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Schedule for Colonel Crowther Day Weekend

Events held at Reservoir Park, Tyrone
Schedule for Saturday, August 4
9 a.m. – Reveille – Logan Guard at flagpole at entrance, Encampment opens to public
9:45 to 10:15 – Infantry Drill – 110th PA Volunteers, Company A, 46th PA Regiment
10:20 to 10:50 – Artillery Demonstration – Blue and Gray Brigade
11:00 to 11:30 – Cavalry Demonstration – 2nd U.S. Cavalry
11:30 to 1:00 – Lunch
12:00 to 1:15 – President’s Reception – Foundation Board of Directors and guests
1:00 to 1:30 – Infantry Drill – 110th PA Volunteers, Company A, 46th PA Regiment
1:35 to 1:55 – Incident at Camp Crossman – re-creation of documented incident
2:00 to 2:30 – Artillery Demonstration – Blue and Gray Brigade
2:35 to 2:55 – Cavalry Demonstration – 2nd U.S. Cavalry
3:00 to 5:00 – Camp Life – Living history short programs and displays – Colonel Crowther Foundation & military units
5:00 to 6:15 – Dinner
6:15 to 6:35 – Retreat – Encampment closes to the public following retreat
7:00 to 8:00 – Colonel Crowther Day Concert at the amphitheatre
Schedule for Sunday, August 5
9 a.m. – Reveille – Logan Guard at flagpole at entrance, Encampment open to public
9:30 to 10:15 – Church Service – Hymns performed by Evergreen Shade
10:40 to 11:30 – Honors for William E. Crowther – Graveside, Grandview Cemetery
– Simultaneous Honors – Colonel James Crowther – Fredericksburg
National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Virginia
12:00 to 1:30 – Lunch – Foundation luncheon for encampment participants
1:35 to 1:55 – Infantry Drill – 110th PA Volunteers, Company A, 46th PA Regiment
2:00 to 2:30 – Incident at Camp Crossman – re-creation of documented incident
2:35 to 2:55 – Artillery Demonstration – Blue and Gray Brigade
3:00 to 4:00 – Camp Life – Living history short programs and displays – Colonel Crowther
Foundation & military units
4:00 – Encampment closes to public – Participants depart
*Meet the Artist and Author – Sketch and Book Signing Jared Frederick, Artist and Author – Bob Hileman, Jr., Author – Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Colonel Crowther Foundation Headquarters*