|Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood in DeFuniak Springs|
The original raid took place on September 23-24, 1864, when Union troops under Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth struck the village of Eucheeanna (then called Euchee Anna) while advancing to the Battle of Marianna. A small detachment of Confederate cavalry was routed and the community and surrounding areas were severely looted.
|Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood|
The Walton Guards, Inc. will be hosting Civil War camps, living history demonstrations and skirmishes through the weekend. Friday, January 23, will be School Day with special events for school groups from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday will feature encampments, demonstrations and a skirmish at 12:15 p.m. The main skirmish will be Sunday afternoon, January 25, at 1:30 p.m. (Central) by the lake.
|Lake DeFuniak in DeFuniak Springs, Florida|
All events will take place at Lake DeFuniak in the center of historic DeFuniak Springs. The address for the historic Florida Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood building on the lakefront is 1290 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Florida.
Learn more about the history of the Marianna raid at www.battleofmarianna.com.