Civil War Reenactors Weigh in on Confederate Monuments Controversy
09 November 2017 01:11 WIB
The U.S. Civil War ended more than 150 years ago, but some Americans gather on old battlefields to re-enact this historic era in great detail today. They buy uniforms, authentic weapons, gather food typical of that era and sleep in tents on their ancestors' battlefields. These re-enactments come at a time when many Americans are debating the future of monuments to the losing Confederate side. VOA's Anush Avetisyan has the report.