The Washington Times - July 24, 2011, 12:20PM

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.

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“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