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2019 Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactment

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Don’t miss the 20th Annual Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactment on July 20-21, 2019 in Duncans Mills, California. This is Northern California’s largest American Civil War reenactment, and one of the largest reenactments west of the Mississippi! Every July, people from all over flock to the beautiful Russian River Valley to watch history come alive. This amazing event encompasses living history at its best with civil war period clad individuals performing battle scenarios and offering historical information about their equipment and character. Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactment is the best history class you’ll ever take!

Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactment

All reenactors MUST review safety rules provided on the website.
Good location, no visible vehicles, telephone, or power cables. Mild
weather. Midday food available for purchase. Sutlers on site close
to camps. Saturday night dance.

Bleachers and straw bales are provided for seating during battle scenarios but you are welcome to bring your own chair. There is a hot dog shack if you get hungry or you can bring a picnic! Plan to stay all day to get the most out of your Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactment historical experience!

Hours
Arrival begins Friday at Noon!
Battle Times:
Saturday 1PM and 4PM
Sunday 11AM and 2PM

Admission Prices:
All proceeds support the artillery horses of the California Historical Artillery Society 501(c)(3).
Adults $12
Juniors (7 – 12) $6.00
Kids (6 and under) Free!
Parking $5.00 per car
Sorry! We are unable to accept any bank cards.

Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactment Mini Gallery

Reenactor Information
Renactors with a current club membership card from a recognized club will pay a flat fee at registration of $10. Families with current cards for all members registering at once will pay $15. Those without current membership cards at the time of registration will pay $20 per individual or $30 for all family members registering at one time. (Family members must live in the same household)

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Additional Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactor Information

~Excellent coastal weather
~Redwood covered hills and mowed pasture battlefield
~Amazing sight lines with surroundings devoid of modern contraptions
~Great camping, easy access to drinking water, plentiful firewood & hay for horses
~Saturday night dance with free shuttle bus transportation to and from

Please familiarize yourself with all Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactment rules and regulations. Below you will find basic information regarding the event. If you have any questions, please contact the event coordinator, Ted Miljevich at chaselduce@aol.com.

View the Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactment site map. The interconnecting meadows are spacious and provide shade along the perimeters. Both Confederate and Union camp sites also have available wooded “campaign style” camping areas.

Concession style food and beverages are for sale during public hours in the sutler/civilian area.

Reenactor passenger car parking is located behind the Confederate camp. If you require an RV hook-up, you may contact Casini Ranch Family Campground at (707) 865-2255 or e-mail info@casiniranch.com, or any of the other nearby camping resorts on the Russian River.

**Be aware! Poison oak is persistent in all wooded areas, so enter at your own risk!**

Straw, firewood, water and porta potties are provided at all camp sites. Hay and water troughs for mounted units are available. Trash containers are provided and in ground fire pits are allowed.

The Saturday night dance is held from 7:00 to 10:00 at the Casini Campground recreation hall, next to the General Store near the campground entrance off Moscow Road. The dance is open to reenactors and the public. Period dress is of course preferred, but not required. There is shuttle service from the event entrance area to the dance location from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. There is parking available at the dance site if you wish to drive or you can walk the mile or so. There is no charge for the dance. Beverages and snacks can be purchased at the General Store adjacent to the dance area.

Due to battlefield size restrictions, artillery guns per side is limited as set forth by each command staff. CHAS is also limiting artillery powder reimbursements to a total of eight Confederate and six Union guns. All artillery attending MUST contact their respective command staff.

Location
Freeze Out Road
Duncans Mills, CA
(707) 922-5901

For More Information
Call (707) 922-5901; Email information@civilwardays.net
Event Coordinator: Ted Miljevich chaselduce@aol.com 650-969-6569

DIRECTIONS to Duncans Mills Civil War Days Reenactment
From Hwy 101: Use the River Road/Guerneville exit (about 1 mile north of Santa Rosa). Turn west onto River Road toward the Russian River Resort Area and continue on to the town of Guerneville. Travel straight through Guerneville and continue on to Duncans Mills. Turn left onto Moscow Road and continue over the bridge (about 1/4 mile). At the end of the bridge, make a right turn onto Freeze Out Road. Follow the signs to the site (about 1/4 mile).

From Hwy 1: Turn east on Highway 116 (River Road/Guerneville) and continue on to Duncans Mills Turn right on Moscow Road and continue over the bridge (about 1/4 mile). At the end of the bridge, make a right turn onto Freeze Out Road. Follow the signs on Freeze Out Road.

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