Ball Schedule


Salad and Sides will be the same for all Entrees

  •       Traditional Side Salad with lettuce, cucumber, tomato, red onion and croutons

 Ranch and Italian Dressings

·         Warm Fresh Baked Banquet Rolls with Butter

·         Traditional Mashed Potatoes (milk, butter, and garlic)

·         Honey Glazed Baby Carrots

Entrée (Choose One)

 Chicken Florentine stuffed with cream cheese & spinach.

Filet of Cod with buttered golden baked Ritz crust.

Tender Beef Short Ribs simmered & coated w/House BBQ.


·         White cake with raspberry filling

·         Chocolate cake with chocolate decadent filling

·         Coffee Station   

Unlimited Conferences included in the price of the Ball tickets


 Conference fees help offset the Ball expenses

Complimentary Jackson Conference Room

 Ladies’ Dressing Room

Complimentary Post Room

 Instrument Room

Complimentary Board Room


Presidential Hallway with Vendors (Sutlers)

Vendors are welcome to bring their table lamps and floor lamps for additional lighting

Extant Collection of Civil War Garments by Heather Hook will be displayed in the Lobby throughout the Day.  No Conference

Amazon Dry Goods

Antique Books & Miscellaneous Hand Crafts by Janet Fortino

Elizabeth Ann II by Patti Roosa

Victorian Needle by Kristen Mrozek

Octagon Ladies Repository Hair Styling

Octagon Ladies Repository Apparel and Accessories

Jewelry for Reenactors


Gentlemen: 1860s Period Military Uniforms, 1860s Evening Formal Wear or Modern Formal Wear

Ladies: 1860s Ball Gowns or Modest, Modern Evening Formal Wear


73rd OVI Brass Band for Dancing 

Federal Rebels for Entertainment

Free Dance Practice

4:30 pm in Ballroom

Photography Sitting

Michael Rhodes Photographer will be available throughout the day.  Appointment preferred.

Ball Gown Seamstresses

Sara Crow

Octagon Ladies Repository by Joy Melcher

Erin’s Sewing Creations 

Patti Roosa