When:
July 27, 2019 – July 28, 2019 all-day
2019-07-27T00:00:00-04:00
2019-07-29T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
The National Civil War Museum
1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg
PA 17103

Thompson's Battery and Cooper's Battery will be at the Museum for a full weekend of artillery demonstrations on Saturday & Sunday. Up to 6 cannons will be on the flat top behind the Museum. This awesome display of fire power will let museum visitors experience a small taste of the enormous pressure soldiers felt during the heat of the battle in the American Civil War. Reenactors will be available to answer visitor's questions and show how the firing process works in battle.

Saturday, July 27, 2019
9:30 am – 9:45 am musket demonstration
10:00 am – 10:45 am Demonstration on the Parrott Rifle - Cooper's Battery
11:30 am – 12:15 pm section maneuver demo with the Mountains - Thompson's Battery
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm musket demonstration
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm Demonstration on the 3” ordinance rifle - Cooper’s Battery
4:15 pm- 4:30 pm musket demonstration
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm Demonstration on the Parrott Rifle - Thompson's Battery
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Battery maneuver demonstration, rolling thunder and battery fire (all 6 guns) - Thompson's & Cooper's Battery
7:00 pm   Camp close to public

Sunday, July 28, 2019
10:30 am – 11:00 am musket demonstration
11:15 pm – 12:00 pm Demonstration on the Parrott Rifle - Thompson's Battery
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm musket demonstration
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Demonstration on the 3” Ordinance Rifle - Cooper's Battery
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Battery Maneuver demonstration, rolling thunder and battery fire (all 6 guns) - Thompson's & Cooper's Battery
3:30 pm – Camp closes to public

*Weather and ground conditions permitting.