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87th PA living historians announce 2022 schedule

Company C of the 87th Pennsylvania is a living history group in south-central Pennsylvania. The members represent and honor the service of the original 87th Pennsylvania, a regiment raised in York and Adams counties that fought at Second Winchester, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Monocacy, Cedar Creek, and several other major battles.

The 87th is always accepting new members who share the passion for Civil War history. To learn more, like or follow the group on its Facebook page.

87th PVI 2022 Events Schedule


March 12th                  Company Drill   MAXIMUM EFFORT, Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village, 1258 Muddy Creek Forks Road, Airville, PA 17302

March 19th                  FVB 1st Regiment Drill at the Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, from 9 am- 3 pm

April 23rd and 24th       160th Battle of Shiloh at the Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, Individual Company Event, FVB to command

May 21st                      Memorial Ceremony for Pvt. Henry Shaffer, 87th PVI, Co. C, 2164 Mt. Zion Road, York 17406, 10am, MAXIUM EFFORT

May 30th                      Newberrytown Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony, MAXIUM EFFORT

June 10th – 12th           Old Bedford Village, Birney’s Division Sponsored Event -OR- Gettysburg Heritage Center

July 2nd and 3rd      159th Battle of Gettysburg at the Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, FVB Event, MAXIMUM EFFORT

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July 8th                         Spring Grove Recreation Summer Camp Program, 7:30 am- 4:30 pm

July 9th                         Ft. Stevens, Washington D.C. (Saturday only) Living history event

July 21st                       Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village (Sunday only) 87th Event

August 12th – 14th     Harpers Ferry Living History Event, FVB Event, FVB in command

September 3rd and 4th             PA Monument, Gettysburg Battlefield (date tentative)


                                                Tom Holbrook, GPS, must have muster by March 1

September 17th and 18th        Battle of Antietam at the Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, FVB Event, MAXIMUM EFFORT

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October 14th– 16th  158th Anniversary Battle of Cedar Creek, The 87th was there!


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November 18th                        FVB Annual Business Meeting

November 19th                       Remembrance Day, Gettysburg