Mentor: Civil War Encampment

By arohmiller, posted on June 1st, 2015.

[ July 18, 2015; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Visit the James A. Garfield National Historic Site for a Civil War Encampment with Union and Confederate soldiers, firing drills, marching, and an artillery gun crew. Music by Camp Chase Fife and Drums (Saturday only). Meet President Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, General Grant, and Frederick Douglass. Mini-militia for children. Free admission!

Columbus: Lincoln Funeral Commemoration

By arohmiller, posted on January 9th, 2015.

[ April 29, 2015; 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_10300" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Reenactors with President Lincoln’s casket on display in the rotunda of the Ohio Statehouse[/caption]

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the repose of President Abraham Lincoln in the Ohio Capitol Wednesday, April 29, 2015.  The 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery A, a group of Civil […]

Sandusky: Civil War Days Encampment

By arohmiller, posted on July 23rd, 2013.

[ August 24, 2013; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. August 25, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] During this event, Civil War reenactors will camp overnight on the Ohio Veteran’s Home grounds.

See how the Civil War soldiers lived in camp, by the 7th OVI, 128thth OVI, Taylor’s Battery, and the 1st Ohio Light Artillery
See musketry, drilling, and marching demonstrations
See artillery demonstrations
Hear Civil War period music, by the Heritage Minstrels, and the Celtic […]

Wooster: Wayne County Civil War Roundtable

By arohmiller, posted on May 9th, 2013.

[ May 18, 2013; 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. ] Join the Wayne County Civil War Roundtable in collaboration with the Wayne County Libraries at a Civil War Encampment on the front lawn of the Wooster Branch of Wayne County Public Libraries.

They are pleased to have the following involved: Gen. and Mrs. Robert E. Lee, Gen. and Mrs. William Stark Rosecrans, several members of the […]

Wauseon: Civil War Living History, 1863

By arohmiller, posted on April 26th, 2013.

[ May 18, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] Join the Fulton County Historical Society as you experience actual events in Fulton County history:

11:30 am, the 1863 wedding of Levi and Helen Eversole
Soldiers on leave will be demonstrating their weaponry
3:00 pm, military funeral for 1st Sergeant Lemuel Viers

Between 11-3:00 pm, join actors in the wedding reception on the museum porch.  Groups of 2-8 may […]