Civil War Concert with the 97th Regimental String Band
Contact: Gloria Lee, (912) 786-5787
Civil War Concert
Savannah, GA - On Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Fort Pulaski National Monument will host an evening concert of music from the Civil War era. This event is one of many being offered as a part of the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Siege & Reduction of Fort Pulaski.
The 97th Regimental String Band recreates a string band of the Civil War era, performing a wide variety of traditional American songs. The band presents vocal and instrumental music of the 1800s, with stories and songs about real people and events that shaped America's history. Singing, clapping, dancing, and general merriment is encouraged.
Recordings of the 97th Regimental String Band will be available for purchase in the bookstore at Fort Pulaski National Monument. Visitors are welcome to bring blankets and picnics to enjoy an evening of Civil War music in the historic fort! Alcohol is prohibited.
Did You Know?
By 1860 Fort Pulaski's armament was still not completed and it was not yet garrisoned. As it turned out, before United States troops could occupy the fort, they had to conquer it. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia