NY 79th Highlanders & NY 48th Infantry Regiments Civil War Era Living History Encampment

  • Saturday, December 04, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • The Arsenal Courtyard - FREE (donations accepted)

Beaufort History Museum will present a Civil War Era Living History Encampment on Saturday, December 4, 2021 in the Arsenal courtyard. Re-enactors from the New York 79th Highlanders and New York 48th Infantry Regiments will portray Union troops from the Department of the South who were garrisoned in the Lowcountry and occupied the Beaufort Arsenal during the Civil War.


The re-enactors will set up camp in the walled Arsenal courtyard and provide a unique educational opportunity for visitors of all ages, who will be able to interact with the soldiers to learn firsthand how life was lived in Beaufort during the Civil War years.

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Our mission is to preserve, promote and interpret the experiences of our past that influence us now and in the future.

The Beaufort History Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 713 Craven Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

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