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Nevada Civil War Volunteers in the News

May 19, 2019

KTVN: Bower's Mansion Hosts Opening Weekend with Civil War Reenactment

Guns were blazing Saturday morning at Bowers Mansion for the opening weekend of the 2019 tour season.

Kicking off the tour season with a Civil War reenactment at Bowers Mansion; those who participated were a dedicated bunch, and some even dedicate their lives to reenacting when Nevada was battle born.

"We're out here to share living history with the citizens of Nevada, and all of us love and enjoy our union in southern history." Said David Lee, Sergeant in charge of the 14th Texas Calvary Dismounted Unit, for the reenactment.

Built in 1864, Bowers Mansion upholds the memory of the millionaires who built their homes in Washoe County during the Comstock Lode; right in the midst of the Civil War.

June 08, 2015

CBS: Ex-slave's Union service finally recognized in Nevada

Decades after his passing, an African American veteran and former slave was given the funeral honors he was entitled to. The Nevada Civil War Volunteers provided the military honor guard for the service of Private Scott Carnal, who served in K Co., 79th US Colored Troops, and was wounded in action during the American Civil War.

June 09, 2016

Nevada Appeal: Carson City hosts return of official Nevada State Fair

The Nevada State Fair returned after a 4 year hiatus, and the Nevada Civil War Volunteers were at the forefront, hosting the rebirth of the Rendezvous in Mills Park

April 11, 2017

Sierra Star: Hundreds live through history at Mariposa Civil War Days

History buffs from throughout Central California and beyond visited Mariposa April 8 and 9 to see history come alive during the 11th Annual Civil War Days. While there, Sierra Star's Brian Wilkinson interviewed member Noah Jennings.

March 29, 2017

Carson Valley Times: Civil War reenactors pay visit to Douglas High

Students in Douglas High School’s History of Human Conflict: Warfare, Terrorism & Genocide course took a quick trip back in time Wednesday morning. The Nevada Civil War Volunteers was on hand to guide the students through the history of the American Civil War, providing lessons and battle demonstrations throughout the day.

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