Exhibits & Events Calendar

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9th annual reenactment at Spring Mountain Ranch
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Sunday, November 02
Location: Nevada
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.snlha.org
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 9th annual reenactment at Spring Mountain Ranch, Las Vegas. Kicks off 150th anniversary of statehood. Sponsored by Southern Nevada Living History Association & the American Civil War Society. For information, www.snlha.org

150th Emancipation Day Commemoration
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Saturday, November 01
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/mono
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Maryland Emancipation Day commemoration (Nov. 1, 1864) at Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick. Friday 6:30 p.m. Halloween costume contest, ranger talk & sky program at Worthington Farm. Saturday from 10 a.m., artillery firings, programs, talks, exhibit, night sky program. For information, 301-662-3515; www.nps.gov/mono; on facebook

150th Johnsonville
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Sunday, November 02
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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150th anniversary Battle of Johnsonville commemoration at Johnsonville State Historic Park & Nathan Bedford State Park, New Johnsonville. Nov. 4-5, 1864, attack by Forrest's cavalry against Union supply depot. Union living history, military demonstrations, walking tours at Johnsonville park. Confederate at nearby Forrest park. For information, 931-535-2789.

25th annual "Thunder in the Village" Guyandotte Civil War Day
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Sunday, November 02
Location: West Virginia
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.guyandottecivilwardays.com
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25th annual “Thunder in the Village” Guyandotte Civil War Days. 153rd anniversary of Raid on Guyandotte. Battles both days, lecture series, living history events in the streets. By registration. For information, Jeanne Wray, 304-617-6719, jwray126@gmail.com; www.guyandottecivilwardays.com

Civil War Tour with A. Wilson Greene & others
Date: Friday, October 31 -
Sunday, November 09
Location: Coastal States
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.pamplinpark.org.
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“Coastal War: New Orleans to Jacksonville” tour for Pamplin Park members with A. Wilson Greene & others. Sites in Louisiana, Alabama, Florida. Reservations, fee required. For information,  (804) 861-2408; www.pamplinpark.org.

150th anniversary program at the Thomas House
Date: Saturday, November 01
Location: Maryland
Event Category: Program
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/mono
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“Maryland Free – Slavery Abolished!” 150th anniversary program at the Thomas House, Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick. Program on role of Gen. Lew Wallace in Maryland emancipation. Space limited, registration opens Oct. 1. For information, registration, 301-662-3515; www.nps.gov/mono

28th Annual Battle of Fort Branch
Date: Saturday, November 01 -
Sunday, November 02
Location: North Carolina
Event Category: Reenactment
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28th Annual Battle of Fort Branch at the Confederate earthen star fort overlooking Roanoke River in Hamilton. Battles both days at 1:30 p.m., Saturday morning tactical. Saturday BBQ meal & dance, Sunday morning church service. All proceeds to Fort Branch preservation and restoration. For information, www.fortbranchcivilwarsite.com; U.S. units: Howard Lee, 252-756-3382, leecats@suddenlink.net; C.S. units: Lee Gordon, 919-732-6986, LGordon3@nc.rr.com

Battle of Bethesda Church at Locust Grove Plantation
Date: Saturday, November 01 -
Sunday, November 02
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.peninsulartillery.com
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Battle of Bethesda Church at Locust Grove Plantation in Walkertown, 10-6. Hosted by Peninsula Artillery. For information, 804-769-8201, 804-744-6224; www.peninsulartillery.com

Militaria Show
Date: Saturday, November 01
Location: New Jersey
Event Category: Shows
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5th Annual Veterans Tribute & Militaria Exhibition at the Veterans Center, Kenilworth, 10-4. Military weapons & memorabilia displays French & Indian Wars to Afghanistan. Admission by donation. Sponsored by New Jersey Arms Collectors Club. For information, John Rountree, 973-762-0090

Pennsylvania Antique Arms Show
Date: Saturday, November 01 -
Sunday, November 02
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Shows
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Pennsylvania Antique Arms Show at the LuLu Shrine Center, Plymouth Meeting, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 9-2. $7. Hosted by Pennsylvania Antique Gun Collectors Assn. For information, Michael Revesz, southwestsci@verizon.net.

Reenactor Conference
Date: Saturday, November 01
Location: Ohio
Event Category: Conference
For more info: http://www.ohiocwr.eventzilla.net
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3rd annual Ohio Civil War Reenactors Leadership Conference at Heritage Center of Clark County in Springfield. Open to all ranks, branches, military & civilian. Hosted by Army of the Ohio; 2nd Battalion, Birney’s Division; Co. B, 1st Tennessee; Co. A, 5th Texas. Registration $21.50 includes lunch, deadline Oct. 29. For information, ohiocwr@hotmail.com; ohiocwr.eventzilla.net

California Lecture
Date: Sunday, November 02
Location: California
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.homesteadmuseum.org
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"The Civil War at 150: Remembering the California and Los Angeles Stories" Glenna Matthews lecture at the Homestead Museum, City of Industry, 2-4. Reception & book signing. Free. Seating limited, reservations recommended beginning September 13. For information, 626-968-8492; homesteadmuseum.org

150th WalkingTour
Date: Tuesday, November 04
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.tnstateparks.gov/Johnsonville
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Battle of Johnsonville walking tour of original Union defenses that participated in the battle at Johnsonville State Historic Park, New Johnsonville, 1 p.m. For information, 931-535-2789, tnstateparks.gov/Johnsonville

"Lincoln and the Power of the Press" Lecture
Date: Wednesday, November 05
Location: New York
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.nyhistory.org/programs
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“Lincoln and the Power of the Press” lecture by historian Harold Holzer at the New-York Historical Society, New York City, 6:30 p.m. Jonathan Alter moderator. $34, members $20. For information, tickets, 212-485-9268; www.nyhistory.org/programs

Atlanta Antique Gun & International Military Show
Date: Friday, November 07 -
Saturday, November 08
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://www.TheCarolinaTrader.com
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Atlanta Antique Gun & International Military Show at Cobb County Civic Center, Marietta, Friday 12-5, Saturday 9-5. Admission $7, ages 7-12 $1. For information, Carolina Trader Promotions, 704-282-1339; www.TheCarolinaTrader.com

Maine Tribute
Date: Friday, November 07 -
Sunday, November 09
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/pete
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Commemoration of Maine troops during Siege of Petersburg. Friday 7 p.m. talk; Saturday dedication of highway marker where Col. Joshua Chamberlain was wounded, ranger tour of 1st Maine Heavy Artillery charge, cemetery visit; Sunday Battle of Dinwiddie Courthouse tour. For information, Petersburg National Battlefield, www.nps.gov/pete

"The Election of 1864" Symposium
Date: Saturday, November 08 -
Sunday, November 09
Location: District of Columbia
Event Category: Symposium
For more info: http://www.lincolngroup.org
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“The Election of 1864” at the E. Barrett Prettyman District Courthouse, 9-5:30. Speakers Dr. Allen C. Guelzo, Thomas Horrocks, Elizabeth R. Varon, Jennifer Weber, Jonathan W. White. $80 includes new membership fee, members $50. Sponsored by Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia. For information, www.lincolngroup.org

Civil War Concert by Bobby Horton
Date: Saturday, November 08
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: Concert
For more info: http://www.claytonartscenter.com
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Civil War concert by Bobby Horton, 7:30 p.m., Clayton Center for the Arts, Maryville College, in Maryville. A Civil War Sesquicentennial Series program. $20 adults, $15 over age 60, children up to 18 & college students with ID. For information, tickets, 865-981-8590; claytonartscenter.com

Living History Weekend in Helen
Date: Saturday, November 08 -
Sunday, November 09
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Living History
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EVENT CANCELLED. Living History Weekend in Helen. For information, Al Platt, aplatt0021@aol.com

The Blue & The Gray Reenactment
Date: Saturday, November 08 -
Sunday, November 09
Location: California
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.moorparkrotary.com
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"The Blue & The Gray" reenactment in Moorpark adjacent to Moorpark College. 3 Saturday battles, 2 Sunday. $25, students $20, free 5 and under. Free parking & shuttle from college. Benefits local charities & scholarships. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Moorpark. For information, 805-279-5253; www.moorparkrotary.com

Reenactment, Programs
Date: Monday, November 10
Location: Florida
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www.raidonthesuwannee.com
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“Raid on the Suwannee” Civil War reenactment & living history Nov. 14-16 at Heritage Park & Gardens, Live Oak. Daily programs in city starting Monday. Saturday 3 p.m. skirmish, Sunday 2 p.m. battle. For information, raidonthesuwannee@gmail.com; www.raidonthesuwannee.com

The Vicksburg Campaign Part 1; The Forrest and Van Dorn Raids
Date: Tuesday, November 11 -
Saturday, November 15
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: Tours
For more info: http://www.blueandgrayeducation.org
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The Vicksburg Campaign Part 1; The Forrest and Van Dorn Raids with Parker Hills from Pickwick Landing. Fee. Sponsored by Blue & Gray Education Society. For information, registration, 434-250-9921; www.blueandgrayeducation.org

150th Conference
Date: Thursday, November 13 -
Friday, November 14
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: Conference
For more info: http://www.tnvacation.com/civil-war/commission/
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Tennessee Sesquicentennial Commission Signature Conference: “The Final Shots in Tennessee” in Franklin. Commemorating 1864 Tennessee Campaign 150th anniversary. Symposiums, book signings, tours, entertainment. By registration. For information, www.tnvacation.com/civil-war/commission/

Lecture
Date: Thursday, November 13
Location: Delaware
Event Category: Lecture
For more info: http://www.dehistory.org
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Rabbi David Wucher in first-person interpretation of 1st Civil War Jewish chaplain, Rabbi Ferdinand Leopold Sarner, 54th New York Regiment, 6:30 p.m. at Delaware Historical Society Research Room, Wilmington. Free. Co-sponsored by Jewish Historical Society of Delaware. For information, 302-655-7161; www.dehistory.org.

"A Fire Never Extinquished" Exhibit
Date: Friday, November 14 -
Saturday, November 15
Location: Vermont
Event Category: Conference
For more info: http://www.vermonthumanities.org
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“A Fire Never Extinguished: How the Civil War Continues to Shape America’s Civic and Cultural Life” 41st Annual Vermont Humanities Council’s Fall Conference at the Dudley H. Davis Center, University of Vermont, Burlington. For information, Max Matthews, 802-262-2626 ext. 304; www.vermonthumanities.org

12th Annual President's Dinner & Ball at Hotel Gettysburg
Date: Friday, November 14 -
Saturday, November 15
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Balls/Dinner
For more info: http://www.remembrancedayball.com
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12th Annual President’s Dinner & Ball at Hotel Gettysburg, 5:30 social hour, three-course dinner. Dodworth Saxhorn Band, direction by Susan deGuardiola. For information, John B. Newbold, 717-420-5145, johngetysbg@aol.com; www.remembrancedayball.com

150th Battle Anniversary
Date: Friday, November 14 -
Saturday, November 15
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
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Annual Blue & Gray Days in Franklin. 150th battle anniversary. Friday school day until 1 p.m., public 1:30-4. Saturday 9-5. Period crafts, reenactors, Carnton Plantation tours, music. Proceeds support Battle of Franklin Trust. For information, Angell Roberts, 615-794-0903, angell@battleoffranklintrust.org.

Civil War Lady Remembrance Day Ball at Eisenhower Inn
Date: Friday, November 14
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Balls/Dances
For more info: http://www.GettysburgBall.com
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Civil War Lady Remembrance Day Ball at Eisenhower Inn, Gettysburg, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Beck’s Philadelphia Band with dance callers The Victorian Dance Ensemble. Light refreshments. Advance tickets required. For information, tickets, 712-310-9383; www.GettysburgBall.com

Civil War living history event at McConnell House
Date: Friday, November 14 -
Saturday, November 15
Location: Kentucky
Event Category: Living History
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Civil War living history event at McConnell House, Wurtland. Friday school day. Saturday period ladies tea, living history, speakers, authors. For information, Col. Charles Dahnmon Whitt, c-dahnmon@roadrunner.com

Raid on the Suwannee Living History & Civil War Reenactment
Date: Friday, November 14 -
Sunday, November 16
Location: Florida
Event Category: Reenactment
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Raid on the Suwannee Living History & Civil War Reenactment in Live Oak. New event with weekday educational programs, Friday school day, Saturday & Sunday battles. Living history, entertainment. All proceeds to Friends of Heritage Park & Gardens, a city park. For information, Michael Mitchell, raidonthesuwannee@gmail.com

Remembrance Weekend & Dance at Daniel Lady Farm
Date: Friday, November 14 -
Sunday, November 16
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Living History
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Remembrance Weekend & Dance at Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg. Living history encampment & open house tours. Saturday dance at American Legion with Gettysburg Big Band $15, $25 couple. Hosted by American Living History Education Society. For information, Kirk Davis, Home Front General, 717-338-1776; alhes1776@yahoo.com

12th Annual Remembrance Illumination at Soldiers's National Cemetery
Date: Saturday, November 15
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Illumination
For more info: http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org
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12th Annual Remembrance Illumination at Soldiers’ National Cemetery, Gettysburg, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Candle sponsorships available. Volunteers needed to help set up, greet, clean up. For information, 717-338-1243; www.gettysburgfoundation.org

150th Anniversary Battle of Franklin reenactment
Date: Saturday, November 15 -
Sunday, November 16
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: Reenactment
For more info: http://www..battleoffranklintrust.org
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150th Anniversary Battle of Franklin reenactment at Carnton Plantation, Franklin. Living history, battles both days. Fee. For information, www.franklin150.com; www.battleoffranklintrust.org

58th Annual Remembrance Day Parade
Date: Saturday, November 15
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Parade
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58th Annual Remembrance Day Parade. Form up 12 p.m., parade at 1 p.m. Sponsored by Sons of Veterans Reserve of Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Brig Gen. Henry E. Shaw Jr., (740) 369-3722, hshaw@columbus.rr.com

Battle of Gettysburg Honor & Dedication Ceremonies
Date: Saturday, November 15
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Ceremony
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Battle of Gettysburg Honor & Dedication Ceremonies during the Remembrance Day for Gen. Meade & his generals. Meet at Humphreys Monument 10 a.m. to process to Meade Equestrian Monument for 10:30 ceremonies and wreath-layings. For information, Jerry McCormick, (215) 848-7753, gedwinmc@msn.com

Capitol of the Confederacy Show at Richmond Raceway Complex
Date: Saturday, November 15 -
Sunday, November 16
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Shows
For more info: http://www.mkshows.com
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Capitol of the Confederacy Show at Richmond Raceway Complex, Richmond, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 9-3. For information, 770-630-7298, mike@mkshows.com; www.mkshows.com

Hancock Ceremonies
Date: Saturday, November 15
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Ceremony
For more info: http://www.wshancocksociety.org
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“Not For Himself But For His Country” annual W.S. Hancock Society tribute 11 a.m. at Hancock equestrian statue on East Cemetery Hill, Gettysburg. Wreath-laying, talk by society historian Bruce Stocking. 3:30 p.m. tribute to “The Hero of Gettysburg” at New York Monument in the National Cemetery. For information, 610-630-0912; www.wshancocksociety.org

National Victorian Tea by Civil War Lady
Date: Saturday, November 15
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Miscellaneous
For more info: http://www.GettysburgbBall.com.
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National Victorian Tea by Civil War Lady on Gettysburg Remembrance Day at 1863 Inn of Gettysburg, 3 p.m. Tea, goodies & entertainment. Gentlemen & ladies invited to attend, period dress required. Advance ticket sales only. For information, joymelcher@hotmail.com. Tickets, 712-310-9383; www.GettysburgbBall.com.

Petersburg Tours
Date: Saturday, November 15
Location: Virginia
Event Category: Tours
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Free ranger-led caravan tours at 10:30 & 2:30 of “Civil War Impact on Petersburg.” By reservation, limited vehicles. For information, 804-732-3531 ext. 205 (follow voice message instructions) or randolph_watkins@nps.gov Give name, phone, which tour, number of people.

Program at Night Museum at Andersonville Nat. Hist. Site
Date: Saturday, November 15
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Program
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/ande
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Night Museum at Andersonville National Historic Site, 6-9 p.m.  “Andersonville in Motion: Prison Transfers, Mass Escapes & Collapse of the Confederacy” 7 p.m. program by Prof. Lorien Foote at National Prisoner of War Museum. For information, 229-924-0343; www.nps.gov/ande

Special after dark program at National Prisoner of War Museum
Date: Saturday, November 15
Location: Georgia
Event Category: Program
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/ande
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Special after dark program at National Prisoner of War Museum and prison site at Andersonville National historic Site. For information, 229 924-0343; www.nps.gov/ande

19th annual Lincoln Forum at the Wyndham Gettysburg
Date: Sunday, November 16 -
Tuesday, November 18
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Forum
For more info: http://www.thelincolnforum.org
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19th annual Lincoln Forum at the Wyndham Gettysburg. Speakers, exhibits, awards. admin@thelincolnforum.org; www.thelincolnforum.org

Dedication Day ceremony on anniversary of Gettysburg Address & Soldiers' National Cemetery dedicatio
Date: Wednesday, November 19
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Ceremony
For more info: http://www.nps.gov/gett
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Dedication Day ceremony on anniversary of Gettysburg Address & Soldiers’ National Cemetery dedication. Wreath-laying at Soldiers’ National Monument, ceremony, keynote speaker. Sponsored by Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg Foundation, Gettysburg College. For information, 717-334-1124; www.nps.gov/gett

Graveside Salute to United States Colored Troops at Soldiers' National Cemetery
Date: Wednesday, November 19
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Ceremony
For more info: http://www.gettysburghistories.com
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Graveside Salute to United States Colored Troops at Soldiers’ National Cemetery immediately after Dedication Day ceremony. Sponsored by “For the Cause” Productions, For information, www.gettysburghistories.com

Gowns Exhibit
Date: Saturday, November 22 -
Monday, August 31
Location: Pennsylvania
Event Category: Exhibit
For more info: http://www.sigalmuseum.org
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"Eras pf Elegance 1750-1920s" at Sigal Museum of the Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society, Easton. Gowns, accessories including Civil War period evening dress & wedding ensemble. For information, 610-253-1222; sigalmuseum.org

150th Spring Hill
Date: Friday, November 28 -
Sunday, November 30
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.rippavilla.org
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150th Commemoration of The Battle of Spring Hill with camping on battlefield in Spring Hill. Friday opening ceremony with night cannon firing, flag presentation, candlelight illumination on the battlefield, candlelight tours of Cheairs’ mansion. Battles Saturday & Sunday, traveling exhibit organized by Tennessee State Museum. Hosted by Rippavilla Inc. with Civil War Trust cooperation. Limited reenactor space, by registration. For information, registration, http://www.rippavilla.org

"Rosser's Raid on New Creek" Seminar
Date: Saturday, November 29
Location: West Virginia
Event Category: Seminar
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“Rosser’s Raid on New Creek” seminar at Potomac State College, Keyser, 10-1. Talks by Steve French & Jim Goldsworthy, period music, artifact exhibit. Free. Sponsored by Danny Staggers. For information, Steve French, sfrench52@yahoo.com

150th Commemoration of The Battle of Spring Hill
Date: Saturday, November 29 -
Sunday, November 30
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.rippavilla.org
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150th Commemoration of The Battle of Spring Hill with skirmishes, camping on actual battlefield in Spring Hill. Hosted by Rippavilla Inc. with Civil War Trust cooperation. Limited reenactor space, by registration. For information, registration, www.rippavilla.org

Civil War Tour at the Minnesota State Capitol
Date: Saturday, November 29
Location: Minnesota
Event Category: Tours
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Civil War Tour at the Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul. Minnesota’s role in the Civil War & Capitol’s role as memorial to veterans through stories, artwork, newly conserved battle flags. $9 adults, $8 seniors & college students, $6 children 6-17. Sponsored by Minnesota Historical Society. For information, jessica.kohen@mnhs.org

150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin & Annual Illumination commemoration
Date: Sunday, November 30
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: 150th Anniversary
For more info: http://www.franklin150.com
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150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin & Annual Illumination commemoration in Franklin. Ten thousand luminaries representing casualties. Free. For information, www.franklin150.com

150th Battlefield Tour
Date: Sunday, November 30
Location: Tennessee
Event Category: Tours
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150th Franklin Battlefield Tour beginning at 5 a.m. when Federal army began to arrive that day in 1864. With Eric A. Jacobson from The Carter House. $50 per person, space limited. For information, tickets, Angell Roberts, 615-794-0903, angell@battleoffranklintrust.org