Civil War Reenactors

Civil War reenactors showcase a piece of American history at a past Christmas in July Festival.

As follows is the schedule for the Christmas in July Civil War reenactors, according to West Jefferson Town Manager Brantley Price.

Friday, July 5

6 p.m. — March into town (firing of opening ceremony)

7 p.m. — Skirmish back to camp

8 p.m. — Talk to reenactors in camp

Saturday, July 6

8 a.m. — Camp opens

10 a.m. — Artillery demonstration

11 a.m. — Meet the generals (General Lee and General Jones)

Noon — Civil war veterans talk

3 p.m. — Battle of Killian Creek (a skirmish that happened in Sparta)

4 p.m. — Dedication and salute to our veterans

5 p.m. — Supper

6 p.m. — Closing, talk to reenactors and visit camp

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