New Recruit in the Union Army
Lancaster, PA, USA – July 16, 2022: One of the Union Army’s youngest and newest recruits stands in formation at the Landis Valley Farm Museum during the Civil War Weekend Event.

New Recruit in the Union Army

It was Civil War Days at the Landis Valley Farm Museum in Lancaster County PA. Reenactors were encamped and added new recruits to their ranks. It was just of the day’s activities at the unique museum.

New Army Recruit in Union Army Photo by George Sheldon
Lancaster, PA, USA – July 16, 2022: One of the Union Army’s youngest and newest recruits stand in formation at the Landis Valley Farm Museum during the Civil War Weekend Event.

Children participated in their enrollment by taking the same oath as a Union soldier took in the Civil War. They were soon in formation, learning to march and other basics as a member of the military.

Lancaster, PA, USA – July 16, 2022: The tents of the Union Army’s soldiers as they are encamped at the Landis Valley Farm Museum during the Civil War Weekend Event.

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