Wounded Warrior Derrick Mitchell, left, and fishing host Sherrill Bumgarner celebrate their catches during a Top Shelf Fishin’ Festival at Badin Lake last April. Lake Norman will host the event for the first time next month.
Wounded Warrior Derrick Mitchell, left, and fishing host Sherrill Bumgarner celebrate their catches during a Top Shelf Fishin’ Festival at Badin Lake last April. Lake Norman will host the event for the first time next month. COURTESY OF TERRY SNYDER
Wounded Warrior Derrick Mitchell, left, and fishing host Sherrill Bumgarner celebrate their catches during a Top Shelf Fishin’ Festival at Badin Lake last April. Lake Norman will host the event for the first time next month. COURTESY OF TERRY SNYDER

Lake Norman fishing event to honor veterans

March 05, 2015 2:37 PM

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    The woods and fields of the Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville echoed with the sounds of gunfire, rebel yells and shouts of "Huzzah" on July 20. 43 recruits, attending the Civil War Camp, were reenacting the "Bloody Lane" battle, set in 1865 at Appomatix Courthouse, Va., which pitted the 2nd NC Union (US) Troops against the 53rd NC Confederate battalion. Matthew Waisner, site director and commander for the camp, said, "They were recruits on Monday, they graduate today as soldiers."