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" A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier "

January 27, 2018 in Dauphin Island , AL

9am - 5pm

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The Independent Rifles are hosting “A Day in the Life of a Confederate Soldier” at historic Fort Gaines.The event showcases the day to day life as a confederate soldier while on duty at Fort Gaines. Come and experience a living history day for the whole family. Blacksmith Demonstration will be on hand all day in the Fort’s Blacksmith Shop. There will be demonstrations of military drills and training as well as the firing of the cannons and other daily duties. The Fort’s museum and gift shop are always open as well.