Battery G – 2017 Schedule

April 7-9, Shiloh,Tn

155th anniversary, Friday setup.  Friday skirmish does not include artillery, battles Saturday and Sunday.


April 30-May 1,  Galena,Il

Reenactment


May 6-7, Morton,Il

Morton Civil War Days

Southwood Park in Morton, IL

GPS: 599 S Nebraska Ave, Morton, Illinois 61550
Bus Driver: Doug Anderson (late Friday night arrival)
(10 miles south west of Peoria; 30 miles north west of Bloomington; 22 miles north of Delavan)
Formerly Delavan, IL event

COMMISSARY:

Mike Patterson is offering commissary one last time following his resignation from the position.
This event is a continuation of the Delavan, IL event. The event was discontinued at the Delavan site and relocated to Morton, IL.

May 13, Workday

Will be held at Del Tedrick’s in Winnebago


May 20-21, Milton,Wi

Living history, Friday school day, Saturday all day and Sunday morning, load bus at 1pm.


May 27-28, Rockfalls,Il **Canceled**

The riverfront will not be available for camping or holding the event.


May 29, Dixon,Il *Make-up event*

Memorial Day parade. Line up at 9:30am next to WWII group.  Please email Audry if interested in participating.


June 10-11, Elgin,Il

Reenactment, first year for this event.  Event site

Click for map

Saturday, June 10 (9am – 5pm)
Recreated Battle: The Battle of Fort Donnelson, TN (2pm)*

Sunday, June 11 (9am – 4pm)
Recreated Battle: Battle of Milliken’s Bend (1pm)*
*Battle times subject to change


June 24-25, Kent,Il *Cancelled*


July 2, Freeport,Il

1812 Overture Concert, 7:30 pm.

We will have 3 guns, both Napoleons and Tim’s Parrott gun.  Arrive by 5:45 to unload 2 guns and 1 limber from the buss and rapid fire drill, powder runners that can hussel are also needed.


July 15-16, Vandalia,Il **Cancelled**

Event was cancelled by the staff due to a number of other issues.  They still plan to hold the event next year.


July 22-23, Lombard,Il

Four Seasons Park, Lombard. Official site

Skirmishes and battles, plenty of time to talk to the public with presentations.


August 5-6, Carpentersville,Il

Reenactment, 2nd year for this event. Held at Carpenter Park.

Civil War reenactment units will be camping at the park all weekend, staging special events such as living history demonstrations. Community members can watch as troops march down Spring Street in a parade leading to the park. The highlight of each afternoon will be a battle between Union and Confederate soldiers.


August 26-27, Stockton,Il

19th Annual Battle of Morseville

The event is held on the Eloise Pierce Farm (a real farm!), and the 40 acre reenactment space is a cow pasture eleven months out of the year.


September 8-10, Mount Carroll, IL *double point event*

Living history at Mount Carroll for sesquicentennial held at Point Rock Park


 

September 23, Kingston,Il **Date changed from the 16th**

Living History at Walcamp Fall Festival.*double point event*

Hourly cannon firing and presentations with the public.


October 21-22, Minooka, Il

Annual Dollinger Farm Reenactment  Everyone will be camping on top of the hill this year.

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Battle of Mansfield, Louisiana of April 8, 1864

Morning
7:00 Reveille
10:00 Event opens to the public – Dress parade in the military camps
Trams start to run on the road to the hill
10:30 Infantrydrill on the field with Artillery and Cavalry
11:00 Medical demonstration in their camp
11:45 The Generals – the Confederate view point at the Presentation Stage
Afternoon
12:30 Mr, Lincoln at the presentation stage
1:00 Officers call at Brigade Head-Quarters
1:15 The Generals Union View point Presentation Stage
2:00 First call/ assemble/march to the field
2:30 Battle commences
3:15 Mr. Lincoln addresses the crowd
3:30 Medical demonstration at their camp
4:00 Event closes to the public
5:00 Evening meal
8:00 Dance held in the Engine shop

Sunday, October 22, 2017
Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana of April 9, 1864

Morning
7:00 Reveille
9:00 Church services in the Machine shop
10:00 Event opens to the Public
Trams start to run on the road to the hill
10:30 – Infantry/Artillery/Cavalry Drill Hill
11:00 The Generals – Union view point at the presentation stage
11:45 Medical demonstration in their camp
Afternoon
12:30 Mr. Lincoln at the presentation stage
1:15 The Generals – Confederate view point at the presentation stage
1:30 Union troops assemble for Brigade meet
2:20 March to the battle
2:30 Battle commences
3:15 Battle ends
3:30 Mr. Lincoln and General Thomas in the Machine shop
Medical demonstration in their camp
4:00 Event closes to the public


 

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