History of Civil War Re-enacting

Re-enacting events of the Civil War actually began not long after the war itself had ended. In 1913 over 50,000 Civil War veterans gathered in Gettysburg at a reunion. While the reunion was not specifically a re-enacting event, the veterans …

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An Introduction to Farby

Farby in Civil War Reenacting – Authentic Living History An Introduction to Farby – by Kathleen Smith Can you choose a book by its cover?   Do first impressions really matter? Hard-core Civil War reenactors will answer: you can and …

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Reenacting FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions About ReenactingWith Answers from Reenactors Question: My son is interested in reenacting. Are there age limits? How do we get him involved? Answer from (90th General Staff Corps), Capt. Joseph Freas, Commanding Officer. (with minor edits by …

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Get Started in Reenacting

Civil War Reenactment is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the United States, and with good reason. Not only does it reinforce our sense of pride in our heritage, but it’s something in which the entire family can participate. …

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