Civil War Encampment and Re-enactment
November 11, 2007
year, the Rotary Club of Moorpark sponsors the Civil War Encampment and
Re-enactment. This was the first time that I have been to anything like
this and it was interesting and heart-wrenching at the same time. The
uniforms, firearms and camps are all true to history to give you a
glimpse of life in the 1860s during the war. The historical accuracy is
carried into the re-enactment of the battles as much as possible. The
most surprising part is how close the opposing sides were as they shot
at each other.
All pictures in the
galleries below were shot in color, but converted to black and white,
then sepia to add to the sense of history. It was an interesting way to
learn more about history and see the horrors of the Civil War live. It
was a dark time in American history that will hopefully never again be
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