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Bucktails had distinguished look, fighting style

September 9, 2012

Photo by Victoria Stanish - The distinctive buck tail that gave this famous Civil War regiment its name is evident here on reenactors' hats during last week's monument dedication held at Mt. Zion Historical Park.

MT. ZION - At last week’s monument dedication for the Elk County Rifles, Company G of the Pennsylvania Bucktails, James Burke of the Mt. Zion Historical Society gave the opening remarks and discussed the formation of the famous Civil War unit and how the group got its name during a ceremony held at Mt. Zion Historical Park.

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