Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Curator to experience life of Civil War soldier

Brett Kelley's plans for two weeks in the Union Army include picket duty, 10-mile marches, improving defensive position and taking care of Twitter and YouTube.

It is not the Civil War of the 1860s.

Kelley, curator of collections at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, Pa., will serve two weeks standing guard at the museum in a fund-raising and consciousness-raising activity. He will sleep in a wood-floored tent and cook meals in a cast-iron stove. • Article

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