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On Tuesday, July 4th, come for an Independence Day tribute. See an artillery firing and color guard demonstration. Join us for living history programs and demonstrations by costumed interpreters. The Haversacks & Hardtack String Band will also perform Civil War era songs and ballads from 12:00 -1:00 pm in the Battlefield Center
See what life was really like for the common Civil War soldier, or explore what life was really like on an authentic 19th century plantation.
There will also be a special History Talk entitled “The Civil War and the Fourth of July” by Dr. Paul Quigley, the James I. Roberson Associate Professor of Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech.
All events and activities included with Park admission.