Jim Van Ness shields behind a tree as he reloads his gun during a re-enactment of the House in the Horseshoe Battle in Sanford, N.C. on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Volunteers re-enacted the 1781 fight between British Loyalist David Fanning and patriot Phillip Alston and their men as part of the weekend's festivities.
Jim Van Ness shields behind a tree as he reloads his gun during a re-enactment of the House in the Horseshoe Battle in Sanford, N.C. on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Volunteers re-enacted the 1781 fight between British Loyalist David Fanning and patriot Phillip Alston and their men as part of the weekend's festivities. Liz Condo newsobserver.com
Jim Van Ness shields behind a tree as he reloads his gun during a re-enactment of the House in the Horseshoe Battle in Sanford, N.C. on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Volunteers re-enacted the 1781 fight between British Loyalist David Fanning and patriot Phillip Alston and their men as part of the weekend's festivities. Liz Condo newsobserver.com

Re-enactors battle but the bullet holes are real

August 07, 2016 6:32 PM