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General George Armstrong Custer played by Tom Peacock of Caledonia, Illinois was trying to stay away from any Indians on the first day at the 20th annual Civil War days.
  General George Armstrong Custer played by Tom Peacock of Caledonia, Illinois was trying to stay away from any Indians on the first day at the 20th annual Civil War days.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Standing tall is Max Daniels of Wheaton playing the character President Abraham Lincoln against some of his future voters Bailee Lizzo,3, of Third Lake and Wyatt Johnson,7, of Third Lake at the 20th annual Civil War days in the Lake County Forest Preserve on Saturday.
  Standing tall is Max Daniels of Wheaton playing the character President Abraham Lincoln against some of his future voters Bailee Lizzo,3, of Third Lake and Wyatt Johnson,7, of Third Lake at the 20th annual Civil War days in the Lake County Forest Preserve on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Civil War girls, Lauren,12, and Makena Haines,13, with TaylorAnne Stefanski,13, Libbie Barden,13, and Destiny Gorman,14, dressed in their hoop dresses watch over the events of the day at the 20th annual Civil War days at the Lake County Forest Preserve on Saturday.
  Civil War girls, Lauren,12, and Makena Haines,13, with TaylorAnne Stefanski,13, Libbie Barden,13, and Destiny Gorman,14, dressed in their hoop dresses watch over the events of the day at the 20th annual Civil War days at the Lake County Forest Preserve on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Standing tall is Max Daniels of Wheaton playing the character President Abraham Lincoln against a small Keegan Harlan,2, of Magee Mississippi.
  Standing tall is Max Daniels of Wheaton playing the character President Abraham Lincoln against a small Keegan Harlan,2, of Magee Mississippi.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Lacey Schroeder,7, of Wisconsin uses her fan on a hot summer day to keep cool.
  Lacey Schroeder,7, of Wisconsin uses her fan on a hot summer day to keep cool.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Conor Blackburn,2, of Gurnee keeps cool in a tub of water on a hot summer day.
  Conor Blackburn,2, of Gurnee keeps cool in a tub of water on a hot summer day.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Elk Grove Village's Mike Gregory dresses up Eric Socha,11, of Itasca letting him experience first hand how hot and heavy the wool uniforms are on a hot summer day.
  Elk Grove Village's Mike Gregory dresses up Eric Socha,11, of Itasca letting him experience first hand how hot and heavy the wool uniforms are on a hot summer day.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Michelle LaBarre of Manteno and her dog Ulysses S. Grant watch over the events of the day at the 20th annual Civil War days at the Lake County Forest Preserve on Saturday.
  Michelle LaBarre of Manteno and her dog Ulysses S. Grant watch over the events of the day at the 20th annual Civil War days at the Lake County Forest Preserve on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Ruth Jankiewicz of Wisconsin sits reading her 1862 Lady's Book on a hot summer day as the men head off to battle.
  Ruth Jankiewicz of Wisconsin sits reading her 1862 Lady's Book on a hot summer day as the men head off to battle.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
R.J. Samp of Wheaton blows his Fluegel horn against the backdrop of the American flag.
  R.J. Samp of Wheaton blows his Fluegel horn against the backdrop of the American flag.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
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