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2008 Cedar Creek Reenactment
2008 Re-enactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek
A Musical Respite
Several reenactors playing flute, fiddle, guitar, banjos and a large tambourine
Cavalry Clash 2
Closeup photo of two cavalry soldiers crossing swords on the battlefield
Cavalryman with Confederate 1st National Flag
Line of Gray
A line of Confederate troops, nearly all clad in gray, in line and receiving instructions.
Union Colors Ride
Union cavalryman riding along the battlefield with a US Cavalry guidon.
Lone Parrott Guns
Closeup photo of a Parrott Gun. You can bet these Parrotts can sing!
Lovely Ladies at Camp
Four young women reenactors in camp. Their smiles seem to defy the hardships of camp life.
Cavalry Clash 3
Smoke+noise+adrenaline x sabers = "vegematic!" The flash of swords, the smoke and noise of shooting, the shifting and pulsing of combat all made for a "chorus of chaos."
Cavalry Clash 4
Pitting steed and steel against the enemy, each man swallows his fear and seeks to do his duty, or at least come out alive.
Placed in battery, grouped for massed fire, these artillery pieces would melt the courage of the stoutest-hearted infantry soldier.
Surveying the Scene Ahead
Three Confederates on horseback gaze ahead as a line of gray-clad southern soldiers marches away from them across the field. Waiting, wondering, and lamenting the loss of young lives.