Sunday, June 25, 2017

Md. community recalls 1863 skirmish

As bagpipes echoed throughout downtown Westminster, Md., residents who poked their heads out of their windows were greeted with the possibly surprising sight of Union and Confederate soldiers marching together peacefully down the streets Saturday. This weekend, Emerald Hill, the grounds surrounding Westminster City Hall, have been transported to the 1860s, as the Pipe Creek Civil War Roundtable commemorates the Battle of Westminster at their annual Corbit's Charge event, which continues through Sunday. • Article

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