Brandenburg Civil War Reenactment

Brandenburg Civil War Reenactment

Brandenburg, KY 40108, US

The Brandenburg Civil War Reenactment is just around the corner, in downtown Brandenburg, Kentucky. This event holds special significance as we commemorate the anniversary of John Hunt Morgan's Crossing of the Ohio River. Prepare to step back in time and witness the thrilling reenactment of Morgan's Raid and the Sunday Battle, among other engaging activities.

The event kicks off with the Officer's Call at the Riverfront Pavilion. From 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, the camps will be open to the public, allowing you to immerse yourself in living history and experience firsthand the daily lives of Civil War reenactors. Take the opportunity to engage with these dedicated individuals who bring history to life.

Throughout the day, there will be artillery demonstrations showcasing the power and precision of the cannons. The Ladies' Tea, exclusively for reenactors, will provide a glimpse into the refined social customs of the era. Be sure to catch the Raid on Main Street, a thrilling spectacle that will transport you to a pivotal moment in history.

As evening approaches, the reenactors will enjoy a special dinner closed to the public. Meanwhile, the Amphitheater will come alive with the soul-stirring melodies of Cull Hollow and Fresh Cut Grass, treating all attendees to a delightful concert. The night will culminate with the mesmerizing Night Fire of Cannon on the soccer field, a spectacle that will leave you in awe.

On Sunday, reenactors will begin the day with a breakfast exclusively for them, setting the stage for another exciting day of historical reenactments. The camps will open to the public, offering a closer look at the reenactors' preparations and routines. A period church service at the Gazebo will provide a moment of reflection and connection with the faith of the era.

At 2:00 pm, brace yourself for the Final Battle on the soccer field, a climactic reenactment that will transport you to the heart of the Civil War. Witness the bravery and valor of the soldiers as they bring history alive before your eyes. After the battle, the camps will close to the public, concluding a weekend filled with remarkable experiences.

This event is free to the public, providing an accessible opportunity for everyone to delve into the rich history of the Civil War. Please note that the schedule of events is subject to change, so stay updated on any modifications as the date approaches.

Mark your calendars and make plans to join us for the Brandenburg Civil War Reenactment. This immersive experience promises to be a captivating journey through time, honoring the legacy of John Hunt Morgan's Crossing of the Ohio River and the sacrifices made during this tumultuous chapter in our nation's history. Step into the past, feel the spirit of the era, and gain a deeper appreciation for the struggles and triumphs of those who came before us.

9 Jul 2024 - 10 Jul 2024
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM


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