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Civil War comes to life in Wyoming County

OCEANA (WVVA) - Students in Wyoming County got the chance to take their studies outside of the classroom and back in time Friday.

Wyoming County Schools held a Civil War reenactment at Gilliland Park in Oceana.

Students had the chance learn about the Civil War era and their ancestors from the re-enactors on site.

Reenactors said that some local communities played a big role in the Civil War.

The public is invited to attend the re-enactment this weekend at Oceana Middle School.

On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., experience a living history camp, activities for children, cannon, skirmish and more.

On Sunday, there will be a period church service at 11 a.m. followed by a skirmish at 2 p.m.

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