Civil War Event - Hainesville

Civil War Event - Hainesville

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Relive history as knowledgeable re-enactors, both military and civilian in period costume, recreate an American Civil War Encampment and Battle in a rural setting in Hainesville, Illinois. Event highlights include: narrated military battles between Union and Confederate uniformed military forces, military and civilian bivouacs and encampments, battlefield surgeries, undertakers and period medical displays.
Historical presentations are provided by such luminaries as Abraham Lincoln, General Grant and Elijah Haines (village founder) among others. There will also be period music, souvenirs and food vendors.
Opportunities will exist for visitors to question participants about their knowledge of and their character’s role in that period of our history. They are very knowledgeable of that period and their role in it. It provides a great history lesson and perspective. Admission is FREE. On-site parking fee is $10
per vehicle or $5/motorcycle. Additional event information and re-enactor registration can be found on
the on the panels below.

Click on the view website link for a flyer or the View Video link to see a short video of what to expect.

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Event Details

Date: October 16, 2021
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Northbrook Sports Club
200 South Hainesville Road
Hainesville IL 60030

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