See history come alive with cannons, cavalry horses and living history experts at the Battle of Aiken each February. The booming cannons, charging soldiers and gunfire attract big crowds at the annual living history event. For three days, re-enactors eat, sleep, live and fight in a recreated version of the world in 1865. In addition to battle reenactments, there are authentic 19th-century military encampments, living history presentations, reproductions of medical facilities, an engineer and signal service, and civilian portrayals. Food vendors are also available.
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