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21 Club Meeting Robbins UMC Eaton Rapids
19 Burney Middle School, Southfield, MI
20 Live Shoot Breakfast at the Robins Nest at 9 then to the Eaton Rapids Conservation Club for the live shoot.
3 Ovid Middle School, Ovid, MI
3-5 Historic Walker Tavern Civil War Reenactment - Brooklyn, Michigan Hosted by Historic Walker Tavern and 5th Texas, Co. E. Friday set-up and school day program from 9:00-2:00, Saturday 10:00-5:00, Sunday 10:00-4:00. Battles both days, tactical, Emerald Peacock, sutler row. Located at 13220 M-50 at US-12, Brooklyn, MI. Website at www.5thtexascoe.com for registration forms. Contact is Mike Ovsenik at Michael.email@example.com (Confederates), Paul Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org (Union), Belinda Grier at email@example.com or (313)928-1932 (Civilian), and Brigitte at firstname.lastname@example.org (Sutlers). 7th Michigan Military contact is Dave Slayton at email@example.com or (517) 663-4161.
4-5 150th Anniversary Gettysburg NPS Living History Program – Gettysburg, PA Michigan has been invited to fall in with Craig DeCrane and the Black Hats who will be camping on the battlefield (location to be determined) and will be portraying the Iron Brigade. There will be numerous Union and Confederate units encamped on the battlefield throughout the weekend. The most important uniform requirement is for participants to wear either the Regulation (Hardee) Hat or a proper, re-production slouch hat. Gaiters and frock coats are optional but strongly recommended. Website for the Gettysburg NPS is Gettysburg NPS. The 7th Michigan contact is Tom Emerick firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 517-669-5607).
18 Grosvenor House Living History- Jonesville, MI This is at the historical Grosvenor house 211 Maumee St. Jonesville, Michigan. It's a Saturday event May 18th and some will be setting up camp Friday night the 17th. Living history of the civil war, military and civilians, firewood, straw and water available and a portajohn. The Grosvenor house will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Back Porch String Band will be playing on the front porch. It is also the Jonesville Riverfest weekend so there is a lot to see and do, car show, chicken BBQ, canoe races, etc. 7th Michigan contacts are Ed Conklin or Dan Conklin telephone number at 517-542-2291 or 517-398-2754 or email address email@example.com.
17 Dexter Middle School, Dexter, MI
24-26 Greenfield Village Dearborn, MI Hosted by The Henry Ford and Greenfield Village. Amenities include firewood, straw, tactical demonstrations, modern camping, dance, sutlers, food vendors. By invitation only. Located at 20900 Oakwood Blvd. Dearborn, MI, 48124.Website is at Green Field Village. All participants need to register online via the Henry Ford website before April 30th. 7th Michigan Military contact is Tom Emerick at firstname.lastname@example.org or (517) 669-5607.
1 Jackson Rose Parade Jackson, MI
15-16 Battle of Turkeyville Marshall, MI Amenities include firewood, straw, cavalry/artillery bounties, free Saturday evening meal, modern camping, , sutlers, battles, night battle, fashion show, Ladies tea, Grand Ball led by Glen Morningstar, etc. Located at 18935 15-1/2 Mile Road, Marshall, MI 49068. Website at Turkeyville or contact at email@example.com. All participants need to register before May 31st. 7th Michigan Military contact is Dave Slayton at firstname.lastname@example.org or (517) 663-4161.
4-7 150th Anniversary of The Battle of Gettysburg - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania The Club will be participating in the re-enactment hosted by the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee (GAC) at the same location as the 145th Battle of Gettysburg. The Military will be falling in with the Black Hat Battalion under the command of our good friend Col. Craig DeCrane. Registration is $25 per adult and $0 for children under 12 through December 31, 2012. When you register individually, be sure to complete the *Organization Affiliation area by specifying 3rd Division/Black Hat Battalion. The event website is at Gettysburg 150th webpage The registration form in PDF is at Gettysburg registration form The online registration form is at On-line regstration There is also a print copy of the registration form on the last two pages of the current issue of this newsletter. Miscellaneous topics of discussion at Military meeting The 7th Michigan contact is Tom Emerick email@example.com or by telephone at 517-669-5607).
1 Charlton Park Hastings, MI Hosted by 1st MI Light Artillery, Battery D, 3rd MI Volunteer Infantry, Co. F, 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Co. B, 24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, 8th Michigan Medical, 5th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, Co. C. Sutler row, battles, tactical, fashion show, barn dance, lantern tour, church service, modern food vendors. $10 for Re-enactor breakfast both days and Saturday dinner. Located at 2545 S. Charlton Park Rd. Hastings, MI, 49058. Website at Charlton Park or (269) 945-3775.
18 Jackson Cascade's Civil War Muster work weekend and meeting
23-25 Jackson Cascade's Civil War Muster 150th Anniversary Battle of Chancellorsville (Saturday), Battle of Gettysburg (Sunday). Cavalry Demonstrations - Civilian Impressions - Authentic Camps - Military Ball. Special Impression Area "The Village of Jacksonburg" - Christian Commission, Postmaster, Barber, Emerald Peacock, Church Service, Social Clubs, and much more. All Amenities Provided. Sponsored by: 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Co. B, Inc., USS Michigan Marine Guard, 1st Michigan Light Artillery, Battery D, Cascades Inc., Jackson County Parks, and Phil & Barb Tripp. Overall Commanders: Nick Medich (CS), Tom Emerick (US). Cannon bounty of $200.00 for first 14 pre-registered 57-inch full-scale wheeled non-breech loading cannons. Horse bounty of $40.00 per horse for first 10 pre-registered mounted cavalry. See website Jackson_Civil_War_Muster for schedule, registration packet, general event information, safety rules and pre-registration form. Pre-registration form can be completed on your computer. If you have questions regarding registration or completing the pre-registration form, contact Dick Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org. 7th Michigan Military contact is Tom Emerick at email@example.com or (517) 669-5607.
7-8 Van Raalte Farms Civil War Muster, Holland, MI Hosted by the 3rd Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Co. F and Holland Museum. 160 acre farm owned by Civil War veteran from the 25th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. Friday set-up permitted during school program. Battle of Chickamauga. Amenities include firewood, straw, modern camping, dance, sutlers, shuttles between camps, free Saturday supper. Located at Van Raalte Farm 1076 E. 16th St., Holland, MI. Website is at Holland Museum. Contact is Karen VanDoeselaar at Kvandoeselaar@holland.org or (616)796-3324. 7th Michigan Military contact is Tom Emerick at firstname.lastname@example.org or (517) 669-5607.
19-22 - 150th Anniversary Battle of Chickamauga - Walker County, Georgia Hosted by Blue Gray Alliance and Walker County, Georgia. Registration is $20/person, children under 14 years of age are free. Website at 150th Anniversary Chickamauga Registration link is at Registration 7th Michigan Military contact is Tom Emerick at email@example.com or (517) 669-5607.
12 Harvest Ball, Lansing, MI
13 Club Meeting Robbins UMC Eaton Rapids
17 Club Meeting Robbins UMC Eaton Rapids
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