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Civil War reenactment August 6-7




Members of the Kiwanis Club of Jenkins recently welcomed Mike Genton as a guest and the club’s newest member. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Todd Depriest, Butch Boggs, Ked Sanders, (back row) Matt Butler, David Powers, Shawn Hunsucker, Steve Addington, Mike Genton, Larry Rose, Stevie Joe Litts and Harold Kelly. Genton is the new superintendant of Jenkins Independent Schools.

Members of the Kiwanis Club of Jenkins recently welcomed Mike Genton as a guest and the club’s newest member. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Todd Depriest, Butch Boggs, Ked Sanders, (back row) Matt Butler, David Powers, Shawn Hunsucker, Steve Addington, Mike Genton, Larry Rose, Stevie Joe Litts and Harold Kelly. Genton is the new superintendant of Jenkins Independent Schools.

The sounds of muskets and cannons will reverberate once again at Pound Gap on Aug. 6 and 7, as they were over 150 years ago, during the Civil War. The reenactment will be held at the Little Shepherd Amphitheater near Jenkins. The public is invited to attend.

Saturday, Aug. 6, main events are a ladies’ tea at 12 o’clock, a battle at 2 p.m., and the Little Shepherd Drama at 8 p.m.

On Sunday, Aug. 7, there will be a church service at 10a.m.,anda2p.m.battle.

Period clothing and food will be available for purchase.

Pound Gap changed hands several times during the war. Future President James A. Garfield led Union troops to drive the Confederates from the gap. John Hunt Morgan came through the gap on his raids, and Confederate General Humphrey Marshall led troops through it into and out of Kentucky.

Call Greg Bentley at (606) 312-2080 for more information.


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