Sunday, August 31, 2014

Beaver Creek schedule

Battle of Opequon Creek, VA - 150th Anniversary
Beaver Creek State Park, East Liverpool, Ohio


7:00 a.m. - Revelie

9:00 a.m. - Event opens to the public

10:00 a.m. - Public Drill and Dress Parade

10:30 a.m. - Children's Drill

11:00 a.m. - Underground Railroad Quilt Program, Vodrey Chapel

1:00 p.m. - First Call to Battle for Soldiers

2:00 p.m. - Battle of Opequon Creek, VA, spectators on camp side of mill pond

7:00 p.m. Civil War Ball in the Barn

10:00 p.m. Event closes to Public


7:30-9:30 a.m. - Pancake Breakfast for re-enactors and the public
(suggested $5.00 donation) at the barn pavilion

9:00 a.m. - Federal Dress Parade, Field

10:00 a.m. - Campsites open to public

10:00 a.m. - Church Service, Vodrey Chapel

11:00 a.m. - CSA Drill and/or spectator's drill

11:00 a.m. - Underground Railroad Quilt Program, Vodrey Chapel

12:00 p.m. - First Call to Battle for soldiers

1:00 p.m. - Battle of Opequon Creek, VA , spectators on camp
side of mill pond (After the battle re-enactors will begin to pack to
return to the 21st century.)


* Before and after the battle the Paul Dailey one room school has the
Bug in Your Eye photographer taking pictures (for purchase) of families
and individuals in vintage style 1800?s clothing (clothing provided).

*Fife and Drum performances throughout the day.

*Pioneer Village trading post open throughout the day with souvenirs,
including limited edition Williams House/Civil War cache, snacks, and
Gaston's Mill stone ground buckwheat, whole wheat and corn meal.
Visit the John H. Morgan surrender tree in the Mill Museum.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Perryopolis 2014 registration

We are a month away from the Perryopolis Pioneer Days, October 4-5, 2014 in Perryopolis, PA hosted by Birney's Division.

Early Registration is $8.00 before September 22, 2014. Walk On Registration is $10.00. Children 12 Years of age and younger are FREE, please provide proof of age.

Go to and Perryopolis in the event list. You can visit the event website and download the registration form.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Information and registration for the 150th Appomattox


Below is a link to the registration form for 150th Appomattox held at Appomattox Center for Business & Commerce Industrial Park Lane Appomattox, VA. (known as the "Long Road Home")

General Henson (of FVB) contacted the event coordinators and they are extending the early bird registration for FVB. ($20)

We are going to assume that the same courtesy is being extended to Birney's.

When you register, under USA MILITARY AFFILIATION choose Birney's.

I remain, yours respectfully & c,
D. Rohrbaugh, Col., Chief of Staff
Birney's Division, AoP

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Beaver Creek in just a few weeks

Ok folks. We are back at it. The next Birney's 2nd Battalion Civil War reenactment is coming up in just a few weeks. September 6th and 7th will be Beaver Creek in East Liverpool, OH. For more details and to get updates, LIKE the event page at and go to the website,

Monday, August 04, 2014

Beaver Creek 2014 pre-registration closing

Hey reenactors! The pre-registration cutoff for the Beaver Creek Civil War Reenactment (September 6-7, 2014) is in just a few days. Download the form here and get it postmarked by August 6th!