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Civil War Re-enactment At History Center
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- Some folks in Cedar Rapids got the chance to see what life was like for the Union Army during the Civil War.
The Carl and Mary Koehler History Center welcomed the 24th Iowa Civil War re-enactors this afternoon.
Visitors were able to talk to the re-enactors about camp life, learn about their tools, and listen to music from the period.
The re-enactors say events like these are important to educate children about the past.
The event was free to visitors of all ages.
And after the event kids took part in a holiday fest and decorated cookies.