Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Re-enactor rings bell for Salvation Army

"I got a lot of compliments," David Thompson says of his uniform. "Some of the people thought I was a Salvation Army individual. I said, 'no, this is a Civil War re-enactment outfit.'"

Civil War re-enacting piqued Thompson's interest six years ago while attending a re-enactment in Lamoni, Iowa. In particular, he likes to carry on the tradition that the Third Iowa was known for: singing around the campfires. • Article

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