The limits of re-enactment

In a "Civil War" wedding, are characters (avatars) married or are the underlying humans married?
"I'm excited about the wedding," Shelby [the bride] said. "It's a great opportunity for people to witness what it was like in that time period." [...] The day will include an encampment and drills. An exposition in the library Reception Hall will feature exhibitors and vendors ...
Exhibitors and vendors no less.