This video, the first of two parts, examines the efforts of the Museum of the Confederacy to identify the authentic sound of the rebel yell. Museum President and CEO Waite Rawls describes the project, which involved locating original recordings of Confederate veterans and using those recordings to make an educational and entertaining compact disc.
This video, the second of two parts, shows some of the results of the Museum of the Confederacy's rebel yell project. Historical reenactor Henry Kidd shares how he has used "The Rebel Yell Lives" CD to teach fellow reenactors the authentic rebel yell. Also included is footage of Mr. Kidd instructing 400 members of Longstreet's Corps at the 145th Anniversary Reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek in Middletown, Virginia.