Monthly Archives: February 2012

Women Who Fought as Men in the Civil War

During the Civil War there were hundreds of documented cases of women who disguised themselves as men to serve in the military.  Living history interpreter Tracey McIntire discusses some of the more fascinating cases as she explores what motivated these … Continue reading

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Falls Church Civil War Day

Cherry Hill Park will host both civilian and soldier living history demonstrations.  Activites will include firing and drilling exercises, a Civil war medical tent, letter readings, period music and a tent with children’s activities.  This year the event will also … Continue reading

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