I loved using the small lightweight Leica X2 when taking pictures like these; but for one problem, the lack of a viewfinder. In bright sunlight, the LCD on it is very hard to see to compose. I missed a few scenes due to lack of ability to see finer details. I might get a viewfinder for it.
For those interested in more details about the Spangler Farm during the Civil War, you can click here to read about it.