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2016 Schedule of Events  [Indiana's Largest Civil War Event]  27th Anniversary

Note: As of Dec, 20, 2015 Some of the 2016 presentations have been finalized.

22nd Annual Student Discovery Day   

Friday - May. 13, 2016

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 14, 2016   

6:30 a.m.                                Reveille & roll call

07:00 a.m.                               Breakfast  

08:00 a.m.                               Memorial Tribute to Civil War Soldiers at the Blackford County Courthouse in Hartford City

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

09:00 a.m.                               Artillery Drill & Demonstration

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

09:45 a.m.                                Presentation: *** The Life and  Times of Gen. George Pickett ***

10:00 a.m.                               Battle: ***  Bull Run: Union Advance and Initial Success *** 

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

11:15 a.m.                               Presentation:  ***  The Rise of the Generals *** 

12:00 noon                              Presentation:  ***   USCT ***   

12:45 p.m.                               Ladies Tea  

01:00 p.m.                               Presentation:  ***  Pres. Lincoln:  To be announced ***

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

02:15 p.m.                               Presentation:  ***  The Great General Debate *** 

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

04:00 p.m.                              Battle: *** Bull Run: over running the Union Artillery *** 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   * **

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

06:00 p.m.                               Presentation: *** Jefferson Davis : History of Secession ***

06:45 p.m.                               Presentation: *** President Lincoln: To be announced  ***  

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

                                                 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

 27th Annual HartfordCity Civil War Days & Living History :  

1861 - 1865                            

Sunday - May 15, 2015

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  *** 

11:30 a.m.                               Pay Call   

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

12:15 p.m.                               Presentation ***  1861: The Rise of the Generals *** 

01:00 p.m.                               Presentation:  ***  Pres. Lincoln: To be announced ***

02:00 p.m.                               Battle: ***  Bull Run: Jackson's Stand and Driving the Yanks from  the Field ** * 

                                                                    (Followed by Gettysburg Address,    Grand  Review, and New Conference) ***

Other Attractions:

Demonstrators:                      Blacksmith/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  

Food vendors in Modern area and Period area. 

Revision: 12/20/2015