Today (Nov. 9) through Sunday (Nov. 11), is the 18th Annual Battle of Secessionville, where the town time-warps back to 1862, and the Confederates try to hold their ground while the Union storms the city.
Spokesman Wayne Dukes report from the front line is that the reenacted battle isnt just all fun and games.
He explains, This is a well practiced, scripted battle. Most of us have been doing this for years. Were reliving history.
But some of the young infantrymen arent always excited to follow orders, and go overboard with the cannons and horses, so they must be kept in line.
Says Dukes, They gotta do what we tell them to do, or they go home. Thats just the way it is.
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