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    I have a Miroku Springfield, recommend this to...

    I have a Miroku Springfield, recommend this to anyone, it is an excellent musket.
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    I'm with Kevin! Don't cut up an NJS coat!!!! Boo...

    I'm with Kevin! Don't cut up an NJS coat!!!! Boo Hoo!!
  3. As I mentioned, I wear service stripes on my...

    As I mentioned, I wear service stripes on my frock to denote long service in the Regulars, as 2 MI Johnny mentions. Actually the 1861 Regs don't dictate how wartime service stripes are worn;
    1558....
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    As pointed out earlier, OD and QM Sgts are staff....

    As pointed out earlier, OD and QM Sgts are staff. It is very simple, they do their staff job, they have no place in the line company and no authority aside from the First Sgt providing them a detail...
  5. Ross, I'm looking for a generic type haversack...

    Ross,
    I'm looking for a generic type haversack that fits militia/volunteers that possibly could cover from War of 1812 to Mex War. Does anything like that exist that would be accurate for use? ...
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    Good luck Galen, I'm still waiting for the guy...

    Good luck Galen, I'm still waiting for the guy who found my Federal NCO belt, bayonet/scabbard and cap pouch at Chickamauga to fess up!!!
  7. After the Mexican War, the 5th Infantry was here...

    After the Mexican War, the 5th Infantry was here in the Indian Territory, garrisoned at Forts Washita, Towson and Gibson. Also Fort Smith, Ark. A man mustered out here in the west may be inclined...
  8. I can sympathize, I too have developed a back...

    I can sympathize, I too have developed a back story as a Mexican War veteran. On my frock I wear 15 years of service stripes as a Regular Army veteran, and it sort of goes with my own real life...
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    I had one that I used J-B Weld, and it lasted for...

    I had one that I used J-B Weld, and it lasted for some time, but eventually broke again. I have a friend who has an auto shop, and I don't know what he did, but he welded it together somehow. Looks...
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    Let me share my journey of boots; I started out...

    Let me share my journey of boots; I started out with sutler row boots, and trying to save money, didn't even go with correct one piece fronts, but as I learned and grew in the hobby, I realized they...
  11. Since all the Phoenix Iron works guns should have...

    Since all the Phoenix Iron works guns should have had a 7 groove right hand twist, wouldn't the canister balls be thrown in a right hand twist? Every manual and book I have says that while canister...
  12. This may be a dumb question, but have you looked...

    This may be a dumb question, but have you looked at Sullivan's consignment page? I've bought 3 pairs of trousers off of there at good prices over the years.
  13. Your looking for the Army of the Pacific guys if...

    Your looking for the Army of the Pacific guys if you want authenticity and are in California, Dom Dal Bello, Heath Hammond and crew. Great guys that we formed a company with at 150th BGA Gettysburg...
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    I'd like to see pictures, siltmanf@hotmail.com. ...

    I'd like to see pictures, siltmanf@hotmail.com. If in good shape that is a good price.
  15. Well, if you include Missouri, I really like...

    Well, if you include Missouri, I really like Pilot Knob just to see the terrain. The repro fort is okay, and I really like Wilson's Creek for a battlefield. If willing to venture as far as Western...
  16. Although fiction of course, (still written by a...

    Although fiction of course, (still written by a veteran), Si Klegg talks about the Orderly Sgt calling roll by memory in the dark as well. That leads me to conclude that coupled with other quotes...
  17. Go to the Chickamauga event site parking lot at...

    Go to the Chickamauga event site parking lot at the top of the hill and look around, maybe you'll find mine with my cap box and bayonet too!!! ;)
  18. Brandon, Money sent via Paypal. PM'd you as...

    Brandon,
    Money sent via Paypal. PM'd you as well.
    Shipping Address,
    Frank Siltman
    3119 NE Mayflower Ave
    Lawton, OK 73507
  19. Brandon, I tried to send you another PM, but...

    Brandon,
    I tried to send you another PM, but your box is full. I'll take both items as discussed.
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    Cody and David, Just heard back from Isaac,...

    Cody and David,
    Just heard back from Isaac, and as I suspected, he is deployed in theater right now, however, would like to get contact information for both of you for when he gets back. Tells me...
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    Cody, his name is Isaac Johnson, and I sent him a...

    Cody, his name is Isaac Johnson, and I sent him a note to get you his contact information.

    David, Yep, Isaac is a trained and experienced artlleryman who knows his Hunt, Barry, French drill, but I...
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    Well, if you don't mind associating with...

    Well, if you don't mind associating with officers, we have a guy who used to be here at Fort Sill and volunteered at the Museum and was in our campaigner infantry group, he is now at Bragg as a...
  23. Or you could contact Lodgewood Manufacturing and...

    Or you could contact Lodgewood Manufacturing and get an original front sling swivel for an Enfield. I bought both front and rear originals for my Parker Hale along with square eared lock washers...
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    Yes, there are currently 29 civilians registered....

    Yes, there are currently 29 civilians registered. There were some civilians in the area, especially at the depot, but not a highly populated area at the time, and predominantly Native Americans of...
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    Too bad you can't make it, not sure, but I think...

    Too bad you can't make it, not sure, but I think it will be a couple of years before Honey Springs is an event again. OHS has stepped away from annual events at their sites for the time being.
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