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2018 Schedule of Events



Events and dates are subject to change.

Jan. 27 GDRA Board / Branch Meetings - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Meeting to be held at the Resaca City Hall, 330 Walker Street, Resaca, GA 30735 (just off I-75 exit #320). GDRA Board meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. Branch meetings will follow the Board meeting.
Jan. 27 ***CANCELED*** Resaca Site Planning - Resaca, GA
GDRA/BOR Staff & Branch Commanders. Battle of Resaca logistics discussions will be held at the reenactment site following the GDRA Board and Branch meetings.
Jan. 27 28th GA Company Meeting - Resaca, GA
28th GA event. Meeting to be held at the Resaca City Hall, 330 Walker Street, Resaca, GA 30735 (just off I-75 exit #320) starting at 1:00p.m. The annual company membership dues are $17.50 per person ($10 goes to the company and $7.50 goes to the GDRA) and are due at the company meeting. Modern attire.


Feb. 3-4 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Feb. 3-4 Dalton Civil War Relic Show - Dalton, GA
28th GA may have a table at the show on Saturday to sell books for the 123rd NY monument. Contact Jerry Holmes for information.
Feb. 11 Pickett's Mill Super Museum Sunday - Dallas, GA
FYI. FREE addmission to the park. Located at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site, 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas, GA 30157. Contact the park for more information.
Feb. 17-18 Battle of Olustee Reenactment - Olustee, FL
FYI. 5th MO/7th GA Infantry attending. For event information, see www.battleofolustee.org
Feb. 23-25 Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
Cleburne's Sharpshooters company meeting. US impression. Located at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site, 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas, GA 30157. All GDRA are welcome to attend. Contact Joseph Collins for more information.
Feb. 24 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Feb. 24-25 Battle of Aiken Reenactment - Aiken, SC
FYI. For event information, see www.battleofaiken.org
Feb. 28 GDRA Division Dues and Rosters Deadline
GDRA All. Contact Joyce Toney.


Mar. 2-4 Battle of Broxton Bridge Reenactment - Ernhart, SC
GDRA Cavalry event. Contact Mike Brown for more information.
Mar. 10-11 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. GDRA Infantry & Artillery MAX EFFORT. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Mar. 10-11 Andersonville Prison Living History - Andersonville, GA
2nd GA Sharpshooters event, but open to all GDRA Infantry. Need CSA guards and US prisoner impressions. Contact 2nd Georgia Sharpshooters for registration. For information - www.georgiasharpshooters.org/Andersonville.html
Mar. 16-18 Battle of Manassas Reenactment - Reidsville, GA
12th GA and GDRA Cavalry event. Held at Fort Wallace-Wood. Contact the 12th GA and Mike Brown for more information.
Mar. 17 Chattanooga St. Patrick's Day Parade - Chattanooga, TN
Cleburne's Sharpshooters event. Participation in the parade supports a local homeless shelter. Contact Cleburne's Sharpshooters for more information.
Mar. 24-25 Battle of Bridgeport Reenactment - Bridgeport, AL
Cleburne's Sharpshooters event. US impression. Joseph Collins will be the US commander. There is a $5 registration fee. For information - www.siegeatbridgeport.com
Mar. 31 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.


Apr. 6-8 Pamplin Park Living History - Petersburg, VA
2nd GA Sharpshooters event. Living history located at the Pamplin Historical Park in Petersburg, VA. CS and US impression. Contact Gene Harmon for more information.
Apr. 7 National Park Cleanup Day - Resaca, GA
FYI. National park cleanup day at the CSA Cemetery in Resaca, GA.
Apr. 7-8 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Apr. 13-15 School of Instruction - Dallas, GA
GDRA Infantry, Artillery and Cavalry. Located at the Pickett's Mill Battlfield Historic Site. School of the soldier for Infantry, Artillery and Cavalry - plus cross-training between branches. Limited A-frame tents. May sleep in the cabin. A well-cleaned musket and cartridge box tins are required. For more information, contact Chris Burns.
Apr. 14 Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
FYI. Saturday only Cabin Life Living History program at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site, located at 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas, GA 30157. All GDRA are welcome to attend. Contact John Nash or Steve Hadley (Steve.Hadley@dnr.ga.gov) at the park for more information.
Apr. 22 CSA Memorial Day Service - Resaca, GA
28th Georgia MAXIMUM EFFORT event. All GDRA are welcome. CS impression. Report at 12:30 p.m. at the Resaca Confederate Cemetery. Memorial service at 2:00pm. Following the memorial service at the Resaca CSA Cemetery will be a headstone memorial service at a local cemetery. Contact Mike McHan of the 28th GA for more information.
Apr. 21-22 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Apr. 28 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Rain make up day if needed. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.


May 5-6 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Important work weekend. Need all GDRA members who can attend. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
May 12 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
May 18-20 Battle of Resaca Reenactment - Resaca, GA
GDRA MAXIMUM EFFORT event. CS and US Infantry impression. Infantry to camp CS. 123rd NY monument dedication service Saturday afternoon. For information - www.georgiadivision.org/bor_reenactment.html
May 21 Resaca Site Cleanup - Resaca, GA
GDRA All - if needed. Meet at 9:00 a.m. on Monday at the Reenactment Site. Trash pick up only.


June 1-3 Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
GDRA Infantry and Civilian. Anniversary weekend. CS impression only. Located at the Pickett's Mill Battlfield Historic Site. Living history demonstrations and tacticals. Limited A-frame tents. May sleep in the cabin. A well-cleaned musket and cartridge box tins are required. For more information, contact Chris Burns.
June 30 Blue Ridge July 4th Parade - Blue Ridge, GA
28th GA event, but open to all GDRA Infantry. CS Impression. Need at least 10 rifles to participate. There will be firing during the parade. Meet at 9:00 a.m. at the 1st Baptist Church of Blue Ridge. There will be NO cookout after the parade this year. Contact Mike McHan (706-374-4223) - www.28thga.org - if you are attending.


July 4 Ellijay July 4th Parade - Ellijay, GA
FYI. 52nd GA event. CS Impression. For information, contact Andy Witt or 52nd Georgia.
July 5-8 155th Battle of Gettysburg Reenactment - Gettysburg, PA
GDRA All. GDRA Infantry to be CS and form own battalion/brigade with Longstreet's Corps. Contact Chris Burns for more information.
July 14 GDRA Board / Branch Meetings - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Summer GDRA picnic with families. Meeting to be held at the Resaca City Hall, 330 Walker Street, Resaca, GA 30735 (just off I-75 exit #320). GDRA Board meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. Branch meetings to follow the Board meeting. A picnic will be held after the meetings at the Resaca Battlefield Historic Site. All family members are welcome to attend.
July 28-29 Point Park Living History - Chattanooga, TN
GDRA Infantry. Living history at Point Park at the top of Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee. US impression. Will be "recruiting" kids in the ranks. Contact Chris Burns for more information.


Aug. TBD Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
GDRA Civilian event. Saturday only Cabin Life Living History program at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site, located at 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas, GA 30157. All GDRA are welcome to attend. Contact John Nash or Steve Hadley (Steve.Hadley@dnr.ga.gov) at the park for more information.


Sep. TBD Stately Oaks Plantation Living History - Jonesboro, GA
GDRA Civilian event. One day only from 10:00-4:00. This is a military and civilian event. Union encampment, civilian life and crafts needed. For more information, please contact Marie Walker at mariecw97@hotmail.com.
Sep. 8-9 Battle of Tunnel Hill Reenactment - Tunnel Hill, GA
GDRA Artillery and Cleburne's Sharpshooters event. US impression. Contact Steve Lawler and Joseph Collins for more information.
Sep. 15 Hudson-Nash Farm Living History - Lilburn, GA
GDRA Civilians event. Saturday-only living history from 10:00am - 4:00pm at the Hudson-Nash Farm Old Yellow River Post Office in Lilburn, GA (Gwinnett County). For more information, contact Lisa Campbell (Civilians).
Sep. 15-16 Chickamauga Battlefield Living History - Ft. Oglethorpe, GA
GDRA Infantry event. US impression. Will be "recruiting" kids in the ranks. Located at the Chickamauga National Military Park's visitor center. Contact Chris Burns for more information.
Sep. 15-16 Battle of Hurricane Shoals Reenactment - Maysville, GA
GDRA Cavalry event. Contact Mike Brown for more information.


Oct. 6-7 Allatoona Pass Living History - Cartersville, GA
GDRA Infantry MAX EFFORT, Artillery, and Civilian event. CS and US Impression. Skirmish in the woods. Contact Chris Burns for more information.
Oct. 13 Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
GDRA Civilian event. Saturday only Cabin Life Living History program at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site, located at 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas, GA 30157. All GDRA are welcome to attend. Contact John Nash or Steve Hadley (Steve.Hadley@dnr.ga.gov) at the park for more information.


Nov. 2-4 Mill Springs Battlefield Living History - Nancy, KY
28th GA event. All GDRA Infantry are welcome to attend. Located at the Mills Springs Battlefield in Nancy, KY. CS impression both days. Includes a tour of the battlefield and museum, Saturday night "Ghost Walk," Sunday morning breakfast, private tour of Beech Grove (CS winter camp), etc. Contact Kirk Strange of the 28th GA for more information.
Nov. 3-4 Battle of Irwinville Reenactment - Irwinville, GA
12th GA event. All GDRA Infantry are welcome to attend. Located at the Jefferson Davis State Historic Site, take I-75 to Exit 78. US impression both days. Friday is School Day for about 500 kids and begins at 9:00am. Battle times are 2:30 on Saturday and 1:00 on Sunday. Three meals provided: Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast, and Sunday lunch. Contact Chris Burns for more information.
Nov. 10 Veterans Day Parade - Dalton, GA
GDRA All. Need honor guard for all branches of service from Rev War to Civil War. Parade is over by noon. Contact Dennis Melville for more information.
Nov. 9-11 Battles for the Armory Reenactment - Tallassee, AL
GDRA Artillery event. All GDRA Infantry invited to attend. For more information, contact Steve Lawler.
Nov. TBD GDRA Board / Branch Meetings - Dallas, GA
GDRA All. Meeting is at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site, located at 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas, GA 30157. GDRA Board meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. Branch meetings to follow the Board meeting. The park admission will be paid by the Friends of Pickett's Mill Battlefield. Family members are welcome to attend. Living history/camp-out at the battlefield for those interested.


Dec. 8 Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
GDRA Civilian event. Saturday only Cabin Life Living History program at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site, located at 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas, GA 30157. All GDRA are welcome to attend. Contact John Nash or Steve Hadley (Steve.Hadley@dnr.ga.gov) at the park for more information.
Dec. TBD Stately Oaks Plantation Living History - Jonesboro, GA
2nd GA Sharpshooters event. All GDRA Infantry invited to attend. Saturday only living history from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Stately Oaks Plantation in Jonesboro, GA. CSA impression. Civilians needed. Soldiers needed to portray men on leave. Contact Lisa Campbell for more information.
Dec. 15 Fort McAllister Living History - Richmond Hill, GA
5th MO/7th GA event. All GDRA Infantry invited to attend. Saturday only living history from 10:00am - 4:00pm at the Fort McAllister Historic State Park. US impression. Registration required - no walk-ons. Contact John McMahan for more information and registration.
Dec. TBD 28th GA Christmas Party - Cartersville, GA
28th GA event. Time and location are still TBD. Contact Mike McHan for more information.


Denotes Georgia Division MAXIMUM EFFORT events.


   





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