Battle of Galveston Civil War Re-Enactment, Tour and Encampments

Galveston Historical Foundation

The Galveston Historical Foundation celebrates the 148th anniversary of the January 1, 1863 Civil War Battle of Galveston, the most important military event in Galveston's history. Experience living history encampments, established by the 19th-Century Living History Association and the 1st Texas Infantry, on Jan. 8 from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. and on Jan 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Union encampment will be located on Postoffice Street at 19th Street. The Confederate encampment will be located on Santa Fe Place and 26th Street.

A re-enactment of the battle will occur on Strand Street, between 23rd and 20th streets, on Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. and Jan. 9 at 1 p.m.



Galveston Historical Foundation Re-Enacment
Postoffice Street at 19th Street
Galveston, TX


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