May 12, 2022 at 6:30 pm
Bernard and Terre Bierderman will be discussing both men and womens apparel during the Civil War. While Bernard will focus on Federal soldier’s clothing, gear and weapons, Terre will concentrate on women’s clothing and the home front.
Terre Biederman is a native of Alabama, a graduate of Birmingham Southern University in accounting, and a lifelong Civil War civilian reenactor. She has coordinated civilian activities at reenactments for many years. She also does fabric dying, spinning, knitting, and weaving demonstrations at a number of venues. She also participates in various other time periods. She’s been reenacting various time periods from Roman to cowboy era most of her life.
Bernard Biederman is a Graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and practiced for 39 years in Kentucky and Ohio. He became involved in Civil War reenacting in 2003 with his 12 year old son with Company B, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He has held various ranks up through Chief of Staff for the First Federal Division, the largest Federal reenacting organization in the Western Theater.
They are both now retired and living in Arab, Alabama.