Susan Cumby displays headquarters flag that that was designed and made by camper Brendan Pagona after a lesson in Civil War flags and symbols. Brendan used the 5th Army Corp emblem, the Maltese Cross.
Friday afternoon, June 29, the 24 campers at the annual Fort Ward Civil War Camp finished lunch in the shade of the trees and regrouped for a final field drill. The campers had spent the week at the Civil War Park and Museum learning about life during the Civil War. Camp activities included drilling, crafts, Civil War food and music, visits by historical reenactors, 19th century games, lessons on Civil War flags and setting up period tents.