Vote for your favorite photo!

The Civil War Trust posted their top 35 choices for the People’s Choice award. Head over to their website to vote today! Some beautiful photos of our our Nation’s battlefields!

These were just a few of my favorite!

Battle of Shiloh - 150th Reenactment
The website for the 150th of Shiloh is now up. Check it out for the latest information. 

Battle of Shiloh - 150th Reenactment

The website for the 150th of Shiloh is now up. Check it out for the latest information. 

If you have any interest in the Civil War you should check out this website. There several great articles to read no matter your specific interest. 

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Civil War soldiers reading

These six histories of the Civil War that are must-reads if you want to better understand the conflict.

The literature on the war is so vast you could spend a lifetime reading really good books about it. Here are five excellent ones:

Battle Cry of Freedom (1988), by James…

Help us Fund our Film!
We have most of the funds for our documentary already raised. However, We are turning to you for help in raising $1500 for the cost of insurance. This is required for us to cover the reenactment of First Manassas/Bull Run in July! Anything you can spare is more than appreciated, be it $1 or $500. Just think, for the price of a frapa-mocha-slim-chi latte you can help a documentary tell a great story.
Visit us at Kickstarter to donate!

Help us Fund our Film!

We have most of the funds for our documentary already raised. However, We are turning to you for help in raising $1500 for the cost of insurance. This is required for us to cover the reenactment of First Manassas/Bull Run in July! Anything you can spare is more than appreciated, be it $1 or $500. Just think, for the price of a frapa-mocha-slim-chi latte you can help a documentary tell a great story.

Visit us at Kickstarter to donate!

Picture from Fort Sumter 4/12/11
Aluka Berry Ciara Lee, 25, of Florence, South  Carolina, looks out to Fort Sumter from the Battery in downtown  Charleston, South Carolina, as they wait for cannons to be fired to mark  the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.

Picture from Fort Sumter 4/12/11

Aluka Berry Ciara Lee, 25, of Florence, South Carolina, looks out to Fort Sumter from the Battery in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, as they wait for cannons to be fired to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.

Pictures form Fort Sumter 4/12/11
Ernest Parks, a re-enactor from Company I,  Massachusetts 54th Regiment, tosses a wreath into Charleston Harbor  toward Fort Sumter, seen in background, during commemorations of the  150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War in Charleston, S.C.

Pictures form Fort Sumter 4/12/11

Ernest Parks, a re-enactor from Company I, Massachusetts 54th Regiment, tosses a wreath into Charleston Harbor toward Fort Sumter, seen in background, during commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War in Charleston, S.C.

REMINDER: We are still casting for our documentary. If you a Civil War reenactor/living historian and will be attending Manassas in July we’d love to hear from you. Please contact us at CastingTheReenactors@gmail.com for more information!

REMINDER: We are still casting for our documentary. If you a Civil War reenactor/living historian and will be attending Manassas in July we’d love to hear from you. Please contact us at CastingTheReenactors@gmail.com for more information!

Here is a great article in The Washington Post about the reenactment in Manassas!

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Manassas battlefield

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Manassas battlefield