Antietam re-enactment schedule

September 08, 2002

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12

6 p.m.-8 p.m.: first showing of Gods and Generals at the Maryland Theater in Hagerstown

8 p.m.-10 p.m.: second showing of Gods and Generals at the Maryland Theater in Hagerstown

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

8 a.m.: site opens to the public with an opening ceremony and raising of the colors

9 a.m.: artillery demonstration

9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.: school program

11 a.m.: uniform review, activity tent 1

Noon: children's games, activity tent 2

1 p.m.: Bill Christen speaks on "The 17th Michigan at Fox's Gap," activity tent 1; Civil War Trails opening ceremony

2 p.m.: cavalry demonstration

2:30 p.m.: Steven R. Stotelmyer speaks on "Legends of South Mountain," activity tent 1

3 p.m.: Glenn LeBoeuf speaks on "How to Join the Hobby," activity tent 2

4 p.m.: battle: Fox's Gap

7 p.m. --10 p.m.: dance, featuring the Libby Prison Minstrels, public invited

10 p.m.: site closes

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

3 a.m.: site opens

6 a.m.-8 a.m.: battle: The Cornfield

8:30 a.m.: artillery demonstration; Thomas G. Clemens speaks on "Ensuring Antietam's Legacy," activity tent 1

9 a.m.: Juanita Leisch speaks on "Women's Roles During the Civil War" and book-signing, activity tent 2

9:30 a.m.: Stephen Lang speaks on "Stonewall Jackson," activity tent 1

10 a.m.: cavalry demonstration

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Suzanne Isaacson speaks on "Diseases and Health in the Mid-19th Century," activity tent 2

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Kathleen Ernst speaks on "Civilians During the Antietam Campaign" and book-signing, activity tent 1

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: fashion show, narrated by Jackie Wakeling, activity tent 2

Noon-3 p.m.: period auction, activity tent 2

2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Rev. John Schildt speaks, activity tent 1

3 p.m.: infantry demonstration

3:30 p.m.-4:30: speaker, activity tent 2

4 p.m.: battle: Bloody Lane

4 p.m.-5 p.m.: speaker, activity tent 1

7 p.m.: site closes

7p.m.-10 p.m.: Candlelight Tour (additional fee of $5), benefits Friends of South Mountain Battlefield

8 p.m.-midnight: period dance, featuring the 2nd South Carolina String Band

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15

7 a.m.: site opens

8 a.m.-10 a.m.: grand review; memorial service; raising of the commemorative flag

10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: period church activity tent 1; gospel music and sing-along activity tent 2

11a.m.: cavalry battle

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Stephen Lang speaks on "Stonewall Jackson," activity tent 1

11 a.m.-noon: Virginia Mescher speaks on "Foodways of 1862: What They Ate and Grew," activity tent 2

Noon-1 p.m.: Karen Rae Mehaffey speaks on "Death and Burial During the Civil War," activity tent 2

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Joseph Harsh speaks on "Confederate Tide Rising," activity tent 1

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Jon Isaacson speaks on "A Gentlemen's Closet: What Men Wore," activity tent 1

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: tableau, activity tent 2

2 p.m.: battle: A.P. Hill's Attack

3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: speaker, activity tent 2

3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: concert, activity tent 1

4 p.m.: artillery competition

5 p.m.: closing ceremony; site closes

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