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Battle of Fredericktown re-enactment this weekend

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal By MARIDEE LAWSON Daily Journal – Democrat News This article originally appeared on October 16, 2013 The Battle of Fredericktown took place Oct. 21, 1861, mostly due to interest in lead mines in the … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary Mill Springs Reenactment to be held January 21-22, 2012

Information courtesy of the Mill Springs Battlefield Association. The Mill Springs Battlefield will be hosting Reenactment on January 21 & 22, 2012 at Zollicoffer Park. This Sesquicentennial Event will mark the 150thAnniversary of the Battle of Mill Springs. Our November and … Continue reading

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Public re-enactment of South Mountain, Antietam battles will be held in 2012

Two-day event on private land near Boonsboro will mark 150th anniversary of Civil War battles By HEATHER KEELS heather.keels@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN— An estimated 4,000 Civil War re-enactors will stage a public re-enactment of the battles of South Mountain and Antietam on … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary Reenactment of the First Battle of Manassas/Bull Run Will Occur as Scheduled July 23-24, 2011

PRINCE WILLIAM AND MANASSAS, Va., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The commemorative reenactment of The First Battle of Manassas/Bull Run will proceed as scheduled on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2011 at Pageland Farm in Gainesville, VA.   Roughly 17,000 spectators are expected to watch this definitive … Continue reading

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Wool-clad Civil War re-enactors brace for heat

MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — For all the attention to authenticity, organizers for a major re-enactment marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bull Run can’t replicate one important detail: the weather. Forecasts this weekend in Manassas … Continue reading

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Civil War 150th Anniversary Events at Manassas National Battlefield

Originally posted by Brian at The District. Thursday, July 21, will be the 150th anniversary of the first Battle of Manassas, one of the fiercest battles in the Civil War. Throughout the week ahead, Manassas and other area landmarks will hold … Continue reading

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Lightning strike injures 5 Gettysburg reenactors, 3 hospitalized; 3 tents damaged

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — A lightning strike at a camp of Civil War reenactors in Gettysburg, Pa., has sent five people to hospitals. The Gettysburg Anniversary Committee says in a statement that during a severe thunderstorm at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday, … Continue reading

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Delaware festivals: Old meets new at Dover Days

Civil War history mixes with modern-day fun in festival, parade MOLLY MURRAY The News Journal DOVER — At the Civil War Encampment along the St. Jones River, the soldiers of the 2nd Delaware Infantry had just returned from a long … Continue reading

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What’s the role of a modern day journalist photographing Civil War re-enactments?

by Robert Cohen I’m no Mathew Brady.  Or perhaps I am. The father of American Civil War photography came into the fray as primarily a portrait photographer but was best known as a documentarian, photographing the battlefields as they were, peppered with … Continue reading

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Fairfield opens local Civil War 150th anniversary events

BY JARRAD HEDES Gettysburg Times Staff Writer It is officially American Civil War Commemoration weekend in Fairfield, with events slated throughout the town today. The “Battle Hymn of the Republic” played loudly Friday night while re-enactors, local residents and dignitaries … Continue reading

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