WHL Wallace 2018 Event

Seneca, Illinois – August 25 & 26, 2018

WHL_Wallace_Col_11th_IL_Inf_headThe Ottawa Avenue Cemetery Association along with Seneca High School and Seneca FFA is presenting the 7th annual weekend of events honoring the life and death of General WHL Wallace. This year’s event is located at the FFA Land Lab in Seneca. Wallace was one of Ottawa Illinois’ greatest Civil War heroes. Visitors can meet famous figures of the past 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

page_flourishSaturday, August 25, 2018:

finger_point_graphic_right  10:00 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 music

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War medical demonstrations

finger_point_graphic_right  Civil War Vendors and food available for purchase

finger_point_graphic_right  2:00 pm – Battle

finger_point_graphic_right  7:30 pm – Canon Night Fire event

Sunday, August 26, 2018:

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 available for purchase

finger_point_graphic_right 9:00 am – 10 am – Breakfast for purchase with the soldiers

finger_point_graphic_right 10:00 am – Nondenominational Church Service for Soldiers & Public

finger_point_graphic_right  12:00 pm – Battle

finger_point_graphic_right  1:00 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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