Larry Clowers, future education director for the museum, said Maryland was virtually the crossroads of the civil war.
"There may have been more than 1 million soldiers and people that passed through Maryland during the war," Clowers
said in a previous interview."You had brother against brother, families were split between the Federal and Confederate armies
and other museum directors are armed with an arsenal of ideas to make their Civil War museum different from any other, starting with living presentations.
...Clowers is also a living historian and portrays Gen.
Ulysses S. Grant.He
will be on hand at the festival this weekend.