Date & Time: 
Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 8:08am
Event Description: 

What: Re-enactment and Living History Activities

Cannon Firing and Skirmishes
The middle of the field will be the site of firing of Union and Confederate cannon. The cannon are crewed by trained, experienced artillerymen and do not fire projectiles. No bullets, shells or cannonballs are used in any part of the re-enactment.

Carefully planned skirmishes will also take place, times TBA. Visitors will not be allowed on the field.

Living History Encampment
The re-enactors will set up encampments on the outskirts of the battlefield, with original and replica documents, uniforms, clothing, medicine, books, maps, soldiers' kits, weapons, a battlefield surgery tent, cooks, food, seamstresses, dyers, weavers, Brigade Command, Signal Corps, sharpshooters, musicians, and more! When: Saturday, March 19 from 12 noon to 4 pm, Saturday

Where: Intramural Sports Field, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga

For more information about this exhibit contact: Heidi Donner, 925-631-4069 or hdonner@stmarys-ca.edu

Saint Mary's College and the Hearst Art Gallery gratefully acknowledge the commitment of time, talent, and expertise from members of the National Civil War Association and the California Historical Artillery Society. We thank our program partner, the Contra Costa County Libraries. Visit your library branch to learn about Civil War books and programs this year! Don't miss the displays of original letters, diaries, weapons and books in the Saint Mary's College Library!

Program partners: The National Civil War Association and the Contra Costa County Libraries.

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Moraga, CA 94575
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