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2015 - 2016 Event Schedule

Secession Garrison at Fort Clinch: October 9-11, 2015
This an early war garrisoning of Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Florida. We will sleep in the fort, man the garrison, and conduct the daily business of an Army on Post. A fun time will be had by all.
San Marcos de Apalache: October 24, 2015
This is a one day living history event at the San Marcos de Apalache in St. Marks. It will be in conjunction with the Stone Crab Festival in St Marks.
Company Drill and Workday: November 7, 2015
This is a chance for us all to get together and polish up on our drill and evolutions on the field so that we can continue to set the bar high within the Florida Battalion of Infantry. This will be a one day event held at the Natural Bridge Battlefield Park and will be modern clothing with civil war equipment. The Officers have volunteered to cook for us and there will be a short workday in the afternoon for those that can stay.

Veteran's Day Parade: November 11, 2015
This a short, yet meaningful, way to show our support for Veteran's of all conflicts. We typically park at the Civic Center then walk to the staging area. The parade is less than 2 miles long and ends back in the Civic Center Parking lot. Let me know if you are attending and we will assign you to the Confederate or Union (we try to keep and even number).

Leon Rifles Christmas Party: December 5, 2015
The Leon Rifles Christmas Party is fun for all ages. The Company supplies the meats and everyone is asked to bring a side or dessert. Captain Ellrich and Lt Gifford shower everyone with very rare and expensive gifts from the many travels around the globe, and a good time is had by all.
Brooksville Raid: January TBD, 2016
We will be Union on Saturday and Confederate on Sunday.
Battle of Olustee: February 12-14, 2016
We will be Union on Saturday and Confederate on Sunday
Battle of Natural Bridge: March 4-6, 2016
Maximum Effort Requested. School Day will be on Friday. Volunteers will be needed as time gets closer and work days will be scheduled. All participation would be greatly appreciated.



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  • Major Mark Rominger
  • Captain Chris Ellrich
  • 1st Lieutenant Buzz Gifford
  • 2nd Lieutenant Mike Vaughn


  • 1st Sgt. Jim Willenbrink
  • Sgt. Drew Bell
  • Color Sgt. Bill Pfeil
  • Cpl. Levy Stephens
  • Cpl. Don Mixon
  • Cpl. Wayne Torbert
  • Cpl. Dan Cook

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