Posted By:Timothy Reese
Subject:Civil War Encampment at Fort Mervine,Presidio Of Monterey, Oct. 4,5,2008
Post Date:May 06, 2008 at 13:26:48
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There will be a Civil War Encmapment on Oct. 4th and 5th,2008 on old Fort Mervine on the lower quarter of the Presido of Monterey, on the turf surrounding the presdio Museum, off of Cpl. Ewing Road. there will be reenactors in uniform performing drills, marches and firing demos. Display Tents of Civil war artifacts as well as artifacts of the Grand Army of the Republic,aka G.A.R. also a Surgeons Tent, and a Generals Tent, Maj Gen George Thomas protrayed by Thomas J. Brown. also a ordnance display. and other. just drive down Pacific street to the very end of the west side til it forks in two, stay left, make a left on artillery st, then right on Cpl. Ewing road, look to the left, can't miss it. will be hosted by the "Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War." cordinating is Camp Abraham Lincoln 10, a local chapter of the SUVCW, the sponsors is the Presidio Museum, more info: or , come help celebrate the City of Montereys HISTORY
FEST 2008