HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Organizers of a major Civil War battle re-enactment near Sharpsburg say they have enlisted local Boy Scouts to sell tickets.
Civil War Heritage Inc. says the Mason-Dixon Boy Scout Council will receive a share of the proceeds from each ticket sold for the 150th anniversary re-enactment of the Battle of Antietam Sept. 15-16.READ MORE: President Joe Biden Addresses Several Issues During Thursday Night's Town Hall
The group says it’s working with Boy Scout leaders to bring groups of scouts to the event.READ MORE: Vaccinations For Younger Children Could Be Approved Next Month; The Latest On Outbreaks In Maryland Schools As 7 Children Hospitalized
The event will be held on private land several miles north of Antietam National Battlefield. It’s one of two large re-enactments planned ahead of the Sept. 17 anniversary.
On the weekend of Sept. 8-9, Rear Rank Productions and the Southern Division will stage a re-enactment on private land near Boonsboro, a few miles northwest of the battlefield.MORE NEWS: Dirt Biker Dies After Colliding With Fire Truck In Baltimore
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