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: Road Closures & Parking Restrictions To Expect For The Preakness Stakes
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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: Employee Shot At Owings Mills Pizza Shop
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