West Virginia Department of Commerce Civil War Events & Reenactments

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Civil War Events & Reenactments

Battle of Laurel Hill

    History comes alive at these Civil War reenactments and events!

    1. Thunder in the Valley: Sheridan's 1864 Valley Campaign
      City: Harpers Ferry, Date: Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014

      This event will focus on Harpers Ferry’s role as a staging ground and supply base during Philip Sheridan’s 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign....

    2. Point Pleasant Battle Days
      City: Point Pleasant, Date: Oct 3, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014

      Commemoration and Memorial of the Battle of Point Pleasant on October 10, 1774 at "the point" between Virginia militia and the Shawnee tribe...

    3. Under Fire: The Battle of Bolivar Heights, 1862 (Oct)
      City: Harpers Ferry, Date: Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

      Join the members of the Baltimore Light Artillery crew as they demonstrate the might and intimidation of field artillery. Hours:...

    Civil War heritage

    Civil War Trails Brochure
    Civil War Trails

    This brochure features 150 unique Civil War sites throughout West Virginia.
    Civil War Heritage brochure

    Civil War Heritage brochure

    American Civil War history comes alive in West Virginia, the only state to be born from that tragic conflict.