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Tickets on sale for Deltaville Civil War re-enactment

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Re-enactment cast members
The main cast for the upcoming Civil War Re-enactment “Ambush at Wilton Creek-Capture on the Rappahannock” is pictured above in front of a replica of one of John Taylor Wood’s famous boarding cutters. From left, they are Don Kenefick as “Bohemian,” Rob Brooks as Colonel Rosser, Parker Harrington as a midshipman, Kaptain Krunch as Commander Hotchkiss, and Mary-Carlin Porter as the narrator. Missing is Kevin Gentry, who will play Lt. John Taylor Wood. Tickets are now on sale at the Deltaville Maritime Museum and select locations in Middlesex, Gloucester, and Lancaster counties. Call Raynell Smith at 804-815-3102 for more information. The re-enactment will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, August 16-17.

Tickets are now on sale for the Civil War re-enactment of John Taylor Wood’s “Ambush at Wilton Creek/Capture on the Rappahannock” presented by the Deltaville Maritime Museum on Friday and Saturday, August 16-17.

The re-enactment was written by museum curator Raynell Smith and stars Kevin Gentry as John Taylor Wood, Don Kenefick as “Bohemian” the journalist, Rob Brooks as Colonel Rosser, Susan Leggett as Captain Fitzhugh, and K.C. Gentry as Lieutenants Hoge and Hudgins. Mary Carlin Porter will be the narrator. At least a dozen other friends and neighbors are in the play as extras, and there will be a special appearance by Abraham Lincoln.

At 7 p.m., Bob Zentz and Jeanne McDougall, renowned musicians of the Chesapeake, will perform a medley of Civil War songs. Their ensemble will also provide background music throughout the re-enactment, which will begin immediately after the concert at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults age 18 and over, and free for children under age 18. Tickets may be purchased at the Deltaville Maritime Museum, Nauti Nell’s, and J&W Seafood in Deltaville, Middlesex County Museum in Saluda, Lowe Tide in Urbanna, Papeterie in Kilmarnock, and Wild Rabbit Café in Gloucester.

Call Raynell Smith at 804-815-3102 for more information.

posted 08.07.2013

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