Oct 3, 2011

Allentown Civil War Encampment

The 2nd New Jersey Brigade will host a Civil War reenactment being held at Heritage Park, in conjunction with the Allentown Fall Festival. The Army encampment opens to the public at 10am. It will include exhibits, including a field hospital demonstration. Union and Confederate forces will engage on the battlefield. There will also be an old time baseball. Outdoor stands will line on Main St. displaying seasonal foods, crafts, and wares of local vendors and artists. Members of the 6th and 22nd USCT will be there with an exhibit to tel the story of black freedom fighters in the Civil War.
event sponsor: 2nd New Jersey Brigade.
event contact: Robert A. Bowell, (570) 588-6400, bbowell@ptd.net
USCT unit contacts:
6th USCT 6thusct@gmail.com
22nd USCT corporalcharlesharris@22ndUSCTyahoo.com
Sat Oct 8, 2011 10:00 AM
Heritage Park Allentown, NJ (map)


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