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2023 EVENT SCHEDULE

 

Saturday October 14th 

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)

10:30 Presentation

11:30 General Grant 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

Sunday October 15th

9:00 Gates open

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

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

10:30 Presentation

11:30 General Grant  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 2023 Shadows of the Blue and Gray will be held October 14th and 15th, 2023 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. The first 10 horses on each side that is PRE-REGISTERED and TAKES THE FIELD will receive a bounty as well. Saturday morning, biscuits and gravy will be available in the Cabin and 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.

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