2019 Schedule of Events - 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A
January 26 Meeting and Grande Winter Ball – Statehouse
February 23 Drill - Statehouse
March 23 Drill - Statehouse
April 29 Encampment and Repose of Lincoln - Statehouse
May 18-19 New Market, VA, Reenactment
May 31- June 2 Philippi, WV, Reenactment
June 11 Vintage Base Ball Game - Statehouse
June 21-23 Ohio Village – Columbus, OH, Reenactment
July 3 Red, White, & Boom - Columbus
July 5-7 Gettysburg, PA, Reenactment
July 12-14 McConnelsville, OH, Reenactment
July 26-27 Lorena - Zanesville, OH, Reenactment
August 9-11 Hale Farm, Bath, OH, Reenactment
September 20-22 Zoar, OH, Reenactment
October 18-20 Camp Wildcat – Livingston, KY, Reenactment
November 1-3 Mill Springs – Nancy, KY, Reenactment
November 8 Veterans Parade – Statehouse
December 7 Feast of St. Barbara - Clay Haus, Somerset, OH
Bold = Statehouse cannon event
Italics = Private cannon event
Details about Ohio Statehouse events:
Grande Winter Ball, Ohio Statehouse
RSVPs are now closed for the Grande Winter Ball at the Ohio Statehouse, held in the Atrium on January 26, 2019 from 7 to 9 p.m. Please check in November or December for more information on the 2020 ball.
Civil War Encampment and Repose of Lincoln
at the Ohio Statehouse
Monday, April 29, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
In commemoration of the 1865 repose of President Abraham Lincoln in the Ohio Capitol, Civil War re-enactors will provide an honor guard for a replica of Lincoln’s casket from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. This will take place on the site where the slain President lay in state in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda on April 29, 1865.
On the front lawn of the Ohio Statehouse, learn about life during the Civil War. Walk among soldiers’ tents, see how to fire the cannon every hour and help the Ladies Aid Society deliver comfort to the troops. Historical re-enactors from 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A and other groups will demonstrate Civil War life, cooking and medical practices, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Schools, adults and large tour groups, please contact 614-728-3726.
Vintage Base Ball Game
at the Ohio Statehouse
Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
The Capitol Cannons challenge the Ohio Village Muffins in an exhibition game of vintage “base ball.” The event is free and open to the public. Take a step back to the 1800’s with an exhibition game as the Ohio Village Historical Muffins battle members of the Ohio General Assembly on the west lawn of Capitol Square.
Nov. 8, 2019
11:30, 11:45 a.m. and 12 noon
The Ohio Statehouse cannon will be fired to start the Veterans Parade in downtown Columbus.