Battle-Ready Campers

From ‘Teeth Dullers’ To Infantry Drills, Museum Gives Kids Taste Of Civil War

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Posted: July 13, 2013

Children conduct a drill during the Civil War junior day camp on Friday at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park in New Market. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R
Camper Sam Clark, 11, of Mount Jackson, recites the 19th century Virginia Military Institute Cadet Oath at the camp. VMI cadets fought at the Battle of New Market.
NEW MARKET — “What was your favorite part about camp this week?” asked Stacey Nadeau, addressing a group of 7- to 12-year-olds at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War on Friday.



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