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Delavan Civil War Days
Delavan Civil War Days
The Official Website of the
APRIL 30 & MAY 1, 2016
APRIL 30 & MAY 1, 2016
Hosted by the Delavan Community Historical Society, and The 9th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Co. B
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Delavan Civil War Days
Make sure to Check Out these other exciting reenactments in Illinois
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General Grierson Days                         Jacksonville, Illinois       
Lincoln's Festival                                   Bloomington, Illinois      
Galesburg's Heritage Days                   Galesburg, Illinois          
Vermillion County Civil War Days         Danville, Illinois             
"Kingdom Coming"
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?
Delavan
Community
Women's
Club
March 18th, 2016 -  This year will feature several new and returning demonstrations!  The Ladies
Tea and Fashion show will immerse you the lifestyles of the Victorian era.  Participation in the Tea is
encouraged!   

There will also be Vintage Baseball Game's played throughout the day on Saturday.  The games will
take place in the morning and afternoon on the battlefield area.  Learn and see how the game was
played by 1860 rules.  You might even want to give it a try!

Please check the Schedule and Information page periodically as we will be updating it regularly as
more demonsrtators and speakers confirm their attendance for the 2016 event.



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April 12th, 2016 -  World Renowned story teller Brian "Fox" Ellis will be giving a first person narration
on Saturday and Sunday at the 2016 Delavan Civil War Days.  Brian  will be performing as
Steamboat Captain Henry Detweiller on Saturday and on Sunday will be in character as a member of
the 77th Illinois Volunteer Infantry from Peoria, Illinois!  His performances are one of a kind and not to
be missed!  Stay Tuned for more exciting news as we draw closer to this years Civil War Days!

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April 13th, 2016 -  Do to a scheduling conflict the Vintage Baseball will not be attending this years
2016 Delavan Civil War Days
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