2011 Reenactments and Events

CIVIL WAR Reenactments for 2011.

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  • Guyandotte Civil War Days Huntington, WV November 4-6—Programs to celebrate and promote the rich heritage of the area. The re-enactment of the Confederate raid on Saturday is the highlight of this event. It is a true re-enactment based on known historical facts concerning the November 10,1861, skirmish.
  • Skirmish at Warm Springs Hot Springs, NC November 5-6— Come to the mountains of western NC, to the actual battlefield, located on the grounds of the Hot Springs Spa. While we can't fight from the tubs, we certainly can enjoy them. Registration is open until October 15th, unless pre-registration fills up the ranks again. Artillery and mounted cavalry are full and registration is closed for them. Great camps on the actual field, bordered by the French Broad River and the Appalachian Mountains. This event has been moved from the normal June ime to November and will be held again THIS November
  • Civil War Walking Tour Appomattox, VA 617-646-0557 November 6—Join the Massachusetts Historical Society as we explore Boston's connections to the Civi War! Our tour will follow much of the Freedom Trail's famous red line as we explore how the legacy of the American Revolution inspired Boston's abolitionists. Reservations required. Fee $10 or $15(members)
  • Rosecrans' Dinner Theatre Sunbury, OH 740-965-1145 November 12—Thanksgiving dinner theatre at Autumn Lakes Campground, fundraiser sponsored by the Rosecrans' Headquarters. Also Holiday Dinner on 12/10. Reservations required
  • Moorpark 2011 Moorpark, CA (805) 279-5253 November 12-13— The largest and grandest Civil War event in southern California and the largest Civil War Battle Reenactment west of the Mississippi!
  • Remembrance Day Ceremony and Parade Gettysburg, PA November 19— The annual parade of Civil War living history and reenactment groups through Gettysburg to the G.A.R. Monument on the battlefield park, beginning at 1 PM.


  • Battle of Prairie Grove Re-enactment Prairie Grove, AR 479-846-2990 December 1-2— The park will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Prairie Grove. The original battle, fought on December 7, 1862, saw about 22,000 soldiers fighting most of the day, with about 2,700 killed, wounded, or missing. Every even-numbered year, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park hosts a battle reenactment. During the weekend there will be many lead and self-guided activities including tours through the Union, Confederate, and civilian camps, various military drills, cooking, spinning, and lace making demonstrations along with other living history programs.