11111
open: Tue.-Sun. 10am-4pm
tel: 512-782-5659
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Guns of 1863

Mar 12 2016 @ 9:00 am - Mar 13 2016 @ 4:00 pm

The Texas Military Forces Museum will commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War with a special program -The Guns of 1863- at Camp Mabry on March 12-13.  Visitors will get a chance to get an up close and personal look at how soldiers on both sides lived during the war, as well as see firing demonstrations of some of the Civil War’s most famous weapons. In addition the museum’s living history volunteers will explain the uniforms and equipment used by the troops, why they carried flags into battle and the role of drums and bugles in the war.  The intricate maneuvers of infantry formations on the battlefield will also be demonstrated. Showtime is at 1 pm but the camp areas will be open to the public from 9 am to 4 pm.

gunsof18632016

Details

Start:
Mar 12 2016 @ 9:00 am
End:
Mar 13 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry
2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
512-782-5659