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Battle of Pickett's Mill Commemoration Set Saturday, Sunday

You can watch real-time troop movements, infantry and artillery firing demonstrations, and see what life was like on the line.

Pickett’s Mill Battlefield State Historic Site near Dallas.
Pickett’s Mill Battlefield State Historic Site near Dallas.

The 150th commemoration of the Battle of Pickett’s Mill is scheduled Saturday and Sunday at the Pickett’s Mill Battlefield State Historic Site near Dallas.

Activities begin at 10 a.m. on both days, May 31 and June 1.

You can watch real-time troop movements, infantry and artillery firing demonstrations, and see what life was like on the line. See how civilians survived as the Civil War came to Pickett's Mill.

Here’s a schedule:

Saturday

10 a.m.-11 a.m. — Guided hike to watch Govan’s force in action.

2 p.m. — Interpretive hike along the White Trail with Michael Schaffer, KSU Civil War Center.

3 p.m. — Recreated skirmish in the Wheat Field.

5 p.m. — Guided tour with “The Battle of Pickett’s Mill: Along the Dead Line” author Brad Butkovich to the Corn Field.

6 p.m. — Recreated skirmish in the Wheat Field.

Sunday

10 a.m. — Confederate forces engage Union forces on Hazen’s Hill.

Admission is $3-$5.50.

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