2014’s School of the Soldier is named after long time reenactor & friend Lou Kaufer, Capt of the 7th New Jersey, who we lost on the eve of the 2013 event.Events in the past at the School of the Soldier have included: (Subject to change)•Civil War Bands: including the Becks Brass Band and the 3rd New Jersey Volunteers Regimental Fife and Drums performing era music at the Pine Creek Railroad Depot•A musical performance by David Kincaid (The Irish Volunteer) on Saturday evening•Jari Villanueva, Director of Bands at University of Maryland Baltimore County Bandsman at The United Sates Air Force Band and Civil War Taps Historian will give a presentation•Visits from Mr. & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln and New Jersey Governor Charles Olden •A military officers headquarters scenario •A NJ Civil War Heritage area complete with Civil War book authors’ signing their latest publications •A Sons of Union Veterans booth•A United States Colored Troop display•Walk through of Infantry & Artillery training camps•Artillery and Calvary units
Camp Kaufer School of the Soldier
New Jersey Civil War Sesquicentennial Committeeis a subcommittee ofNew Jersey Civil War Heritage Assn. Inc, PO Box 442, Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075Info@njcivilwar150.org
Stay Tune for the Updated 2014 Date (tentatively end of may beginnning of June)
Since 2010, New Jersey Civil War Heritage Assn has sponsored a Civil War School of the Soldier at Allaire Village in Wall, NJ not only as an instructional drill for Civil War re-enactors but also to educate the public about New Jersey in the Civil War.