Fort Pocahontas Reenactment
Fort Pocahontas is a Civil War fortification constructed at Wilson’s Landing on the James River in Charles City, Virginia.
The historic events which took place on May 24, 1864 are remembered each year with a reenactment of the Action at Wilson’s Wharf. Joe Funk, the great-nephew and first-person presenter of Brigadier General Godfrey Weitzel, commands the event as he has since its inception.
Fort Pocahontas is open to the public for this event from 10am to 4pm on Saturday and 10am to 3pm on Sunday. Spectators are invited to tour the fort where the art of field fortification is revealed and to visit the bustling camps inside it for family-friendly living history activities throughout the day. Battle reenactments are at 2pm on Saturday and 1pm on Sunday. Food vendors are on site. All proceeds support the preservation efforts at Fort Pocahontas.
Date: Saturday, June 4 from 10am to 4pm and Sunday, June 5 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Fort Pocahontas, 13150 Sturgeon Point Road, Charles City, VA 23030
Tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for students (Charles City County residents are FREE with ID)
Additional Information: www.fortpocahontas.org/reenactment/