BOUNTIES AND RATIONS
$30 powder bounty to mounted cavalry (only).
Current Coggins required.
Powder ration ($3 in form gold dollars) to the first 225
arriving at the event.
$150 powder bounty for full scale (57" wheels and full length tube), or $125 powder bounty for full scale mountain howitzers (all guns must be approved by the overall artillery safety commander). Guns must also participate in Saturday's night artillery firing to receive the full bounty. No new Mortars will not be allowed other than those that have been pre-approved.
Sutlers are required to pay a $50.00 registration fee. All money collected from these fees will be used to help pay for the event. There are no reenactor fees.
*ALL FIELDS OF REGISTRATION FORMS MUST BE FULLY COMPLETED BEFORE SUBMISSION!*
Please fill out the form completely before submitting.
Your registration will be confirmed if we know your e-mail address. Thank you for choosing to come to Hartford City Civil War Days this year. We look forward to seeing you the day of the event and have a safe trip.
Note: Registration packet will not be sent out unless requested.
You can E-mail us at
or call 1-260-273-0901 and ask for Ethan Cox
after first contacting the above e-mail address.
All Plaques will be handed out on the Friday of the event! After Friday they can be purchased!
Sutlers and demonstrators may contact the club president Ethan Cox for more information. Please also feel free to fill out this registration form to get registered!
LADIES AND CHILDREN COMPETITION: FASHION SHOW
Ladies and Children Fashion Show Competition - Judging starts at 2 p.m. in Tent 2.
Ball Gown Competition - Judging starts at 8:30 p.m. at tent #2.
Announcement of the Winners for the Ladies and Children Fashion Show and Ball
Gown Competition - 10.15 p.m. at tent #1.
Winners of the Competition will be posted Sunday Morning at the tent of (to be announced). Winners of the competitions will have certificates mailed to them.
Paved parking lot for cars just across from camps. For RVs needing (non-modern) hookups, parking is available is the south field. Absolutely no parking allowed in the cemetery adjacent in the camps on the east side.
Those choosing not to stay overnight at the re-enactors camp area have the option of sleeping at the 4H Building (with rest rooms) or at a nearby hotel (Relax Inn, phone no. 1-765-348-1403). All are within 2 miles of the event grounds. Additional lodging available at Interstate 69 and St. Rd. 22. Gas City and Upland exits. Approximately 12 miles’ from event.
CAMP ACCOMMODATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Plenty of military and civilian camp sites available. Straw is provided, one half bale per person. Hay will be provided for mounted cavalry. Fire wood also provided and located near all camps. Free Saturday evening meal served to all re-enactors. Other activities: Ladies tea, fashion show (competition), cooking contest (competition), battles, demonstrations, and on-going entertainment. Saturday night will feature night time artillery firing and Military Ball. Sunday: church service, pay call, and battle.
Accommodations for motels/hotel in the surrounding area of Blackford County.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
1.1/2 bale of straw to each person with a tent. Additional straw available at $4.00 per bale (our cost). Fire wood (plenty available: if you need more, ask at registration).
North parking lot
1. Artillery trailers
2. RV’S - handicap only with sticker.
4. Van's and pickups.
5. Cars may park in this area. Once the designated parking spaces that have been set aside for re-enactors has been filled, all other cars must move to the South parking area.
South parking lot - re-enactors cars, pickups, vans, motorbikes, RV's, cavalry trailers, sutlers trailers, food vendors.
a. No vehicles permitted in the Union, Confederate, Civilian, Cavalry, Artillery, or Sutlery camp areas during event.
b. Vehicles must be moved a minimum of one hour before the event opens to the general public. Vehicles parked in an unapproved area will be moved at the owner’s expense.
c. Cemetery (no parking or unloading).
d. Anyone one that parks in the area on the south end of the North parking area that has been set aside and marked for 3M employees will be towed at their own expense.
3. Free Saturday evening meal to all re-enactors (next to registration).
4. Competition/Drawing: Over $600 will be given away.
a. Ladies Clothing and Gown Competition
c. Daily drawing all 3 days for one Confederate soldier in uniform and one Union soldier in uniform participating in the battles. Get details for your commanders.
d. Baking Contest Competition
5. Bring plenty of rounds for two battles Saturday and one battle on Sunday.
6. Donations: Donations welcomed to help cover expenses of presenters.
7. Saturday evening’s dance will be held on site.
8. Ladies participating as soldiers may be drummed out of service if effort to conceal their sex is not maintained throughout the event.
9. Come with the intention of having fun but be safe. We will do everything we can to serve you and we are always open to suggestions on how to make the event better.
10. Additional activities may be added.
11. Use of flags - nylon or non-period flags are not to be flown by the reenactors and sutlers.