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Living History Encampment Weekends

Encampments include Confederate infantry units, loading and firing demonstrations and much more!

Living history schedule:

• June 16-17: 87th Pennsylvania
• June 23-24: Thompson's Battery

Museum visitors will see the flash and smell the smoke of Civil War muskets and rifles. Visitors are encouraged to visit the camps and ask living historians questions about their attire, food rations and daily life. Most infantry groups perform loading and firing demonstrations each day.
Saturday demonstrations are at 11 AM, 1 PM & 3 PM and Sunday demonstrations are at 1 PM & 3:00 PM.

Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

Living History Encampment Weekends
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  • The National Civil War Museum
  • Encampments include Confederate infantry units, loading and firing demonstrations and much more!

    Living history schedule:

    • June 16-17: 87th Pennsylvania
    • June 23-24: Thompson's Battery

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