The 10th Illinois, Company H, Sandwich Guards, representing a local company of Civil War soldiers, will be encamped at Knights Park, at the corner of Arnold Road and Latham Street in Sandwich, from Friday through Sunday, April 16 to 18.
Bob Winters, captain of the company, said that Friday, April 16, will be set aside for accompanied children who are attending area schools or are being home-schooled to attend. Admission is free and open to the public.
The members of the Civil War group will be dressed in uniform, explaining their activities and duties while in camp. During the encampment, they will eat food prepared by the cook on an open fire. The event is sponsored by the Sandwich Park District, 1001 N. Latham St., Sandwich.
For information, call 815-786-8044.