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Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment

June 1, 2019

27924 Lake Pittsfield Dr.
Pittsfield, IL 62363
285-6995

TIME: 9am-5pm

PRICE: Free

PHONE: 217-285-6995

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.18th Annual Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment at 480 acre Lake Pittsfield. Living history with Union and Confederate artillery, cavalry, infantry, naval and civilian encampments; full battle reenactments; Pres. Lincoln and Gen. Grant  interviews and photos; Civil War medicine, embalming and funeral; 1860's telegraph; ; folk singer Chris Vallillo; 1860's baseball exhibition ; Soldier's Aid Society; Ladies & Gentleman's Fashion Show; Candy Cannon; period vendors, crafts, children's games and food. Experience the Civil War first hand! Featured this year is Thaddeus Lowe, the Chief Aeronaut of the Army of the Potomac's Civil War Balloon Corps, learn about  and see "Mr. Lincoln's Flying Machine" Admission is free. Lincoln Days is an Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area Signature Event. Sponsored by the Abe Lincoln Project/Looking for Lincoln in Pike County- a proud partner in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area - and The City of Pittsfield. For more info go to www.pikelincoln.com.

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