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  1. Wow, what a lot of negative waves. The hearse,...

    Wow, what a lot of negative waves. The hearse, train car and casket were very well made and correct for the most part. There were countless super impressions but I guess it is human nature to focus...
  2. The Lincoln Funeral train car...

    The Lincoln Funeral train car
    http://visuals.sj-r.com/lincolnfuneralcarint/
  3. 150th Anniversary of the Lincoln Funeral event

    Here are some fantastic pictures of the event.
    http://visuals.sj-r.com/lincoln-funeral-reenactment-sunday-may-3-2015/
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    The answer is really very simple, just do not go...

    The answer is really very simple, just do not go to those event that you feel charge too much. It cost money to put on an event as has been mentioned.
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    I know there will be about 50 from the 66th...

    I know there will be about 50 from the 66th Illinois Infantry
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    The Civil War musket and the 18th Century musket...

    The Civil War musket and the 18th Century musket had about the same rate of fire, around 2-3 shots per minute. However the main difference is that the Civil War musket if rifled and firing the minie...
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    I have been in the hobby since 1980 and have seen...

    I have been in the hobby since 1980 and have seen a lot of changes, however today here is what I see
    1. The numbers are down for a lot of reasons
    2. Groups do not get along
    3. There are multiple...
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    Yes but basketball courts would be hard to dig a...

    Yes but basketball courts would be hard to dig a fire pit on. Oh, basketball courts really have nothing to do with drones on a battlefield. I am not sure if I would support a sky full of drones over...
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    The sound of the drone or distraction of it...

    The sound of the drone or distraction of it flying overhead was no more distracting than having the public come to view a reenactment. The drone does give a unique perspective of what a reenactment...
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    The use of the drone at the 150th Franklin added...

    The use of the drone at the 150th Franklin added a new view of what a reenactment looked like. The 150th Franklin was also the 25th anniversary of The National Henry Rifle Company that got its start...
  11. Whatever happened to the movie Alexander's Bridge?

    I was just wondering if anyone heard what happened to the movie "Alexander's Bridge" that was filmed at Chickamauga last year and was suppose to be finished filming this September. Anybody know? Just...
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    Captain J.B. Bresnan of the 6th Louisiana...

    Captain J.B. Bresnan of the 6th Louisiana Infantry. I don't have much info on him though.
  13. We had a great time at Selma 3 years ago and plan...

    We had a great time at Selma 3 years ago and plan on going in 2015.
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    Chris, You do realize that the blanks for the...

    Chris,
    You do realize that the blanks for the Spencer have to be the same length as a loaded round. That would mean you would have to use the 5 in 1 blanks and not .45 Colt blanks made from .45...
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    .410 Fiocchi work in a friends Henry in .45 Colt.

    .410 Fiocchi work in a friends Henry in .45 Colt.
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    An interesting Comparison in weapons

    An interesting comparison of Civil War weapons:

    Rifled Musket:
    http://vimeo.com/6352082

    Spencer Rifle:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCeXtqUgMJo

    Henry rifles:...
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    Without a doubt the best reproduction Union money...

    Without a doubt the best reproduction Union money including Postage currency in all denominations, 1s, 2s, 5s , 10s and more even CSA currency is made by Major Henrick. It is fantastic and very...
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    If something happened in the past/history and...

    If something happened in the past/history and that is recreated for the present I would fail to see how you can better reflect history when what you are recreating actually happened. Now a person...
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    The Sharps Infantry rifle is a very interesting...

    The Sharps Infantry rifle is a very interesting rifle and one I have liked for a long time. I have used my Pedersoli Berdan Model at a few events. However part of the problem that some have with...
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    Since I have a copy of the family papers of Frank...

    Since I have a copy of the family papers of Frank Orcutt and the OR for the Special Order your lack of research is not needed nor surprising.

    Since now over 1000 views of this thread have come...
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    Special Field Order No. 26 for the Fourth...

    Special Field Order No. 26 for the Fourth Division, Fifteenth Corps gives an idea of how much ammunition was necessary for troops armed with the Henry Repeating rifle. Dated December 7, 1864 near the...
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    After the war the members of the 7th held...

    After the war the members of the 7th held reunions and published a reunion pamphlet entitled “Proceedings of Reunion. Association of the Survivors, 7th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry,...
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    Did Si have a Henry rifle? You must have had too...

    Did Si have a Henry rifle? You must have had too much sun.
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    http://44henryrifle.webs.com/IMG_3077.JPG One of...

    http://44henryrifle.webs.com/IMG_3077.JPG One of my Henry rifles

    Many Henry rifles were engraved, however most were engraved after the war, some with the battles the men fought in such as Ren...
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    Henry Campbell kept a diary as well as newspaper...

    Henry Campbell kept a diary as well as newspaper clippings. He was in the 18th Indiana Battery commanded by Ely Lilly. This was the battery assigned to Wilder’s Brigade. Campbell’s diary was...
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