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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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February 1, 2016December 31, 2016
Exhibit

NPS Centennial Display

Arkansas: Pea Ridge National Military Park 15930 E Hwy 62 Garfield, AR 72732, Garfield

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May 21, 2016September 30, 2016
Event

Establishment of Arlington National Cemetery

Virginia: Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial George Washington Memorial Parkway c/o Turkey Run Park McLean , VA 22101, McLean

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May 21, 2016September 30, 2016
Tour

Guided Tours of Arlington House

Virginia: Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial George Washington Memorial Parkway c/o Turkey Run Park McLean , VA 22101, McLean

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May 23, 2016October 31, 2016
Tour

Tour of Lindenwald

New York: Martin Van Buren NHS 1013 Old Post Road Kinderhook, NY 12106-3605, Kinderhook

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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
Event

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
Event

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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October 1, 2016
Event

Virginia State Parks Cultural & History Day: The Civil War Home Front - Amelia County

Virginia: Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park 6541 Saylers Creek Rd., Rice, VA 23966, Rice

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October 1, 2016
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National Park Service Star Party

Virginia: Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park P.O. Box 700 Middletown, VA 22655, Middletown

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October 1, 2016
Event

Virginia State Parks History and Culture National Event - A River Runs Through It

Virginia: Staunton River Battlefield State Park 1035 Fort Hill Trail, Randolph, VA 23962, Randolph

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October 1, 2016
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VSP History and Culture: ''The Hillsman House'' at Sailor's Creek Battlefield

Virginia: Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park 6541 Saylers Creek Rd., Rice, VA 23966, Rice

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October 1, 2016October 2, 2016
Event

Lincoln Days

: Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park 2995 Lincoln Farm Road Hodgenville, KY 42748, Hodgenville

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October 2, 2016
Discussion

Rocking Chair Reflections: ''Going Home"

Virginia: Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park 6541 Saylers Creek Rd., Rice, VA 23966, Rice

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October 7, 2016October 8, 2016
Event

Lincoln in Public Memory

Indiana: Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial 3027 East South Street PO Box 1816 Lincoln City, IN 47552, Lincoln City

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October 8, 2016
Tour

Candlelight Tours

Kansas: Fort Larned National Historic Site 1767 KS Hwy 156 Larned, KS 67550, Larned

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October 8, 2016
Reenactment

Union Artillery Firing Demonstrations

Arkansas: Pea Ridge National Military Park 15930 E Hwy 62 Garfield, AR 72732, Garfield

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October 8, 2016October 9, 2016
Reenactment

Living History Weekend

Maryland: Antietam National Battlefield P.O. Box 158 Sharpsburg, MD 21782, Sharpsburg

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October 8, 2016October 9, 2016
Reenactment

Confederate Garrison Weekend

Florida: Fort Clinch State Park 2601 Atlantic Ave Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, Fernandina Beach

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October 8, 2016
Event

This is Starvation Camp: The Siege of Chattanooga

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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October 8, 2016
Tour

Civil War Candle Lantern Tour

Georgia: Fort McAllister State Park 3894 Fort McAllister Road Richmond Hill, GA 31324, Richmond Hill

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October 8, 2016October 9, 2016
Event

Battle of Perryville Commemoration

Kentucky: Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site 1825 Battlefield Rd (KY 1920), PO Box 296 Perryville Battlefield Perryville, KY 40468, Perryville

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October 9, 2016
Discussion

Rocking Chair Reflections: ''The Grand Army of the Republic''

Virginia: Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park 6541 Saylers Creek Rd., Rice, VA 23966, Rice

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October 15, 2016
Tour

Chickamauga Battlefield Bike Ride

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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October 15, 2016
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Election Day 1860: To the Polls Ye Sons of Freedom!

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

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October 15, 2016
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A Tale of Two Coles: Robert and Thomas Cole at Chickamauga

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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October 16, 2016
Event

InstaMeet-FallScape and John Brown

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

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October 16, 2016
Event

At All Times Ready: The US Marines Reacting to the Raid 1859

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

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October 16, 2016
Discussion

Rocking Chair Reflections: ''The Battle of Hampton Roads''

Virginia: Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park 6541 Saylers Creek Rd., Rice, VA 23966, Rice

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October 21, 2016October 22, 2016
Event

From Drowning to Dysentery: A Deadly look at Fort Pulaski

Georgia: Fort Pulaski National Monument P.O. Box 30757 Savannah, GA 31410, Savannah

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October 21, 2016October 23, 2016
Symposium

16th Annual Image of War Seminar

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg, Gettysburg

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October 22, 2016
Tour

Fortifications Tour

Virginia: Petersburg National Battlefield 1539 Hickory Hill Road Petersburg, VA 23803, Petersburg

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October 22, 2016
Event

Divided Loyalty: A Tennessean's Struggle with Removal

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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October 22, 2016
Reenactment

Union Artillery Firing Demonstrations

Arkansas: Pea Ridge National Military Park 15930 E Hwy 62 Garfield, AR 72732, Garfield

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October 22, 2016
Event

Half Day Hike- A Day of Desperate Fighting- The Glendale Battlefield

Virginia: Richmond National Battlefield Park 3215 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23223 , Richmond

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October 23, 2016
Discussion

Rocking Chair Reflections: ''Captain Hillsman and The Immortal 600''

Virginia: Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park 6541 Saylers Creek Rd., Rice, VA 23966, Rice

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October 29, 2016
Event

Half Day Hike- Cold Harbor: Preserving Historic Landscapes

Virginia: Richmond National Battlefield Park 3215 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23223 , Richmond

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October 29, 2016
Event

Battle of Wauhatchie

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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October 29, 2016
Lecture

Lecture Series: "Thunder on Little Kennesaw"

Georgia: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park 900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr Kennesaw, GA 30152, Kennesaw

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October 29, 2016October 30, 2016
Event

Savage Scares at Camp Chiller

Georgia: Fort McAllister State Park 3894 Fort McAllister Road Richmond Hill, GA 31324, Richmond Hill

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The Month After Next

Future Events

November 4, 2016November 5, 2016
Event

10th Annual Tanner Station Rifle Frolic

Kentucky: Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park 10299 Maysville Road Blue Licks Battlefield's Tanner Station Carlisle, KY 40311, Carlisle

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November 5, 2016November 6, 2016
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“Whey to go” 19th Century Dairy, Cheese, and Butter Making

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

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November 6, 2016
Event

Gettysburg Battlefield Marathon

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park 1195 Baltimore Street Gettysburg, PA 17325, Gettysburg

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November 11, 2016
Event

Veterans Day: Free Entrance to Point Park

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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November 11, 2016
Event

Veterans’ Day/Community Appreciation Day

Pennsylvania: Gettysburg National Military Park 1195 Baltimore Street Gettysburg, PA 17325, Gettysburg

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November 11, 2016November 12, 2016
Tour

Soldier and Civilian Life during the Civil War and Candlelight Tours

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

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November 12, 2016
Event

InstaMeet - Election Day

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

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November 12, 2016
Event

Margaret and The Red Cross

Massachusetts: Minute Man National Historical Park 174 Liberty Street Concord, MA 01742, Concord

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November 12, 2016
Event

Veterans Program: The American Soldier Through History

Missouri: Wilson's Creek National Battlefield 6424 W. Farm Road 182 Republic, MO 65738, Republic

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November 12, 2016
Event

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Established

Oklahoma: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site 18555 Hwy 47A, Ste. A Cheyenne, OK 73628, Cheyenne

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November 12, 2016November 13, 2016
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Veterans Day Weekend Living History Event

Georgia: Fort Pulaski National Monument P.O. Box 30757 Savannah, GA 31410, Savannah

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November 12, 2016
Tour

Footprints of History: Exploring the Ruins of Lookout Mountain

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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November 12, 2016
Event

History of the American Soldier

Florida: Fort Clinch State Park 2601 Atlantic Ave Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, Fernandina Beach

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November 12, 2016
Lecture

Lecture Series: "Genealogy Basics"

Georgia: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park 900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr Kennesaw, GA 30152, Kennesaw

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November 13, 2016
Event

US Field Artillery 241st Birthday

Maryland: Fort Washington Park 13551 Fort Washington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744, Fort Washington

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November 19, 2016
Event

Thanksgiving in the Trenches

Virginia: Petersburg National Battlefield 1539 Hickory Hill Road Petersburg, VA 23803, Petersburg

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November 20, 2016
Reenactment

Artillery Demonstrations

Virginia: Petersburg National Battlefield 1539 Hickory Hill Road Petersburg, VA 23803, Petersburg

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November 20, 2016
Event

153rd Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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November 26, 2016
Event

Post Thanksgiving Field Day

Georgia: Fort Pulaski National Monument P.O. Box 30757 Savannah, GA 31410, Savannah

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November 26, 2016
Event

The Cherokee Land Lottery and Chickamauga Battlefield

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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November 27, 2016
Event

Commemoration of the Battle of the Washita

Oklahoma: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site 18555 Hwy 47A, Ste. A Cheyenne, OK 73628, Cheyenne

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November 30, 2016
Event

"Battlefield Preservation and Commemoration"

Virginia: Richmond National Battlefield Park 3215 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23223 , Richmond

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December 2, 2016December 3, 2016
Tour

Candlelight Tour: Celebrating the National Park Service Centennial

Kansas: Fort Scott National Historic Site PO Box 918 Fort Scott, KS 66701, Fort Scott

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December 3, 2016
Event

Holiday Open House at the Cravens House

Georgia: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, Fort Oglethorpe

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December 3, 2016December 4, 2016
Event

Captain Flagg’s US Quartermaster City, 1864: Prospects of Peace

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

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December 3, 2016
Event

Christmas at the Cabin

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

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December 3, 2016
Event

Winter Celebration

New York: Martin Van Buren NHS 1013 Old Post Road Kinderhook, NY 12106-3605, Kinderhook

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December 3, 2016
Event

Annual Memorial Illumination

Maryland: Antietam National Battlefield P.O. Box 158 Sharpsburg, MD 21782, Sharpsburg

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December 3, 2016
Event

InstaMeet - Captain Flagg’s US Quartermaster City

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

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December 4, 2016
Tour

Tours by the Fort Washington Guard

Maryland: Fort Washington Park 13551 Fort Washington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744, Fort Washington

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December 5, 2016
Event

Martin Van Buren Birthday Celebration

New York: Martin Van Buren NHS 1013 Old Post Road Kinderhook, NY 12106-3605, Kinderhook

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December 10, 2016
Tour

Memorial Luminary Driving Tour

Missouri: Wilson's Creek National Battlefield 6424 W. Farm Road 182 Republic, MO 65738, Republic

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December 10, 2016
Event

Christmas Past Celebration

Kansas: Fort Larned National Historic Site 1767 KS Hwy 156 Larned, KS 67550, Larned

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December 10, 2016
Event

Christmas on the Plantation

Virginia: Petersburg National Battlefield 1539 Hickory Hill Road Petersburg, VA 23803, Petersburg

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December 16, 2016December 17, 2016
Event

Candle Lantern

Georgia: Fort Pulaski National Monument P.O. Box 30757 Savannah, GA 31410, Savannah

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December 26, 2016January 2, 2017
Event

154th Anniversary of the Battle of Stones River

Tennessee: Stones River National Battlefield 3501 Old Nashville Highway Murfreesboro, TN 37129, Murfreesboro

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