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    Also try Galvanized Yankees on the Upper; The...

    Also try Galvanized Yankees on the Upper; The Face of Loyalty by Michele Tucker Butts. It is at the bottom of my reading pile, so I haven't got into it yet.

    They didn't start recruitment until...
  2. Sorry, but monument removal is the the second...

    Sorry, but monument removal is the the second verse of the flag removal song.
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    Those D-handle shovels show up in the gold...

    Those D-handle shovels show up in the gold fields, especially with the advent of rocker boxes and Long Time.
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    Slavery is the thousand pound gorrilla in the...

    Slavery is the thousand pound gorrilla in the room of the War for Southern Independence.
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    The real problem arises when a person forms the...

    The real problem arises when a person forms the opinion that without slavery there would not have been a War of Northern Aggression. The fight was over state or national sovereignty would be the law...
  6. Also the tin type itself doesn't have 150 years...

    Also the tin type itself doesn't have 150 years of wear.
  7. Also of note the Union Pacific was getting...

    Also of note the Union Pacific was getting started, but the Central Pacific was in the second year of cutting through the granite Sierra.
    If you are in Texas and unable to settle, the Longhorns are...
  8. That is well and good, if you don't meet up with...

    That is well and good, if you don't meet up with the Jauristas (I think that was the Northern anti French faction. Mexican revolutions get confusing).

    No slavery, but Peons are cheap.
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    I have 2 friends that have done catering from...

    I have 2 friends that have done catering from dutch ovens. They can and have cooked everything imaginable, or seen it done in dutch ovens (including ice cream).

    The bricks from the bake ovens were...
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    If you are a campaigner, or want to be, you are...

    If you are a campaigner, or want to be, you are spoiled for choice it seems.
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    I should probably have put that in quotes,...

    I should probably have put that in quotes, because that was the original description. Point taken.
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    As Mr. Lamoreaux said it was largely a Trans-...

    As Mr. Lamoreaux said it was largely a Trans- Mississippi thing. Bleached and unbleached wool show up as well. The usual caveat of never and always applies.
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    The best way to start and end the 150s, in a fort.

    The best way to start and end the 150s, in a fort.
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    Having taken several make up classes, all blood...

    Having taken several make up classes, all blood effects have a risk of becoming a permanent stain.
  15. From what I remember, Columbus Depot had blue...

    From what I remember, Columbus Depot had blue trim, I believe it was Atlanta Depot that did not include trim. You might want to find the Les Jensen article at the Company of Military Historians...
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    Try rayprosteencalendar.info it has a list of...

    Try rayprosteencalendar.info it has a list of events, all with web links.
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    You see that in some of the Petersburg dead...

    You see that in some of the Petersburg dead images, with mud caked trowser legs.

    Wear your uniform, go to events, wear it mowing the lawn, wear it to school, and anyplace else you go.
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    Having examined both original and Hollywood...

    Having examined both original and Hollywood costumes in the Autry National Centers, it can be difficult to see the difference. Some of the biggest difference is the costumes are tailored to fit. Some...
  19. Slavery is the 1000 pound gorilla in the room. It...

    Slavery is the 1000 pound gorilla in the room. It was the one issue of the War that was resolved, State's Rights is still an area of conflict. Many reenactors would love to be able to sweep the whole...
  20. Yes I can them

    Yes I can them
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    I have never seen it, except at reenactments for...

    I have never seen it, except at reenactments for earlier time periods.
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    Yahoos get people hurt. Writen safety standards,...

    Yahoos get people hurt. Writen safety standards, that are enforced is the best protection.
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    I know of a frock coat that in the Southwest...

    I know of a frock coat that in the Southwest Museum's collection that has one on the left breast, it also has faded rectangles on the shoulders.
  24. Not anymore, but then any event I grace with my...

    Not anymore, but then any event I grace with my presence becomes the right event. :roll:
  25. I know it has been tried. The smoke and flame is...

    I know it has been tried. The smoke and flame is decreased, the sound was quieter, and the battle field smelled like burned biscuits. The main purpose of the experiment was because of the rising...
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