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Delavan Civil War Days
Delavan Civil War Days
The Official Website of the
MAY 30 & 31, 2015
MAY 30 & 31, 2015
Hosted by the Delavan Community Historical Society, and The 9th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Co. B
Copyright 2015
Delavan Civil War Days
Make sure to Check Out these other exciting reenactments in Illinois
Delavan Civil War Days                        Delavan, Illinois             
Pike County Lincoln Days                     Pittsfield, Illinois           
General Grierson Days                         Jacksonville, Illinois       
Lincoln's Festival                                   Bloomington, Illinois      
Galesburg's Heritage Days                   Galesburg, Illinois          
Vermillion County Civil War Days         Danville, Illinois             
"Hoist Up The Flag"
as Performed on "Rally Round The Flag"

All Music for Delavan's Civil War Days
is Provided by the
33rd Illinois Volunteer Band
"Surrender at Appomattox"
Including battles from 1865
Hosted by the Delavan Community Historical Society, and The 9th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Co. B
Delavan, Illinois
Delavan. Illinois
Thanks to our Sponsors, This event is free for all ages!

If you are interested in becoming a reenactor or want to try reenacting check out our unit host,
The 9th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Co. B.  They are based out of Central Illinois and do not require equipment or
experience to try it out.  


www.9thillinois.com
Ever wonder what it's like to participate in a reenactment?  Want to feel, smell, see and hear what
it was like to live 150 years ago?
May 5th, 2015 -  We are just a few weeks away from the 2015 Delavan Civil War Days!  Lot's of new
features have been added to this years program as well as many of the popular items will be
returning.  Taking place through out the day on Saturday is a Vintage Baseball Tournament played by
the rules of the 1860's.  3 teams from various parts of Illinois will converge on Delavan and partake in
a round robin tournament!
















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May 12th, 2015 -  In just a few short weeks you will be able to experience first hand the exchange at
Appomattox during General Lee's Surrender to General Grant.  This will be taking place at the band
shell in lake park on Saturday.  Witness the dialogue and emotions as the to exchange words and
sign official documents ending the war.















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May 14th, 2015 -  A tentative schedule is now complete!  This can be viewed by clicking the
schedule link above or by clicking
here.  The schedule could still change some.

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Delavan
Community
Women's
Club
May 20th, 2015 -  A map of the layout of the park has been upload to the information page.  Click the
link above or click
here to view the information page.

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