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Civil War Winter Drill Day at Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site | News Release | City of Alexandria

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Members of the 3rd U.S. Regular Infantry, Company K, will interpret the life of the Union soldier on Civil War Winter Drill Day at Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site on Saturday, February 25, 2017.  The program will be held from 1-4 p.m., and is free to the public.  In the event of inclement weather, the program will be re-scheduled for March 4.  The program features drills, discussion of equipment, uniforms, weaponry and army life, and information on the popular field of Civil War reenacting for military and civilian interpreters.

 

Fort Ward is the best preserved fortification in the Defenses of Washington, an extensive system of Union forts built to protect the Federal capital during the Civil War.  The Museum offers exhibits, tours, and interpretive programs throughout the year.  Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site is located at 4301 West Braddock Road in the City of Alexandria.

For more information, please visit www.fortward.org, or call 703.746.4848.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended.  To request a reasonable accommodation or an alternative format, e-mail FortWardMuseum@alexandriava.gov.

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