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There was a pretty good discussion of this over on the Authentic Campaigner forum; but I don't know if they're still in operation due to their lack of funding. can't hurt to jump over and search...
I couldn't find the like button because of the blood flowing from my eyes.
Save your money and make/buy something else, the Confederacy did. Union troops, for the most part hated the things. Ask j. Gibbon how his horse enjoyed wearing them.
you got better, or you died. Remember, medicine was not very far advanced.
Those who portray Orderly Sergeants; what would we who portray Officers do with out them? Thank you Pete!
Yep, silly season in Gettysburg for sure. We do all know there were no Confederates in Gettysburg for Lincolns speech, right? Unless the were out at Camp Letterman, had deserted and were still...
Hummelbaugh Farm. Where what was left of Barksdale was taken to pass on.
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I'll allow the participants to describe how the event went.
you might be better off looking for a group that does 49'ers.
Kosher salt works too, for preparing you own salted pork. No Iodine.
I have kept cooked and uncooked meat(pork, beef, poultry and fish) in my haversack at events for years and years. From 100+...
participants should be receiving some e-mail communications off and on now. Speakers for most all of the stops are set. Remember, you need to be on Barlow's Knoll at 9am sharp!
Date: November 16, 2013
Place: Gettysburg, NMP
Time: 9am until 3 to 4pm, possibly earlier.
Registration Fee: none, nothing. Zero.
How do I register? The answer is all the way at the...
definitely a cigar.
Cigarettes, did exist during the 1860's but were rare at best. They got popular in the 1870's and on.
Camp Guard and Fatigues are also fun games to play. So, is Hospital Call. Muster can also be fun.
Nothing beats a good boxing match.
Search Youtube. There's a nice video, (several actually). No kidding.
yea, and why didn't the "Dutch Gals" get busted when they showed up to get their cut?
I think the quality of the wool you use is going to have a lot to do whit how your lapel's will lay. The wool pictured is like, the wool you'd find in a really expensive suit coat jacket now, days....
Here's a good source for folks who don't have a lot of time for their own research, one stop shopping:
Marcus! You have to be a good follower before you can even think of being a leader. Are you a Junior Member? Don't take this the wrong way but....do you do any of your own research? This is about...
Are fall Creek's Bootee's from Fugwee?
I'd start with Missouri Boot and Shoe or Robert Land. Mattimore Harness is right up there too. I think most would agree they're among the best makers around today. Yes, your are correct. Pegged soles...
The painting may be accurate for the time period. Many Southern units were still wearing their militia stuff at that time. Confederate states still had money to supply such things.
Looks like any modern "battle of someplace local" we see today. Only, with casualties.
Shame is, we have 52 more years of research to add and in most cases, still can't get it even close to right....