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    GNMP Music Muster Aug 15-16

    Gettysburg National Military Park
    Annual Music Muster
    Friday August 15 and Saturday August 16

    Performances at the GNMP Visitor Center, Pennsylvania Memorial, and Dobbin House Courtyard.
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    Pa. Preservation License Plate

    Pennsylvania will be issuing special “Gettysburg Monument” license plates, pursuant to Act 109 signed by the governor on July 2, 2014. The plates will cost an additional $54 over the usual...
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    When trying to recreate the past, we have to find...

    When trying to recreate the past, we have to find documentation. I have been trying to document a variety of dances for several years. The first place to look is the Library of Congress database...
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    My first question would be, where did you see...

    My first question would be, where did you see this dance – period dance card/newspaper report or a dance at a reenactor event?

    There is a dance called Nine Pin that has a gentleman in the center...
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    $8,500 Raised for GNMP

    The 11th Annual Civil War Preservation Ball on March 29th was a great success. The sell-out event raised over $8,500 for the Gettysburg Monument Endowment Trust Fund, bringing the total for 11 years...
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    Feb 22 Weapons Display at GNMP

    Once again, we will be presenting our “Guns of Gettysburg” display at the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center, 10AM to 4PM, Saturday, February 22.

    The exhibit will display the most...
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    March 1 Ball in WInchester VA

    The 2014 Sesquicentennial Soiree
    George Washington Ball
    A Benefit for Old Court House Civil War Museum

    7-11pm, Saturday, March 1, 2014
    Winchester, Virginia

    Dancing led by the Victorian...
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    Dancers Donate $4,000

    The Civil War Dance Foundation and its performing troupe, the Victorian Dance Ensemble, donated $4,000 to four organizations for Civil War preservation programs. With this year’s donations, the...
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    FREE Civil War Dance Classes - Harrisburg PA

    FREE Civil War Dance Classes
    January 12, February 9, March 16, 2014
    Sunday Afternoons 2:00PM to 4:00PM
    at the National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, PA

    Conducted by the Victorian Dance...
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    If you are considering dances, visit...

    If you are considering dances, visit www.CivilWarDance.org. Email us at Info@CivilWarDance.org for a free Civil War Dance Manual.

    A dance that would be very appropriate would be the Sir Roger...
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    Thanks for Dancing for Preservation

    Thanks to all of you who attended the National Civil War Ball, the official ball of Remembrance Day, in Gettysburg on November 23, 2013.

    Sponsored by the Sons of Veterans Reserve, the Military...
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    This is the Keener-Farley Travelling Collection...

    This is the Keener-Farley Travelling Collection of original Civil War weapons that we accumulated over the last fifty years. We display this collection at museums, historic sites and reenactments. ...
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    Nov 11 Weapons Display at GNMP

    Visitors to Gettysburg National Military Park will have a rare opportunity to touch a piece of American history on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. Original weapons used in the Civil War will be...
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    The Remembrance Day Ball - Nov 23

    You are cordially invited to join us in
    Dancing for Preservation
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    National Civil War Ball
    The Original & Official Ball of Remembrance Day
    8:00PM to 12:00PM, Saturday, November 23,...
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    Sep 21 - Lincoln: Music & Dance of His Time

    Abraham Lincoln: Music and Dance of His Time
    featuring
    For the People: An Oratorio Celebrating the Life of Abraham Lincoln

    Gettysburg Majestic Theater
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    $1,000 for 72nd PVI Monument Repair

    Dancers Donate $1,000 to Repair Monument

    The Civil War Dance Foundation donated $1,000 for the repair of the 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg National Military Park. The statue...
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    I am not sure why this is getting so complicated....

    I am not sure why this is getting so complicated. A quick check of the original sources I cited above should answer all of the questions (see post #3).

    First thing to remember is that there is a...
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    Combat units did not have Ordnance Department...

    Combat units did not have Ordnance Department personnel assigned to them. Some units had men from the unit who were assigned to handle weapons repair and ordnance paperwork but they were not...
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    GNMP Music Muster Aug. 17

    The Annual Gettysburg National Military Park Civil War Music Muster will be held Saturday, August 17.

    Performances will be at the Dobbin House and the Visitor Center throughout the day. There...
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    I had an opportunity to talk to Stephen Lang at...

    I had an opportunity to talk to Stephen Lang at the GNMP Visitor Center while he was signing books. We first met several years ago when he provided the narration for the Lincoln bicentennial...
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    June 15 Winchester Ball

    Join us at the Sesquicentennial Remembrance Ball of the Second Battle of Winchester
    at 7:30PM, on Saturday, June 15th.

    This event will benefit the Old Court House Civil War Museum in...
  22. Get ready for the ball

    To help everyone get ready for this ball (or any others), we can send you a FREE Civil War Dance Manual by email: Info@CivilWarDance.org. It has basic instructions for various formation dances and...
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    April 21 Smithsonian Civil War Dancing

    Join us for an afternoon of fun and history at the Smithsonian Institution
    Civil War Dance Demonstrations at 2:00PM and 3:30PM, Sunday, April 21st
    Smithsonian American Art Museum-National Portrait...
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    March 23 - 10th Civil War Preservation Ball

    The 10th Annual Civil War Preservation Ball will be held in the Rotunda of the Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg, 7:00-10:00PM on Saturday, March 23, 2013.

    The Philadelphia Brigade Band...
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    Weapons Display at GNMP Feb 18

    Guns of Gettysburg on Display at GNMP

    Visitors to Gettysburg National Military Park will have a rare opportunity to touch a piece of American history on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 18....
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