Students and teachers of Chalone Peaks Middle School close each school year with a history and civics project – a day long reenactment of events from our Civil War. Here are some of Ed Haskell’s great pictures from the 15th annual Civil War reenactment.
Students, teachers, parents and guests honor Civil War veterans interred at King City Cemetery.
Lee and Lincoln greet each other after a the ceremony.
Hostilities commence with a skirmish between pickets.
The Union defends!
Harriet Tubman speaks with students.
President Lincoln addresses the troops
Son Jeremy and I walked over the battlefield at Gettysburg on a mild June evening in 2009. I recorded my thoughts in a journal and would like to share them on the 150th anniversary of the battle. Beryl Belsky, editor of The Writer’s Drawer, has published my remarks. The link is below.
Mr. Miller and I try to figure out what happens next!
Students and teachers recreated the final charge at First Manassas or Bull Run.
President Lincoln offered remarks at our 2012 ceremony in the King City cemetery. He urged us to call our soldiers’ service to mind.
The students and teachers of Chalone Peaks Middle School pause at the King City cemetery during their march to the reenactment at San Lorenzo Park and conduct a brief ceremony honoring the Civil War veterans interred there.