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Civil War reenactment hosts hands-on education

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The OSU Lantern
Jeff Bennett

Cannon volleys disturbed the peace and shook downtown Columbus while entertaining masses of school children Friday at the Ohio Statehouse.

"I almost peed my pants," said Miranda Duvall, a St. Mary School student, referring to one of the Statehouse's four thunderous Civil War cannons. "It was awesome."

Read about life as a Civil War reenactor, which is, of course, recreating life during the Civil War as a soldier or person involved in camp support.  These folks learn history through living it, then teach it to others. Read the article.

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