Blue and Gray set to do battle

This aerial photo of the Civil War Days event in Mariposa County gives a birds-eye view of the grounds, encampments and a battle. Photo by Nicole W. LittleThe Civil War was fought close to 150 years ago, and fought thousands of miles from California.
But for two days this month, it’ll feel like the battle is right in Mariposa’s backyard.
Las Mariposas Civil War Days is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22 at the historic Long’s Mariposa Ranch.
The Civil War reenactment will feature sim...

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