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    Special Recognition Badges For veterans and current armed services members Outside Village Pavilion Sat., 9:30-7:00 Sun. & Mon., 9:30-5:00

    Michigan Civil War Battle Flags Preservation With John Gibney Uniforms, battle relics and artifacts Miller School Sat., 1:00, 3:00 & 5:00 Sun. & Mon., 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00

    What We Wore — Fashions of the Past Fashion show and lecture by Beth Turza Town Hall Stage (outside) Sat., 12:00 & 4:00, Sun., 12:30

    Memorial Day Commemoration With historian William Hendricks Village Green Mon. only, 12:00

    Union Regimental Headquarters Susquehanna Plantation Sat., 9:30-7:00 Sun. & Mon., 9:30-5:00

    Sutlers Row The sutlers were traveling merchants and purveyors. Stop by Sutlers Row to purchase authentically reproduced goods of the era. Near Town Hall All day

    Sock–Making Demonstration Weaving Shop Sat. & Sun., 10:00-12:00 & 1:00-3:00

    NEW Songs That Tell a Story Mid-19th-century music collection, including many Civil War-era musical objects. Town Hall Sat., 12:00-7:00, Sun. & Mon., 11:00-5:00

    Civil War Resource Center Village Pavilion, Sat., 12:00-7:00, Sun. & Mon., 11:00-5:00

    Confederate Military Camp Near Logan County Courthouse

    Confederate Civilian Camp Near Carousel

    Union Military Camp Near Susquehanna Plantation

    Union Civilian Camp Near Mulberry Grove

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    Show Your Support Make souvenir ribbon rosettes Edison Homestead Sat., 9:30-7:00 Sun. & Mon., 9:30-5:00

    Enlist in the Army Sign up and receive a reproduction Volunteer Enlistment paper Phoenixville Post Office Sat., 9:30-7:00 Sun. & Mon., 9:30-5:00

    Mustering In and Drill Once you’ve enlisted Logan County Courthouse Sat., 10:30, 12:30, 2:15, 4:15 & 5:45 Sun., 10:30, 12:30, 2:15 & 4:15 Mon., 10:30, 2:15 & 4:15

    Fall In! Marching and Drill Practices Village Green Sat., 10:30–12:30, Mon., 9:50–11:30

    Bayonet Drills Village Green Sun. only, 11:30

    Cavalry Demonstration With the Michigan Cavalry Brigade Walnut Grove Sat., 4:00, Sun. & Mon., 2:00

    Artillery Firing Demonstration Narrated by Al Day Walnut Grove Sat., 5:00, Sun. & Mon., 3:00

    Tactical Demonstration Narrated by William Hendricks Walnut Grove Sat., 6:00, Sun. & Mon., 4:00

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    The Dodworth Saxhorn Band Town Hall Stage (outside) Sat., 2:00, 3:15 & 5:15 Saturday evening concert at 7:00 See details on inside panel Sun. & Mon., 11:00, 2:00 & 3:00

    Camp Chase Fifes and Drums Scotch Settlement School Sun., 10:30, 11:30, 2:30 & 3:30 Mon., 10:30, 2:30 & 3:30

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    Civil War Battle Flags

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    Enlist in the Army

    SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (All in Village Pavilion)

    The Eagle Standard, From Rome 200 BC to Appomattox 1865 AD Presented by Dennis Wynn, Bronze Eagle historian, Michigan Sat., 1:00 & Mon., 3:00

    Serving the Country in Harvest Field: Women in 19th-Century Agriculture Presented by K. Krewer, material culture historian, Michigan Sat., 2:00 & Mon., 2:00 Until Antietam: The Life and Letters of Major General Israel B. Richardson, U.S. Army Presented by Jack C. Mason, Michigan author Sat., 3:00, followed by book signing A Variety of Patterns and Colors: Clothing Textiles in Mid-19th-Century America Presented by Carolann Schmitt, material culture historian, Pennsylvania Sat., 4:00 & Sun., 2:00 Overshirts and Long-Top Boots, Laborer’s Clothing in the Mid-19th Century Presented by Brian Koenig, material culture historian, Pennsylvania

    Sat., 5:00 & Sun., 3:00

    “Loomis’ Battery,” First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery A Presented by Matthew C. Switlik, Civil War and antique ordnance historian, Michigan Sun., 4:00 Onward Christian General: O.O. Howard’s Lifelong Attempt to Rectify His Legacy at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg Presented by Scott L. Stabler, PhD, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Mon., 1:00

    ARTIFACTS & STORIES (All in Village Pavilion)

    Original Army and Navy Artifacts From the Civil War by Jack Barnhart and Kraig Lawson Original military artifacts from the 1860s

    Mysteries Uncovered: Details of Dress for the Civil War Civilian Original 1860s civilian clothing, accessories, undergarments and authentic collections

    Research Your Civil War Ancestors With Civil War Historian Dale R. Niesen Learn about your family ancestry

    “The Last Camp” Poem See the original poem written by J. Wesley Benedict of Port Huron, Michigan, in 1872

    Original Bronze Civil War Flagstaff Eagles From Northern Regiments Presented by Dennis Wynn

    Loomis’ Battery Exhibit by Matthew C. Switlik Meet the soldiers and see one of the original artillery pieces from the First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery A, that was captured by Confederates at the Battle of Chickamauga.

    Robert Hendershot, Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock See the ornate jacket Robert Hendershot wore when he played his military drum at veterans events in the 1880s and 1890s. This Civil War veteran used his savvy promotional skills to garner fame as the legendary, brave “Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock.”

    Michigan Civil War Soldiers Artifacts and stories from the collections of The Henry Ford include photographs of Henry Ford’s uncles, John and Barney Litogot, of the 24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry; the sword of Captain Joshua Slayton of the 13th Michiagan Infantry; and an 1889 oil painting of the Michigan Cavalry Brigade Monument at Gettysburg.

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    Civil War Resource Center (Village Pavilion) Army & Navy Artifacts, Mysteries Uncovered: Dress for the Civil War Civilian, Special Presentations, Civil War Bronze Eagles, Research Your Civil War Ancestors, “The Last Camp” Poem Display, Loomis’ Battery Exhibit, Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock and Michigan Civil War Soldier Artifacts and Stories from the collections of The Henry Ford.®

    Mustering In and Drill

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    Owl Night Lunch Wagon

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    How I Got Over Susquehanna Plantation Sat., 12:30, 2:00, 3:00, 5:00 & 6:00 Sun. & Mon., 12:30, 2:00 & 3:00

    The Breath of Emancipation Hermitage Slave Quarters Sat., 1:00, 2:30, 4:30 & 5:30 Sun., 12:00 & 1:30 Mon., 1:00 & 2:30

    Civil War Resource Center (continued)

    Civil War Resource Center (Village Pavilion) Army & Navy Artifacts, Mysteries Uncovered: Dress for the Civil War Civilian, Special Presentations, Civil War Bronze Eagles, Research Your Civil War Ancestors, “The Last Camp” Poem Display, Loomis’ Battery Exhibit, Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock and Michigan Civil War Soldier Artifacts and Stories from the collections of The Henry Ford.®

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    State Street Lunch Stand Sat., 11:00-8:00 Sun. & Mon., 11:00-4:00

    Mrs. Fisher’s Southern Cooking Sat., 11:00-7:00 Sun. & Mon., 11:00-4:00

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