The weekend will include battle reenactments, living history, and encampments. Friday is "education day." Schools, scouts, groups and clubs are encouraged to schedule field trips.
Battle re-enactments will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. There will be a Ghost Walk on Friday evening through the historic earthworks and a Civil War Ball on Saturday night. Sunday morning services and a memorial ceremony will take place at Columbus Cemetery.
Sutlers and food vendors will be on site to serve the needs of the re-enactors and visiting guests. Special entertainment daily featuring Rick Revel and The 52nd Regimental String Band. Cavalry and artillery by invitation, all infantry welcome. Straw, wood, powder ration and a meal will be provided to re-enactors.
There is no registration fee or admission charge. The event is sponsored by Columbus-Belmont State Park, Hickman Co. Judge Executive/Fiscal Court & Civil War Days Committee
For more information and pre-registration, call the park office at 270-677-2327, email Cindy Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.parks.ky.gov