MAMS Rolls Back Time to 1863

MAMS Rolls Back Time to 1863
Posted on 06/01/2022

Civil War Day

Every two years, MAMS invites Civil War Reenactors to spend a day on campus introducing middle school students to life during the Civil War. Students rotate between stations to hear about various aspects of the time period such as those seen below. 

Mrs. Hensel

Mrs. Hensel prepares to fire the artillery.

Mr. Bright

Mr. Bright and Mr. Coffey fire away!

Civil War Day

"You can tell the health of your horse by the consistency of its manure."

Civil War Day

The 3rd Regiment United States Colored Troops

Civil War Day

A Confederate soldier explains camp life.

Civil War Day

Mr. Little prepares food for his troops.

Civil War Day

Medical services were quite a bit different in 1863!

Civil War Day

Fashion explained by an ancestor of an individual in the 7th PA Reserves, Company A.


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