USCT Units at Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day Parade

An annual event held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address anniversary. A parade of Civil War living history groups begins at 1:00pm. Join us in honoring the soldiers and civilians of the American Civil War in this special annual parade held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address anniversary. The parade

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John Brown Farm House

200th Anniversary of Kennedy Farm/John Brown

The 200th Anniversary of Kennedy Farm/John Brown and the 155th anniversary of the final parade of the 1st USCT. On July 3, 1859, infamous abolitionist John Brown, sons, Owen and Oliver and Brown’s trusty Lieutenant, Jeremiah Anderson arrived by train at Sandy Hook, Maryland.–a small village about one mile beyond

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Wilson's Wharf Group Fall In

Juneteenth Commemoration at Roosevelt Island

Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the final abolition of slavery. This year it will be commemorated on June 13th at Theodore Roosevelt Island with a presentations by park rangers, 54th Massachusetts Infantry Reenactors, and Female Re-Enactors of Distinction (FREED). Come hear stories of

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Appomattox Courthouse

Appomattox Living History

The Battle of Appomattox Court House, fought on the morning of April 9, 1865, was the final engagement of Confederate States Army General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia before it surrendered to the Union Army under Lt. Gen.Ulysses S. Grant, and one of the last battles of the

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Hampton Roads Commemoration

Civil War Encampment at Fort C.F. Smith Park

You are invited to join the staff of Fort C.F. Smith Park for a day of living history with the Union army. From 1861 to 1865, the Union army occupied Arlington County, using it as a defensive line to protect the District of Columbia. Come learn about the rich Civil

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Hannibal Guards “Camp of Instruction” at Point Lookout

This park’s peaceful surroundings on a peninsula between the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River in St. Mary’s County belie its history as the location of a camp which imprisoned as many as 52,264 Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. A museum on site recounts this vivid history. Event information

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