It’s Ye Olde Reenactment Ethics Debate Again

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A recent article published on MSN has dredged up the endless debate about the ethics of military reenactment that is almost as old as the events depicted, and arguably just as important. Strange and Disturbing Hobby “It’s a hard time to be a Civil War re-enactor,” began Sean Braswell, “and not just because trudging through … Read more

Period-Authentic Confederate Customisation

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Part of the pleasure of re-enactment is getting the clothes right. Yes, of course, there’s the materials (don’t even *think* modern alternatives), but then there’s how they’re made. Modern machines put too many stitches in too small a space. Period machines weren’t as efficient and couldn’t do as fine a job. Union uniforms were machine … Read more