Sesquicentennial Battle of Carthage Reenactment Information:
May 13, 14, 15, 2011
Campsite will be Municipal Park in Carthage. Hay, straw, and firewood provided.
$100 powder bounty for first seven artillery pieces to register.
(After the first seven pieces, bounty is at our discretion, if funds
On site registration starts Friday afternoon. Free admission to MCWRA members. (Non-members pay $10 insurance fee).
No unaffiliated walk-ons allowed – participants must be a member of a registered unit.
Saturday Battle will be in downtown Carthage, street to street fighting (as happened in the actual 1861 battle).
Saturday night dance. Other activities will be scheduled.
We are pleased and excited to inform you that the Sunday Battle will be a reenactor only battle on a 1,000 acre pristine site.
Our website is www.battleofcarthage.org (Site not fully operational yet, but already has lots of history information; the site should be updated by March 1 with 2011 specific information)
To register your unit, email to Gordon Billheimer (email@example.com) the following:
Unit Affiliation (US or Missouri State Guard)
Unit Contact Info (Snail mail, email, and phone)
Names of Military expected to attend (we understand this list may be subject to change, but do your best.)
Names of Civilians expected to attend (we understand this list may be subject to change, but do your best.)
Number of horses expected, if any
Number of artillery pieces, if any
For More Info Contact: Daniel Keith, firstname.lastname@example.org