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Living History on Pinkney Street: Civil War First Maryland Volunteer Infantry

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2024

Location: Hogshead, 43 Pinkney Street

Time: 10:00 am (EDT) - 4:00 pm (EDT)

Meet the Civil War First Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment on Pinkney Street! Learn about their recruiting efforts in August and September of 1862 to replace troops lost at the battle of Front Royal, as well as reintegrate the prisoners to be exchanged and paroled at Camp Parole.  

Advance registration recommended. Accessing this program requires ascending a flight of stairs.

Cost: $5 General Admission; Free for HA Members, Military, and Children 17 and under

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About Our Presenters: The First Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment has been an active living history group since its formation in 1972. The organization is made up of dedicated volunteers who have an interest in the history of the Civil War period and strive to accurately portray the life of the common soldier or civilians from the State of Maryland. The First is involved in living history demonstrations, authentic encampments, educational lectures, ceremonial events, and battle reenactments across the Mid-Atlantic region. Occasionally, the unit travels beyond the mid-Atlantic as the ELF Mess. The group takes part in programs regularly in national and state parks; a privilege reserved for organizations with high state discipline and authenticity. A wide variety of events take place every year. The First designates one event each month as a company event, at which we urge our members to turn out. 

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