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Civil War Reenactment

August 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

During this two day event soldiers and civilians, in authentic 19th century uniforms and dress, invite the public to spend a day in their life. Learn about everything from military tactics to cooking and family life during the American Civil War. Both the Union and the Confederacy will be represented. The schedule is filled with artillery and troop drills, demonstrations, camp life and daily battles.

Daily Schedule

*Subject to Change


TIME                            EVENT                                                              LOCATION

9:00 am                      Gates Open to the public                                         PF

9:00 am – 1:00 pm    Camp life, period displays & demonstrations           PF, NC & B

9:00am                       Reenactor Church Service                                       PF

10:00am                     Battalion Dress Parade                                           PF

10:30 am                    Lecture: General Burnside                                       B

11:00 am                    Croquet                                                                   NC

12:00 am                    Civil War Fashion Presentation                              NC

12:30 am                    Skirmish                                                                     PF

1:00 pm                      BATTLE

2:00 pm                      Encampment Closes to the Public

$15 Adults – $8 Youth (6-17) – $40 Family (2 Adults & up to 4 Youth)
30-Minute Tunnel Tours every hour 10:00am-4:00pm


 Expected Reenactor Units 

1st Mass Cavalry (Dismounted)

2nd Rhode Island Volunteers Co. B

2 RI Signal Detachment

6 New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Co. E

15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

28th Mass. Volunteer Infantry Co K

Company F, CT 14th Volunteer Infantry

Newport Artillery Company: Battery F

North East Topographical Engineers

1st Company Richmond Howitzers

7th Tennessee Company D

12th Georgia Co. F & Co. G

15th Alabama Co. G

35th Virginia Cavalry Company B

Big Bear Trading Company

Liberty Greys HQ

Liberty Greys Staff

Provost Staff ANV Southern Legion 8th Batt.

What RemainsReenactor Registration Form


August 25, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Robert McCormack


Historic Fort Adams
80 Fort Adams Dr
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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(401) 841-0707