August 13, 2016: American
Civil War Days
are held at Pipestone, Minnesota, once every two years.
These re-enactors portrayed soldiers from the Confederate army
in the south.
|They looked like
picnicking as they would in the 1861 to 1865 era.
|Dulcimer Player Paula was
there to play a tune or two.
gentlemen gathered for the events that day.
|There was a
question about where to go. Hmmmm.... the sign has some
|Then it happened. A
rebel canon opened up with a bang.
|Rebel troops started firing at union
|Union soldiers fired back.
|There was a fierce battle
with some solders dying on the field.
|Then the Union soldiers beat a hasty
|Southern/rebel soldiers celebrated their
|One of them showed his devotion to the
|There was calm water on a nearby pond as
|People came out to parade
around in costume.
|A brass band showed up to play.
|Then the dancing began.
|Very formal at times.
|This young man enjoyed
dancing with ladies.
President Abraham Lincoln showed up. An immediate hit
with the crowd.
|Quote of the day: Nicely done. Mark
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