Long Rifle.... heh, heh-heh
The Times 9and places) we live in...
"Civil War re-enactor causes lockdown at schools
BRISTOL, Va. — A report of a man with a gun sent two school campuses into alert mode Tuesday morning, but the man turned out to be a Civil War re-enactor carrying a long rifle for a presentation.
According to the Bristol Police Department, officers responded to a report of a man carrying a rifle on Moore Street near Virginia Intermont College just before 9 a.m. Police started searching the area and notified V.I. officials of the circumstances.
Saint Anne’s Catholic School, which is a block away, also was notified.
V.I. went into a “Shelter In Place” alert, and Saint Anne’s went into a lockdown. V.I. security officials soon advised police that they had verified information about a Civil War re-enactor who was speaking to a history class on the campus.
The speaker had apparently brought a long rifle to show the class and was probably seen leaving as he carried that rifle, police said. Both schools canceled their alerts and resumed normal operations."
In gleichem Schritt und Tritt, Curt Schmidt
Not a real Civil War reenactor, I only portray one on boards and fora.
I do not portray a Civil War soldier, I merely interpret one.