Presented by Petersburg National Battlefield

There will be a variety of programs and activities during the 2 days, including:

  • Saturday, 11:00am – Author Shelby Harriel will discuss her book, Behind the Rifle: Women Soldiers in Civil War Mississippi – Eastern Front Visitor Center
  • Saturday, 2:00pm – Earl Blythe, a descendent, will be present to talk about The Life of William Mahone – Eastern Front Visitor Center
  • All Day – Union & Confederate Living History Demonstrations – Eastern Front Visitor Center & Tour Stop 8
  • All Day – Artillery & Mortar Firing Demonstrations – Tour Stop 8
  • All Day – Theodolite & Engineering Compass Demonstrations
  • Ranger-led Tours of the Battles, to include USCT Attacks & Mahone Counterattacks
  • Talks about Generals Grant & Lee
  • Talk by a Descendant of General Stephen Elliott about his Role