• Manassas National Battlefield Park

    Manassas

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

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Living History

Artillery demonstration
Artillery demonstration at Manassas National Battlefield Park.
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2014 LIVING HISTORY SCHEDULE:
Living history demonstrations will be offered on the following dates.

August 30-31 (152nd anniversary commemoration of the Second Battle of Manassas
The anniversary living history events will take place at the Brawner Farm (Tour Stop #1).
Infantry Demonstrations: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Artillery Demonstrations: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

September 27 - 28 - Times TBD




 
Historical re-enactors firing their muskets during military drill
Historical reenactors firing in line
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Members of Manassas' Own volunteer artillery squad in Union uniforms
Manassas' Own artillery crew help visitors get a glimpse of battlefield action
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Lieutenant Adelbert Ames of the 5th U.S. Artillery was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at First Manassas. Ames would eventually rise to the rank of brevet Major General. He would outlive all other general officers of the Civil War, dying in 1933 at the age of 97.