Civil War re-enactment in Port Gamble

Scenes from the two-month Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., which culminated in a Union victory in early July 1863, are the highlight of the fifth annual Battle of Port Gamble, a Civil War re-enactment event taking place this weekend in the Kitsap County town.

Battles featuring cavalry and several artillery pieces are scheduled for 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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