Events

Aug 10
Regiment

Regiments in Depth event at Balch Library

Join the Friends of Ball's Bluff as we conduct a panel on the 1st California Infantry Regiment. This Union regiment fought at Ball's Bluff and throughout many of the major battles of the Civil War. Learn about how a unit recruited from the Philadelphia area became the California Regiment and their impact and sacrifice during the war.
10:30am to 12:30pm
  • Free
  • History & Educational
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Oct 19
Balls Bluff Reenactment

158th Anniversary of the Battle of Ball's Bluff

Join us for the 158th Anniversary of the Battle of Ball's Bluff. Events include cannon firing, Civil-War era band concert, a reenactor’s campout during the day. The highlight of the evening will be an illumination with 259 candles along the former cart path in remembrance of the men who died at Ball’s Bluff in October 1861, along with readings of prominent authors about the battle.
(All day)
  • Free
  • History & Educational
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