Learn how the Civil War was fought in 1863/1864 through battle reenactments, discussions with Living Historians and tours of the trenches. Visit Military Camps to learn about a Soldier's Life and activities in Camp. Visit the Historic Street to learn about other aspects of life during the Civil War. Visit the Lyceum to learn about Civil War period music and to hear lectures. Children's Activities, Infantry demonstrations and Saturday evening twilight period dance and concert (open to the public) followed by a night firing demonstration.
This year's event will feature reenactments of Jackson's flank attack against the 153rd PA at Chancellorsville, Virginia and the Mule Shoe at Spotsylvania, Virginia.
This event is free to the Public and a fee for all Reenactors. Registration before the event starts at a lower fee with a higher fee when walking on. Anyone dressed in period attire will be considered a reenactor.
To unite the many organizations in and around the Lehigh Valley engaged in portraying the different aspects of American Civil War society. To work with the united organizations towards the goal of restoring and expanding the Lehigh Valley event at Whitehall and striving towards the addition of future events like it. In doing so, our goal is to restore to the Lehigh Valley area, local events seared towards the education and preservation of Americas’ Civil War Heritage, thus “Teaching history through living history”