Balls Bluff Artillery Dedication

Come join the rangers and volunteers at Ball’s Bluff on July 9, 2011 as we dedicate the artillery pieces recently acquired by the battlefield park.  These authentic and working replicas – two mountain howitzers and a James rifle – represent the three Union field pieces that were used during the battle.   Admission is free.

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Replica James Rifle at Balls Bluff

 

Email TEMPLEHALLFARM@nvrpa.org or call 703-779-9372 for additional information.

Event schedule:

  •  11:00 am – Presentation of the colors and Pledge of Allegiance –  Boy Scouts of America color guard
  • 11:05 am – Welcome and Introductions – George Tabb, Park Manager
  • 11:10 am – Role of the artillery at the Battle of Ball’s Bluff – Jim Morgan, volunteer battlefield guide
  • 11:20 am – Remarks by NVRPA Park Operations Director – Chris Pauley
  • 11:30 am – Dedication of the Artillery – Chris Pauley
  • 11:40 am – Artillery Demonstration – Re-enactors.
  • 12:00 pm – Ceremony Concludes.
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Replica Mountain Howitzers at Balls Bluff

 

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About Craig Swain

"Historical marker hunter" and Civil War enthusiast.
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