Confederate forces visit Lisbon

Representatives from the Confederate forces that composed the Army of the Shenandoah walked through downtown Lisbon Saturday passing out informational fliers on the Jackson in the Valley re-enactment returning to Scenic Vista Saturday and Sunday. The re-enactment will focus on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Chancellorsville known as General Lee’s perfect battle. Shown posing at the Civil War naval cannon on the square in Lisbon are, kneeling from left, are Ryder Swafford, 8, of Akron, 4th Virginia; Michael Lawson of Beloit, General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson; Mike Lawson of Beloit, 4th Virginia; and Andrew Miday of Louisville, 33rd Virginia; standing from left, Apryl Swafford of Akron, Dan McDonough of Salem, 2nd Virginia; Chris Jones of Waynesboro, Pa., 2nd Virginia; Brady Lawson of Beloit, Gary Whitta of Wellsville, Emerald Guard; Brandon Russo, 14, of Boardman, 1st Tennessee; Wayne Unger of Cleveland, Lt. Colonel, 4th Virginia and Anthony Swafford of Akron, 4th Virginia. (Salem News photo by Patti Schaeffer)