The daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1961-current, September 18, 2015, Image 21

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THE DAILY ASTORIAN • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
Photos by Erick Bengel
The last surviving Rebels retreat to their side of the Fort Stevens battlefield after a battle re-enactment. The North clobbered them good that time, but there will be other skirmishes.
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