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General Grant's Home Front Reenactment

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91 Bouthiller St., Galena, IL 61036

Experience life in the 1860s through a Living History Encampment and Civil War Battle.

Enjoy the Sanitary Fair (a Civil War Ladies Bazaar supporting our troops) with beautiful handmade items for sale.

This is a family friendly event with the chance to interact with re-enactors portraying both military and civilians in the 1860's during the war. Meet General Grant and his staff, see a medical demonstration, and have your child "drill" with the troops!

Battles each day: Saturday at 11:30 AM, Sunday at 1:30 PM.

Watch history come alive in Galena Country!

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