Living History at the National Civil War Museum


National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg

The National Civil War Museum has announced their living history schedule for the spring and summer season. Beginning April 13 with the Palmetto Guard and Pennsylvania Bucktails and ending September 29 with the 7th Tennessee Co. A, the museum will host a different Confederate or Union camp almost every weekend. Civil War re-enactors from as far as Georgia will be making their way north to Harrisburg to set up camp. Visitors will be able to tour the camps and see what life was like for soldiers during the Civil War. The program will include dismounted cavalry, infantry units, and loading and firing demonstrations. Saturday demonstrations will be held at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM and Sunday demonstrations at 1 PM and 3 PM. The following schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions, visitors are advised to check the Museum’s website for updates and changes at

April 13-14: Palmetto Guard & Pennsylvania Bucktails

April 27-28: Palmetto Guard

June 1-2: Confederation of Union Generals

June 8-9: Federal Generals

June 15-16: 44th Georgia

June 22-23: 27th New Jersey

July 27-28: Palmetto Guard

August 3-4: 4th North Carolina Cavalry

September 14-15: Confederation of Union Generals

September 28-29: 7th Tennessee Co. A