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School of the Soldier

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents

School of the Soldier

June 22nd, 2019

10:00 am to 4:00 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 the day, 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. Non-firing wooden muskets and battle flags provided.

Lunch and dinner will be provided by BNHV for all registered children. Parents can join their children for the chicken dinner, being held from 4:00 to 5:00 pm, for an additional $3 per parent.


Registration is $30 per child. Please call 716-689-1440 to register. Online registration coming soon.

There is a minimum of 8 participants required to put on this program.

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


June 22
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


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