A Civil War Camp for Kids

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National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Children heading for summer camp have lots of choice – from conventional outdoor adventures to computer programming, the science of space travel and sports of all kinds.  Here in Virginia there’s a camp that allows kids to experience the American Civil War.  Sandy Hausman traveled to Dinwiddie County near Petersburg to check it out.

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