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Civil War re-enactors invade Virginia City Labor Day weekend

The Civil War will come to life during Labor Day weekend in Virginia City.

Comstock Civil War Re-enactors plan a show for locals and visitors Saturday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Sept. 3.

A pancake-plus breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Saturday at the Senior Center kicks off the weekend. Cost is $3 for kids, $4 for adults.

The Civil War camp is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Miner's Park on Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-noon on Labor Day.

"There will even be a medical practice in the camp after battles - maybe even an 'amputation,' " organizers announced.

Train trips are planned, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Aug 25, 2012 04:24AM Published Aug 25, 2012 04:23AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.