Civil War re-enactors to battle it out in Clements
Major Don La Porta waits for orders from Capt. Rick La Porta, his son, Friday in Clements. The major and his artillery gave a demonstration of a three-inch ordinance cannon to students from Galt High School. (Jennifer M. Howell/News-Sentinel)
Posted: Friday, September 22, 2006 10:00 pm
The armies of the Union and Confederacy will take over Clements
this weekend, as hundreds of wool-clothed, cannon blast-deafened
soldiers will set up camp during the next two days.
"We're something like Boy Scouts with weapons," joked Rick
Barram, of Red Bluff, who is a history teacher in Redding.
Friday, September 22, 2006 10:00 pm.