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Taking cover

John O'Brien of Woburn, a member of the Salem Zouaves Civil War reenactiment group, takes a break during a rainy Watch City Steampunk Festival May 12 in Waltham. (George Weinstein photo)
George Weinstein photo

John O'Brien of Woburn, a member of the Salem Zouaves Civil War reenactment troop, during a rainy Watch City Steampunk Festival May 12 in Waltham. The troop is inspired by the Salem Light Infantry (Co. J, 8th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, circa 1861). It is known for its hats, bayonet fencing, precision manual of arms and bayonet drills, and saber fencing.

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