Big Walnut
Civil War Living History Pageant & Reenactment


Friday, May 9, 2003


11-3 p.m.    

Educational Programs by the 5th Ohio Light Artillery & 10th Ohio Volunteer Infantry - at the Middle School

12-10 p.m.   

Registration and Setting up of Camps - Sunbury Square

Saturday, May 10, 2003

7 a.m.   Reveille
7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast in Town Hall by Breakfast Lions Club
9 a.m.   Camp Opens to Public on Sunbury square
10 a.m. Living History Pageant - 
      Sign up and Enlisting of new recruits for Union and Confederate Armies
            -Infantry, Artillery and Cavalry
11:30 a.m. Volunteers report to Headquarters - Non reenactors encouraged to be recruited
1 p.m. Ladies Tea in Town Hall - sponsored by Searchlight
1-4 p.m. Artillery, Infantry, Cavalry demonstrations
      Soldiers School for Infantry, Artillery and Cavalry in Smith Park
4:30 p.m. Battle of Sunbury - Attack on Gaylord Home (provided by Dealers Lumber)  in Smith Park
6 p.m. Supper in Town Hall - Provided by VFW
8 p.m. Blue and Gray Ball - in Harrison Street School - sponsored by Harlem Garden Club
After Dark Artillery Night Fire
Sunday, May 11, 2003
7 a.m   Reveille
7:30-9 a.m.   Breakfast in Town Hall - Provided by VFW
9 a.m.   Camp Opens to Public 
10 a.m.   Church Service in Olde Church Centre
11 a.m.   Prepare for Battle
1-4 p.m. DATA Shuttle between Sunbury and Galena
2 p.m. Reenactment - Part of Pickett's Charge with a Twist in Galena north of Treatment Plant
3 p.m. Reenactment Ends - Break Camp
Mother's Day Dinner for the reenactors and their families - must register at sign in.
  For more information call 
             Cpl. Richard N. Helwig
             5th Ohio Light Artillery


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