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Audio Postcard from Rochester: Women of the Civil War

Mumford, NY – Civil War re-enactments are always a popular form of summertime theater for everyone from history buffs, who love the authenticity, to families, who love the pageantry, to young children, who love the pyrotechnics.
But there's more to these weekend-long historical extravaganzas than just the men on the battlefield.
In this audio postcard WXXI's Jen Markham takes us behind the scenes of the Union Camp at the Genesee Country Village and Museum, where women are making history.