By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Civil War - Memorial Day weekend reenactment provides a living history of conflict


Last updated 5/23/2019 at 8:25am

The Civil War is coming to Cheney — or at least a pretty fair approximation of the four-year conflict that ended 154 years ago.

Called “The Battle of Cheney/Minnie Creek (depending upon which side wins), the Washington Civil War Association in partnership with the city of Cheney is presenting a re-enactment of the 1861-1865 conflict this weekend. The reenactment takes place Saturday — Monday at a forested field nestled along Anderson Road between the city’s Utility Building and the water reclamation plant as well as downtown Cheney.

Reenactment coordinator Mike Inman said the schedu...

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