Skirmishes for Lexington
Address: 382 Olde Farm Road, Lexington, SC 29072-8781
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: From: 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM
The Yankee’s Are Coming! Sherman’s Army to attack Lexington! Join us at the Clinton Sease Farm in Lexington, South Carolina, on October 1st & 2nd, 2016, for the “Skirmishes For Lexington,” an American Civil War Reenactment & Living History. The event will commemorate the events around Lexington, South Carolina, in February of 1865 during General William T. Sherman’s Carolina’s Campaign, from February to April of 1865. There will be displays on the Lexington District Volunteers, on the February 1865 actions that took place in the Lexington District, and other displays and demonstrations focusing on the history of Lexington District..
At 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday there will be skirmishes between the Federal and Confederate forces, depicting the actions at Two League Crossroads and Red Bank Creek. Starting at 10 a.m. on both days there will also be demonstrations, speakers on the history of the Carolina’s Campaign, children’s activities, blacksmithing, candle-making, and many more events. There is an optional $2.00 fee for the hayride to the camps and battlefield area, while there are no other costs associated with admission to the event.
For more information on events and activities visit the website, or contact the event coordinator at the e-mail address provided.