Fort Knox Reenactment

The boom of cannons, the sharp report of rifle fire and the sulfury smell of gunpowder was in the air as men, women and children wearing the uniforms and fashions of the Civil War era brought history to life during a three-day event that drew about 2,000 spectators to Fort Knox.

The Battle of Fort Knox on Saturday featured more than 200 Civil War buffs who portrayed troops from the Union and Confederate forces, their wives and children and residents of a town called Unity, a civilian encampment based on the real town of Winchester, Va., a strategic area that changed hands numerous times during the real Civil War fought from 1861 to 1865… read on!

via: Bangor Daily News

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