The 69th traveled to the James River Fort Pocahontas in May
to recreate the 1864 battle where
Union CT troops defeated a rebel cavalry attack. The
reenactment and camp occurred within the original Fort.
Abatis protecting the walls of the fort
We camp under the trees inside the fort
The beautiful James River flowing by ...
Artillery provides protection against attack
The walls of Fort Pocahontas
Each morning begins with a hearty
breakfast cooked over the camp fire.