Visitors can get taste of Civil War camp life

Nearly 150 years ago, members of the 2nd Colorado Infantry Regiment fought in what was to become known as the Battle of Honey Springs near Checotah.

This weekend, a re-enactment group that has taken the name of the Colorado unit will be walking in their forebears’ footsteps as they practice drills and, on Saturday afternoon, demonstrate camp life cooking, musket loading and firing.

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