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 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 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 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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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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This Month

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 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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Next Month

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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Gettysburg Foundation Heritage Trail Hike

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

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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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 27, 2017
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Artillery Program

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe

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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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Memorial Day Weekend at Fort Scott

: Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott

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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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The Month After Next

Future Events

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 1, 2017
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Salute to American Independence

Alabama: Fort Morgan 51 Hwy 180, Gulf Shores

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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 4, 2017
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Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary

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

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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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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 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 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 14, 2017October 15, 2017
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Shadows of the Blue and Gray Civil War Reenactment

Illinois: City County Park, Princeton

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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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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 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 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 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 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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