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    On a side note... The phrasing of "State Rights...

    On a side note... The phrasing of "State Rights Forces" itself isnt solely a modern conception or coined phrase... If one further examines old political debates and rulings we can see the term used...
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    Just an observation.. but many of the events that...

    Just an observation.. but many of the events that have followed in the wake of the conclusion of the 150th cycle have seen significant decrease in participant numbers... Some folks retired.. Many...
  3. In the Richmond Metro, and Central/Southside...

    In the Richmond Metro, and Central/Southside Virginia environs you have a wide range of civil war reenactment units around for potential consideration. Amongst a wide range of formats, impressions,...
  4. There are quite a few units based in and around...

    There are quite a few units based in and around the Richmond Va metro area... Mostly mainstream, but a few campaigner groups too. Depending on what forte and authenticity level you may desire or...
  5. Sent you a PM reference same

    Sent you a PM reference same
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    I was present at the Appomattox NPS event...

    I was present at the Appomattox NPS event Wed-Sun. In my observations this event went rather well. Lots of historical and educational activities.

    Both events appeared to be hampered by the rain...
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    Is he just trying to find travel to the event?......

    Is he just trying to find travel to the event?... from what general area/region?..... wanting to go there as spectator or participant?
  8. http://www.njsekela.com/product_info.php?cPath=39&...

    http://www.njsekela.com/product_info.php?cPath=39&products_id=416
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    150th Sailors Creek Final arrangements and...

    150th Sailors Creek

    Final arrangements and coordination is underway as this event is rapidly approaching. Confederate ratio slots are currently claimed. However some Federal Infantry slots are...
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    The dress frock coat for the Federal Hospital...

    The dress frock coat for the Federal Hospital Steward was indeed per regulation piped in Crimson, which trim color was also shared with enlisted Ordinance folks. In practice and in the field they...
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    Based on prior research the felt backed gold...

    Based on prior research the felt backed gold bullion rank insignia patch did actually exist. However they appeared to have been a bit rare since Ive only found a couple of original coats using...
  12. Recently did some research on this same topic.......

    Recently did some research on this same topic.... From what Ive been able to glean the labeled "Volunteer" jacket with the single false button tape on a lower collar appears to be just a different...
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    Doc Wheats Obituary ...

    Doc Wheats Obituary

    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailypress/obituary.aspx?pid=174096833
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    Jim.. thanks, I hadn't yet found a public nor...

    Jim.. thanks, I hadn't yet found a public nor published announcement regarding this. So wasn't sure what to think. Knew Adrian well and have worked together many times over the decades... in fact...
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    Advised yesterday from reliable source... however...

    Advised yesterday from reliable source... however also seeking additional information and/or confirmation of same....
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    150th Battle of Sailors Creek

    150th Battle of Sailors Creek
    Sailors Creek State Battlefield Park, Rice Va (Amelia Co Va)
    March 27-29 2015

    http://150thsailorscreek.com/

    Campaigner grade event held on the original ground....
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    One item to remember is that the flags like many...

    One item to remember is that the flags like many other items of the war evolved over time. Most regiments went through 2-5 flags over the course of the war... worn out, damaged, lost, captured etc. ...
  18. In brief... in 1863 large quantities of British...

    In brief... in 1863 large quantities of British army cloth were imported, sent to Richmond via Wilmington. Including light blue woolen cloth intended for trousers. Mid-late 1863 saw a good amount...
  19. Many of the respective arsenal package labeling...

    Many of the respective arsenal package labeling styles evolved over time, and may also differ per caliber of ammunition from the same arsenal. Some were separate affixed labels (a common reenactor...
  20. I would assume it depended on the date/year of...

    I would assume it depended on the date/year of issue. Confederate arsenal cartridge manufacturing switched to adopt the British Enfield style of cartridges... for the elongated-minie-burton type of...
  21. Initial impression is that this is more likely a...

    Initial impression is that this is more likely a fraternal organization uniform. They were quite popular and very numerous during that era. Many also utilized military looking styles of uniform...
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    Based on observations over the years they do...

    Based on observations over the years they do appear to have improved their efforts and goods to some degree. Couple years ago I knew of some folks in another unit that ordered some uniform items from...
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    On a side note... Respective manuals & regs are...

    On a side note... Respective manuals & regs are a good starting and reference point to gain further knowledge... But dont stop there.... Also take into consideration that things evolved and were...
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    To back up the viewfinder a bit to help provide a...

    To back up the viewfinder a bit to help provide a little more insight... or a different angle approach...

    Civil War reenacting tends to be a bit more structured and organized (for the most part)...
  25. Over the decades have experimented and tried...

    Over the decades have experimented and tried various methods including cotton balls. Eventually settled on using shredded paper, packed in the end with sub-sized dowel, tends to stay put better and...
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