The Battle of Resaca Reenactment

Resaca, Georgia


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2018 Schedule of Events



Friday - May 18, 2018

Time Activity
9:00 a.m. Registration opens.
Morning a.m. School tours in Civilian activity area. School tour times will be provided with registration. See School Tours page for more information.
4:00 p.m. US and CS Branch Commanders Scenario Meeting on Spectator Hill. (Closed to the Public)
6:00 p.m. US and CS Commanders and Battalion Officers Call at the Social Fly. Only officers and staff of Battalion level and above please attend. (Closed to the Public)
7:30 p.m. Period dance instruction class at the Social Fly.
8:00 p.m. US and CS Artillery Officers Call at the Artillery HQ.
8:00 p.m. GA Div. Infantry Officers and 1st Sergeants Call at the GDRA HQ (hill behind registration in CS camp).
11:00 p.m. Registration closed. No vehicles in camp overnight.
12:00 a.m. All quiet.


Saturday - May 19, 2018

Time Activity
7:00 a.m. Reveille.
7:00 a.m. Registration opens.
7:00-9:00 a.m. Camps open for reenactor vehicles to unload. All vehicles out of camps by 9:00 a.m. & will not be permitted back in camp until after Sunday's battle.
8:30 a.m. Morning Colors (Both armies at the Parade Ground).
9:00 a.m. Event site opens. Military & Civilian camps are open to the public.
9:00-11:00 a.m. Annual Reenactor Yard Sale (used period equipment & clothing) at the Social Fly. Will close at 11:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. Memorial Service at the Resaca Confederate Cemetery. All reenactors are invited to attend.
10:00 a.m. Artillery Inspection.
10:00 a.m. All artillery vehicles towing cannon will be off the field until the battle is completed.
10:30 a.m. BATTLE TACTICAL BEGINS. Tactical will take place in the woods as troops march back from the Memorial Service. Not open to the public.
12:00 p.m. Ladies Tea hosted by the Gordon County Historical Society at the pool house. Bring your own cup. Event participants and Historical Society members only.
1:00 p.m. Weapons inspections completed.
Troops form on command prior to battle.
1:30 p.m. Camps closed to the public.
2:00 p.m. BATTLE REENACTMENT BEGINS
3:00 p.m. Battle ends / Camps open to the public.
5:00 p.m. 123rd New York Monument dedication ceremony. Open to the public.
6:00 p.m. Event site closes to the public.
7:00 p.m. Period dance at the Social Fly. Period participants only.
7:00 p.m. Registration closed.
12:00 a.m. All quiet.


Sunday - May 20, 2018

Time Activity
7:00 a.m. Reveille.
8:00 a.m. Registration opens.
8:30 a.m. Morning Colors (Both armies at the Parade Ground).
9:00 a.m. Event site opens. Military & Civilian camps open to the public.
10:00 a.m. Period non-denominational church service at the Social Fly. Bring your own chairs. Open to the public.
10:00 a.m. All artillery vehicles towing cannon will be off the field until the battle is completed.
12:00 p.m. Registration closed.
12:30 p.m. Cavalry competition on the main field. Open to the public.
1:00 p.m. Weapons inspections completed.
Troops form on command prior to battle.
1:30 p.m. Camps closed to the public.
2:00 p.m. BATTLE REENACTMENT BEGINS
3:00 p.m. Battle ends.
Camps open to reenactor vehicles ONLY after all troops have arrived back in camp.
5:00 p.m. Event site closes.


   





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