Tag Archives: re-enactors

Symposium Takeaway: Meg Thompson

There are many reasons to travel 3,000 miles, including being part of the Emerging Civil War’s Second Symposium. It is wonderful to put faces to names, and to see friends I have not seen for a year. I presented again … Continue reading

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A Link to Time: Photographing Lost Battlefields

Last April, to coincide with the start of the Civil War’s sesquicentennial, Time magazine ran a photo essay “Why They Fight: Civil War Re-enactors and the Battle Over Historic Sites.” Photographer Gregg Segal took portraits of re-enactors posing on “lost” … Continue reading

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