Through June 6th to the 8th, the Old Court House will host the Gathering of Eagles, where historians will portray generals from both sides of the Civil War as it was in June of 1864.
"They’re kind of mirroring what was happening 150 years ago. So they'll be talking about [William]
The name Gathering of Eagles comes from the fact that the symbol of a general during that time was an eagle.
"People can come meet the gentlemen in their personas. So if you want to have your picture taken with General L.ee or Abraham Lincoln, you can," said Miller.
The Old Court House hosts reenactment events like this often, and they say the primary purpose it to educate those interested, as well as entertain civil war buffs.
The event will begin Friday, June 6 and end on Sunday, June 8.
"For Saturday, there is a $15 charge. We have a reception Friday night, and we're also going to have a little bit of street theater out on the mall Friday night," said Miller.
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