2021 EVENT SCHEDULE

 

Saturday October 9th

8:00 All vehicles out of camp

8:30 Officers call in cabin

9:00 Gates open

9:15 Confederate artillery drill (Battlefield, north end)

9:45 Union artillery drill ( Battlefield, south end)

10:15 Promotion ceremony ( Map#4)

10:30 General Grant presentation (Map#4)

11:30 Harriet Tubman presentation (Map #4)

12:30 Frying pan toss (Battlefield, south end)

1:00 President Lincoln presentation (Map #4)

3:00 Battle

* Lincoln presenting Gettysburg address prior to battle

*Medical presentation following battle

6:00 Dinner for reenactors in large building

*Must get meal ticket by 10am Saturday from cabin

7:30 Night Fire (Battlefield)

Sunday October 10th

9:00 Gates open

9:15 Confederate Artillery drill ( Battlefield, north end)

9:45 Union Artillery drill (Battlefield, South end)

10:15 Promotion ceremony (Map#4)

10:30 General Grant presentation (Map #4)

11:30 Harriet Tubman presentation (Map #4)

12:30 Frying pan toss (Battlefield, south end)

1:00 President Lincoln presentation

2:00 Battle

* Lincoln presenting Gettysburg address prior to battle

*Medical presentation following battle

The 2021 Shadows of the Blue and Gray will be held October 9th and 10th, 2021 at beautiful City County Park just north of Princeton, IL.

Each Artillery piece that is PRE-REGISTERED and TAKES THE FIELD will receive powder and bounty. Each horse that is PRE-REGISTERED and TAKES THE FIELD will receive a bounty as well. Saturday night we are offering a free dinner to all our reenactor friends that register. As always straw/hay, firewood and water will be available. we humbly ask that you clean up your camp site before you leave. You can download our registration form or submit it online on our registration page.