Civil War re-enactors to present free programs in Chickamauga

Article posted on Thu. Jan. 24th, 2013
Harry Uffalussy, a living history volunteer with Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, explains how cannons were used in the Civil War to the Baez boys —  Elijah, left, Daniel, center, and Matthew, right  —  at the 149th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga.
Harry Uffalussy, a living history volunteer with Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, explains how cannons were used in the Civil War to the Baez boys —  Elijah, left, Daniel, center, and Matthew, right  —  at the 149th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga.
Photo by Allison Love.

Civil War re-enactors representing the 54th Massachusetts and 16th Georgia regiments will present free programs on the Emancipation Proclamation, black soldiers and slavery the next two Saturdays, Jan. 26 and Feb. 2, in downtown Chickamauga, Ga.

Programs are scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. both days at the Chickamauga Civil War Center/Walker County Heritage Museum, 100 Gordon St.

Regular hours at the museum are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Museum admission is $2 adults, $1 students.

For more information, call 706-375-4488.

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