Winterset, Iowa Civil War Reenactment

Winterset, Iowa Civil War Reenactment

Winterset, IA 50273, US

The most talked about event in past years is back... after 22 years away. Civil War event at the Winterset Iowa Battlefield planned again for October 13/14/15 2023

10. Winterset has over 200 stunning primitive rough and ready acres of private property dedicated for this reenactment.

9. Our battlefield has had over 3000 feet of redoubts, earthworks and fortifications, and we are planning on making them again for 2023..

8. The beautiful Cedar Creek runs right through our battlefield. Giving soldiers a natural barrier to cross, along with the Cedar covered bridge which we use every year which is a stunning 1800's bridge... Skirmishes were encouraged all weekend long between commanders.

7. The mainstream campers US/CS camps are separated on top of the high cliffs overlooking the beautiful battlefield below. Along with sutlers above as well as US/CS authentics camp on either side of the creek between them in their own respective earthworks..

6. On the battlefield It feels like and looks like a real 19th century Battle ground!

5. The battlefield is located in a beautiful river valley setting and surrounded by thousands of trees.

4. Spectators are high atop a cliff hundreds of feet in the air out of sight out of mind!

3. Units can sleep in the earth works and really experience soldiers' living conditions as they were in the 1860's !

2. Why reenact another city park event or festival? When your unit could be at Winterset in 2023 fighting in earthworks and fortifications all weekend long..

1. We are reenactors!!! We know what other reenactors Want out of a great Civil War Reenactment and we are so excited to bring it back after 22 years away!!!

Located near the Cedar covered bridge 1874 Nature Ct, Winterset, IA 50273 October 13th, 14th, and 15th, 2023 during the Covered bridge festival something for everyone hometown birthplace of John Wayne. See the incredible museum in his honor in Winterset

To register simply email us at.. [email protected]
tell us how many reenactors will be reenacting with your group and there impressions
or call JoJo Leto at 515-250-2108
with any questions etc...

13 Oct 2023 - 15 Oct 2023
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM


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