Civil War comes to life at McEwen Historic Village

PHOTOS BY MICHELE DOTSON

Civil War camp life re-enactors Dave and Judy James from Concord braved chilly temperatures and rain on Friday, November 1, to pitch their tent and stay at their historically accurate camp. The James’ were on hand for Saturday’s salute to Veterans by demonstrating what life in a Civil War camp was really like.

Civil War camp life re-enactors Dave and Judy James from Concord braved chilly temperatures and rain on Friday, November 1, to pitch their tent and stay at their historically accurate camp. The James’ were on hand for Saturday’s salute to Veterans by demonstrating what life in a Civil War camp was really like.

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Ethan Todd from Kannapolis (left) and Jost Epley from Lexington, NC, both 13, work on preparing blank rounds for demonstrations. Todd has been involved with Civil War re-enactments since he was five  years old. Epley got involved last April after his uncle brought him to a re-enactment near Lexington.
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