2017 SIXTH OHIO EVENT SCHEDULE
Our events for this year are listed in two categories. The main events show a date and event title. These are events where we expect to field a full contingent. Adjunct Events are either one-day event or one where a "road crew" or small group might attend. If you are interested in falling in with the Sixth Ohio at an event, please contact Ken Cornett by clicking here. December 16, 2017 - (Adjunct Event) - Wreaths Across America at Arlington - Washington D.C. Steve Spohn has participated in this and highly recommends attending. In December, Wreaths Across America will be at Arlington National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud. If you would like to participate in the wreath-laying, and attend the ceremonies occurring that day throughout the cemetery, please check out the event web site by clicking here.
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February 18, 2017 - COMPLETED - Company Meeting - Camp Dennison Schoolhouse - There is much to discuss at this year's company meeting at the School House Restaurant. Unit direction, choice of schedule, and re-growth will be some of the agenda items. All Sixth Members are encouraged to come out and help kick off a new season! Please let us know if you are able to attend by sending an e-mail to Steve Spohn by clicking here, or you can chime in at the Sixth Ohio Folder on the Common Ground Forum here. We will take new photos for the members page at the meeting. We will see you at Camp Dennison! April 1, 2017 - (Adjunct Event) - COMPLETED - Civil War Trust Park Day - Perryville Battlefield, Kentucky - Since 1996, the Civil War Trust has sponsored Park Day, an annual hands-on preservation event to help Civil War and now Revolutionary War battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Activities are chosen by each participating site to meet their own particular needs and can range from raking leaves and hauling trash to painting signs and trail buildings. The Sixth Ohio has done a lot of work at Perryville over the years and 2017 will be no different. Web Site May 5, 2017 - (Adjunct Event) - NEXT EVENT - Mansfield Civil War Show - Mansfield, Ohio - Join us for a road trip up to Mansfield. The Ohio Civil War Show is a two day event being held from 6th May to 7th May 2017 at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Mansfield, United States Of America. This event showcases products like guns new & used, scopes, rings, accessories, gun cases, knives, knife sharpening, rada knives, accessories, wide variety of items available, collectibles etc. in the Automotive, Security & Defense industries. For More Information, Check Out Their Facebook Page Here.
May 29, 2017 - (Adjunct Event) - Memorial Day at Spring Grove Cemetery. The SUV will be joined by the 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The Sister Anthony O’Connell Auxiliary #10 will be participating in the ceremony. This group will be performing a historic custom dating back to 1868: A part of the Grand Army of the Republic Ritual dated May 1868 reads that "May is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village, and hamlet churchyard in the land."
June 2-4, 2017 - On to Richmond - Newport News, Virginia - It's the Peninsula Campaign! Chris Anders and Mike Lavis with Rear Rank Productions are holding the event "On To Richmond" for the 155th Peninsula Campaign. We will be portraying the 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves in Brigadier General George Meade’s Second Brigade of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps. This event will feature a 6-9 mile night march. The event will take place at Endview Plantation and Lee Hall Manor, two plantations with rich Civil War history on the Virginia Peninsula. Web Site I Guidelines I Registration June 23-25, 2017 - Ohio Village - Columbus, Ohio - Ohio Village comes alive with the heat, smoke, and noise of the Civil War. Revisit the 1860s with a full Civil War experience, complete with battle reenactments, gun and cannon demonstrations from Union and Confederate troops. Experience a thriving Civil War town as reenactors bring to life the everyday activities and goings-on of civilians and military men alike. Get a taste of civilian life with period games, music, dancing, and much more. Kids of all ages can experience life on the home –and war- front, including guard duty, cleaning, and cooking. Web Site July 7-9, 2017 - Heritage Village at Sharon Woods - Cincinnati, Ohio- Civil War Weekend at Heritage Village Museum brings re-enactor soldiers, citizens, and cavalry to the Village. Each year's event includes a daily battle. Cavalry, artillery, infantry, and civilians from both sides of the conflict will be on hand to tell the story. Meet Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, see living history scenarios in our 19th-century buildings, and participate in hands-on activities. There is ample parking, concession stand will be available, and all historic buildings will be open. Web Site August 25-27, 2017 - (Adjunct Event) - Battle of Richmond - Richmond, Kentucky - Dan Girton and Alpheus Lewis will be doing their medical impression for this event. Members of the Sixth Ohio are welcome to join them for demonstrations to the public. The event, sponsored by the Battle of Richmond Association, will have a battle, sutlers, demonstrations, and a children's hands-on play area. The park is open 10-4 with the reenactment taking place at 2 PM. Dance at 7 PM Saturday Night Firing of Cannon - 9 PM Saturday (no re-entrance fee for the Night Firing). Web Site I About I Registration September 8-10, 2017 - (Adjunct Event)- Zoar Ohio (Antietam Scenario) - The largest Ohio reenactment in 2017. Come be a part of history as over 1,500 Civil War soldiers and civilians "invade" the historic village of Zoar, Ohio. Battles on Saturday and Sunday. Battle of High Bridge Tactical. Artillery Night Fire. Period Civil War wedding. Sutlers & Shops. Food, Music, Museums. Saturday Night Ball. Camp Chase Fifes & Drums. Zoar Village is conveniently located three miles east of I-77 on Ohio State Rt. 212, 20 minutes south of Canton. Web Site I Schedule I Registration October 27-29, 2017 - Battle of Wauhatchie - Knoxville, Tennessee - We are working with the First Federal Division for the Grand Finale of 2017! Forty Rounds Events proudly announces their next adventure. Wauhatchie was part of the opening phases of the Lookout Mountain campaign in October of 1863. It pitted Hooker's Corps against Longstreet's at the base of Lookout Mountain. It was fought by Eastern troops who had been sent to the Western Theater. This battle is unique in that it was fought entirely at night. We will fall in with the Army of Ohio at this one. Web Site I Guidelines I Registration
April 15, 2017