June 6 – 7, 2020 – Pittsfield, IL – Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment- Join us for the 19th Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment on June 6 and 7, 2019. Experience the Civil War first hand. Walk thru the camps and visit with Union and Confederate artillery, cavalry, infantry, naval and civilian reenactors.
See Thaddeus Lowe, Chief Aeronaut of the Army of the Potomac’s Civil War Balloon Corps and learn about “Mr.Lincoln’s Flying Machine”. Listen to nationally known folk singer Chris Vallillo perform period music.
Watch Civil War embalming demonstrations. Cheer the 1860’s baseball teams; watch full battle reenactments; visit with Mr. Lincoln and General Grant; shop period and non-period vendors; enjoy period food, crafts, children’s games, Fashion Show and more. Lincoln Days is a family friendly event sponsored by The Abe Lincoln Project / Looking for Lincoln in Pike County - a proud partner in the 42 county Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area - and The City of Pittsfield. Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment is an Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area Signature Event. Admission is free. www.pikelincoln.com