Beyond the Battle: A Soldier's Life and Equipment
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Beyond the Battle: A Soldier's Life and Equipment FORT LOUDOUN STATE HISTORIC PARK FEBRUARY 26 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Meet at: Gates of Fort Loudoun Price: $5.00 / Person Join Ranger Will to examine the life of a soldier from From Loudoun. This program will cover the uniforms and equipment used by troops in the 1750's, the circumstances that led many of the soldiers to North America, the wives and children who accompanied some of them, and the reasons why Fort Loudoun was built. A brief tour of the fort and the reconstructed Cherokee houses will culminate with the loading and firing of a flintlock musket.