Latest Historical reenactment News

Veteran reenactor announces plan for 2020 Gettysburg event

Sep. 8, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A veteran Civil War reenactor in Pennsylvania says he will take over planning a 2020 reenactment of the battle of Gettysburg after the organization behind the annual event said it didn't intend to host one next summer. Dustin Heisey of Manheim, who says he has been taking part in...

Group doesn't plan to host Gettysburg reenactment in 2020

Sep. 4, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The organization behind the annual reenactments of the Civil War battle of Gettysburg says it doesn't plan on hosting such an event in the summer of 2020. The Gettysburg Anniversary Committee said in a post on its website that after a quarter century of organizing the annual July...