Schedule of Events

Saturday, August 25th

Time Event Place
9:00am Union Battalion Drill Battlefield
9:00am Jacksonburgh Opens Jacksonburgh
9:45am John Gibney, Michigan’s Historian:

“The Greatest Woman that Ever Lived”

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
10:00am Confederate Battalion Drill Battlefield
10:00am 5th Michigan Band Concert Jacksonburgh
10:00am-4:00pm Author’s Row Front entrance of the park near merchandise tent
10:00am President Lincoln:

“Mr. Lincoln, You’re Such a Caution

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
11:00am Mark Twain:

“A Short History of a Campaign that Failed”

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
11:00am-4:00pm St. Vincent de Paul’s Ladies Tea Near Sutlers Row (a visit from Mark Twain at 1:00)
12:00pm Dave Finney, Civil War Historian & Author:

Michigan Soldiers

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
12:30pm Cavalry Demonstration Battlefield
12:45pm Bill Lowe:

“Jackson Civil War Veterans Awarded the Medal of Honor”

Emmett Gallery (Ella Sharp Museum)
2:00pm Battle of Shiloh “Hornet’s Nest” Battlefield
3:30pm Medical Scenarios Jacksonburgh
3:30pm President Lincoln:

“Why did Willie have to die?”

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
4:00pm Undertaker Presentation Jacksonburgh
4:45pm Mark Twain:

“How I Escaped Being Killed in A Duel”

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
5:30pm Period Dance Instruction Baseball Diamond near Civilian Camp
7:00pm All American Military Ball Baseball Diamond near Civilian Camp
9:30pm Artillery Night Fire Battlefield

Sunday, August 26th

Time Event Place
9:00am Union Battalion Drill Battlefield
9:00am Jacksonburgh Opens Jacksonburgh
9:45am John Gibney, Michigan’s Historian:

“The Greatest Woman that Ever Lived”

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
10:00am Confederate Battalion Drill Battlefield
10:00am-4:00pm Author’s Row Front entrance of the park near merchandise tent
10:30am President Lincoln:

“Mr. Lincoln, You’re Such a Caution

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
10:00am-4:00pm St. Vincent de Paul’s Ladies Tea

(a visit from Mark Twain at 11:00)

Near Sutlers Row
12:00pm Jim Guerriero & Steve Rudolph: Owners/Partners of Jackson Historic Prison Tours:

“Michigan’s First State Prison & the Civil War”

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
1:00pm President Lincoln

“Why did Willie have to die?”

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
2:00pm Battle of Upperville Battlefield
2:00pm Battle of Gettysburg: The Peach Orchard Battlefield
3:30pm Medical Scenarios Jacksonburgh
3:30pm Mark Twain:

“Spirit of the Tennessee Press”

Farmhouse Front Porch (Jacksonburgh)
4:00pm Undertaker Presentation Jacksonburgh