Modern Life Meets Civil War

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.


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