Welcome to Adept or Inept, where we ask average people to perform jobs or skills outside their normal comfort zone for everyone's entertainment.
This project, in conjunction with American University, lets you decide whether the Average Joe (or Jane) is up to the task at hand.
In this episode, a history and political science student tries out life as a Civil War reenactor.
Watch the video above, and then register your vote on this page.
Want more? Check out our previous episode on cheerleader-turned-basketball player here.