Battery A - Schedule

2017 Events - 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A


January 28 – Annual Meeting and Grande Winter Ball


February 25 – Drill


March  25 – Drill


April 7-9 – Shiloh 155th Anniversary, Savannah, Tennessee.   


*April 28 – Repose of Lincoln and Civil War Encampment, Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, Ohio.


May 13 –Wooster Civil War Day at the Library, living history, Wooster, Ohio.


May 27 – Flagging at Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.


May 28 – Memorial Day at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Seville, Ohio. 


June 2-4 – Philippi, West Virginia.


*June 8 – Base Ball Game at the Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, Ohio.  


June 24-25 – Ohio Village, Columbus, Ohio. 


Unknown date – Mansfield Reformatory, Mansfield, Ohio. 


July 1-3 – Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 


July 3 – Red, White and Boom, Columbus, Ohio.   


July 28-29 – Lorena, Zanesville, Ohio


August 12-13 – Hale Farm, Bath, Ohio. 


September 9-10 – Zoar Village, Zoar, Ohio. 


November 9 – Veterans Parade at the Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, Ohio.


December 2 – Feast of St. Barbara, Sommerset, Ohio. 



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Details about Ohio Statehouse events in 2017


*April 28, 2017 - Repose of Lincoln and Civil War Encampment

Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, Ohio, FREE


The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board will commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the repose of President Abraham Lincoln in the Ohio Capitol Friday, April 28, 2016. The 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A, a group of 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. 


April 28, 2017 events will also include:

Civil War Encampment  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Learn what camp life was like during the Civil War and meet characters from the past, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Walk among soldiers' tents, see how to fire the cannon every hour and help the Ladies Aid Society deliver comfort to the troops. Fun for the whole family! Free! Visit for more information. 



*June 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. --Vintage Base Ball Game

Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, Ohio, FREE

Enjoy an exhibition game of the Ohio Village Historical Muffins vs. members of the Ohio General Assembly. Stay and enjoy a cannon firing demonstration. Concessions available. Visit for more information.