|From left: Wheeler DeAngelis (Willimantic, Conn.) | 28TH MASSACHUSETS|
Sam Weathers (Manchester, N.H.) | 6TH NEW HAMPSHIRE
Alex LaFontaine (Willimantic, N.H.) | 28TH MASSACHUSETTS
But reenactor groups skew toward an older generation, and some among them wonder if younger people will be interested in filling the ranks. And there's another concern, too: "The controversy with the Rebel flag isn't doing us any good," a reenactor told me. "You wonder if we'll even be able to have one at a reenactment someday."
|Don Skaar (Bridgewater, N.J.) | 6TH NEW HAMPSHIRE|
|Debbie Truin (Dutchess County, N.Y.) | NURSE IN U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION|
|Andy Volpe (Worcester, Mass.) | SALEM ZOUAVES|
|Joe Mangini (Woodbury, Conn.) | CONFEDERATE ARMY|
|Elliot Levy (Longmeadow, Mass.) | 9TH MASSACHUSETTS LIGHT ARTILLERY|
Levy portrays Captain John Bigelow, who heroically led the unit at Gettysburg.