WHAT’S UP WITH THAT?
Hundreds of wool-wearing Civil War enthusiasts spent the weekend re-enacting the battle of Bull Run in triple-digit heat.
“You get sympathy for those people back in Confederate times.”
Greg Stull, Bernville, Pa., re-enacting Lt. Gen. Leonidas Polk
“I’ve had a couple moments, but I just keep on hydrating.”
Michael Sipes, Hanover, Pa., re-enacting Col. Jubal Early
“I think the soldiers’ bodies were more used to it.”
Sherri Stull, Bernville, Pa., re-enacting Mrs. Francis Devereux Polk
“We’re sweating like pigs, but then the breeze comes.”
David Meisky, Springfield, Va., re-enacting William “Extra Billy” Smith