Battery G – 2018 Schedule
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You can now pay your dues with PayPal. There is a small increase to cover the processing fee they charge, otherwise you can get a check to Patrick.
Single Member: $35 + $1.32 processing fee = $36.32 via PayPal
Family: $50 + $1.75 processing fee = $51.75 via PayPal
Work Day, TBD
No day has been set yet since the bus is still at the school getting work done. Keep an eye out for the next battery rag or other communication.
Galena,IL April 28-29
Reenactment, only fielding 1 gun
Morton,IL May 5-6
2nd year reenactment, no Napoleons, using Tim’s Parrot rifle.
Milton,Wi May 18-20
Living history at the Milton House Museum.
Friday school days, Saturday pancake breakfast. Artillery demonstrations. Will only use 1 Napoleon.
Bishop Hill,Il May 26
New Memorial weekend event at the Public Square. Saturday only, Friday night camping allowed. no Napoleons, using Tim’s Parrot rifle.
Bartlett,Il May 28
Memorial Day cannon firing at Bartlett Cemetery after parade. no Napoleons, using Tim’s Parrot rifle.
Elgin, Il June 9-10
2nd year reenactment, near the Elgin Sports Complex. Have enough crew for both Napoleons.
Savannah,Il June 16 (Newly added)
Parade for Veterans and celebration of opening of Savannah-Sabula bridge.
Will also spend time a Gene Wrights Civil War Museum.
Freeport,Il July 1 (double point event)
Firing cannons for the 1812 Overture at Krampe Park bandstand. Both Napoleons and Tim’s gun.
Gettysburg,PA July 5-8
155th anniversary of Gettysburg reenactment. 1085 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg. Participants are asked to contribute $50-$65 to cover the costs of the gun bus. Have enough crew for Mary and Molly.
Vandalia,IL July 21-22 (double point event)
Cancelled again this year.
Living history and skirmish. Catered dinner Saturday, and leftovers for Sunday lunch. Molly will be in the skirmish field and used for regular firing, Mary will stay in camp for talks and photos.
Lombard,Il July 28-29
Reenactment at Four Seasons Park. Have enough crew for Mary and Molly.
Carpentersville,IL August 4-5
3rd year reenactment at Carpenters Park. Have almost enough crew for Mary and Molly.
Aurora, Il August 11-12
Living History and Skirmish at Blackberry Farm a 1840’s -1890’s living history museum/park. Only using 1 Napoleon.
Alsip, Il August 26 (Make-up Event)
Alsip Bicentennial Living History: Prairie Junior High School, 11910 S Kostner Ave, Alsip, IL 60803 <—new location, not being held at the library.
The event starts at 1:00 with speechifying. We would need to be set up before the speeches start, but would have no responsibility to engage with the public until speeches were over. The event only goes until 5:00 and then we could load up and go home. Will use 1 Napoleon, not sure if we will fire.
Metamora,Il September 8 (Newly added)
Living History and Skirmish with a parade in nearby Morton.
No Napoleons, using Tim’s Parrot rifle.
Kingston,Il September 15 (Pending Confirmation) Living history and cannon firing for the public. Only using 1 Napoleon.
Wallcamp is changing their autumn festival and will not include a Civil War display.
Mt. Carroll,Il September 29-30 (double point event)
Living History, church service, and cricket match with cannon firings. Have enough crew for Mary and Molly.
Minooka,Il October 20-21
The big reenactment at Dollinger Farm. Have enough crew for Mary and Molly.
Last year for this event. 😦
2019 Battery Ball
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Loveland Community House
513 West Second Street
Dixon, IL 61021
Stockton event has been cancelled for 2018 after 19 years.