April 7, 2009
A rebel soldier spies on the Union camp as he gathers information about the number of troops, kinds of rifles and whether it looks like the enemy soldiers are preparing to attack. More than 3,000 spectators awaited the resulting battle.
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Civil War re-enactors draw more than 3,000 to make-believe battle in Green Valley Park
The attack came suddenly on a breezy Rim Country afternoon, shattering the chatter of the crowd with the rattle of rifles, the screams of the dying, the shouted orders of the officers.