Events of Interest to the Arkansas Division

16 - McGown Memorial Ceremonies
Magnolia City Cemetery in Magnolia.  The Thomas Dockery Camp of Magnolia hosts this event and everyone is requested to attend.  Ceremonies begin at 3:00. 

28 - Little Rock Living History Encampment
MacArthur Park in Little Rock.  Hosted by the Robert C. Newton Camp and the 6th Arkansas Infantry reenactors.  This is the 136th Anniversary of the Little Rock Campaign.  Some scheduled attractions are: Civil War lectures on the Little Rock Campaign and the Battle of Reed's Bridge, 19th century music by Woolyboggles, Civil War Relic displays, vendor tables, demonstrations by Civil War reenactors, and free tours of the historic Arsenal building.  This event is sponsored by the Central Arkansas Civil War Heritage Trail Association, Inc., Central Arkansas Library System, and the Civil War Round Table of Arkansas in cooperation with The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History and the City of Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department.  The event is scheduled from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  For further information on reservations of FREE display/vendor tables (while they last), contact Stephan McAteer, Director of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History at (501)376-4602.


3-5 - Reenactment at Searcy Arkansas 
Located at Searcy.  This event is hosted by the 7th Arkansas Infantry.  Searcy was the site of "The Battle of Whitney's Lane", a small action but important for the psychological effects of the defeat on the Federal Army.  To find out more information contact the 7th Arkansas Infantry.

11 - Division Executive Council Meeting 
MacArthur Park in Little Rock.  Officers and/or representatives from all Arkansas camps are requested to attend.  The Council meeting will be held from 10 until 12 in the Club Room.  This is the main official event until David O. Dodd ceremonies in January.

13 - J.O. Shelby Supper 
Southern Hills.  Hosted by the J.O. Shelby Camp of Harrison.  More information as it becomes available or contact the J.O. Shelby Camp for details. 

17-19 - Reenactment of the Confederate Victory at Chickamauga Georgia 
Chickamauga, GA.  This is one of the major reenactments of the year.  Many Arkansas reenactors will be attending this event.  Arkansans played a major part in the Confederate victory, if you can make it ought to be a good one.

25  - Living History Demonstrations
Grant County Museum in Sheridan.  Reenactors will be giving living history demonstrations.  The Grant County Museum has lots of interesting displays relating to Arkansas History.  Contact the Museum for more information. 


2-3 - Candlelight Tours and Confederate Memorial Services 
Camp White Sulphur Springs near Pine Bluff.  Pat Cleburne Camp and the 1st Arkansas Infantry are hosting.  Come out and see living history, memorial services, and get a tour of the beautiful Confederate Cemetery.  Contact Mark Gerdes and he can get you in touch with someone for more information.

16-17 - Reenactment of the Battle of Ditch Bayou 
This event takes place at Lake Chicot State Park.  Contact the park for more information. 


4-6 -Reenactment at Village Creek State Park 
Village Creek State Park.  This reenactment is hosted by Wiggin's Battery.  Contact the park for details.


8 - Annual David O. Dodd Memorial Service
Beautiful and historic Mount Holly Cemetery in Little Rock.  Our first event of the new millenium.  This service is our annual tribute to a young Confederate martyr who gave up his life rather than betray his friends.  Attendance of all Division members is requested.  Reenactors, guests, and the general public are invited.

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