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  • CIVIL WAR EVENTS FROM THE 'CAMP CHASE GAZETTE"

    APRIL 15-17 - Plymouth, North Carolina

    Battle of Plymouth Living History Weekend Plymouth. Plymouth's new Roanoke River Lighthouse, an exact replica of the river light that stood at the mouth of Albermarle Sound will be on display. Period reenactors from around the country will portray soldiers and sailors from the 1864 Battle of Plymouth. Period crafts include blacksmithing, pottery, basket making, bullet making, candle making, shingle making, lace making and beekeeping. For more information, contact Port of Plymouth Museum curator Harry Thompson at (252) 793-1377.

    APRIL 15-17 - Charleston, South Carolina

    Battle of Charleston Reenactment Legare Farms, Charleston. Battles Saturday and Sunday. Living history education program Friday. Reenactor registration fee: $10. Charleston Seafood Dinner (at additional cost) Saturday night followed by a period ball. Bounties for artillery: $50 per cannon. Bounties for first pre-registered out- of-state 20-man company who agree to fight and camp federal for the weekend: $100. Cavalry limited to first 15 to pre-register. No pets. Modern camping on-site. See Hunley submarine replica. For more information, visit www.27thscvi.com or call (843) 559-0788. E-mail: jmspkscsc@yahoo.com

    APRIL 15-17 - Tazewell, Virginia

    Skirmish at Jeffersonville Historic Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park, Tazewell. Reenactment, camping and sutlers. Free admission to the museum for all reenactment participants. School Day Friday. Proceeds benefit Historic Crab Orchard Museum and its mission to preserve and protect the history of the area and the nation. For more information, call (276) 988-6755 or visit www.craborchardmuseum.com

    APRIL 15-17 - Toms Brook., Virginia

    Living History Toms Brook. Living history at North Mountain Vineyards. Encampment is on the winery grounds located adjacent to the Engagement at Toms Brook (Oct. 9, 1864). Artillery is a 20-pound Parrott Gun. Skirmishes and firing demonstrations. Interpretation of the Engagement illustrating the events leading up to Toms Brook and other local battles. 2004 Participants were Hampton's Battery F, Pennsylvania Light Artillery from Pittsburgh, Penn. and the 33rd

  • Virginia, Stephens City, Va. For more information, call (540) 436- 9463 or e-mail nmtn@shentel.net

    APRIL 22-24 - New Port Richey, Florida

    Ancolote River Raid ReenactmentJ.B. Starkey Park, New Port Richey. Anocolote River Raid. Powder ration for first four artillery pieces. Sutlers welcome. No fees with pre-registration. Full-scale battles 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Saturday night tactical. Ladies tea 11 a.m. Saturday. Grand Ball inside air-conditioned building 8 p.m. Saturday. Lighted nature walks and horse riding trails. Cavalry welcome. Ideal grounds with 14 miles of riding trails. Living history demonstrations throughout weekend. School and Scout Days 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Camping for scouts, cabins and cam sites can be arranged with early 731, Valley Head, AL 35989. $100 bounty for first six full- scale artillery pieces (one bounty per unit). On-site registration opens 7 a.m. Friday. Sutler fee: $40. Coggins checked at registration. All Alabama Division Rules apply. For more information, contact Roy Jones at 1-800-843-5098 or roy@sequoyahcaverns.com

    APRIL 29-30 - Mobile., Alabama

    140th Anniversary Taylor-Cawby Last Surrender East MississippiMagee Farm, Mobile. Original site. Help us make history again. Sutlers welcome. Large crowd expected. Let's educate. For more information, contact Jim Golden at (251) 675-1863 or e-mail unreconstructedb@aol.com

    APRIL 29-30 - Columbia, Tennessee

    1861 Athenaeum Ladies WeekendThe Athenaeum Rectory, Columbia. Limited enrollment. Side saddle horseback riding, needlework and etiquette on Friday. Art, period music and dance, French, history, penmanship, 1861 fashion show and parlor games Saturday. $100 fee includes four meals, high tea, supplies for all projects, notebook of materials. Non-refundable $25 deposit must accompany registration. For more information, call (931) 381-4822.

    April 29-May1 - Alabama - Battle of Longs Spring

    Sequoyah Caverns, Valley Head. Two battles among the hills with no outside, modern intrusions. School day Friday. Period ball inside the caverns Saturday night. Church service Sunday mourning. Showers and restrooms. Modern hookups for RVs available for a nominal fee. Pre-register before April 1. Pre-registration fee: $5 each,

  • registration after April 1 $10 per person. Register online at www.alabamadivision.org or mail registration forms to Battle of Long's Spring, 1438 County Rd. 731, Valley Head, AL 35989. $100 bounty for first six full-scale artillery pieces (one bounty per unit). On site registration opens 7am Friday. Sutler fee: $40. Coggins checked at registration. All Alabama Division Rules apply. For more information, contact Roy Jones at 1-800-843-5098 or roy@sequoyahcaverns.com . . APRIL 29-MAY 1 - Elmira, New York

    Ben Newton Memorial Civil War WeekendNewtown Battlefield, Elmira. The event opens with its usual Civil War Education Day Friday, April 29. Reenactors are encouraged to attend and demonstrate their knowledge of the Civil War era. The event will be open to the public 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Military and civilian encampments and period vendors (sutlers) sought. Battle reenactments will take place both days. Saturday will end with the popular "Candlelight Tour" at dusk. Reenactor scenario registration requested. For more information, call the Chemung Valley Living History Center at (607) 733-0950 or call or e-mail Cheryl Fedorchak (after 4 p.m.) (607) 797-6473 or cwbuffjf@juno.com or Bob Roe at (607) 796-9617 or robr@infoblvd.net. Visit our Web site at www.chemungvalley.org Registration forms will be available after Dec. 1.

    APRIL 29-MAY 1 - Jefferson, Texas

    5th Annual Civil War Living History Weekend Jefferson. Skirmish in town prior to main battle Saturday. Meal provided. Please pre-register. Dance, period music, parade and traditional sutlers. All amenities. Handicap/senior shuttle. Parking close by. Two battles Saturday and Sunday with special effects explosives. Living history camp for school children Friday. Pre- registration suggested. Ladies tea and raffle. For more information, contact the Marion County Chamber of Commerce, 118 North Vale Street, Jefferson, Texas. Phone: 1-888-GO-RELAX or (903) 665-2672. Web site: www.jefferson-texas.com

    April 29-May 1 -Valley Head, Alabama

    Battle of Longs Spring Sequoyah Caverns, Valley Head. Two battles among the hills with no outside, modern intrusions. School day Friday. Period ball inside the caverns Saturday night. Church service Sunday morning. Showers and restrooms. Modern hookups for RVs

  • available for a nominal fee. Pre-register before April 1. Pre- registration fee: $5 each, registration after April 1 $10 per person. Register online at www.alabamadivision.org or mail registration forms to Battle of Long's Spring, 1438 County Rd.

    MAY 13-15 - Bonneyville, Indiana

    2nd Annual Battle of Bonneyville Mill Civil War Days Elkhart. All authentic Civil War reenactors and sutlers invited to the 2nd Annual Battle of Bonneyville Mill Civil War Days. Amenities include modern restrooms, portable toilets, water, firewood, straw, commemorative dog tag and Saturday evening camp meal. First 100 participating infantry pre-registered will receive $3 powder rations. Artillery will receive a $100 bounty to the first six pre-approved and pre- registered full-scale cannons (57-inch wheels, full-length barrel). Registration fee is $2 for reenactors (Civilian under 12 are free), Sutlers: $50. Demonstrators: $50 if selling. Non-selling are free. Events include living history day on Friday, dress parade, drills, vintage baseball, battles and church service. Authentic and civilian camping areas available on the grounds. Primitive family camp area. Modern camping facilities close to the park. Event hosted by the 7th Indiana Light Artillery, 50th Virginia, Company D Army of Northern Virginia Stonewall Brigade and the Elkhart County Parks and Recreation Department. Registration packets available after Dec. 15. For more information, contact the Elkhart County Parks and Recreation Department, 211 West Lincoln Avenue, Goshen, Ind. 46526 or call John Jenney at (574) 825-9324. E-mail: bonneyvillemill@elkhartcountyparks.org

    MAY 14-15 -Nashville, Tennessee

    7th Annual Nashville Summer Civil War, Antique Arms, Military Antiques & Collectibles Show and Sale Agriculture Building and Banquet Hall, Tennessee State Fairgrounds, Nashville. 350 tables of military collectibles from the Revolutionary War through World War II. Featuring edged weapons, uniforms, books, photographs, field equipment, firearms, insignia, prints, helmets, badges and more. Featuring historical artist David Wright on Saturday only. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6. Children under 12 free if accompanied by parent. For more information, contact Robert Overstreet, P.O. Box 322, Summerville, Ga. 30747. Phone: 1-800-638-1994. E-mail: scwm@roman.net or visit www.southerncivilwarmall.com or www.chickamaugabrigade.com

    May 14 - 15, 2005 Cincinnati, OH

  • Heritage Village Museum invites you to Civil War Days, lcoated within their historic 1800s village in Sharon Woods Park. Infantry, artillery, cavalry, medical and civilian impressions are welcomed. Plans call for unit drills and demos, sanitary fair, children's and ladies' activities. Battles Satruday and Sunday. Sunday morning church service. Amenities include firewood, water, sanitary facilities, parking, RV/trailer parking available (no hook-ups). Food ven