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Civil War - Week 2: Yankees & Rebels

The Heights School - Civil War at The Heights School

Monday, July 8, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019
Civil War at The Heights School 10400 Seven Locks Rd. PotomacMD  20854
Monday, July 8, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019
Civil War at The Heights School 10400 Seven Locks Rd. PotomacMD  20854

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Experience some of the most epic battlefields of the Civil War- Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and new this year Chancellorsville, site of the last major Confederate victory and the place where Stonewall Jackson was mortally wounded. Relive Pickett’s Charge, climb Marye’s Heights, and traverse Devil’s Den. Explore firsthand the Defenses of Washington, DC, and site of the closest attack on the city at Fort Stevens! Discover Civil War artifacts at the American History Museum. Witness the final drama of the War at Ford’s Theater. Also, experience the lesser-known battlefield of Monocacy River. Finally, spend a day in the life of a Civil War soldier learning how to march in formation, dress in uniform, set up a campfire, and participate in a water gun battle re-enactment also using a water balloon launcher to better understand Civil War-era Artillery. Sign-up for both weeks to get the full experience! Ages: Rising 4th – Rising 8th graders Staff: Jimmy Callahan, Civil War History Teacher at The Heights Contact: Jimmy Callahan at the Heights School jcallahan@heights.edu Notes: Usual dress is regular summer attire including good shoes for walking battlefields. Camp is limited to 14 campers per session. Campers outside of the recommended age range may be admitted on a case by case basis. Please contact Jimmy Callahan to discuss. Campers should bring a bag lunch, a water bottle, and a hat.

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