Posted On On: May 26, 2016 Categories Filed Under: Member News

For immediate release

May 26, 2016


Contact: Kate Mc Dermott

717.260.1861 x. 1211



NCWM Announces 2016 Spring/Summer

Living History Schedule



(Harrisburg, PA) – The National Civil War Museum announces their living history schedule for the 2016 spring/summer season.  Encampments include Confederate & Union infantry units, loading and firing demonstrations and much more!


Living history schedule*



Jun 11, 2016 – Jun 12, 2016 ~ 2nd US Sharpshooters, Co. C


Jun 18, 2016 – Jun 19, 2016 ~ Cooper’s Battery


Jul 09, 2016 – Jul 10, 2016 ~ 21st North Carolina


Jul 23, 2016 – Jul 24, 2016 ~ 1st MD Battalion, Co. A


Jul 30, 2016 – Jul 31, 2016 ~ 15th NJ, Co. B


Aug 06, 2016 – Aug 07, 2016 ~ 4th VA, Co. F


Aug 13, 2016 – Aug 14, 2016 ~ 14th TN, Co. B


Aug 20, 2016 – Aug 21, 2016 ~ 2nd South Carolina Co. I, Palmetto Guard


Aug 27, 2016 – Aug 28, 2016 ~ Red Rose Minutemen


Museum visitors will see the flash and smell the smoke of Civil War muskets and rifles. Visitors are encouraged to visit the camps and ask living historians questions about their attire, food rations and daily life. Most infantry groups perform loading and firing demonstrations each day. Saturday demonstrations are at 11am, 1pm & 3pm and Sunday demonstrations are at 1pm & 3pm.


*Programs are weather contingent.  Visitors should check the Museum’s website for more information and updates to this schedule, as they are subject to change.


About The National Civil War Museum                                                                                                                             Opened in February 2001, The National Civil War Museum, a member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program, is a non-profit private educational institution dedicated solely to the American Civil War.  It is one of the largest museums in the world which interprets the entire American Civil War from a military and civilian perspective.   The Museum preserves and exhibits some of the nation’s treasures, including General Robert E. Lee’s personal Bible, and more than 24,000 artifacts, documents and photos. Admission to the Museum is $11.00 for adults, $10.00 for seniors, and $9.00 for students with reduced rates for children and families. The Museum offers complimentary ample parking.  For more information, please call 717.260.1861, or visit the Museum’s website at Connect with us!;; and