Educational Programs

Information about the educational opportunities and programs at Endview Plantation

Reenactment Information

Civil War Reenactment at Endview Plantation

Kids Camp Programs

Endview plantation offers the following interactive children’s camps for the summer.

 Civil War Reenactment: September 22-23, 2018

After weeks of hard fighting, the Union Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia settled into fortifications while the Union army slowly cut off the supply lines coming into Petersburg. On the morning of September 29, 1864, Union troops once again attacked. For the next few days, fighting erupted on both sides of the James, ending with an expanded reach for the Army of the Potomac and a stepping off point for the eventual breakthrough of the Confederate lines the next spring.

Visit historic Endview Plantation and learn what life was like for the Union and Confederate armies that faced each other at Chaffin's and Peebles' Farms. Hear muskets and cannons fire once again as battles of this historic siege are recreated.


Public Information

10-4 Saturday - Sunday

$9 per person; 7 years old and under FREE


Schedule of Events


11:00: Artillery demonstration

12:30: Cavalry demonstration

2:00: Battle of Chaffin's Farm



11:30: Cavalry demonstration

12:30: Talk: The Siege of Petersburg by historian Michael Moore

2:00: Battle of Peebles' Farm


Historic house open each day: 10:30-12:30 pm and 3 pm-close


Participant Information (Reenactors)

$7 per person registration through August 24th/ $10 per person after August 24th to September 21st/ $15 walk-on fee

Children 11 and under free

Mounted cavalry and artillery free

Artillery bounties: $125 for field pieces and $75 for smaller guns (mountain howitzers, etc.)

(Limit 2 US and 2 CS bounties)

Preregistration required for cavalry and artillery for planning purposes


For Artillery and Cavalry registration, follow the link below: 



For infantry, civilian, and other registration follow the link below:


To register by mail, download the Reenactment Registration form and mail to:

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