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Living history – Sons of Confederate Veterans chapter showcases Civil War life
(Sand Mountain Reporter) CROSSVILLE, Ala. — A local Sons of Confederate Veterans chapter made history come alive for students and others who wanted a glimpse of what life was like during the Civil War.
From Sept. 23-25, the Capt. John Rayburn, Camp 452 of Marshall County sponsored exhibits of living history and a battle re-enactment off DeKalb County Road 104, utilizing a portion of the 40 acres owned by camp member Robby Mays, who lives in Geraldine.
Students from Crossville, Geraldine and Collinsville visited on the morning of Sept. 23 to experience history in action. Students moved among the exhibits, where men dressed as Confederate soldiers or women wearing period correct clothing shared in-depth lessons on their subjects…Read the rest