I have always enjoyed a good session of bayonet exercise. I think it's particularly good for new troops to get a feel for the weapon and how it handles. It is also such a physical experience that nothing you do on the reenactment field will be quite so demanding.
Pine River Boys, Co I, 7th Wisconsin
"We're... Christians, what read the Bible and foller what it says about lovin' your enemies and carin' for them what despitefully use you -- that is, after you've downed 'em good and hard."
-Si Klegg and His Pard Shorty