View Full Version : Fort McAllister - Christmas at the Fort Dec 8-10, 2006

11-17-2006, 10:25 AM
This event will recreate the Confederate Garrison of Ft. McAllister as it was in December of 1863. Two garrison companies that were present at the fort during this period are being formed for this scenario:

Republican Blues, Co C, 1st Georgia (Capt. Robby Mitchell)
Co E, 63rd Georgia Infantry (Capt. Joe Blunt)
This program will recreate a weekend at Ft. McAllister including:

Various fatigue duties
Replacement of several palisades in the fort moat
Infantry drill
Artillery drill (field and siege)
Twenty-Four hour guard roatation (thanks Kevin)
Outpost duty on the river
Recreation of a Christmas Party sponsored by the Ladies of Savannah for the officers and enlisted men of the fort. (documented please see the research section)
Sunday morning inspection of the troops and garrison by the Inspector Generals Office. (documented please see the research section)
Period Church service

Check in will be open from Noon until 11:00 PM on Friday December 8, 2006. The event will begin at reveille on Saturday December 9, 2006 and end at Noon on Sunday December 10, 2006.

A registration fee of $12.00, in advance, will be charged for your rations for the weekend. Please see the registration page for more details.


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