Civil War Re-Enactors

  • Details

  • 8/17/19
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Free
  • All Ages
  • Categories

  • Educational
  • Community

Event Description

Free! Celebrating Vinton Iowa's 150th birthday! 

Saturday August 17

9-5 (and perhaps longer if people are still there) - displays and interaction.

10:00 - Drill and musket demonstration/ kid drill

10:30 - Cannon demo

11:00 - O.J.Fargo presentation-“Life of an Iowan Soldier”-interactive-please ask questions-sponsored by: Humanities Iowa                        

11:30 - Ladies style show

12:30 - Cannon demo

2:00 - Participate in parade – can fire muskets

4:00-5:00 - Camp tour, a woman will be searching for her husband in camp, each tent will have a story

                           

Sunday August 18

9-4 - Displays and interaction

11:00 - Drill and musket demo and/or kid drill

12:00 - Cannon demo

1:30 - Skirmish - followed by musket fire--Any local people who would like to participate be on site by 11:30, with very faded blue jeans, white shirt and leather shoes (your uniform) to get training and outfitted.

2:30 - Medical demo

3:00-3:30 - Cannon demo


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