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Portraits from Simi Valley’s Civil War Days

Here are some portraits of Civil War re-enactors from Simi Valley’s Civil War Days at Strathearn Historical Park Saturday, February 11.

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CIVIL WAR DAYS – Confederate soldier re-enactor Jim Ellingson poses for his portrait during the Civil War Days at Strathearn Historical Park Saturday, February 11.

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The Blue and the Gray Civil War re-enactment

The 15th annual “The Blue and The Gray” Civil War re-enactment was held this past weekend at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Union army re-enactor Chip Duncan of Carlsbad looks at a manual on infantry maneuvers for the afternoon battle during the 15th annual “The Blue and The Gray” Civil War re-enactment on Nov. 8 at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The Rotary Club of Moorpark hosted the event which raises funds for the club's local charitable causes and organizations.

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Union army re-enactor Chip Duncan of Carlsbad looks at a manual on infantry maneuvers for the afternoon battle during the 15th annual “The Blue and The Gray” Civil War re-enactment on Nov. 8 at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The Rotary Club of Moorpark hosted the event which raises funds for the club’s local charitable causes and organizations.

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The Blue and The Gray in Moorpark

Last weekend was the annual The Blue and The Gray Civil War reenactment in Moorpark. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Ryan Banko, portraying a Union solider in the second Vermont infantry, prepares for the final battle of the weekend during the 13th annual The Blue and The Gray Civil War Reenactment in Moorpark on Nov. 9.

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Ryan Banko, portraying a Union solider in the second Vermont infantry, prepares for the final battle of the weekend during the 13th annual The Blue and The Gray Civil War Reenactment in Moorpark on Nov. 9.

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The Blue and The Gray in Moorpark

The 13th annual The Blue and The Gray Civil War reenactment was held last weekend at Tierra Rejada Ranch in Moorpark. Here is our gallery of photos from the event. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A Confederate canon fires during the twilight battle at the 13th annual Blue and the Gray Civil War reenactment at Tierra Rejada Ranch in Moorpark on Nov. 9.

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A Confederate canon fires during the twilight battle at the 13th annual Blue and the Gray Civil War reenactment at Tierra Rejada Ranch in Moorpark on Nov. 9.

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Portraits from The Blue and The Gray reenactment

Here is a group of portraits made during last weekends The Blue and The Gray Civil War reenactment at Tierra Rejada Ranch in Moorpark. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers Ken Serfass of San Diego, Calif.

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Ken Serfass of San Diego, Calif.

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Civil War Encampment @ Strathearn Historical Park



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers SHINY SOUVENIR - Simi Valley resident Matthew Morley examines a bright, shiny 200th birthday coin given to him by Lincoln, portrayed by reenactor William Peck, while visiting the President’s Day Weekend Civil War Encampment with his mother Suzanne at Strathearn Historical Park on Saturday, February 16.

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SHINY SOUVENIR – Simi Valley resident Matthew Morley examines a bright, shiny 200th birthday coin given to him by Lincoln, portrayed by reenactor William Peck, while visiting the President’s Day Weekend Civil War Encampment with his mother Suzanne at Strathearn Historical Park on Saturday, February 16.

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