giving an image some recognition.

Sometimes you get great shots but wasn’t able to get all the names. This particular photo I took because Hayden Frank, 11, on the right (had his name but couldn’t find the other two kids) had a posture and expression — in context with the rest of the image — reminiscent of classic war photography. Which is why I think it’s such a great photo, especially with it of kids re-enacting soldiers! Too bad it couldn’t run in the Missourian.

© 2011 by Nick Schnelle. Columbia fifth-grade students search a field for toy foam darts during Centralia Day on Friday at the Centralia Battlefield. Each year fifth-grade students from Columbia's Midway Heights, Two Mile Prairie and Grant elementary schools come to the battlefield to participate in a Civil War re-enactment.

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