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History comes to life: Fort Macon teaches locals about Civil War

Civil War reenactors at Fort Macon State Park fire a cannon Saturday. A volunteer with the 1st North Carolina Volunteers/11th North Carolina State Troops Civil War Reenactment Regiment explained the responsibilities of each the five members required to fire the cannon.



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This work, History comes to life: Fort Macon teaches locals about Civil War [Image 3 of 5], by PFC Cayce Nevers, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.20.2013

Date Posted:07.25.2013 08:48

Photo ID:980710

VIRIN:130720-M-DB277-868

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:3.42 MB

Location:NC, US

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