Civil War Palooza

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Posted: March 21, 2013

Gainesboro fifth-grade teacher Thea Clark pulls a lanyard to fire a Confederate 24-pound Austrian howitzer Wednesday afternoon as part of the school’s three-day Civil War Palooza. North-South Skirmish Association member Ray Quinn covers his ear at right.
Gainesboro Elementary School students and teachers cover their ears while they wait for members of the North-South Skirmish Association to fire a cannon as part of the school’s three-day Civil War Palooza event. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

Acannon was fired Wednesday at Gainesboro Elementary School in Frederick County as part of a three-day Civil War Palooza at the school. The event included on-site tours by the Civil War 150…

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