The website received 186,372 visits within the first six months, with 9,123 visits taking place the day before the reenactment (the highest single-day visitation). The website continues to attract online visitors, receiving more than 201,000 visitors since launching.
The two-day reenactment welcomed more than 27,000 participants from the U.S. and around the world, including 8,700 Civil War reenactors, 18,500 ticketed spectators and more than 300 volunteers. The county enjoyed an estimated $27.3 million economic boost from historic and event-related tourism. Several area hotels reported maximum capacity leading up to and during the event.
With a focus on Civil War perspectives and events taking place over the next four years, the site continues to reach history enthusiasts and drive visitation to the many historical sites within the destination.