Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Finding her way as a 'reenactress'

When J.R. Hardman, 28, asked to join a group of re-enactors in a military drill, the unit commander said no dice. Because ... J.R. Hardman is a woman.The unit commander told her to talk to his wife, who would help Hardman find a hoop skirt. "I told him I wanted to be a soldier, and he informed me that they don't accept women in their unit at all," says Hardman from her home in Atlanta, where she is working on a documentary about women who dressed as men so they could fight in the real Civil War. The working title: Reenactress. • Article

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