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Discover the history of the Civil War at an encampment and battle reenactment hosted at Historic Hanna’s Town.

Activities include:

  • battle reenactments and artillery demonstrations
  • officer and soldier encampments, including Invalid Corps
  • up-close looks at Civil War cannons
  • working telegraph and signal flags
  • Civil War post office
  • displays on the Sons of Union Veterans and Grand Army of the Republic
  • meet leader of Union forces at Gettysburg, General George Meade
  • presentation on the Zouave Light Infantry
  • music performed throughout the day by cigar box fiddle player
  • Music of the Civil War concert by 46th Pennsylvania Company Band (Saturday evening only)

Event includes admission to Penn’s Woods: Plenty for the Use of Man, new exhibit at the Westmoreland History Education Center.

The event will run 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Sunday.


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