Playing dead: At Civil War re-enactments, deciding who 'dies' can be a heavy responsibility

  • by: GENARO C. ARMAS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 4, 2013 - 1:50 AM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — You're a Civil War re-enactor carrying an authentic musket, out on the field with your history-buff buddies making a charge under withering enemy fire. It's great fun except for one thing:

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