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  1. Thread: Red River 3

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    Update on the latest site visit: Within the last...

    Update on the latest site visit: Within the last few weeks a second site visit was made to Old Washington, Arkansas and the surrounding areas in preparation for the Red River 3 event. Reps from the...
  2. Thread: Red River 3

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    From another angle on this event, if you can't...

    From another angle on this event, if you can't physically handle the marching and would still like to be involved we could use logistical help at the 'base' in Old Washington for the week.

    We’re...
  3. Thread: Red River 3

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    Bill Cross got your registration thank you!...

    Bill Cross got your registration thank you! Please keep me posted as to whether you wish to raise troops and how many you estimate so I can fit you in the order of battle. Julep Federals always have...
  4. Thread: Red River 3

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    Harry we may have to come up with something, if...

    Harry we may have to come up with something, if you make this march you'll surely want to have something to show off that you did it! For those so inclined, a facebook page has been started now as...
  5. Thread: Red River 3

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    Red River 3

    I know a lot of you have done a lot of different things in this great hobby over the years. Things you probably never figured you’d get to experience. Maybe you figure you’ve about experienced all...
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    Why A.J., thank you for inviting me up to the...

    Why A.J., thank you for inviting me up to the pulpit! :)

    We had 18-20 Union guns, including a few we galvanized for the Buford scenario. My logic was, using a baseline of 93,000 Union infantry and...
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    A.J. I was the Federal commander at BGA. What...

    A.J.

    I was the Federal commander at BGA. What is posted here so far is pretty accurate. Mrs. Lawson is right that we were just under 10,000 total registered and we took walk ons. I would guess...
  8. Ummmm yea....I think I'll take this one any day: ...

    Ummmm yea....I think I'll take this one any day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UD6mbdrpl6w

    Bob Minton
    Army of the Ohio
  9. BGA Gettysburg Deadline Officially Extended to June 12th

    Due to very high demand the last few days the BGA registration site has had some moments where it was tough to register. With that demand in mind we are formally extending the registration deadline...
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    I'm supposed to be in charge of the whole Federal...

    I'm supposed to be in charge of the whole Federal shootin' match....but Michael, depending what kind of pie we're talking I might consider Company B!!!!!

    Bob Minton
    Berry fond of pie mess
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    Mrs. Lawson, Do we pillage before or after we...

    Mrs. Lawson,

    Do we pillage before or after we burn? I always get those two mixed up :-)

    With any luck we'll be bringing some captured Confederates from the RR Cut back thru town as well.
    ...
  12. Mike, I too read Bruce Catton's trilogy when I...

    Mike,

    I too read Bruce Catton's trilogy when I was young. It made the same impression on me as it did you. Catton's writing brought it all to life so vividly I've never forgotten it. I hope to...
  13. Sgt. Wiley-I'd expect that neither the BGA or GAC...

    Sgt. Wiley-I'd expect that neither the BGA or GAC events had permits actually in hand when registration opened for them. There was a press release from GAC a month or so ago that they had a "letter...
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    P1853 what's your source on the uniforms before...

    P1853 what's your source on the uniforms before Chickamauga? I know the 3rd was issued entirely new uniforms in April 1864 after returning from Tenn. If you'd like to drop me a note I've got a lot of...
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    Mike-Rob Murray and I have talked about this very...

    Mike-Rob Murray and I have talked about this very topic. I won't blast what we're working on out there for the world to see as I don't want to step on toes or speak for Rob. Rest assured though that...
  16. Thread: Ohio units

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    Sir, The Army of the Ohio does indeed have a...

    Sir,

    The Army of the Ohio does indeed have a couple of groups in that area. Drop me a note at bminton@embarqmail.com and I'll be happy to hook you up with them so you can check them out as well. I...
  17. Todd I was a company commander for the first time...

    Todd I was a company commander for the first time that weekend. I was as nervous as you were or more! I remember when we (I was in your battalion for those who don't know) came out of those woods and...
  18. OHIO CIVIL WAR REENACTORS CONFERENCE HELD OCTOBER...

    OHIO CIVIL WAR REENACTORS CONFERENCE HELD OCTOBER 27

    Columbus, Ohio – The Army of the Ohio and 2nd Battalion, Birney’s Division hosted the inaugural Ohio Civil War Reenactors Conference on...
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    Peter-drop me a note at bminton@embarqmail.com ...

    Peter-drop me a note at bminton@embarqmail.com

    I have some Confederate friends going. I'll get you in contact with them.

    Regards,
    Bob Minton
  20. Thread: BGA or GAC

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    Todd (IndGuard) I'm sure we could find you a home...

    Todd (IndGuard) I'm sure we could find you a home in the Army of the Ohio over at the BGA event :-)

    Bob Minton
    We're here to save you Mess :-)
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    Chris do you have a specific date yet? I thought...

    Chris do you have a specific date yet? I thought this was in April based on my notes. Our first meeting is in early November. Would help to have it then.

    Thanks,
    Bob
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    Thanks Shawn, you're too kind! Looking like about...

    Thanks Shawn, you're too kind! Looking like about 70 at the leadership conference based on registrations! Talked to a lot of folks around campfires at Perryville about the topic.

    Regards,
    Bob
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    Mr. Schaffner I may not always play a Colonel but...

    Mr. Schaffner I may not always play a Colonel but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night :-) (hoping everyone has seen that commercial!) I will offer to your point, at the risk of tooting my...
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    Sir-drop me a note at bminton@embarqmail.com and...

    Sir-drop me a note at bminton@embarqmail.com and I will get you in touch with some cavalry folks who may be able to help you out.

    Regards,
    Bob Minton
  25. Drop me an email at bminton@embarqmail.com and I...

    Drop me an email at bminton@embarqmail.com and I will hook you up with the Federal artillery command to try to help find you a good home.

    Look forward to seeing you in Pa.!

    Bob Minton
    Army of...
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