153rd Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek Schedule of Events

153rd Anniversary Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 14

9:00 AM –  Gates open to public

9:00 AM – Belle Grove opens – (Belle Grove)

10:00 AM – Meet The Generals – Lee’s Lieutenants – (Symposium Tent)

11:00 AM – Artillery demonstration – (Field)

11:30 AM – Concert: 46th Pennsylvania Regiment Band – (Symposium Tent)

 12:30 PM – Infantry Demonstration – (Field)

1:00 PM –  Speaker: Authors Chuck Mauro & Don Hakenson – (Symposium Tent)

                        “Col. John S Mosby’s Combat Operations”  

2:00 PM – Speaker:  Author Jonathan Noyalas – (Symposium Tent)

“It Is Natural That Each Comrade Should Think His Corps the Best”

2:30 PM – Cavalry Demonstration –  (Field)

2:30 PM –  Spectators must leave reenactor camps

3:00 PM – Reenactment: First Battle of Winchester – (Field)

4:00 PM – Speaker: Author David Goetz –   (Symposium Tent)

“Hell is Being a Republican in Virginia, John S. Mosby”

4:00 PM –  Belle Grove Manor House Closes

6:15 PM – Candlelight Tour of the Confederate Camps – Guided tour:  additional $5.00 fee

    (Meet at the Symposium Tent)

6:30 PM – Auction to benefit CCBF – (Symposium Tent)

Lighting of Luminaries through Middletown – (Town- Middletown)

7:00 PM –  Night Firing of Cannons and Signal Corps Demonstration – (Field)

8:00 PM – Gates close to public

8:00 PM – Reenactor’s Ball – (Symposium Tent)

Featuring the 2nd South Carolina String Band

& the Shenandoah Valley CW Era Dancers

(All times and schedules are subject to change)

Sunday, October 15th

9:00 AM – Gates open to Public

9:00 AM – Belle Grove opens – (Belle Grove)

9:30 AM – Non-Denomination Gospel Service – (Symposium Tent)

11:00 AM  Concert: 2nd South Carolina String Band – (Symposium Tent)

 12:00 PM – Speaker – Author Robert Simmonds – (Symposium Tent)

“A Cedar Creek Perspective

12:30 PM – Artillery Demonstration –  (Field)

1:00 PM – All Spectators must leave Camps

 1:00 PM – Cavalry Engagement of Cedar Creek – (Field)

1:30 PM – Reenactment: The Battle of Cedar Creek – (Field)

3:00 PM – Presentation: Lee’s Lieutenants – presents: “The Aftermath of Battle“ – (Symposium Tent)   

 4:00 PM – Belle Grove Manor House Closes         

5:00 PM – Gates close to the public

(All times and schedules are subject to change)

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