Stories tagged with: Civil War

August 9, 2014 - 4:44pm
29 weeks 2 hours ago

History buffs took a sail back in time down the Mighty Muskingum today.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Convention and Visitors Bureau Hosted its 2nd annual Lorena Sternwheeler Civil War Reenactment. The Lorena made its way down the Muskingum at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00. While confederate troops stationed on the riverbed opened fire on the union held sternwheeler. We talked with Private Bob Daniels and his men right before their attack on The Lorena as he explained the strategy....

August 10, 2013 - 4:38pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

To remember the sacrifice of American soldiers. . .A Civil War Reenactment took place in Zanesville this Weekend.

The year is 1862 and the Civil War is in full effect. Both union and confederate soldiers have fired shots, witnessed casualties and have retreated back to camp. This was the backdrop for a Civil War reenactment and encampment today that took place at Riverside Park. The public watched the action from the Lorena and spoke with president Abe Lincoln and his wife about the...

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