Naper Settlement will be transformed into a Civil War encampment during this event.
Visitors will be able to experience a turbulent time period in the nation's history; and learn how the nation changed through the insights of famous people who made a difference in history.
The event will feature hundreds of reenactors who will stage a battle with raging artillery and marching infantry.
Advance tickets will cost $10 per adult; $5 per senior and 4-to-12 year-old youths; day-of tickets will cost $15 per adult; $10 per senior and youth.
Members will be able to attend this event at no cost.