Bill Radcliffe & Thomas Cartwright
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Lotz House and Living History Corp Announce Inaugural Living History Event Reenactors will portray life behind the lines of a Civil War army

(FRANKLIN, TENN.)— February 20, 2017 —

The Living History Corp will produce the Lotz House’s first-ever living history exhibit on Saturday, March 18. The live event will focus on the Tennessee Campaign of 1864 and the Army of the Cumberland, one of the principal Union armies during the Civil War.  

The event will take place at the Lotz House from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine. 

“We are very excited to host our first-ever living history event at Lotz House,” said Lotz House Executive Director, J.T. Thompson. “It will be a fun family event, and the live reenactments will provide entertaining learning opportunities.”  

Historians from the Living History Corp will portray and reenact various branches of service including infantry, medical staff and the United States Colored Troops. There will also be a special appearance from President Lincoln and a display of Civil War relics for guests to observe. 

The event is free and open to the public. Guided tours of the Lotz House will also be available at $10 per person.