MOA examines 150 years of Civil War history Saturday

This is a special year for Civil War buffs and historians. This is the sesquicentennial for the war between the states, and Museum of the Albemarle is not only ready to host its annual living history event, it will also be examining the lives of two war veterans this weekend.

The museum will present its Civil War Living History Day Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to commemorate the 149th anniversary of the Battle of Elizabeth City, fought Feb. 10, 1862. Demonstrations, mustering of the troops and artillery and musket firing will happen on the green and at Waterfront Park.

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