Civil War Reenactment as a Scout

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017

Civil War Reenactment as a Scout

Recently, I went to a Civil War reenactment in my “Calamity Jane” outfit = brown leather pants, fringed coat and leather hat with coyote tail. Shortly before the reenactment battle began, I was chatting with one of the guys at the biggest canon. I’d told him some of my renaissance fair, Navy and costuming background, and he called over the owner of the 3 cannon. My new friend Chester asked his boss if I could be involved, and they allowed me to be their “powder monkey”...

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