• The Tennessee Monument at Shiloh National Military Park

    Shiloh

    National Military Park TN,MS

Event Details

  • Everyday from 05/04/2013 to 05/05/2013

    Location: Shiloh Battlefield Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 731-689-5696

Shiloh National Military Park will host a living history weekend focusing on Union infantry on Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5, 2013. The scheduled living history programs, presented by the 8th Missouri Infantry Regiment, will be conducted in the area of the historic Peach Orchard located at Tour Stop #16. 

Presentations will include black powder firing demonstrations, a unit history program, and life of a soldier program. A period camp will also be set-up for the public to visit and reenactors will be available to answer questions concerning uniforms, weapons, and equipment. These programs and demonstrations are free and open to the public. The following is a schedule of living History programs:

SATURDAY:
10:30 am - Civil War Music Program
11:30 am - Rifled Musket Firing Demonstrations & Manual of Arms Drill
12:30 pm - Camp Life and Uniforms of a Union Soldier
1:30 pm - Civil War Music Program
2:30 pm - Rifled Musket Firing Demonstration & Manual of Arms Drill

SUNDAY:
11:30 am - Rifled Musket Firing Demonstration & Manual of Arms Drill
1:00 pm - Civil War Music Program
2:00 pm - Rifled Musket Firing Demonstration & Manual of Arms Drill

*Note: Rain or severe weather will cancel living history programs.

Shiloh Battlefield's visitor center and bookstore will be open during normal operating hours, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, each day. The park film, "Shiloh - Fiery Trial" is shown in the visitor center every hour on the hour beginning at 8:00 am with the last showing at 4:00 pm.