The extravagant bashing of re-enactors is no longer a relic of the ACW Centennial. It's back. Civil War as dress-up a slap to past:

* "amid costumed pageantry that bordered on the grotesque"
* "The Civil War as theme park"
* "remembrances [must] be rooted in history, not nostalgia — and never in the urge to play dress up."