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Volunteer Rudy Jerich passes trash to Julie Fernandez near the Battle of Palmito Ranch Historical Monument on Saturday. According to the monument, the last land battle of the Civil War was fought near here.

Volunteer Rudy Jerich passes trash to Julie Fernandez near the Battle of Palmito Ranch Historical Monument on Saturday. According to the monument, the last land battle of the Civil War was fought near here.

Caleb Henderson portrays the part of a Union soldier in the recreation of a famous photograph taken at the conclusion of the Battle of Antietam in the Civil War. The scene was directed and photographed by David and Tom Rambow on Saturday during Wasioja Civil War Days.

Caleb Henderson portrays the part of a Union soldier in the recreation of a famous photograph taken at the conclusion of the Battle of Antietam in the Civil War. The scene was directed and photographed by David and Tom Rambow on Saturday during Wasioja Civil War Days.

First responders transport a reenactor to an ambulance after he and his horse fell from a bridge. (Messenger photo/Matt Ledger)

First responders transport a reenactor to an ambulance after he and his horse fell from a bridge. (Messenger photo/Matt Ledger)

Standing as one of the most-heinous, race-motivated crimes in America’s history, the kidnapping & savage lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi.  Considered a transformative moment in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Till’s death shocked a nation & still resonates deeply. Till’s murder helped push along the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, which allowed the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate in local matters.

Standing as one of the most-heinous, race-motivated crimes in America’s history, the kidnapping & savage lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi. Considered a transformative moment in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Till’s death shocked a nation & still resonates deeply. Till’s murder helped push along the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, which allowed the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate in local matters.

The Union and Confederate sides set up their camps in two separate areas of the park, where visitors could stop by tents for casual discussions. They re-enacted the Battle of Valverde (a Confederate victory in modern-day New Mexico) on Saturday afternoon, hosted a firing competition and gathered for music Saturday night.

The Union and Confederate sides set up their camps in two separate areas of the park, where visitors could stop by tents for casual discussions. They re-enacted the Battle of Valverde (a Confederate victory in modern-day New Mexico) on Saturday afternoon, hosted a firing competition and gathered for music Saturday night.

Joshua Mandeville receives instructions and demonstrates how to send a Morse code signal using a flag on a battle field.

Joshua Mandeville receives instructions and demonstrates how to send a Morse code signal using a flag on a battle field.

Andrew Donovan of the 9th Kentucky Re-enactors Association portrays a Confederate soldier circa 1863 and will be part of the Civil War Re-enactment at Kensington Metropark on Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, May 12

Andrew Donovan of the 9th Kentucky Re-enactors Association portrays a Confederate soldier circa 1863 and will be part of the Civil War Re-enactment at Kensington Metropark on Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, May 12

The 69th PA Irish Volunteer Civil War band started in much the same way its namesake did 150 years ago: around a campfire.

Sumney Tavern to host 69th PA Irish Volunteers

The 69th PA Irish Volunteer Civil War band started in much the same way its namesake did 150 years ago: around a campfire.

Civil War at Neshaminy State Park - In this file photo from 2008, a Union soldier runs for his life during the 19th annual Civil War Reenactment held at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem.

Civil War at Neshaminy State Park - In this file photo from 2008, a Union soldier runs for his life during the 19th annual Civil War Reenactment held at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem.

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