Reenactment Groups Meet at Parkers Crossroads

Billy Altom discusses the upcoming re-enactment season for 2019. In addition to being a Brigadier General for the Army of Tennessee re-enactment association, Altom also commands Company G of the 7th Tennessee US Cavalry, which was largely composed of men from Henderson County.
Photo By: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

The crackle of rifle fire followed by the dull crump of artillery, the smell of black powder drifting across the field, mixing with the woodsy aroma of campfires and frying bacon. These are all things that touch the enthusiasm of the Civil War re-enactor as they reach back to experience a piece of our history from 150 years ago. Re-enactments are getting harder to find, but a living history can give you an idea of how hard just living from day to day was in the 1800’s. On Saturday, January 26th, re-enactors from…

For the complete story, see the January 30th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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