Fort holds 34th annual Civil War Encampment

Over the weekend, scores of people enjoyed the nice weather by visiting the Fort Scott National Historic Site for the 34th Annual Civil War Encampment, which featured about 90 volunteers of all ages in period clothing who demonstrated attributes of the local fort during the Civil War.

Visitors were treated to infantry, cavalry, baking, artillery and other demonstrations that highlighted information such as medicine and fashion of that era. Infantry men demonstrated the soldiers’ advance and retreat in battle while visitors could also walk through a camp set up to show what life for the soldiers would be like.

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  1. From Tulsa, OK: This looks so awesome! My 8 year old son would love to come watch this next year! It is even on our calendar!

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