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2020 Barboursville Civil War Days

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Experience the sounds of battle at the annual Barboursville Civil War Days Weekend on April 24-26, 2020 at Barboursville Park in Barboursville, West Virginia. Join us as we commemorate two small battles that occurred in the Village of Barboursville, West Virginia. The original battles took place on July 13, 1861 and Sep. 8, 1862, when this was still Virginia. Barboursville Civil War Days is hosted by Chapman’s Battery Civil War Reenactors, who take part in the event as well.

Barboursville Civil War Days

There will be a battle reenactment on Saturday and Sunday. Other Barboursville Civil War Days activities include a Ladies tea, a dance, church services and a few other things are that are in the works. A meal will be provided on Saturday evening for all participating reenactors. So come on out and learn some history and have some fun. Visit our sutlers (civil war-era vendors) and you just might find something to buy. They have “period” clothes, hats, books and paintings.

Reenactor Information
Bounties will $100.00 for the first four guns registered and on the field both days. A $50.00 for the first fie infantry or cavalry units.
Please consider joining us for a great event.

Location
Barboursville Park
1 Park Road
Barboursville, WV 25504

Barboursville Civil War Days Mini-Gallery

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For More Information:
Natalie 304-942-2078, Carl 304-412-2874, Mitch 304-654-6052, Denny 304-733-9014

Barboursville Civil War Days Schedule

(Subject to Change)

Friday
7:00 PM Lecture Program (TBA)
9:00 PM Cannon Night Firing

Saturday
9:00 AM- camps open to the public
10:00 AM- Officers meeting
11:00 AM- Ladies Tea (Big Picnic Shelter by lake)
2:00 PM- Battle Reenactment
5:30 PM- Dinner for Reenactors only. Must have ticket. (Big Picnic Shelter by lake)
7:00 – 10:00 PM Dance (Big Picnic Shelter by lake)
10:15 PM- Night Firing of the Cannons

Sunday
9:00 AM- Camps open to the public
10:00 AM- Church service (Big Picnic Shelter by lake)
11:30 AM- Memorial Service
2:00 PM- Battle Reenactment
4:00 PM- Camp closed.

About Chapman’s Battery Reenactors
Chapman’s Battery Civil War Reenactors is a Virginia Light Artillery unit that is comprised of a 12 lb. Mountain Howitzer on a prairie carriage and a 12 lb. Coehorn Mortar. They have over 35 reenactors from various parts of Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, and Pennsylvania that travel to 8-10 events each year.

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Barboursville Civil War Days Weekend on the first weekend of May at Barboursville Park in Barboursville, West Virginia.

Barboursville Civil War Days - Barboursville Park - Chapman's Battery Civil War Reenactors - Barboursville Civil War Days Committee

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