War and Peace

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It was a peaceful scene as 1860s-era farmer's daughters Leanne Grove (left) and her sister Shanna Grove, strolled through the grounds in peaceful solitude before the battle got under way.

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As Union officers (in silhouette) of the 3rd Michigan Infantry bark out orders to fire cannon, an advancing group of soldiers from the Confederacy's 7th Tennessee Infantry reload their muskets.

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Kristen Hair of the Union's 3rd Michigan Infantry bugles in the start of a new/old day at Fort Walla Walla Days on Saturday morning.

Old mixed with the new at Fort Walla Walla Days Saturday as guests witnessed re-enactors dressed in period clothing from the Civil War through World War I and were treated to a Civil War battle complete with musket, carbine fire and cannon shots. Below left, as Union officers (in silhouette) of the 3rd Michigan Infantry bark out orders to fire cannon, an advancing group of soldiers from the Confederacy's 7th Tennessee Infantry reload their muskets. The event continues today.

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