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    1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Program

    Title:1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Program
    Date & Time:Sat Oct 6, 2012 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location:Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd. (Map This)
    Event Details:Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site
    Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site
    Learn about army life for Union artillerymen stationed in the Defenses of Washington at Fort Ward Museum’s living history program, “Civil War Artillery with the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery.” The reenactors of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery portray the duties and soldier life of a regiment that was stationed at Fort Ward during the Civil War. Featured activities include an artillery equipment display, camp life scenarios and cannon firing demonstrations featuring a 3-inch ordnance rifle and a 24-pound Coehorn mortar. Visitors can also view original artillery equipment, ammunition and personal gear worn by Union artillerymen in the Museum exhibit, “Artillerymen in the Defenses of Washington.” This living history program is free but also weather-dependent.
    Contact Phone No.:703.746.4848
    Fees:Free!
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Costumed Interpreters, Family, Fort Ward Park, Living History, Museums, Recreation, West End


    For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/3352QR Code

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