Civil War events, exhibits and activities throughout the country. Learn more about these exciting opportunities in your community!

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June 1, 2016February 28, 2017
Exhibit

100 Years: A Century of Service

Massachusetts: Springfield Armory National Historic Site One Armory Square Suite 2 Springfield, MA 01105, Springfield

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June 4, 2016
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152nd Battle Commemoration and National Trails Day Hike

Georgia: Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road Dallas, GA 30157, Dallas

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June 4, 2016
Reenactment

Be a Cannoneer!

Tennessee: Stop # 4 174 National Cemetery Drive PO Box 434 Dover, TN 37058, Dover

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June 21, 2016
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Battlefield in a Box

West Virginia: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park PO Box 65 485 Fillmore St. Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, Harpers Ferry

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October 1, 2016May 2, 2016
Reenactment

Skirmishes for Lexington

South Carolina: 404 Olde Farm Road, Lexington, South Carolina , Lexington

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December 13, 2016June 9, 2017
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Full Moon Night Hike

Georgia: Magnolia Springs State Park- 1053 Magnolia Springs Drive, Millen

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December 17, 2016December 16, 2017
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Living History Weekend

Florida: Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park-601 Howard England Way, Key West

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This Month

January 2, 2017February 28, 2017
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Tuesday Winter Civil War Tours

Alabama: Fort Morgan 51 Hwy 180, Gulf Shores

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January 5, 2017January 26, 2017
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Lincoln's Inaugurations

District of Columbia: Lincoln Memorial, Washington

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January 7, 2017March 17, 2017
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Gettysburg Winter Reading Adventures

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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January 7, 2017March 11, 2017
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Gettysburg Winter Lecture Series: Controversies, Myths, and Misconceptions - Refighting the Civil War

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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January 7, 2017March 11, 2017
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Gettysburg Battlefield Book Series

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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January 12, 2017December 14, 2017
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Civil War Book Club

Virginia: The American Civil War Museum- Museum of the Confederacy: Appomattox, Appomattox

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January 21, 2017January 21, 2017
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Winter Vistas: Horseshoe Ridge - The Confederate Perspective

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe

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January 21, 2017January 22, 2017
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Fort Taylor Living History Weekend

Florida: Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park - 601 Howard England Way, Key West

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January 21, 2017January 21, 2017
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Battle of Mill Springs-155th Anniversary Observance

Kentucky: Mill Springs Battlefield, Nancy

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January 21, 2017January 21, 2017
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Book Talk: Stonewall Jackson's Little Sorrel

Virginia: The American Civil War Museum- White House and Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond

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January 27, 2017January 29, 2017
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Camping with Boone´s LA Battery/31st LA Infantry

Louisiana: Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site - 135 Riverfront Street, Pineville

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January 28, 2017January 28, 2017
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Major Marcus Reno: From Harrisburg to Little Bighorn

Pennsylvania: National Civil War Museum - One Lincoln Circle, Harrisburg

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Next Month

February 3, 2017February 5, 2017
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Civil War Heritage Days

Florida: Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park - 601 Howard England Way, Key West

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February 4, 2017February 5, 2017
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First Weekend Union Garrison

Florida: Fort Clinch State Park- 2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach

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February 6, 2017February 6, 2017
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Flags of Fort Macon & the Confederacy

North Carolina: Fort Macon - 2303 East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach

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February 11, 2017February 11, 2017
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"Take What You See Here and Make it Better:" El Lilly and Chickamauga

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park , Fort Oglethorpe

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February 11, 2017February 11, 2017
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Ulysses S. Grant Lecture by Author Brooks Simpson

Missouri: Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site - 7400 Grant Road, St. Louis

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February 12, 2017February 12, 2017
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Abraham Lincoln Birthday Ceremony

Kentucky: Abraham Lincoln Birthplace - 2995 Lincoln Farm Road , Hodgenville

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February 12, 2017February 12, 2017
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"Looking for Lincoln" Lecture

Illinois: Lincoln Home National Historic Site - 413 S. 8th Street, Springfield

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February 13, 2017February 13, 2017
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Why They Fought: Abolitionists in the Army of the Cumberland

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park , Fort Oglethorpe

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February 17, 2017February 19, 2017
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Civil War Battle Reenactment

Florida: Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park- 5815 Battlefield Trail Road, Olustee

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February 18, 2017February 18, 2017
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Community Free Day

Pennsylvania: National Civil War Museum - One Lincoln Circle, Harrisburg

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February 18, 2017February 19, 2017
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Fort Taylor Living History Weekend

Florida: Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park - 601 Howard England Way, Key West

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February 18, 2017February 18, 2017
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18th Annual Civil War Seminar

Virginia: Appomattox Court House National Historical Park , Appomattox

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February 18, 2017February 18, 2017
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How One Battle Changed the Presidential Aspirations of Two Generals

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park , Fort Oglethorpe

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February 20, 2017February 20, 2017
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Presidents’ Day/Adams County Community Appreciation Day

: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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February 23, 2017February 23, 2017
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Civil War Conversation- Mark Twain and the Civil War

Virginia: The American Civil War Museum- Museum of the Confederacy: Appomattox, Appomattox

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February 24, 2017February 25, 2017
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"To Bind Up The Nation's Wounds" by Fritz Klein

Missouri: Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site - 7400 Grant Road, St. Louis

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February 25, 2017February 25, 2017
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American Civil War Museum: Civil War Monuments Past, Present, & Future

Virginia: Library of Virginia - 800 E. Broad St., Richmond

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February 26, 2017February 26, 2017
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Battle of Ball's Bluff Remembrance Dinner

Virginia: The Woodlands at Algonkian Regional Park, 47001 Fairway Drive, Sterling

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The Month After Next

Future Events

March 2, 2017March 2, 2017
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Gettysburg’s “Spotlight Exhibit” Opens

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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March 4, 2017March 5, 2017
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First Weekend Union Garrison

Florida: Fort Clinch State Park - 2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach

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March 4, 2017March 25, 2017
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The Civilian's War- A Lecture Series

North Carolina: Bennett Place State Historic Site - 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham

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March 6, 2017March 6, 2017
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Flags of Fort Macon & the Confederacy

North Carolina: Fort Macon - 2303 East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach

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March 11, 2017March 11, 2017
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Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies

Virginia: The American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar, Richmond

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March 11, 2017March 12, 2017
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Living History Weekend

Georgia: Andersonville National Cemetery - 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville

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March 12, 2017April 2, 2017
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The Farms of Gettysburg

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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March 18, 2017March 18, 2017
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Reconsidering Braxton Bragg

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park , Fort Oglethorpe

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March 18, 2017March 19, 2017
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Fort Taylor Living History Weekend

Florida: Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park - 601 Howard England Way, Key West

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March 18, 2017March 19, 2017
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Civil War in the Southwest

Arizona: Picacho Peak State Park- Picacho Peak Rd, Picacho

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March 18, 2017March 19, 2017
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War So Terrible- Medical Living History Program

North Carolina: Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site - 5466 Harper House Road, Four Oaks

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March 23, 2017March 23, 2017
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Civil War Conversation- The Fourth of July and the Civil War

Virginia: The American Civil War Museum- Museum of the Confederacy: Appomattox, Appomattox

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March 25, 2017March 25, 2017
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Gettysburg Foundation Encounters with History

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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March 31, 2017March 31, 2017
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Harriet Tubman by Kathryn Harris

Missouri: Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site - 7400 Grant Road, St. Louis

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March 31, 2017April 12, 2017
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Avenue of Flags

Georgia: Andersonville National Cemetery - 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville

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April 1, 2017April 1, 2017
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April Fool's at Chickamauga: The Fight for Brock Field

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park , Fort Oglethorpe

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April 1, 2017October 29, 2017
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Civil War Living History Weekends

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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April 1, 2017April 2, 2017
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First Weekend Union Garrison

Florida: Fort Clinch State Park - 2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach

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April 3, 2017April 3, 2017
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Flags of Fort Macon & the Confederacy

North Carolina: Fort Macon - 2303 East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach

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April 6, 2017April 7, 2017
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Shiloh Battle Anniversary Hikes and Programs

Tennessee: Shiloh National Military Park - 1055 Pittsburg Landing Road, Shiloh

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April 8, 2017April 8, 2017
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Garrison Living History Day

Alabama: Fort Morgan 51 Hwy 180, Gulf Shores

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April 8, 2017April 8, 2017
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155th Battle of Shiloh Anniversary Illumination

Tennessee: Shiloh National Military Park - 1055 Pittsburg Landing Road, Shiloh

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April 9, 2017April 9, 2017
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National Former POW Recognition Day

Florida: Andersonville National Cemetery National Prisoner of War Museum- 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville

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April 15, 2017April 16, 2017
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Fort Taylor Living History Weekend

Florida: Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park - 601 Howard England Way, Key West

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April 15, 2017April 15, 2017
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Junior Ranger Day

Georgia: Andersonville National Cemetery - 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville

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April 15, 2017April 15, 2017
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National Junior Ranger Day

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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April 15, 2017April 15, 2017
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Easter Egg Hunt

Georgia: A.H. Stephens State Park- 456 Alexander Street NW, Crawfordville

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April 21, 2017April 22, 2017
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Gettysburg Spring Muster

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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April 22, 2017April 22, 2017
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152nd Anniversary Surrender Commemoration

North Carolina: Bennett Place State Historic Site - 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham

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April 22, 2017April 23, 2017
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Civil War Encampment

Kansas: Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott

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April 25, 2017April 27, 2017
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3rd Annual Civil War School Days Program

North Carolina: Bennett Place State Historic Site - 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham

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April 27, 2017April 27, 2017
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Sweep Through History

Kansas: Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott

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April 29, 2017April 29, 2017
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Artillery Program

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park , Fort Oglethorpe

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May 1, 2017May 1, 2017
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Flags of Fort Macon & the Confederacy

North Carolina: Fort Macon - 2303 East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach

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May 6, 2017May 7, 2017
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First Weekend Union Garrison

Florida: Fort Clinch State Park - 2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach

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May 6, 2017May 6, 2017
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Doors Open Gettysburg

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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May 6, 2017May 7, 2017
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Gettysburg Foundation Heritage Trail Hike

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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May 6, 2017May 6, 2017
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The Fighting McCooks: The First Family of the American Military

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe

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May 12, 2017May 14, 2017
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Gettysburg NMP Seminar: A Contrast in Commanders: Meade, Lee and Their Commands at Gettysburg

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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May 13, 2017May 13, 2017
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Class Conflict in the Army: Officers and Enlisted Men in the Confederate Ranks

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park , Fort Oglethorpe

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May 19, 2017May 31, 2017
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Avenue of Flags

Georgia: Andersonville National Cemetery - 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville

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May 20, 2017May 20, 2017
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The Aftermath of Battle

North Carolina: Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site - 5466 Harper House Road, Four Oaks

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May 20, 2017May 20, 2017
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Chickamauga Battlefield Bike Ride

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park , Fort Oglethorpe

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May 20, 2017September 9, 2017
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Hallowed Ground: A Lantern Tour of Stones River National Cemetery

Tennessee: Stones River National Battlefield - 3501 Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro

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May 20, 2017May 21, 2017
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Fort Taylor Living History Weekend

Florida: Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park - 601 Howard England Way, Key West

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May 27, 2017May 27, 2017
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A Southern Boy in Blue: Marcus Woodcock and the 9th Kentucky Infantry

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe

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May 27, 2017May 27, 2017
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Memorial Day Tribute

Alabama: Fort Morgan 51 Hwy 180, Gulf Shores

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May 27, 2017May 29, 2017
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Memorial Day Weekend at Shiloh

Tennessee: Shiloh National Military Park - 1055 Pittsburg Landing Road, Shiloh

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May 27, 2017May 27, 2017
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Artillery Program

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe

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May 27, 2017May 27, 2017
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Memorial Day Weekend at Fort Scott

: Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott

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May 27, 2017May 28, 2017
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Memorial Day Military Timeline

North Carolina: Bennett Place State Historic Site - 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham

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May 30, 2017May 30, 2017
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175th Anniversary of Fort Scott

Kansas: Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott

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June 3, 2017June 3, 2017
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Good Ol' Days

Kansas: Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott

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June 6, 2017July 25, 2017
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Tuesday Evening Civil War Tours

Alabama: Fort Morgan 51 Hwy 180, Gulf Shores

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June 20, 2017June 22, 2017
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Calicos & Cadets Summer Camp

Tennessee: The Battle of Franklin Trust - 1345 Eastern Flank Circ, Franklin

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June 30, 2017July 11, 2017
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Avenue of Flags

Georgia: Andersonville National Cemetery - 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville

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July 1, 2017July 4, 2017
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Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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July 1, 2017July 4, 2017
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4th of July at Fort Scott

Kansas: Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott

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July 1, 2017July 1, 2017
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Salute to American Independence

Alabama: Fort Morgan 51 Hwy 180, Gulf Shores

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July 4, 2017July 13, 2017
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Retreat from Gettysburg

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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July 11, 2017July 13, 2017
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Calicos & Cadets Summer Camp

Tennessee: The Battle of Franklin Trust - 1345 Eastern Flank Circ, Franklin

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August 5, 2017August 5, 2017
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Ford Family Day

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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August 5, 2017August 5, 2017
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Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan

Alabama: Fort Morgan 51 Hwy 180, Gulf Shores

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August 7, 2017August 11, 2017
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Trailblazer Program at Fort Scott

Kansas: Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott

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August 11, 2017August 12, 2017
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Civil War Music Muster

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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September 2, 2017September 4, 2017
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Labor Day Weekend at Fort Scott

Kansas: Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott

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October 21, 2017October 21, 2017
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Known Deaths and Burials at Mobile Point

Alabama: Fort Morgan 51 Hwy 180, Gulf Shores

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November 9, 2017November 11, 2017
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Blue & Gray Days

Tennessee: The Battle of Franklin Trust - 1345 Eastern Flank Circ, Franklin

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November 11, 2017November 11, 2017
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Gettysburg Veterans’ Day Appreciation Day

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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November 11, 2017November 11, 2017
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Evening Open House at the David Wills House and Gettysburg Railroad Station

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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November 18, 2017November 18, 2017
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Remembrance Day Illumination

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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November 18, 2017November 18, 2017
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Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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November 19, 2017November 19, 2017
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Dedication Day

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park- 1195 Baltimore Street , Gettysburg

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November 30, 2017November 30, 2017
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153rd Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin – Illumination

Tennessee: The Battle of Franklin Trust - 1345 Eastern Flank Circ, Franklin

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