Lake Pittsfield, Illinois, USA
Join us for the 19th Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment at the 480 acres Lake Pittsfield in Pike County, IL. Tour Union and Confederate encampments with artillery, cavalry, infantry, naval and civilian reenactors. Enjoy listening to nationally famous folk singer Chris Vallillo and the Alton Jaeger Fife & Drum Corps. Wonderful programs on Civil War medicine & surgery, the Underground Railroad, artillery and navy in the Civil War and the Battle of Shiloh, Soldier's Aide Society. Attend the Civil War renewal of wedding vows & Lemonade Party and the Ladies & Gentleman's Fashion Show. Children's scavenger hunt all weekend. Full battle reenactments of the Battle of Shiloh. Attend the 1860's church service. Period food and vendors. Free admission. Sponsored by the Abe Lincoln Project/Looking for Lincoln in Pike County and the City of Pittsfield.