What were soldiers like during the Civil War years? Some young kindred got an idea this past summer when they visited Forts Sumter and Moultrie in Charleston South Carolina where a re-enactment was held.
The temperature was about 90 degrees F and the guys were wearing long sleeved, wool uniforms.
S W E A T Y !!!!! At least the gal had on her big hoops to help with air flow.