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Cit­i­zens for the Restora­tion of His­tor­i­cal La Mott and the Chel­tenham Town­ship His­tor­i­cal Com­mis­sion pre­sented a day of ex­hibits and demon­stra­tions re­lat­ing to the Civil War Oct. 20. Demon­stra­tions in­cluded “a sol­dier’s life,” weapon load­ing and fir­ing, as well as car­tridge mak­ing. Re-en­ac­tors in­cluded 53rd Penna Vol­un­teers, 3rd Reg­i­ment USCT, as well as women demon­strat­ing how women were em­ployed to make car­tridges for the weapons. Three au­thors of books about the Civil War were also present. Pri­vately owned ar­ti­facts were on ex­hibit in the Wall House. James Par­adis pre­sented a lec­ture about “Camp Wil­liam Penn and Get­tys­burg.” Films about the Civil War were avail­able for view­ing through­out the day.

SUB­MIT­TED PHO­TOS — CIT­I­ZENS FOR THE RESTORA­TION OF HIS­TOR­I­CAL LA MOTT

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