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Encampment brings Civil War history to life

May 2, 2014

Photo by Becky Polaski – St. Marys Area Middle School students look on as Pam Anderson, a 7th and 8th grade reading and literature teacher, tries her hand at firing an 8-inch mortar during a Civil War reenactment at the school on Friday afternoon.

The history of the American Civil War came alive for students at the St. Marys Area Middle School on Friday through a daylong Civil War Encampment held by the school's Civil War Club, which is under the direction of Ms. Cherri Gigliotti.
The event featured 10 different stations, with each relating to different areas of the Civil War-era.

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