Our next event will be Civil War Days in Columbus, Kentucky on the 12th through 14th of October 2018. We will be portraying the 31st Illinois Volunteer Infantry, known as the “Dirty-First”. Registration is free, but we may wish to pool some funding for rations. We will be camping in the original earthworks for the weekend. This is a consolidated company with Ryan Schuda as Captain and Nik Berger as Lieutenant. Alex Wells will represent our unit as a Corporal, all others will portray privates unless asked otherwise. Heavy marching order is required. Knapsacks and/or blanket rolls must be worn. A uniform guideline will be posted in the comments section.
Event website: None. View our notes at http://35thalabama.org/battle-of-columbus-belmont
Unit Designation: 31st Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Portrayal: 1861 Union
Event Dates: October 12th – 14th, 2018
Event Location: Columbus-Belmont State Park, 350 Park Rd, Columbus, KY 42032
Fees or Dues: None. Optional Rations Fee.
Registration Page: Register on site.
Col. James W. Robertson
35th Alabama Infantry
Col. Gilbert Hathaway
73rd Indiana Infantry
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We are a Living History/Re-enacting association dedicated to preserving the history of the War of 1861-1865. We do not tolerate racism or discrimination of any kind. However, certain portrayals and even images may be offensive to some people. This is the heritage of millions of Americans, regardless of race or creed. They fought for whichever cause they felt was right. Our cause is showing and teaching that history.