Is it 1864 yet? Olustee regular can’t wait to get started

Mark Akers chops firewood at camp. Akers, an artillery coordinator for the Battle of Olustee re-enactment, has been camping at the battlegrounds for several days while he helps to organize one of North Florida’s biggest events. (CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City Reporter)
Friends and family easily notice the change in his temperament. His hands tremble, his mind seems to be in another place and he can’t stop checking the calendar to satisfy the burning question in the…

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