|One of the Union cannons overlooking the battlefield. The reddish-brown thing in the middle is part of a wooden split-rail fence put up as a prop.|
|In addition to the apple trees, there was also a lot of poison ivy!|
|Some of the lovely cavalry mounts.|
|A sign in the Confederate camp.|
I'm not sure who set it up, if it was the park who did or something reenactor-related, but there was a tent with 1860's games. Mom and I played the game of Graces for quite some time. Here is a link to more information if you want to learn how to play.
|It was very windy, which is why my skirt looks so weird...|
After the concert we listened to a speech by President and Mrs. Lincoln.
|My dress fabric|
|Southern men marching off to war.|
|Led by General Lee! Traveler was taking the day off.|
|The boys in blue getting ready to meet the Confederates on the battlefield.|
|Here you can see one of the fences I referred to earlier.|
If I remember correctly, the first part of the battle was Pickett's Charge, while the second part was the battle of Little Round Top. There were three Southern cannons and four Union. One of the Union cannons was sending out a smoke ring with almost every shot!
|The smoke ring is in the middle of the picture, above the trees. This was about a quarter of the spectators - quite a good turn out!|
|Aren't they a cute couple?|
|The circa 1870's farmhouse|