May 17 - 19, 2019 –  Mt. Morris, N Y -  “Fire on the Genesee”

We are pleased to announce the 5th Virginia Cavalry, 28th New York, 1st Tennessee and the Fire on the Genesee Committee, is inviting you back to a re-enactment at Letchworth State Park for the nineteenth year. This year\'s Civil War Encampment will again be at the north end of Letchworth State Park. This gives us a large battlefield and more camp space for infantry, Artillery, Civilians and even Mounted Cavalry. We have space for one and all!! On Friday, May 17 we have invited the local schools for our Education Day. This year we expect around 300, 7th and 8th graders. We would love to have you come and help us teach our youth about the civil war as only we can do. You are welcome to come in and set up on Thursday, May 17 and enjoy a long weekend. There will be battles both Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19. Also Saturday Night there will be a Dance with City Fiddle from 7 PM to 11 PM. and church service on Sunday morning. There will be both authentic and modern camps (and the modern camp is within walking distance). The wood and hay will be provided, plus hot showers and flush toilets. Your ideas and scenarios are always welcome to add to the event. We pay a bounty for Artillery that takes the field. Pre-registration fee of $8.00 for re-enactors by May 5th or $10.00 at registration table. Proceeds from this event go to maintain the Civil War Parade Ground and Museum at Letchworth State Park. For Information Contact Tim and Diana Bucknam at 585-507-6847 or E-mail HTBuck@aol.com.

Schedules

  • Occurred Friday, May 17th, 2019 — all day