38th Annual Civil War Encampment - Fort Scott National Historic Site Kansas
Fort Scott National Historic Site commemorates the Civil War and how it shaped our country by presenting the 38th Annual Spring Civil War Encampment on Saturday and Sunday, April 17 and 18, 2020. Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the times—soldiers marching or on horseback, rifles firing, gunpowder hanging in the air. A variety of interpretive programs will illustrate the role Fort Scott played as a major supply base for federal troops during this pivotal conflict.
Living History Activities Abound as Fort Scott National Historic Site Hosts the 36th Annual Civil War Encampment
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: SUNDAY 9:00 a.m. - Raising the Colors 10:00 a.m. - Church Service 11:00 a.m. - Cooking Demonstration 11:30 a.m. - Infantry Dress Parade and Inspection 12:00 noon - Artillery Drill and Weapons Demonstration 1:00 p.m. - Cavalry Drill 1:30 p.m. - An Arm and a Leg: The Cost of Surgery, Demonstration 2:00 p.m. - Infantry Drill and Weapons Demonstration 2:30 p.m. - Conceived in Liberty: An Interpretive Dialog 3:00 p.m. - Artillery Drill and Weapons Demonstration 3:00 p.m. – Artillery Drill and Weapons Demonstration
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