Battle of Bean Station Civil War Reenactment

September 27, 2013 - September 29, 2013
Event By: Grainger County Chamber of Commerce Address: 4505 Hwy 11 W South Bean Station, TN 37708 Email: graingercochamber@frontiernet.net Phone: (865) 828-4222
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The event includes actual battle reenactment and troop movements of Confederate forces in East Tennessee under the command of Gen. James Longstreet and Union forces (the army of Ohio) under command of Gen. John Parke and Gen. James Shackelford. The battle was part of the Knoxville Campaign which occurred on Dec. 14, 1863 and was considered a Confederate victory. Casualties totaled around 700 Union and 900 Confederates killed and wounded. Artillery, infantry and period life presentations are displayed. Education day is scheduled on Friday. The reenactment will take place on Saturday with a non-denominational service planned for Sunday morning. Craft and food vendors are available to the public throughout the weekend. The event is ADA accessible.