Hearthside House

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9:40 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Hearthside House in Lincoln Prepares for Battle

Battle scenes at Hearthside Mansion in Lincoln.
Credit hearthsidehouse.org

Friday is the first day of a three-day Civil War battle and camp reenactment weekend in Lincoln's historic Hearthside mansion.

Thousands of spectators are expected to attend the biennial reenactment, this year it will be called "The Road to Richmond;" a reference to the Union Army's attempts at taking the Confederate capital.

David Olstein, the museum manager for Hearthside House Museum, described a typical battle reenactment.

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