September 2017

02Sep(Sep 2)10:00 pm03(Sep 3)3:00 pmCivil War Fair

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Event Details

The “Civil War Fair” is coming to Shiloh on Labor Day weekend!!

Exhibits will feature actual artifact collections from the war. Appraiser and Civil War collector Rafael Eledge will also be on hand to take a look at YOUR items. In addition, visitors are invited to bring their personal Civil War items to display.

Two major exhibits will be on display in the visitor center auditorium. The Army/Navy Expedition collection contains many rare items from the Union Army and Navy and the boats they used to successfully control the Mississippi River and tributaries during the war. Another exhibit will feature uniforms, weapons, and personal items from the 14th Missouri, “Birge’s Western Sharpshooters,” which participated in the Battle of Shiloh.

A special evening program will be offered on Saturday night featuring one of the foremost Civil War flag experts in the country, Mr. Greg Biggs. He will be presenting a program on flags of the Confederate Army of Tennessee.

 

All events are free and open to the public.

For more information please call the park visitor center at 731-689-5696.

 

 

Time

2 (Saturday) 10:00 pm - 3 (Sunday) 3:00 pm

Location

Shiloh National Military Park

Shiloh National Military Park, Shiloh, TN 38376

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