Slave Rebellion Reenactment

Slave Rebellion Reenactment is a community-engaged artist performance and film production that, on November 8-9, 2019, reimagined the German Coast Uprising of 1811, which took place in the river parishes just outside of New Orleans. Envisioned and organized by artist Dread Scott and documented by filmmaker John Akomfrah, Slave Rebellion Reenactment (SRR) animated a suppressed history of…

Sword Fighting & Winter Clothing

Clothing can change close combat, especially sword fighting, hugely. Heavy winter clothing can approach armour in its defensiveness. Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria

Were AXES used as weapons in the ‘Age of Sail’ by Pirates & Sailors?

Boarding axes are featured fairly often in movies and TV set during the Age of Sail, by pirates and sailors. But were these axes really used very often as weapons? Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria

Rifle vs Musket – 19th Century Military History

Looking specifically at the P1853 Rifle vs the East India Company Model F smoothbore musket here, but considering the wider implications of gun development in the middle of the 19th century. Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria

19th Century Weekly

What’s up in Reenactment of 1789-1914 Upcoming events:  Waynesboro at War Hatboro Living History The Assault on Maryland Heights at the Harpers Ferry Battle For The Bridges Civil War Weekend at White Oak Civil War Re-enactments at Fort Macon Historic Cold Spring Village Hart County Civil War Days Event reports: Castle Rising Reenactment Day in…