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January 1 Living History

Join park staff on January 1, 2013, for artillery and musketry firings to herald a new year. Staff and volunteers will demonstrate the drill and firing of a 10-pounder Parrott Gun, as well as demonstrate the firing of smoothbore and rifle muskets. All programs take place on Henry Hill behind the Visitor Center.

Schedule of Firings:
12:30 p.m. : Musketry
1:00 p.m. : Artillery
1:30 p.m. : Musketry
2:00 p.m. : Artillery

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Capt. James Ricketts was wounded and captured while commanding a Union battery at First Manassas. His wife Fannie found him at a field hospital, and accompanied her husband to a Richmond prison to nurse him back to health. Ricketts survived and ended the war a Major General.