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2017 Schedule of Events



Events and dates are subject to change.

Jan. 21 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. 21 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. 21 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 2:00p.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.
Jan. 21-22 ***CANCELED*** Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.


Feb. 4-5 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Feb. 4-5 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. 18-19 Battle of Olustee Reenactment - Olustee, FL
FYI. For event information, see www.battleofolustee.org
Feb. 18-19 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Feb. 25-26 Battle of Aiken Reenactment - Aiken, SC
GDRA Infantry event. US impression. GDRA Infantry drill to be held during the event weekend. For event information, see www.battleofaiken.org
Feb. 28 GDRA Division Dues and Rosters Deadline
GDRA All. Contact Joyce Toney.


Mar. 3-5 Battle of Broxton Bridge Reenactment - Ernhart, SC
GDRA Cavalry event. Contact Mike Brown for more information.
Mar. 4-5 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. GDRA Infantry MAX EFFORT. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Mar. 11-12 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. 18 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. 18-19 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Mar. 18-19 Battles at 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. 25-26 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. 30-
Apr. 2
18th Century Market Faire - Winder, GA
FYI. Held at the Fort Yargo State Park. For information - www.fylhs.com


Apr. 1-2 ***CANCELED*** Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Apr. 8-9 155th Anniversary Battle of Shiloh Reenactment - Savannah, TN
GDRA Infantry event. CS impression. Combining with the Hardee Guard. Registration fee of $20 before Feb. 15 and $25 after. For event information, see www.shiloh155th.com
Apr. 22-23 ***CANCELED*** Battle of Selma Reenactment - Selma, AL
GDRA Infantry event. US impression. Contact Chris Burns for information.
Apr. 23 ***CANCELED*** 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. Contact Mike McHan of the 28th GA for more information.
Apr. 29 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Apr. 30 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. Contact Mike McHan of the 28th GA for more information.


May 6-7 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
May 6-7 155th Anniversary Battle of McDowell Reenactment - McDowell, VA
12th GA event. All GDRA invited to attend. Contact the 12th GA for more information.
May 13 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
May 19-21 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 22 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 2-4 Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
GDRA Infantry and Civilian. 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 TBD ***CANCELED*** Live Fire Shooting Event - Homer, GA
28th GA event, but open to all GDRA Infantry. Period blackpowder weapons only. Located on private property. Camping allowed. Modern attire. Contact Kirk Strange for more information.


July 1 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 22 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. NOTE: All nominations for Board Members and Branch Commanders are due at this meeting.


Aug. 5 Trench Life Living History - Dallas, GA
FYI. Saturday only Trench Life Living History program at the Pickett's Mill Battfield 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.
Aug. 26 Cabin Life 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.


Sep. 9 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. 9-10 Battle of Tunnel Hill Reenactment - Tunnel Hill, GA
Cleburne's Sharpshooters event. US impression. Contact Joseph Collins for more information.
Sep. 16 ***CANCELED*** Yellow River Post Office Living History - Lilburn, GA
GDRA Civilians event. Saturday-only living history at the Hudson-Nash Farm Old Yellow River Post Office in Lilburn, GA (Gwinnett County). For more information, contact Lisa Campbell (Civilians).
Sep. 16-17 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. 16-17 Battle of Hurricane Shoals Reenactment - Maysville, GA
GDRA Cavalry event. Contact Mike Brown for more information.


Oct. 7-8 Allatoona Pass Living History - Cartersville, GA
GDRA Infantry MAX EFFORT, Artillery, and Civilian event. CS and US Impression. Skirmish this year in the woods.
Oct. 13-15 ***CANCELED*** Nash Farm Reenactment - Hampton, GA
FYI. Reenactment to be held on the Nash Farm Battlefield Park. Hosted by the 30th Georgia. Contact Chris Burns or Mike Brown for more information.
Oct. 14 Cabin Life 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.
Oct. 14-15 Battle of Cedar Creek Reenactment - Middletown, VA
GDRA Cavalry event. For more information, contact Mike Brown or visit the event website at www.ccbf.us.
Oct. 29-30 ***CANCELED*** Battles in the Cove Reenactment - Chickamauga, GA
FYI. Not confirmed if event will be held this year. If so, it will be at the Mountain Cove Farms (location of the 150th Chickamauga). The event is sponsored by Walker County and hosted by the Hardee Guard Battalion. For more information and registration, visit their website at www.battlesinthecove.com.


Nov. 4-5 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. 11 Veterans Day Parade - Dalton, GA
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. 11 McDaniel Farm Living History - Duluth, GA
GDRA Field Musicians & Civilians event. All GDRA Infantry invited to attend. US and CS soldiers needed. Living history on Saturday only from 10am 4pm. Located at the McDaniel Farm Park, 3251 McDaniel Rd, Duluth, GA. For more information, contact Steve Toney (Infantry) or Lisa Campbell (Civilians).
Nov. 11-12 Battles for the Armory Reenactment - Tallassee, AL
GDRA Artillery event. For more information, contact Tiny Shuttles.
Nov. 18 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.
Nov. 18-19 Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
GDRA Infantry. "Trench Life Days" 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 Capt. Joseph Collins (Cleburne's Sharpshooters) or Steve Hadley (Steve.Hadley@dnr.ga.gov) at the park for more information.


Dec. 16 28th GA Christmas Party - Cartersville, GA
28th GA event. The location will either be at the Gandy Family's house or at their church fellowship hall. Both locations are in Cartersville. Everyone is asked to bring a side dish or dessert. Time is still TBD.


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