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.

Event Dates/Times

 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM


 Registration fees for reenactors and sutlers