VIRGINIA — Civil War Re-Enactment Steps Up Security After Threats
WASHINGTON — Organizers of this weekend’s historic re-enactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek near Winchester, Virginia, say they’ve received a written threat, but the show will go on.
The foundation declined to provide any further details about the threat.
The Saturday and Sunday event draws plenty of families and others who are interested in Civil War history and the 1864 battle — a Union victory which helped seal the fate of the Confederacy.
The event features re-enactors dressed in the uniforms of Federal and Confederate troops. There are tours of the re-enactors’ camps, music, period dancing and talks by Civil War historians.
“People see a little bit more than just books and maps. They get to see …
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