19Apr12
Our War of 1812 Bicentenary event will be taking place Saturday 25th August 2012 until Sunday 26th August 2012.
The 41st (Welch) Regiment of Foot served with distinction in Canada during the War of 1812.
To commemorate this anniversary, Firing Line. Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier will be hosting a War of 1812 Bicentenary Living History event.
There will be drill displays by both the British and USA Infantry, demonstrating marching and live musket fire, all culminating with a re-enactment battle of the surrender of Fort Detroit. An authentic military camp will be set up with cooking demonstrations, a glimpse into the surgical procedures used to treat the wounded, and a chance to have a closer look at the uniforms of the period.
Why not come along and join us! The event will take place on Saturday 25th August 2012 and Sunday 26th August 2012. For further information please take a look at the Firing Line website at: http://www.cardiffcastlemuseum.org.uk/
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