Highlighted Event Calendar for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
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Today

9:00 a.m.

Cheatham Hill/Dead Angle Assault Real-Time Hike 9:30 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld “This Is War!”

— Children’s Historical Reenactment Activity (one hour duration) 10:00 a.m.

Mountain Top Confederate Artillery Demonstration/Cannon Firing and 24-Gun Battery Ranger Program 10:30 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld Civil War Medicine Program — George Wunderlich

11:00 a.m.

97th Regimental String Band — Visitor Center Battlefield Main Stage (45 minute duration) 11:30 a.m.

Cheatham Hill Confederate Artillery Demonstration/ Cannon Firing 12:00 p.m.

Visitor Center Auditorim Author Lecture/ Book Signing — Brad Quinlin (45 minute duration) 12:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Children’s Storytelling Program — Cathy Kaemmerlen 1:00 p.m.

Mountain Top Confederate Artillery Demonstration/Cannon Firing

1:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Auditorium Author Lecture — Earl J. Hess (45 minute duration) 2:00 p.m.

24-Gun Battery Union Infantry Demonstration/ Musket Firing

2:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld Children’s Common Soldier Life Program

3:00 p.m.

Reenactment Activity (one hour duration)

7:30 p.m.

Female Vocalist of the Year from the International Bluegrass Music Association The Claire Lynch Band performing — Visitor Center Battlefield Main Stage. Musical historian and composer Bobby Horton is to open.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Book Signing — Dr.

Brian Wills (45 minute duration) 9:30 a.m.

Re-enactment Activity (one hour duration)

10:00 a.m.

Book Signing — Dr. Stephen Davis (45 minute duration) 10:30 a.m.

24-Gun Battery Union Infantry Demonstration/ Musket Firing 11:00 a.m.

97th Regimental String Band — Visitor Center Battlefield Main Stage (45 minute duration)

11:30 a.m.

Cheatham Hill Confederate Infantry Demonstration/ Musket Firing 12:00 p.m.

Book Signing — Robert M. McMurry (45 minute duration)

12:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Children’s Storytelling Program — Cathy Kaemmerlen 1:00 p.m.

Civil War Fashion Show — Visitor Center Battlefield Main Stage (one hour duration) 1:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld Civil War Medicine Program — George Wunderlich

2:00 p.m.

Mountain Top Confederate Artillery Demonstration/Cannon Firing

2:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld Children’s Common Soldier Life Program

3:00 p.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld “This Is War!”

— Children’s Historical Reenactment Activity (one hour duration)

3:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Auditorium Authors’ Round Table Panel Discussion (one hour duration) 8:30 p.m.

Illinois Monument Rededication — Cheatham Hill Battlefi eld — Parking for this event is at Marietta High School

Sunday, June 29, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Cheatham Hill Ranger Program

9:30 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld “This Is War!”

— Children’s Historical Reenactment Activity (one hour duration)

10:00 a.m.

Book Signing – Dr.

Wendy Venet (45 minute duration) 10:30 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld Civil War Medicine Program — George Wunderlich

11:00 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld Children’s Common Soldier Life Program

11:30 a.m.

Cheatham Hill Confederate Artillery Demonstration/Cannon Firing

12:00 p.m.

Visitor Center Auditorium Author Lecture/ Book Signing — Robert Jones (45 minute duration) 12:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Children’s Storytelling Program — Cathy Kaemmerlen 1:00 p.m.

Mountain Top Confederate Artillery Demonstration/Cannon Firing

1:30 p.m.

24-Gun Battery Union Infantry Demonstration/ Musket Firing 2:00 p.m.

Word of Faith Gospel Youth Choir performance — Visitor Center Battlefield Main Stage (45 minute duration) 5:00 p.m.

Closing Ceremonies of 150th Anniversary Events at Visitor Center, Keynote speaker — Rebecca Burns, author/ lecturer on Southern and Atlanta history; Vocal performances by Dr.

Oral Moses, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra Choir and the Georgia Spiritual Ensemble

Many of the events are repeated throughout the weekend. For a full list of events visit http://battleofkennesawmountain150.com/

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