2020 Battle of Round Mountain Reenactment
History comes to life at the 23rd Annual Battle of Round Mountain Reenactment on February 14-16, 2020 in Yale, Oklahoma. The Winter Encampment and Battle of Round Mountain Reenactment recreates a winter encampment of the Civil War era. This event takes place over three days, with living history Union and Confederate soldiers setting up opposing camps on Friday.
Battle of Round Mountain Reenactment
Friday: Noon to 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Adult $5, Children 10 and younger Free
Battle of Round Mountain Reenactment Site
Junction Hwy 51 & Hwy 18 – Take Hwy 18 north 1/4 mi
Yale, OK 74085
Directions: 4 miles west of Yale, at intersection of Hwys 51 and 18, take Hwy 18 north for a 1/4 mile. Event will be on the right.
Friday Noon to 4pm – School Days – Free
Teachers bring your class for living history. Hundreds of students from dozens of schools will get a little bit of Civil War history on Friday. School children will see how field hospitals treated battle wounds in the Civil War where more soldiers died from disease than wounds. They will see cannons and muskets, and learn the difference between cavalry sabers and soldier swords. They will see how teenagers 150 years ago dressed.
Saturday & Sunday: 2 pm – Battle Reenactments
Hear the blast of cannons and smell the smoke of musketry when the Battle of Round Mountain Reenactment begin at 2 pm Saturday and Sunday with horse-mounted soldiers joining the infantry in battle, along with staged hand-to-hand combat. The battle area is a natural amphitheater a few minutes walk from the camp that will allow visitors to watch the fighting and feel like a part of the action. Visitors are invited to witness as Confederate and Union soldiers slowly advance towards each other on the battlefield. You will see the soldiers of both sides as they prepare to fire cannons, and watch the battle as smoke fills the air from the muskets and cannons. Visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets for extra seating.