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2019 Branch County Civil War Days

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Relive history at the 12th Annual Branch County Civil War Days on May 24-27, 2019 at Branch County Heritage Park in Coldwater, Michigan. This living history is filled with civil war historical clothing outfits, Union and Confederate units with live, authentic cannons and firearms to historically complete the Civil War drills and Battle reenactment. Throughout the Branch County Civil War Days weekend onlookers can observe civil war period craftsman at work, as well as asking them questions about life in that era of national conflict.

Branch County Civil War Days

The public is invited to attend and participate in a variety of festivities which will begin on Friday, May 22 with the arrival of President and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln at the Coldwater Depot and conclude on Sunday, May 25. The weekend events start Thursday, May 21st at 7:00 p.m. with a guided tour of the Historic Oak Grove Cemetery.

Friday is an educational day for area 5th grade schools. Saturday activity action includs an authentic heritage schoolhouse for children to receive a period school lesson in and experience the ‘old school’ teaching methods of the time.

The Branch County Civil War Days weekend offers activities for everyone, including a Civil War church service on Sunday morning, military and civilian impression demonstrations, encampments, drills and a civil war era ball (dance) Saturday evening. The annual Coldwater Civil War Spring Ball begins with a grand march prior to entering the ballroom with ball rules requiring period clothing from 1861-1865. Enjoy the historical and elegant ball gowns and suits worn by participants.

Branch County Civil War Days Mini-Gallery