Living History Photos

Shiloh Cannon Crew. During the summer of 1977 I worked as a costumed interpretor at Shiloh National Military Park. We crewed and fired this Model 1841 6 pounder three times a day. Thats me just to the right of the gun’s left wheel.

My wife Phyllis and I at Selma Alabama, c1995. Period wet plate photography by Claud Levet.

With friends before the 50th anniversery reenactment of the D-Day landings held in Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan. 1994

My worms eye view after we hit the beach. They estimated that over 100,000 spectators watched this reenactment.

125th Anniversery (1991) of the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, MO. Period ambrotype photo by Claud Levet.

As a Confederate Infantry Officer. Reenactment of the Batttle of Spring Hill, TN c.1994

Firing my 3 pounder gun at the 225th Anniversery reenactment of the Siege of Savanah, GA. 2004

With friends at a Living History demonstration at Shiloh National Military Park, 1991.

Revolutionary War Militiaman

Creek Indian War (part of War of 1812) living history at Fort Toulouse State Park, Wetumpka AL. 2000

Perfect camera timing.

July 4th celebration at Andrew Jackson’s home, the Hermitage. 2006

The beginnings of my Medieval English Archer impression. This is to help me research my book, “The Archer’s Son.”  2012

The USS Alabama in Mobile Alabama now has volunteer costumed interpretors every other weekend. Historians dress as WWII sailors will be on board to answer questions and interact with visitors. Myself and two fellow crew members of the Battleship Alabama, August 2013.

Dressed as an English archer c1415. Taken at the “Days of Knights” medieval living history weekend, October 2013.