Civil War re-enactment this weekend

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Battle of Anderson County

The 11th Annual Battle of Anderson County will be held this weekend, Mar. 28-30 just outside Honea Path. The living history encampment commemorates the last skirmish of the War Between the States East of the Mississippi, a skirmish which took place in what was then the Williamston Township near Shiloh Methodist Church in Piedmont.

The Civil War re-enactment and history weekend will feature a living history encampment, demonstrations, lectures, artillery demonstrations, military encampment and cavalry exercises.

Williamston’s historic civil war cannon “Miss Annie” will also be on display at the event.

There will be civilian and military dress, Sutler and vendors and a Ladies Tea with Julia Grant (Wife of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant on Saturday at 11 a.m. and more.

The fun and educational event is family friendly and will have education day on Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The event will continue Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

The living history event will be held at 715 Due West Road, Honea Path. Directions from Honea Path: Take Hwy. 252, turn right on Griffin Farm Rd. Turn left on Hwy. 20, watch for signs.

For information contact Allen Ashley at 864-934-4075 or visit www.battleofanderson.org.