You Know Your Fourth-Grader is a Civil War Buff When…

….he looks through the kitchen window and exclaims, “Woah! Those leaves are falling onto the trampoline like Confederate shells on Ft. Sumter in 1861!”

(Some context… he hates the fact that leaves get inside the trampoline net, and will furiously throw them out one at a time, guarding the perimeter when he is outside playing.)