Everyone has their reasons, but this man, “Pvt. Steve Bailey,” from Prairie Grove, Arkansas tells his own reasons for participating in Civil War battle re-creations in this video produced by the Arkansas Parks and Tourism office.
Neil W. McCabe is the editor of HE's "Guns & Patriots" e-letter and was a senior reporter at the Human Events newspaper. McCabe deployed with the Army Reserve to Iraq for 15 months as a combat historian. For many years, he was a reporter and photographer for "The Pilot," Boston's Catholic paper. He was also the editor of the free community papers "The Somerville (Mass.) News and "The Alewife (North Cambridge, Mass.)." Email him: [email protected] Follow him on Twitter: @neilwmccabe.