WHL Wallace 2017 Event

Seneca, Illinois – August 26 & 27, 2017

WHL_Wallace_Col_11th_IL_Inf_headThe Ottawa Avenue Cemetery Association along with Seneca High School and Seneca FFA is presenting the 6th annual weekend of events honoring the life and death of General WHL Wallace. This year’s event is located the FFA Land Lab in Seneca. Wallace was one of Ottawa Illinois’ greatest Civil War heroes. Visitors can meet famous figures of the past, such as General Sherman and learn of the relationship WHL Wallace had with Abraham Lincoln.

 

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Seneca FFA Land Lab
2667 East 28th Road
Marseilles, Illinois 61341

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Battlefield

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finger_point_graphic_right  10:00 am – Civil War encampment opens to public

finger_point_graphic_right  10:00 am – 2 pm – Shiloh Movie – Devil’s Own Day

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War drills

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War life demonstrations

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War medical demonstrations

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War Vendors

finger_point_graphic_right  2:00 pm – Battle

finger_point_graphic_right  3:30 pm – Officer’s After Action Report

finger_point_graphic_right  8:00 pm – Canon Night Fire event

Sunday, August 27, 2017:

finger_point_graphic_right  9:00 am – Civil War encampment opens to public

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War drills

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War life demonstrations

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War medical demonstrations

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War Vendors and others

finger_point_graphic_right  Modern Food vendors

finger_point_graphic_right 9:00 am – Nondenominational Church Service for Soldiers & Public

finger_point_graphic_right 9:00 am – 10 am – Breakfast

finger_point_graphic_right  1:00 pm – Battle

finger_point_graphic_right  3:00 pm – Camp closes

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Wagon

 

finger_point_graphic_rightFor participant (reenactor / sutler) information here.

finger_point_graphic_rightFor vendor information please email the event adjutant here.

finger_point_graphic_rightFor general information email the event adjutant here.

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ALL NET PROCEEDS GO TO THE RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE DICKEY CEMETERY; GENERAL WALLACE’S RESTING PLACE.

 

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