Despite temperatures averaging in the high-90s, the Civil War Days at Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum took a step back into the 1860s. 

Reenactors portrayed everyone from the Abraham Lincoln -- the 16th president of the United States -- to your everyday cavalry man, chomping down on cabbage stew, made over a fire in a hand-dug hole. 

People like Frank Gillespie hammered down on a hook that he made by traditional blacksmith techniques, while others, like those in Detachment U.S. Engineers, meticulously worked on a hand-drawn topographical map that has been in the works for the past six years. 

The two-day event opens at 10 a.m. and goes until 4 p.m., ending on July 21. 

More information is available on Landis Valley Museum's website

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