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2014 Schedule of Events  [Indiana's Largest Civil War Event] 25th Anniversary

20th Annual Student Discovery Day   

Friday - Oct. 10, 2014

09:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.          10 -15 min. presentations or demonstrators

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.          Lunch

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.          Skirmish

12:45 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.          10 -15 min. presentations or demonstrators

25th Annual  Hartford City Civil War Days & Living History:

1861 - 1865                            

Saturday - Oct. 11, 2014   

6:30 a.m.                                Reveille & roll call

07:00 a.m.                               Breakfast  

08:00 a.m.                               Tribute to living descendants of  Civil War soldiers  at the Courthouse Civil War Monument

 09:00 a.m.                               Battalion Drill & /Skirmishing (Pickets)

09:00 a.m.                               Artillery Drill & Demonstration

09:00 a.m.                               Medical Training School & Demonstration

10:00 a.m.                               Battle: *** Franklin, the first act of Nashville *** 

10:30 a.m.                               Presentation:  *** The Life and  Times of Gen. George Pickett ***

10:30 a.m.                               Presentation: ***   Davis Family and Varina Davis ***  

11:15 a.m.                               Presentation:  ***  Meet and Greet the Generals *** 

11:15 a.m.                               Presentation:  ***  USCT   ***

12:00 noon                              Presentation:  ***   The Army Surgeon and His Work ***   

12:00 noon                              Presentation: ***    Music by the Company Singers ***

12:45 p.m.                               Ladies Tea  

01:00 p.m.                               Presentation:  ***  Pres. Lincoln:  Review  of the Year 1864 ***

01:00 p.m.                               Skirmishing: (Rotating Companies)

01:15 p.m.                               Lady's Fashion Show  

02:00 p.m.                               Presentation:  ***  The Great General Debate *** 

02:00 p.m.                               Ladies and Children Fashion Show Competition:  Judging in back of Tent

02:45 p.m.                               Presentation: *** Jefferson Davis" History of Secession ***         

03:00 p.m.                               Presentation: ***  The Legend of General Henry Heth  ***

04:00 p.m.                              Battle: *** Nashville: Day 1,  Hood is Pushed Back  *** Followed   by Grand Review, 

                                                Lincoln's Gettysburg   Address,  and News  Conference***

04:45 p.m.                               Cooking Contest on the Union Artillery Camp

04:45 p.m.                              Presentation: ***  USCT   * **

05:45 p.m.                               Supper (for re-enactors)

06:00 p.m.                               Civil War Period by the Tri-County Revelers

06:45 p.m.                               Presentation: *** President Lincoln: Plans for the Future, Now that the Election is Secure  ***  

07:45 p.m.                               Artillery Night Fire on the Battlefield. *** Colorful and Spectacular - Same as 2012 ***

                                                 Indiana's Largest Artillery Event. ***

08:30 p.m.                               Ladies Ball Gown Competition: Location  -  Judging in Tent #1 

09:00 p.m.                               Civil War Grande Ball: *** Location -  In Tent #1 ***

09:30 p.m.                               Announcement of the Ladies and Children Fashion Show and Ball

                                                Gown Competition Winners

 25th Annual HartfordCity Civil War Days & Living History :  

1861 - 1865                            

Sunday - Oct. 12, 2014

07:15 a.m.                               Breakfast

09:30 a.m.                               Church Service - Presentation tent #1

10:30 a.m.                               Battalion Drill

10:30 a.m.                               Presentation:  ***   Life and Times of Gen. George E. Pickett ***

11:00 a.m.                               Picketing/Skirmishing: ((( Rotating Companies )))

11:15 a.m.                               Presentation: *** Pres. Jefferson Davis : His Life  *** 

11:15 a.m.                               Presentation: *** USCT ***

11:30 a.m.                               Pay Call   

11:45 a.m.                               Period Games: Tug of War and other Games ( Reenactors)                         

12:00 noon                              Lunch

12:15 p.m.                               Presentation ***  The Great General Debate *** 

 12:15 p.m.                               Presentation: ***  The Legend of General Henry Heth ***     

01:00 p.m.                               Presentation:  ***  Pres. Lincoln: Political Difficulties of the Civil War ***

01:00 p.m..                              Presentation: *** USCT ***

02:00 p.m.                               Battle: ***  Franklin, Day 2,  Hood is Disintegrated ** *  (Followed by Gettysburg Address,   

                                                Grand  Review, and New Conference) ***

Other Attractions:

Demonstrators:                      Blacksmiths/Refugee and his Oxen//Rug Maker/Spinner/ Field Hospital/ Candy Maker/ 

                                                 and more 

Other Things to See:             Sutlers/ Camps/Saloon( Ice Cold Root Beer)/ Stockade/Gun Display and more

Modern Day Location: Year 2014  

Food vendors in Modern area and Period area.  *** Display of Dug Civil War Artifacts ***

Revision: 9/10/2014 

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