Battle of New Market Heights & Campaign Before Richmond 1864 Reenactment
Seize the opportunity to visit Henrico County as it commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of New Market Heights and the Campaign Before Richmond! Take in the sites, sounds, and tastes of the Civil War as you learn more about this important last campaign for Richmond, the Capital of the Confederacy. You'll experience:
- More than 1,500 reenactors relive the battles of New Market Heights and other engagements from the 1864 Richmond Campaign.
- Presentations detailing the significance of this campaign including the role of African Americans.
- Live music from the era, including drummers, buglers, and songs of the soldier's camps.Historical fair featuring actors, demonstrators and crafters.
- A sampling of Civil War foods – along with plenty of modern vendors.
- Revelations from Civil War historians about the plight of civilians on the homefront.
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM