The 2018 Battle of Droop Mountain Reenactment,

Reenactment At Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park, October12-14, 2018

The reenactment is held on the actual battlefield of the 1864 Battle of Droop Mountain located at the Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. The Park is located on US 219 about 29 miles North of I-64 and is several miles South of the Town of Hillsboro, WV at the top of Droop Mountain.


There will be a skirmish at 2;30 on Saturday afternoon and the reenactment of the Battle of Droop Mountain will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday. THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR SPECTATORS.


The event in 2018 will include a pulled pork dinner for reenactors at 6 pm on Saturday to be served at Registration.


The Sugar Run Band  will perform Civil War Era music at a Military Style dance which is also open to the public from 7 pm to 9:30 pm on Saturday followed by a 10 pm night firing of the cannons.

Early Bird Registration

 Reenactors Whose Registrations Are Postmarked on or Before September 1, 2018 Receive Discounted Registration and Are Guaranteed the Free Reenactors Homemade Dinner.  

Registration forms can be found on the Registration Page of this website where they can be downloaded, printed, filled out and returned with the registration Fee to Bryans Battery c/o Tim Walker, 267 Fern Hollow Drive, Hillsboro, WV 24946

Schedule of Events

  • FRIDAY 10-12-18
  • Camp Set-up
  • 6pm -11pm Registration Opens


  • SATURDAY 10-13-18
  • 7am- Reveille
  • 8am- Registration opens
  • 10:00 am -Officers Meeting at Registration and military camps open for spectators.  
  • 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm -Infantry Tactical which will roll into the 2:30 battle
  • 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm  -Skirmish at Mill Point (battle)
  • 6pm -7pm –Reenactors’ dinner at Registration Area
  • 7 pm -9:30 pm Concert/Military Ball - Music by the Sugar Run Band.
  • 10 pm- Night Firing of Artillery
  • 11:30 pm, Quiet in the Camps


  • SUNDAY, 10-14-18
  • 8 am- Reveille
  • 10 am-Church Services in Battlefield
  • 11 am- Military camps open for spectators.
  • 12:30 am -Officers Meeting at Bryans Battery Field Camp.
  • 1:30 pm –The Battle of Droop Mountain

The 2019 Battle of Droop Mountain will be on Friday.10/11/19 - Sunday, 10/13/19.