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Battle of Selma
April 27, 2012 - April 29, 2012
Friday, April 27th–Enjoy present day and 1860s style food, beverages, clothes, jewelry, toys and souvenirs. 5 pm: Civil War Writer Forum at #3 Church St. the site of the Army Arsenal. 7:30 pm: The ominous beauty and power of Civil War era artillery is unleashed• 8:00 pm: Join in the fun at the re-enactor’s camp dance. A Period Band will play and give period dance instruction• Both Friday evening events are Free to the public.
Saturday, April 28th Battlefield Admission charged $7.00 •Tour Confederate, Union and civilian camps • See the troops drill as they prepare for the skirmish • 2:00 pm: Battle — Civil War infantry, cavalry, and artillery tactics • 7:00 pm- 11:00pm: The Battle of Selma Grand Military Ball at Sturdivant Hall
Sunday, April 29th Gates open 9:00 am to 4:00 pm• 9:00 am: period worship service• 10:30 am: Civil War Memorial Service and history tour at historic Old Live Oak Cemetery. Hear stories about the men who fought, in this final resting place for some of the South’s most beloved sons• Visit the sutler’s area for food, shopping and clothing reminiscent of the period• Witness full military troop and camp inspections• 2:00 pm: The Battle of Selma Re-enactment begins. For more information call 334-872-0901 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or website http://www.battleofselma.com