Vermilion County Civil War Days

September 26-28, 2014
Kennekuk County Park in Danville, Illinois


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2014 Event Schedule

Schedule may change.

*Re-enactors only

Saturday, September 27th
8:30 am Officers Call (Red Barn)*
9:00 am Gates Open
9:00 am Pay Call (Red Barn)*
10:00 am Generals in Camp for Individual Vists - All Day
(South of Atwood Home)
10:00 am Drill (Battlefield)
10:00 am Ladies' Sewing Circle - Ongoing (Across from the Gazebo)
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Telegraph Demonstration - All Day (Train Depot)
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Kids Scavenger Hunt (Neff Grocery)
10:00 am The Uncommon Soldier: Albert Cashier (Gazebo)
10:30 am President and Mr.s Lincoln Presentation (Gazebo)
11:30 am Ladies' Tea (Gazebo)
11:30 am Load and Fire (Battlefield)
12:00 pm Fashion Show (Gazebo)
1:00 pm Baked Goods and Pie Auction (Gazebo)
2:00 pm Generals Presentation (Gazebo)
3:00 pm

Mother Bickerdyke (Gazebo)

3:00 pm Story Time and Candy with Dr. Mary Walker (Battlefield)
3:00 pm Battle - General Wallace Saves Washington (Battlefield)
  Weeping and Dying Competition to Follow Battle
  Medical Demonstartion to Follow Battle (Union Camp)
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Re-enactor Dinner (Red Barn)*
7:00 pm Dance with Dance Caller: Jenny Raby (Red Barn)
 
Sunday, September 28
8:30 am Officers Call (Red Barn)*
9:00 am Church Service (Vermilion Chapel)*
10:00 am Pay Call (Red Barn)*
10:00 am Gates Open
10:00 am Generals in Camp for Individual Vists - All Day
(South of Atwood Home)
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kids Scavenger Hunt (Neff Grocery)
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Telegraph Demonstration (Train Depot)
10:30 am Drill (Battlefield)
10:30 am Clara Barton (Gazebo)
11:00 am Civilian Refugee (Gazebo)
12:00 pm Civil War Hair demonstration (Gazebo)
12:30 pm Rolling Pin and Husband Calling Contest (Sutler Row)
1:00 pm Generals Presentation (Gazebo)
2:00 pm Story Time and Candy with Dr. Mary Walker (Battlefield)
2:30 pm Battle - The Burning of Atlanta (Battlefield)
3:30 pm Event Closed

In addition to the scheduled programs, you may visit with various living history presenters including Dr. Mary Walker, Medal of Honor Recipient.

*Re-enactors only

No cars in camp until after 3:30 p.m.

Registration is open Friday 4 pm - 11 pm at the Barber Shop and Saturday until 10 am

Sutler Row is open Saturday 9 am - 5 pm and Sunday 10 am - 3 pm. Some may choose to have longer or shorter hours.