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Battle of Leatherwood reenactment planned

A reenactment of the Civil War Battle of Leatherwood will be held Oct. 24 and 25 at Cornettsville. The main events will be the ladies’ tea at noon Saturday, a battle at 2 p.m., and reenactors’ dinner at 4 p.m.. There will be a breakfast Sunday morning, the church service at 10 a.m., and battle at 2 p.m..

The gift shop, general store, Cornett cabin and blacksmith shop will be open as staffing permits. The tea, dinner and church will be held in the picnic shelter.

Sutlers will sell food, period merchandise, clothing, uniforms, leather, and flags, and there will be demonstrations and exhibits of early American living and tools, such as making soap and salt, blacksmithing, spinning wool or flax, and making fabric on a loom.

Spectators are asked to bring a mask, and there will be some masks for those who lack one. Hand sanitizer is available.

There is no admission fee and free parking.

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