A Trip Back in Time: Civil War Re-Enactors Depict Confederate Life

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The State Capitol grounds were home to Confederate-era citizens and soldiers Saturday as the 6th North Carolina State Troop re-enactors created a living history tour as part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Visitors viewed soldier camp sites, as volunteers representing the Confederate Army’s 6th Infantry performed drills and discussed life in the midst of war. A Civil War era medical tent was on display as were demonstrations on period crafts and entertainment, offering the public a live glimpse into the state’s history.

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