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Commemoration 2017

Perryville 155th

Saturday October 7, 2017

 

9:00  A.M. Living History Area open to public
Military camps will open to the public.  Visitors can experience the camp life of the typical Civil War soldier.  Visitors will be able to observe ration issues, mail call, pay call and drill.  Demonstrations will occur throughout the day. 

9:00 A.M.    Perryville Battlefield Museum Opens until 5:00 P.M.

9:00 A.M.    Vendors open daily until 5:00 P.M.

10:00 A.M.  The Life of a Soldier (Information Area)

11:00 A.M.  Cassius Marcellus Clay, A Great Kentuckian -A Great American, Presented by Paul Taulbee (Large Pavilion)

11:30 A.M. The Life of a Soldier (Information Area)

12: 00 P.M. A Nation Once More  Musical Program by Gary Vidito (Large Pavilion)

  1:00 P.M.  Guerrilla Warfare in Civil War Kentuck, Book Signing and Presentation by Gerald Fischer (Large Pavilion)

  1:30 P.M.  The Ghost of the 21st Wisconsin Infantry,   Book Signing and Presentation by local author Fred Edwards
                    (Large Pavilion)

  2:00 P.M.  Military Demonstration and Reenactment (Maney’s Field)

  3:15 P.M   Chautauqua- William Wells Brown – African American Novelist and Playwright (Large Shelter)

  6:30 P.M.  Ghost of the Battle ($) (Tickets on Sale in Museum)

 

      Sunday October 8, 2017

   9:00 A.M.   Living History Area open to public
  
Military camps will open to the public.  Visitors can experience the camp life of    the typical Civil War soldier.  Visitors will be able to observe ration issues,
    mail call, pay call and drill.  Demonstrations will occur throughout the day. 

   9:00 A.M.   Perryville Battlefield Museum Opens until 5:00 p.m.

  9:00 A.M.    Vendors Open

10:30 A.M.    Life of a Soldier Tours (Information Area)

11:00 A.M.   Patrick Cleburne: Man and Legend Doug Lippman (Large Pavilion)

Noon                A Nation Once More Musical Program – Gary Vidito (Large Pavilion)

12:30  P.M.  Artillery Demonstration5th Indiana Light Artillery (Maney’s Field)

 1:00 P.M.     Footsteps To Perryville -A Story of the 123rd Illinois   Presentation and Book Signing -Tom Netherton
                    
(Large Pavilion)

 2:00 P.M.     Military Demonstration and Reenactment  (Maney’s Field)

3:00 P.M.     Living History Village and Military Camps Close

3:15 P.M.      Chautauqua – Johnny Green of the Orphan Brigade

Battlefield Tour Schedule

2017

Experience the Battle of Perryville as told through our guided tours. 

Saturday October 7              Sunday October 8

10:00 A.M.                                10:00 A.M.

11:00 A.M.                                11:00 A.M.

Noon                                          11:30 A.M. 

3:00  P.M.                                    3:00 P.M.  

 

Please visit Historic Downtown Perryville – Merchant’s Row is one of the most intact historic commercial districts in the United States of America.

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