SIEGE SOLDIER: Chase Futrell, 9, of Seaboard, was one of the many participants in the Siege of Washington, a living history event that took place on the Washington waterfront this weekend. Re-enactors performed military drills and shot cannons across the river as a rapt audience looked on. For more Siege of Washington photos, see page 1B of the Washington Daily News.
SIEGE SOLDIER: Chase Futrell, 9, of Seaboard, was one of the many participants in the Siege of Washington, a living history event that took place on the Washington waterfront this weekend. Re-enactors performed military drills and shot cannons across the river as a rapt audience looked on. For more Siege of Washington photos, see page 1B of the Washington Daily News.

Siege of Washington commemorates 1863 battle

Published 8:05pm Saturday, April 13, 2013

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