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, living history

July 3                          Red, White, & Boom - Columbus

July 4                       Cleveland, OH, Monument rededication
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


= 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. Dedication of 36-Star American Flag in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda. Open to the public.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Civil War Encampment on the Ohio Statehouse West Plaza

10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Repose of Lincoln in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda with exhibits.     

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 10:30 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, herbs, cooking and medical practices, from 10 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.

Veterans Parade
Columbus, Ohio
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.