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National Civil War Ball

National Civil War Ball

  • Dates: November 18, 2017
  • Location: Eisenhower Hotel
  • Address: 2634 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • Phone: 740-369-3722
  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Price: $20 in advance; $25 at the door
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Overview

The Original and Official Ball of Remembrance Day. Sponsored by the Sons of Veterans Reserve, the Military Department of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

Members of Civil War hereditary groups, both Union and Confederate, and all military and civilian reenactors, and all supporters of Civil War preservation are welcome to join in the festivities. Period dress is encouraged by not required; however, proper attire is requested.

The proceeds from the ball are donated to the Gettysburg National Military Park to use for preservation or repair of any items in the park they deem in need. This ball has raised over $75,000 to help preserve our history.

Authentic Civil War music will be provided by the Philadelphia Brigade Band. Dancing will be led by the Victorian Dance Ensemble. No dance experience is required. All dances will be demonstrated and friendly instructors will be on the floor to assist the dancers. There will also be a Ladies' Cake Walk, door prizes, snacks and cash bar.

To purchase tickets, make check payable to "SVR Remembrance Day Ball" and mail to: Brig. Gen. Henry E. Shaw, Jr., 27 Griswold Street, Delaware, OH 43015-1716. Please include your email address and a stamped, self-addressed envelope for the return of tickets. Ticket orders received after November14 will be distributed at the door.

National Civil War Ball
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  • Eisenhower Hotel
  • $20 in advance; $25 at the door