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  1. Thread: surrender

    by navygunner
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    I'm 68 with some breathing problems but as long...

    I'm 68 with some breathing problems but as long as I hear, "there was a Navy during the Civil War?" I have a reason to don my navy blues and attempt to impart a little knowledge to the "infidels" :)...
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    Shiloh relics have a couple for sale under 900.00...

    Shiloh relics have a couple for sale under 900.00 not sure if I'd want to shoot them however. I have a period flatlock non military but probably saw service as these were made approx. 1835-40.
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    As a member of the Civil War naval community I...

    As a member of the Civil War naval community I always found a welcome at this forum. My thanks to all that made this such a wonderful place. It'll will hit me like watching my former ships slip under...
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    Welcome aboard Derk. You might like to check the...

    Welcome aboard Derk. You might like to check the Us Naval Landing Party website www.usnlp.org. We're a member unit of the Navy/Marine Living History group. I believe we have a member over across the...
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    I enjoy this forum but if you need to eliminate...

    I enjoy this forum but if you need to eliminate somebody I will not take offense. I don't see alot of action out here on the blockade.;)

    Geo. Dailey Ships Gunner
    U S Naval Landing Party (western...
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    Steve, Can we get a gunboat or launch up the...

    Steve,
    Can we get a gunboat or launch up the stream;) Happy New year to you and Karen. Whats the status on Hesson Clothiers? Inquiring minds want to know.

    Geo.
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    Civil war "fax machine"

    Every Friday the USNLP post newspaper clippings from both southern and northern newspapers at their website. This Friday an article about an Italian inventor who device called a pentelegraph could...
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    Steve..sent you an email requesting list. Geo....

    Steve..sent you an email requesting list.

    Geo. Dailey
    USNLP (western waters)
    Battery d 1st Michigan
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    Have yourfriend check out (free E-book) History...

    Have yourfriend check out (free E-book) History of North Hampton County (Pennsylvania) and The Grand Valley of The Lehigh edited by William Jacob Heller. On page 483 it has the history of Richard...
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    The ORN's Volume 11 page 689( North Atlantic...

    The ORN's Volume 11 page 689( North Atlantic Blocking Squadron Oct 64-Feb65) lists a Richard Pascoe (ship's painter) as a member of the James River Squadron. The Confederate Fleet Surgeon on the...
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    Steve, Happy to hear that and so will alot of...

    Steve,
    Happy to hear that and so will alot of others to know that Hesson Clothiers will be back in business.

    Geo
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    Steve, That's what I had read also....

    Steve,
    That's what I had read also. Quartermaster shop here in Michigan states the CSMC might have been wearing RDIIIs in a medium gray or perhaps EAC. No mention of what the enlisted sailor...
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    :twisted: alright stop it you two!!!!! I ordered...

    :twisted: alright stop it you two!!!!! I ordered the book:D

    Geo. Dailey
    USNLP (western waters)
    Battery D 1st Michigan
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    Bobby, Thanks. I've read the NMLHA article...

    Bobby,
    Thanks. I've read the NMLHA article and most likely will add yet another book to my collection. LOL I don't often galvanize as confederate but I didn't want to go the total naval grey reb...
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    Thanks Ross, That is what I was kinda...

    Thanks Ross,
    That is what I was kinda thinking. To keep a quasi sailor look I'll add my neckerchief to a flannel shirt army depot jacket would a mechanics hat be appropriate in place of the...
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    GAWildcat you beat me to it :) I have a question...

    GAWildcat you beat me to it :) I have a question for you. I have read Seaman Bacon's letters when he received his transfer to the CSS Savannah. How common would the naval dress jacket (monkey jacket)...
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    Here is a point I can definitely agree with...

    Here is a point I can definitely agree with rather than kicking out us old fat ppl :). I've gotten tired of hearing the unit needs our experience to function. Like John Wayne's Captain told him in...
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    Moderators::( I've gone back and reread this...

    Moderators::(

    I've gone back and reread this thread and I can see that my last several posts have not added anything positive to the original intent of the post. As a favor please remove my posts...
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    Thanks Dugel, I for one appreciate being...

    Thanks Dugel,
    I for one appreciate being brought back on track. :D

    Geo
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    Not at all!

    You stated you wanted to show the public but if your presentation rests soley on being thin and sleeping on the ground when the public isn't there, how does that educate? It brings to mind the old...
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    Pvt. Schnapps, "showing the public something...

    Pvt. Schnapps,
    "showing the public something roughly resembling the reality of the war." How many spectators see you sleeping on the hard pack under a single blanket in thirty degree weather? How...
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    I've followed this thread with interest and Che's...

    I've followed this thread with interest and Che's response is right on..Thanks! Old, heavy, bald, Nam vet. :)

    Geo. Dailey
    USNLP (western waters)
    Battery D 1st Michigan
  23. we're comming

    Mrs. Lawson,
    Battery D 1st Michigan Light Artillery will be there with 2 guns. They lost five of their six guns at this battle....how could we stay away. Hope to meet you there.

    Geo. Dailey
    U...
  24. Thread: Pikes

    by navygunner
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    Rob is correct, as I mentioned that in my post....

    Rob is correct, as I mentioned that in my post. Should an army pike be unavaible utilizing the naval pike to explain the difference might be a viable alternative?

    geo
  25. Thread: Pikes

    by navygunner
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    The last I heard the USNLP still had the naval...

    The last I heard the USNLP still had the naval boarding pike heads available. you can see what they look like at this webpage...
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