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Photo Uploaded: Aug 18 2012 23:19:00 GMT
Taken: 2012:08:18 12:56:58
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Civil War Re-en-actors at Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, USA....
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Aug 19 2012 14:14 GMT
great re-actment series ...i like this !!
Aug 19 2012 15:19 GMT
I wonder why anyone would want to re-enact such an awful war....but that's just me!
Aug 20 2012 07:38 GMT
Nice series Jake :-)
Aug 20 2012 10:46 GMT
Hans...thank you so very much....
Aug 20 2012 10:48 GMT
Larry...To some extent I agree with you but I also believe it's important for future generations to understand the tragedy of war, especially a civil war. Once a year, the Boy Scouts light a candle for each of the soldiers who lost their lives at Antietam (Approx. 23,000). It is a chilling sight....
Aug 20 2012 10:49 GMT
Rob...thank you so very much.....
Aug 28 2012 03:29 GMT
Sep 02 2012 00:10 GMT
WONDERFUL SERIES OF CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT CAPTURES. I HAVE A UNCLE WHICH IS INVOLVED IN THEM, I CAN'T NEVER GET HIM TO TELL ME WHEN THEY ARE DOING THEM SO I CAN TAKE PICTURES, I GUESS I MIGHT AS WELL SHOOT HIM, WITH A CIVIL WAR RIFLE OF COURSE!!!!!!!!!!!LOL
Sep 12 2012 07:27 GMT
Great and interesting series Jake!
Sep 18 2012 03:27 GMT
very interesting serie
Sep 18 2012 18:09 GMT
Anna ...thank you so very much...we live in the town where this battle took place during the American Civil War....
Sep 18 2012 18:10 GMT
Glenn...thank you so very much....the actors who do these reenactments are truly living historians....preserving history for future generations.......
Sep 18 2012 18:12 GMT
Peter..thank you so very much....when we moved to Sharpsburg, I thought it imperative that I learn more about the American Civil war and more specifically the Battle of Sharpsburg/Antieham...The Union forces named the battles after the nearest body of water and the Confederates names the battles after the nearest town.....
Sep 18 2012 18:13 GMT
Paulina....thank you so very much...I remember you mentioning that you had visited Antietam/Sharpsburg on one of your trips to America....Hope you get a chance to visit again.......
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