Step back in time to the 1860’s, hear the sounds of battle, the roar of cannons as Union and Confederate troops clash again.
Building on four successful events, the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery and the Western Connecticut Convention and Visitors Bureau will once again host a Civil War- Battle Reenactment & Living History event August 8th & 9th 2015. at Strong Preserve Park, Route 6, Woodbury, CT.

"When the Smoke Clears" 
Experience life as it was during “The War Between the States” · Stroll through the military camps and the civilian town of Unity. · Speak with reenactors as they drill and go about their day.  You may encounter some well known personalities with your visit. Major battles and skirmishes each day.   Spend time with well versed speakers and authors, listen to music of the period,  Explore Sutlers Row and 19th century goods for sale, and enjoy a treat from food vendors.  Take part in a scavenger hunt where the whole family can learn about the American Civil War. 

Special Demonstrations throughout the weekend include:

Artillery Firing- (* Help make History come alive…Sponsor a cannon!), Battlefield Medicine and Surgery, Period Toys and Games, Military Drills
 Adults- $10, Students/Seniors-$5, Child 5 to 10yrs- $4 Under 5 yrs- Free.  Free parking and shuttle to event.  Handicap parking is available. Gates Open 8:30am 
Main Battle Times: Saturday-2:30pm, Sunday-1:30pm (Subject to Change) 

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