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School of the Soldier

June 23 @ 10:00 am - June 24 @ 3:00 pm

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents

School of the Soldier

June 23rd & 24th, 2018

10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Civil War regiments are ready to recruit you!





Unit Commanders will instruct young soldiers aged 8-14 in the structure, skills, and customs of the military during the Civil War.  Throughout both days, Civil War reenactors will open the camp to students, enabling them and other visitors to examine uniforms and equipment. In addition, participate in many of the same activities that Civil War soldiers did in the field, from playing games and singing songs, to marching, drilling, skirmishing, and other planned scenarios.

You can now choose to make this a one or two day camp for your young recruit!  Building on Saturday’s experience, Sunday’s camp, will start with a muster and includes a fireside cookout experience for children and families.

Lunch will be provided by BNHV. Non-firing wooden muskets and battle flags provided.


Saturday ONLY registration is $30. Saturday and Sunday registration is $55. Please call 716-689-1440 to register.

Parents and family are welcome to observe. General admission rates apply.


June 23 @ 10:00 am
June 24 @ 3:00 pm


Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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