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Local re-enactors host 'Skirmish of Campbells' Run'

CHAMBERSBURG - The 22nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Company A, and the 17th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Company F, will host their annual re-enactment and living history encampment, Skirmish of Campbells' Run Spring Muster, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 8-10.

The event will take place  at the Antique Steam Engine Grounds in Twin Bridges, 1501 Criders’ Church Road, Chambersburg, with camps opening for re-enactors at noon Friday and breaking at 3 p.m. Sunday. Living history encampments and sutlers' tents will open to the public at 9 a.m. Friday.

Major events Saturday will include a 1:30 p.m. ladies' tea, a 3:30 p.m.tug-o-war and an 8-10 p.m. period ball. Camps re-open to the public at 9 a.m. Sunday, and Sunday events include a 9 a.m. church service which is open to the public, and a 1 p.m. battle.

Participating troops and sutlers who need more information should contact Rick Stoy or John Brindle, 717-369-2327 or