- Associated Press - Thursday, April 2, 2015

JOHNSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Johnsonville State Historic Park will host a living history program this month to observe the anniversary of the end of the American Civil War.

April marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the war. On April 18, the park will honor the actions of the soldiers who served at the Johnsonville Depot.

The program will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature Union soldiers re-enacting the Battle of Johnsonville on Nov. 4, 1864.

There will also be opportunities to view demonstrations of camp life, military drills and Civil War-era cooking.

The event is free and open to the public.

This 600-acre park, on the eastern side of Kentucky Lake, encompasses and overlooks the site of the Battle of Johnsonville.

For more information, contact (931) 535-2789 or visit https://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/johnsonville .

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