2018 Mississippi Stands Civil War Reenactment
Relive Civil War in Mississippi at Mississippi Stands Civil War Reenactment on February 22-25, 2018 at Brice’s Cross Roads National Battlefield Site five miles west of Baldwyn, Mississippi. The 1st Division Southern Re-enactors Association is pleased to announce Mississippi Stands Civil War Reenactment which will feature some of the vital Historic Battles for the control of Mississippi and border states. These Battles will take place on nearly 2000 acres of Historic Battlefield.
The 1860s were turbulent times in Mississippi. At Mississippi Stands Civil War Reenactment, reenactors from across the United States will portray soldiers from the north and the south who fought for control of Mississippi from 1861-1865. The event will include two days of fighting, demonstrations of camp life, civilian town and sutlers. School children will […]
The event, called Mississippi Stands, will include two days of fighting, demonstrations of camp life, civilian town and sutlers. School children will experience life in the 1860’s on Friday. Hosted by 1st Division Southern Re-enactors Association and the First Federal Division, battles will be fought on Saturday and Sunday on the 1500 acre Brice’s Crossroads National Battlefield located five miles west of Baldwyn.
Mississippi Stands Civil War Reenactment: Neeley’s Roughnecks
Visitors are invited to view battles at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. Church services will be held in camp at 9 a.m. on Sunday.
Sutler row, a civilian camp, sewing demonstrations, food vendors, and authors will be available from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. A Blue-Gray Civilian town will depict life in the 1860’s on the home front.
Visitors can view the re-enactments of the battles, learn about civilian and home life in the Civilian Town and explore the sutler’s tents on Sutler row both days.
Admission is $5 each with a cap for a family of $25, and children under seven years are free.
Camps open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. for the public.
All times and battles are subject to change.
Battles: There will be both campaign style battles along with spectator battles.
Camps: There will be mainstream, campaign and civilian camps for everyone.
Brice’s Cross Roads National Battlefield Site
Baldwyn, MS 38824
For more information about the Mississippi’s Final Stands Interpretive Center:
Call 662.365.3969; Email email@example.com
For more information about reenactor coordinating unit and reenactment:
1st Division/Southern Re-enactors Association, firstname.lastname@example.org
The 1st Division welcomes all reenactors and organizations to attend this historic event.
Mississippi’s Final stands Interpretive Center
The Interpretive Center will be open Friday-Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The center includes interpretation of the 1500 acre battlefield at Brice’s Crossroads, and the battle of Tupelo/Harrisburg through interpretive and interactive exhibits, two films and a flag exhibit as well as a bookstore and gift shop.
Mississippi Stands Tentative Schedule
Wednesday: Registration opens at 12:00 p.m.
Thursday: Afternoon and overnight tactical for those wishing to participate. All Branches. Non-spectator.
Friday: Overnight tactical ends with Battle of Iuka at 9:30 a.m. for local schools kids.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. Raid on Ripley, 2:00 p.m. Battle of Corinth and 6:30 p.m. night fire.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. Battle of Harrisburg.
Reenactor Information (registration & fees)
Bring plenty of ammunition and be prepared for attacks at any time.
Reenactor (Military & Civilian Registration Form
Artillery Information & Forms
Cavalry Information & Forms
Infantry Information & Forms
On registration page, register as a Civilian and let us know if you are camping in the civilian town or with a Unit. We also have information on our Mississippi Stands Facebook page and 1st Division page (see links at right).
Mississippi Stands: Members of 1st Division – Southern Re-enactors Association
There will be a $50.00 Sutler fee for all Sutlers.
All Sutler’s must contact Dale Fortenberry by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 662-603-2148 for approval.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Mississippi Stands Civil War Reenactment in February at Brice’s Cross Roads National Battlefield Site five miles west of Baldwyn, Mississippi.
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