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Civil War campsite demonstration this weekend

Post Date:07/21/2015 2:04 PM

The Village of Hoffman Estates Historical Sites Commission is presenting a reenactment of a Civil War campsite on Sunday, July 26. From noon to 4 p.m., members of the 8th IL Cavalry volunteers will be encamped at the Sunderlage Farmhouse, 1775 Vista Lane in Hoffman Estates.

This free demonstration will include equipment used for a military campaign and show other aspects of a Civil War soldier's life. Music will be provided by the Kishwaukee Ramblers at 1:30 pm. Sunderlage Farmhouse will be open for tours and the Schaumburg Township Historical Society will hold an Ice Cream Social. Call 847-781-2606 for more information.

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