GREAT BATTLE STANDS 2019 INFORMATION
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1st Division
Southern Re-enactors

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


GREAT BATTLE STANDS OF THE CIVIL WAR
SEPT.11-14, 2019

Tentative Schedule of activities
FIGHT TIL YOU PUKE
 
Wednesday April 10       Site open for vendor, sutler, and camp set up
                   
Thursday      April 11,      Reenactors should arrive as early as possible to set up

************REGISTRATION OPEN AT NOON***********

                4:00 pm   first roll call for military /weapons inspection
                5:00 pm   Supper for military
                6:00 pm   Begin prep for march to non scripted battle site.
                6:30 pm   Leave camp (approx ½  mile for US and CS

+++++++++++REGISTRATION CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT++++++++++++++

GATES WILL BE CLOSED SO YOU WILL HAVE TO CALL IF YOU ARRIVE AFTER THIS TIME. WILL REOPEN AT 6:00 AM

Friday         April 12    Battle will end at approx. 9:45 AM.
Sutler vehicles must be out of camp by this time
                  8:00 am     All camps open
                 1:00  pm    special military programs for each camp to be announced. Possibilities are mail call,
                                     Payroll to the soldiers, special tavern type social events etc. interactions with authentic
                                     Civilian camp. Drill
                4:00 pm Camps close to the public.
ALL VEHICLES MUST BE OUT OF CAMP BEFORE 5:00 PM. NO EXCEPTIONS; IT WILL BE TOWED AT YOUR EXPENSE INCLUDING
                6:00 pm   Skirmishes surrounding both camps begin. NO ACTIONS INSIDE CAMP AREAS.
                9:00 pm   Cease fire. No further activities
Saturday April 13   6:00 am   Reveille
                                     7:00 am   Assembly /safety inspection /rations/ wagons
                                     7:45 am   Boots and saddles
                                     8:00 am  Short march to staging area for battle, re-supply canteens /rest
                                     9:00 am  Stage 1 prepare for battle
                  10:00 am  Battle of Alexander /Reed Bridge begins.  ALL BRANCES ENGAGED
Saturday  (cont’d)
                                12:30 Stage one ends in the field. RE-supply water, rations rest
                                1:45  pm  STAGE 2 restage for stage 2 battle  in next field.
                                2:00 pm    Final engagements on main field moving towards spectators
                                3:30  PM Battle ends, return to camp. Free time to visit sutlers
                                6:00 PM  Skirmishes surrounding both camps begin. NO ACTIONS INSIDE CAMP AREAS.
                                9:00 PM   CEASE FIRE, 
 
Sunday   April 14
                                8:30 am Assembly for weapons inspections
                                9:00 am  Church service at various locations to be announced.
Free time to visit Sutler
1:30 pm  Assembly
                                2:30 pm  Battle of Belmont in main field
                                3:30 pm Battle ends   all dismissed
NO VEHICLES IN CAMP BEFORE BATTLE ENDS. NO EXCEPTIONS, IT WILL BE TOWED AT YOUR EXPENSE