Civil War Drill Weekend


Civil War Encampment WeekendApril 7-9 the 12th South Carolina/4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Inc. will encamp at Woldumar Nature Center, holding public demonstrations throughout the day on Saturday.

At 10:30 AM and 3pm on 4/8 the infantrymen will hold musket demonstrations and skirmish drills specifically for public viewing. Throughout the weekend they will hold company drills, marches, and live the lives of Civil War soldiers. The public is welcome to observe these activities, though interaction with the soldiers will be limited.

The Woldumarket Gift Shop will also be open Saturday with a candle-making craft for children and adults.

blacksmith at workThe Blacksmiths of Woldumar will hold demonstrations from 12-3 on Saturday.

There is no fee to observe the demonstrations, though donations will be accepted. There may be a small fee to participate in candle-making.