Saturday, September 18, 2010

historic downtown angelica civil war reenactment weekend

This weekend men and women gathered in historic Angelica to recreate life in the period of the Civil War. Women dressed in authentic  finery and strolled near the battlefield.

Abtaham Lincoln walked Main Street while the Union and Confederate soldiers rallied on either end of the town square.

Chores continued to be completed. Domesticated chores such as cooking for the soldiers was organized by the women in camp.

Saturday's battle reacreated the Battle of Fredericksburg in 1862.

This lady was showing off her outfit.

Young boys played the fife in the parade unit.