MESOPOTAMIA, OHIO, CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT

The Battle of Sailor's Creek
October 3 & 4, 2020

This is a reenactment of the Battle of Sailor’s Creek fought in 1865 near Farmvile, Virigina, as part of the Appomattox Campaign near the end of the American Civil War. It has been 15 years since a reenactment was held in Mesopotamia, Ohio. The 2020 event will consist of all 3 stages of the Battle.

A social event is planned with an Amish wedding dinner and Civil War Dance to be held at the Mespo Event Center, Kinsman Road, a parade and a ceremony at the Civil War Monument in the center of town, Presenters, demonstration of a food supply wagon, a Civil War Wedding.

Mesopotamia is on the National Registry of Historical Places, and we will be using the Chapel, United Methodist Church, Mespo Memorial & Historical Museum, and Town Hall. Parking will be available for reenactors and spectators within walking distance of the Commons where camps will be. The townspeople fully support the reenactment with donations of land, slab wood, hay, straw, and a possible ox roast by the Fire Department, pancake breakfast by the UMC, Skip Wilson’s Sunday service.

Details forthcoming in February 2020

REGISTRATION

The Historical Township of Mesopotamia within Trumbull County, Ohio, is host to the 2020 Mesopotamia Civil War Reenactment on October 3 & 4, 2020.  The Registration Form is all inclusive for optional CHOICES and should be completed as needed. For more information please click below:

 

EVENTS

Battle of Sailor's Creek

This is a reenactment of the Battle of Sailor’s Creek fought in 1865 near Farmvile, Virigina, as part of the Appomattox Campaign near the end of the American Civil War. It has been 15 years since a reenactment was held in Mesopotamia, Ohio. The 2020 event will consist of all 3 stages of the Battle. 

The Battle of Sailor’s Creek  will be held  Saturday: 1:00 & 4:00 and Sunday: 12:00 pm at the Lockett Farm. The event is open to the public to see. 

To know more about the detailed description, excerpts of the Official Records, of the Engagement near the Lockett Farm please click here. 

Mesopotamia Battle Field

Civilian Fashion Show

 One of the special events will be a CIVILIAN FASHION Show with a LADIES TEA at 2:30 – 3:30pm on Saturday 10/3 at the Mesopotamia Event Center.  

This is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC TO VIEW and will include registered civilian men, women & children who represent various socio-economic classes and occupational impressions. 

REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS. CONTACT:  DR. HOLLY RAY 330-720-8093

For more information contact:

Darcy Miller      330-550-0285             OR             Ted Dudra     330-310-2784     

Address: 8505 Route 534  PO Box. 177   Mesopotamia, Ohio 44439

FIND US ON FACEBOOK: PAGE & GROUP: Mesopotamia Civil War Reenactment 

More information forthcoming in February 2020. 

Battle, Registration, Sutlers, Amish Dinner & Social Dance to be held at the Mespo Event Center,  Civil War Wedding, Ox Roast, Parade, Civil War Monument Ceremony, etc