Civil War Reenactment

Event Details

Date: October 23, 2016
Time: 9:00 am—3:00 pm
Location: Historic Brattonsville

Event Description:

Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM
Sunday 9 AM - 3 PM

John S. Bratton's widow, Harriett Bratton, and her grown children were staunch supporters of the Confederacy. Come and experience the Civil War that ravaged America and tore their world apart. There will be battle reenactments (2pm), cannon-firing demonstrations, historic archery demonstrations, camp life activities, presentations, children’s military drills and more. The Grimsly family will display their 19th century mourning artifacts in the front parlor of Hightower Hall for you to see the sobering reality of the war. Shop for reproduction items along sutler row and enjoy family-friendly foods. 

Admission: $10 Adult; $8 Senior; $6 Youth ages 4-17; 3 and under free and CHM members Free.