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OAKLAND — For Cpl. Archie Napier, a Union soldier with the 69th New York, war is a tough business and doesn’t pay well. For his month’s wages Saturday, he received $14 and had to pay a dollar and a quarter of it to the laundress at camp.

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OAKLAND — Abraham Lincoln, or his modern-day look alike, rode into Oakland Saturday on a stage coach. He paused to give a short speech about what it meant to live in a free country.

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OAKLAND — Runners will race through shady oak savannas, jump over rocks and charge up hills at the seventh annual Mildred’s Trail Dash on Saturday at Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park in Oakland. Starting at 8:30 a.m., the 5K fun run/walk and 9K trail run will raise funds to benefit the park.

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