Clue - don't use bullets.
[Obviously this wouldn't be a problem with re-enacting one of Marius' battles, since he didn't use bullets ... now if only someone would lend me an army ...]
Civil War re-enactor's injury shakes die-hards - AP:
By STEVE SZKOTAK
RICHMOND, Va. – In the passionate world of Civil War re-enactors, authenticity is everything — from uniforms with historically correct stitching to hardtack made from scratch
A battle re-enactment last month pushed realism to the limits: a retired New York City police officer portraying a Union soldier for a documentary film was shot in the shoulder, possibly by a Confederate re-enactor. [continue reading]