Thursday, May 17, 2012

The Rebel Yell Lives

So you think the "Rebel Yell" of the Civil War was something akin to "yeeee-haaaa!!!"

Think again.

Here's the Museum of the Confederacy explaining how they went about recreating the actual rebel yell:



And here's how that knowledge was applied by modern reenactors:


Both segments take a total of about 10 minutes to watch, and I think it's really worth it (but then again, I am a creature of admittedly eclectic standards). You can purchase the CD mentioned here.