A proposal

Instead of watching costumed reenactors with the bulging bellies of our age:

“Let every battlefield visitor load and fire a period weapon. Let them move under heavy loads and a hot sun. Let them stand opposite opposing tourists for long spells wearing woolen clothing. Let them elect their guides. Let them wait interminable periods for directions from their guides.”

—post by Dimitri Rotov at his blog Civil War Bookshelf.

About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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