Class Year

2019

Document Type

Blog Post

Publication Date

12-14-2016

Department

Civil War Institute

Abstract

Hiking is a great way to get outside, commune with nature, and connect with the surrounding area. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of hiking one of my favorite sections of the Appalachian Trail in a manner that was completely different than I had ever before experienced. Instead of dressing in my usual 21st century hiking attire, I, along with several others, opted to take things back about 154 years and dressed as a Union soldier would have in 1862.

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This blog post originally appeared in The Gettysburg Compiler and was created by students at Gettysburg College.

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