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Capture and Burning of the Courthouse and the Battle of Beardstown
Linden, Tennessee

Date of Event:

May 9, 2015

Event Description:

The Civil War will once again come alive in downtown Linden, Tennessee for the 5th Annual Re-enactment of the Burning of the Perry County Courthouse at the original site where the actual event occurred on May 12th, 1863.

The only known reenactment of it's kind, with confederate forces firing from the courthouse windows on the historic battle site.  *****Battle open to public*****

No registration fee for reenactors, however we ask you to register in advance to assist us in providing a bountiful dinner for all reenactors.

School Day on Friday, catfish dinner for reenactors, and Grand Military Ball on Saturday Night.


Schedule on Saturday, May 9, 2015

8 am - Registration Opens

10:30-11:15 AM   Civil War activities; Speakers and Vendors

11:30 AM  Ladies Tea at the Commodore Hotel

11:15 AM-12:30 PM   Civil War Activities; Musket and Cannon Demonstrations, Military Drills and Posting of Colors

12:30 PM Concert of Civil War Music by 5th Alabama Regiment Band

1:30 PM                      Opening Ceremony

2:00 PM                      Battle of Linden "Capture and Burning of the Courthouse by Federal Troops" Reenactment

3:00 PM                      Reenactors Dinner

7:00 PM                      Grand Military Ball featuring 5th Alabama Regiment Band

For more information contact Event Coordinators - James and Regina Sharp at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call them at Home 931-589-3793, Mobile (James) 931-628-8622, or Mobile (Regina) 931-628-8621

 


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