150th Anniversary Reenactment of Twiggs’ Surrender
Saturday, February 12 2011
In front of the Alamo
The Civil War almost started in
This one will be bigger than previous years, as befits the 150th.
Free to spectators. Performances at 11 AM and 2:00PM. Other living history exhibitions and events from 9AM until 2 PM.
late 1860, Brevet Major-General David E. Twiggs returned from six months’ leave
and resumed his duties as commander of the Department of Texas, containing 20%
of the U.S. Army.
Participant information: This event is put on by experienced living historians. Participants are asked to pre-register, and to sign in early on site. A participant fee of $5 will be charged to all male reenactors other than those sponsoring organizations who have pre-paid substantial amounts. This will partially cover insurance costs and city permit fees, which are over $1,000.
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