How I Got Involved in Civil War Reenactment
I’ve always been something of a Civil War geek. I’d seen Civil War reenactors in movies like Glory and North and South, but I always thought reenacting was something you had to go to school for (or at least have some sort of prior experience in) before you could participate.
In 1993 I found out how wrong I was. During a trip to Gettysburg, PA, my sister and I came across some reenactors ‘camped’ outside the Civl War Wax Museum.
After chatting with them, I discovered that all you needed to be a reenactor is…