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2019 Schedule of Events



Events and dates are subject to change.

Jan. 26 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. 26 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. 26 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. 2 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Feb. 2-3 Dalton Civil War Relic Show - Dalton, GA
FYI. 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. 9-10 Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
GDRA Infantry. Located at the Pickett's Mill Battlfield Historic Site. CS Army of Tennessee impression. Living history demonstrations and tacticals. Winter garrison style camp. May arrive Friday afternoon. Firing both days with park-issued rounds and caps. A well-cleaned musket and cartridge box tins are required. Reenactor yard sale on Saturday. For more information, contact Chris Burns.
Feb. 15-17 Battle of Olustee Reenactment - Olustee, FL
FYI. For event information, see www.battleofolustee.org
Feb. 16 *** CANCELED *** Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Feb. 23-24 Battle of Aiken Reenactment - Aiken, SC
FYI. 5th MO/7th GA Infantry attending. For event information, see www.battleofaiken.org
Feb. 28 GDRA Division Dues and Rosters Deadline
GDRA All. Contact Joyce Toney.


Mar. 1-3 Battle of Broxton Bridge Reenactment - Ernhart, SC
GDRA Cavalry event. Contact Mike Brown for more information.
Mar. 9-10 *** CANCELED *** Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Mar. 16 Chattanooga St. Patrick's Day Parade - Chattanooga, TN
Cleburne's Sharpshooters event. All GDRA welcome to attend. CS impression. Marching under an Irish harp flag. Finished by noon. Proceeds from the parade supports a non-profit organization. Contact Cleburne's Sharpshooters for more information.
Mar. 16 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area. NOTE: This is a make-up day for all of the recent canceled work days due to rain.
Mar. 16-17 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. 16-17 Battle 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. 22-24 Battle of Bridgeport Reenactment - Bridgeport, AL
GDRA Infantry event. US impression. Chris Burns will be the US commander. There is a $5 pre-registration fee or a $10 walk-on fee. For information - www.siegeatbridgeport.com
Mar. 30-31 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.


Apr. 6 National Park Cleanup Day - Resaca, GA
FYI. National park cleanup day at the CSA Cemetery in Resaca, GA.
Apr. 13-14 Resaca Work Weekend - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Apr. 13-14 Nash Farm Reenactment - Hampton, GA
Living History at the Nash Farm Battlefield Park. No firing at the park. Contact Mike Brown for more information.
Apr. 27 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
Apr. 28 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.


May 4-5 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 11 Resaca Work Day - Resaca, GA
GDRA All. Report at 9:00 a.m. at the Registration area.
May 17-19 Battle of Resaca Reenactment - Resaca, GA
GDRA MAXIMUM EFFORT event. CS impression for ALL branches. For information - www.georgiadivision.org/bor_reenactment.html
May 20 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. Lunch will be provided.
May 31 - June 1 Pickett's Mill Living History - Dallas, GA
GDRA Infantry and Civilian. Anniversary weekend. Located at the Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site. Details TBD. For more information, contact Chris Burns.


June TBD GDRA Board / Branch Meetings - TBD, GA
GDRA All. Location TBD. GDRA Board meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. Branch meetings to follow the Board meeting.
June 29 New Manchester Living History - Lithia Springs, GA
2nd GA Sharpshooters event, but open to all GDRA infantry. US and civilian impression. Located at the Sweetwater Creek State Park. Saturday only event. Contact 2nd Georgia Sharpshooters. For park information - www.gastateparks.org.


July 4 Ellijay July 4th Parade - Ellijay, GA
FYI. 52nd GA event. CS Impression. For information, contact Andy Witt or 52nd Georgia.
July 6 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.


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. 7-8 Battle of Tunnel Hill Reenactment - Tunnel Hill, GA
GDRA Artillery event. Contact Steve Lawler for more information.
Sep. TBD Battle of Hurricane Shoals Reenactment - Maysville, GA
GDRA Cavalry event. Contact Mike Brown for more information.


Oct. 5-6 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. 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.
Oct. 26-27 Battle of Sandersville Reenactment - Sandersville, GA
Cleburne's Sharpshooters event. US all weekend. Hosted by the Georgia Volunteer Battalion. Located 30 miles east of Milledgeville, GA. Friday is campaign only. Contact Cleburne's Sharpshooters for more information.


Nov. 1-3 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 Jim Owens (12th GA) for more information.
Nov. 1-3 National Battle of Mills Spring Reenactment - Mills Spring, KY
GDRA Infantry event. CS impression. Registration is $20 until Oct. 1. Hosted by the Atlanta Campaign. Contact Chris Burns or Kirk Strange for more information.
Nov. 8-10 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 - TBD, GA
GDRA All. Location TBD. GDRA Board meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. Branch meetings to follow the Board meeting.


Dec. 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.
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. TBD 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.


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