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At last battle of Deep Creek re-enactment, Union and Confederacy return to Gettysburg

With the thunderous crack of a cannon and the sulfurous pop of a musket, the Battle of Gettysburg was on. The Union soldiers, clad in various shades of blue, moved slowly up the hill to the tune of artillery fire drowning out a lonely trio of musicians playing the songs of war. Beneath them and occupying a small meadow, Confederate infantry men and women fired in unison to their superior’s command, each snap bringing a flurry of gun powder dancing in the air.

WWI Australian battle re-enacted in Israel on centennial

A century to the day after Australian troops broke through Ottoman defenses in a daring First World War victory, nearly 200 horsemen – including descendants of the soldiers – paraded Tuesday through the streets of an Israeli city in a memorial to those killed in a battle that helped turn the tide of the war and reshape the Middle East.

2016 Battle of Deep Creek

The members of the Washington Civil War Association drew a large crowd for the first day the Battle of Deep Creek, a Civil War re-enactment event held at a farm on the West Plains. A Civil War-era encampment of the North and South is made with all period equipment and battles are held each day, filling the air with the smoke of rifles and cannons. More information about the event is at www.spokanecivilwar.com

Civil War reignites - again - at Deep Creek

The Battle of Deep Creek will bring in hundreds of soldiers and other participants, plus thousands of spectators, for the annual Civil War battle re-enactment this weekend.

Thousands converge at farm for Civil War re-enactment

About 450 people from around the Northwest re-enacted the Battle at Gettysburg over Memorial Day weekend. And about 4,000 people came to Medical Lake’s Deep Creek Farm to watch it, said event coordinator Bryan Tafoya of the Washington Civil War Association.

Museum celebrates history

Visitors could go back in time during Living History Day at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. But many said Saturday they wouldn’t want to make the trip without their iPods, cell phones and Big Macs.

Visiting Living History but preferring modern day

Visitors could go back in time during Living History Day at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. But many said Saturday they wouldn’t want to make the trip without their iPods, cell phones and Big Macs.

Living History Day at the MAC

Living History Day at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture on March 27, 2010, featured Civil War re-enactors, dancers and hula hoop demonstrators.