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2017 Schedule of Events  [Indiana's Largest Civil War Event]  28th Anniversary

 

23nd Annual Student Discovery Day   

Friday - May. 12, 2017

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  

27th Annual  Hartford City Civil War Days & Living History:

1861 - 1865                             *

Saturday - May 13, 2017   

6:30 a.m.                                Reveille & roll call

07:00 a.m.                               Breakfast  

 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: ***  Stones River: Confederate attack rolls up Yankee right *** 

10:30 a.m.                               Presentation:  *** Jefferson Davis: "The Political Life of Jefferson Davis"  ***

11:15 a.m.                               Presentation:  ***  Meet the Genersls *** 

12:00 noon                              Presentation:  ***   USCT (United States Colored Troops)***   

12:45 p.m.                               Ladies Tea  

01:00 p.m.                               Presentation:  ***  Pres. Lincoln: "To Bind up the Nation's Wounds" -Achieving   

                                                                                 unity in times  of discord  ***

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

02:15 p.m.                               Presentation:  ***  Generals Forged in Battles of 1862 *** 

03:00 p.m.                               Presentation: ***  Songs of the Civil War by the Company Singers ***

04:00 p.m.                              Battle: *** Stones River: Confederate attack stalls and is eventually forced back ***

                                                Followed  by Grand Review 

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

04:45 p.m.                               Presentation: ***  USCT  (United States Colored Troops) * **

05:15 p.m.                               Supper (for re-enactors)

06:00 p.m.                               Presentation: *** Jefferson Davis: "The Love Story of Jefferson and Varina Davis" ***

06:45 p.m.                               Presentation: *** President Lincoln: "The Use of Executive Power in Times of Crisis" ***  

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

09:30 p.m.                               Civil War Grande Ball: *** Location -  In Tent #1 ***

09:30 p.m.                               Artillery Night Firing on the Battlefield  *** Colorful and Spectacular ***

                                                Indiana's Largest Artillery Event ***

10.15 p.m.                               Announcement of the Ladies and Children Fashion Show and Ball

                                                Gown Competition Winners

 28th Annual HartfordCity Civil War Days & Living History :  

1861 - 1865                            

Sunday - May 14, 2017

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:  ***    Role of the Navies in the War ***

11:15 a.m.                               Presentation: *** Pres. Jefferson Davis : The Militant Career of  Jefferson Davis  *** 

11:30 a.m.                               Pay Call   

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

12:15 p.m.                               Presentation ***  Medical Presentation *** 

01:00 p.m.                               Presentation:  ***  Pres. Lincoln: Assembling a Cabinet when the Country is Falling Apart ***

02:00 p.m.                               Battle: ***  Stones River: Federal Artillery stops Rebel attack on their left, which is

                                                                     followed by Federal counter attack  ** *   (Followed by Gettysburg Address,  Grand      

                                                                     Review, and New Conference) ***

Other Attractions:

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

                                                 Weaver/Medicine Show, and more 

Music Group:                          Rusty  Musket's

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

Modern Day Location  

Food vendors in Modern area and Period area. 

Revision: 1/17/2017