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September 15, 2013
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Battle for Heritage Park

President Abraham Lincoln surveyed the field and gave the Union Army one last pep talk prior to Saturday’s battle at Heritage Park. Although a valiant effort was made on the part of the Confederates, when the smoke cleared, the blue coats stood victorious. “It’s a good show. It makes you think about history,” Gardnerville resident Doug Lundquist said following the battle. “It makes you think about what this really meant. I liked it.” Union Capt. Ken Auld was pleased by pre-battle intelligence reports stating his men outnumbered the Confederates. “I think we have a pretty good chance this morning,” he …

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The Record Courier Updated Sep 17, 2013 06:06PM Published Sep 15, 2013 11:28AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.