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Civil War Artillery and Infantry Demonstrations at Petersburg National Battlefield
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Civil War Artillery and Infantry Demonstrations at Petersburg National Battlefield

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August 12, 2017 - August 13, 2017

Petersburg National Battlefield - Eastern Front
5001 Siege Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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The 1st South Carolina Infantry and the 3rd U.S. Infantry will be drilling, presenting firing demonstrations and presenting programs on soldier life in battle and beyond.  There will be civilian reenactors who will talk about the home front and the role of sutlers during the war.  On Sunday, Coopers Artillery Battery (U.S.) will demonstrate the firing of a reproduction 12 pounder Napoleon cannon.

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Saturday events
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Same as Saturday events
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Coppers Artillery Battery demonstrations

(804) 732-3531 X 204
www.nps.gov/pete

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