Re-enactors vs Historians vs Historians: Part 1

Recently I have been reading the back and forth between historians, Re-enactors and the general public over Civil War battle re-enactments. Much of the verbal hostility stems from Don Gilliland’s article, “Should Civil War Re-enactments Be Abandoned?” For the article, Gilliland interviewed Peter Carmichael, the Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. The interview casts CarmichaelContinue reading “Re-enactors vs Historians vs Historians: Part 1”