"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