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The Battle That Saved Washington

Living History

This Civil War living history event focuses on the role North Carolina regiments played in the battle that was a victory for the South but resulted in saving the Union capital. Infantry, cavalry and artillery demos with 100 reenactors. Visit the period encampments and with sutlers. Hear from the wife of General Stonewall Jackson and other historical figures. Enjoy live music, food and beer. And of course the Battle Reenactment each day at 2 pm. Bring your lawn chairs. Leashed dogs allowed, but please be aware there will be loud cannon fire.