History Hour

History Hour

Turns Out Twitter Is a Pretty Decent Place for a Civil War Reenactment

(Kansas Humanities)

The 150th anniversary of the Civil War is ongoing, but the actual commemorations are a pretty mixed bag. Gettysburg got not one but two reenactments in early July, but New York’s draft riots passed with barely a peep.

Well, Boing Boing reports that one group has an unusual means of marking one infamous, bloody chapter called Quantrill’s Raid: A reenactment on Twitter. Read More