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NOVEMBER 17, 2012

The National Civil War Ball, the official ball of Remembrance Day, sponsored by the Sons of Veterans Reserve, the Military Department of the National Organization of Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 9:00-1:00AM, Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the Eisenhower Conference Center, 2634 Emmitsburg Rd., Route 15 South, Gettysburg, Pa.

The proceeds from the ball are donated to the Gettysburg National Military Park to use for preservation or repair of any items in the park they deem in need. In the last ten years, over $64,000 has been raised.

Members of Civil War hereditary groups, both Union and Confederate, and all military and civilian reenactors and all supporters of Civil War preservation are welcome to join in the festivities. Period dress is encouraged but not required.

Dancing will be led by the Victorian Dance Ensemble with music by the Philadelphia Brigade Band.

Ladies’ Cake Walk, Door Prizes, Snacks, Cash Bar and a Photographer on site to take your portrait to remember this special day. For pictures of last year’s event, visit

Tickets are $20 per person if purchased in advance, $25 at the door.
To purchase tickets, make check payable to “SVR Remembrance Day Ball” and mail to:
Brig. Gen. Henry E. Shaw, Jr.,
27 Griswold Street,
Delaware, OH 43015-1716.
Telephone: 740-369-3722.
Please include your email and a stamped self-addressed envelope for the return of tickets.

Visit our website for information on other upcoming balls:

October 27 - Reading, PA - Albright College Victorian Masquerade Ball

November 3 - Friedens, PA - Civil War Ball

November 16 - Gettysburg, PA - Civil War Lady Military Ball (Friday)

December 1 - Harpers Ferry, WV - Harpers Ferry Christmas Program

December 15, Winchester, VA - Victorian Christmas Ball

December 31 - Manheim, PA - Mt. Hope Winery New Year's Eve Victorian Ball

Larry Keener-Farley
Dance Master
Victorian Dance Ensemble
2011 Reenactment Unit of the Year