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Heavy Thunder: Bentonville Summer Artillery and Infantry Program


Hear the roar of cannon fire! Learn how cannons were loaded and fired during the Civil War. See how infantry maneuvered in the field. Reenactors will portray infantrymen and artillerymen to show what life was life for a Civil War soldier. Firing demonstrations and historical discussions will occur throughout the day. Concessions will be available.