The Battle of Deep Creek 2013

May 28, 2013 2:05 p.m.  •  7 comments

The Washington Civil War Association organizes The Battle At Deep Creek, a Civil War reenactment at a farm on the West Plains on Memorial Day weekend. Formal battles are staged daily and period clothing and camping skills are observed through the weekend. Visitors are welcome with a small admission fee at Deep Creek Farm at 811 N. Deep Creek Rd. and formal battles are staged at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, and 1 p.m. Monday. More information, including a schedule of events, is available at http://spokanecivilwar.com.

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Period arms, clothing and camping technology are observed at The Battle of Deep Creek.

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Horses are tied up outside the Union camp.

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Linda Soule, left, Dennis Lawler and Christopher Day play military marching tunes as units line up for the morning battle.

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A confederate officer shoots at Union forces from horseback Saturday, May 25, 2013 during the annual Civil War reenactment event The Battle of Deep Creek that runs through Monday.

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The dead lay on the battlefield after the morning battle Saturday, May 25.

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Participants in the Battle of Deep Creek assemble on the field of battle Saturday, May 25, 2013. The Civil War reenactment draws participants from around the Northwest and Canada.

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Kevin Saville, right, from Olympia, Wash., explains his exhibit of a mobile telegraph wagon to Megan Morrison, 7, and her mother Karen Morrison, left, at The Battle At Deep Creek.

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A rebel unit fires at the Union troops as fast as they can load.

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Reenactors add drama to the proceedings.

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Christian Yenna, right, 10, and his brother Levi, 6, watch the Battle of Deep Creek. They were too young to participate on the battlefield.

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A reenactor, center, grimaces and falls to the ground during the battle.

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Gary Michie, left, and Harold Voltz follow a regimented procedure to prepare their cannon for firing.

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A group of Union troops unleash a volley at their Confederate counterparts.

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Union soldiers talk by their campfires before the day’s battle commences.

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