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    Cavalry Haversacks

    Been looking through older posts and was wondering if cavalry carried a haversack on them or not. Can't seem to find cavalry pictures that show the right side so did they wear them or not is the...
  2. A beginners thoughts... I don't know about the...

    A beginners thoughts...

    I don't know about the whole war but I just got done reading a book about early cavalry raids were they were told to fight dismounted unless they encountered cavalry for...
  3. Thread: Early Cavalry

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    Early Cavalry

    I'm looking for a good source of info on cavalry in western Virginia in the early days of the war. Thanks
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    I skipped ahead some but it sounds like the...

    I skipped ahead some but it sounds like the execution for about anything has been covered. The constant dueling also gets old. The one that really gets me is the fights in camp(playing cards, or over...
  5. Thread: Stockton rifle

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    Stockton rifle

    A fellow reenactor sent me this article. Has anyone ever heard of or knows of more information on such a gun. Thanks for your time. Jason
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  6. Thread: WTB brogans

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    Blockade runner had some for sale at $50 a pair a...

    Blockade runner had some for sale at $50 a pair a while ago. I use to have a pair of those and they were well made. Good Luck
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    I'm glad this was brought up cause my unit was...

    I'm glad this was brought up cause my unit was just discussing this last weekend at drill. If you all don't mind me inviting myself I would love to get ahold of someone and do this at our events....
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    Thanks for all the info. It gives me alot to...

    Thanks for all the info. It gives me alot to process. I already have 2 Remingtons. I bought them cause changing cyclinders is easier with them. I didn't know till recently that they didn't have spare...
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    I relized I got off subject sorry. I had one that...

    I relized I got off subject sorry. I had one that they didn't fit on really well so I took some emery cloth and sanded them down a bit and it worked fine. New nipples seemed a bit big so I just keep...
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    Good info and thoughts. I personally have carried...

    Good info and thoughts. I personally have carried my remington for several years on the saftey notches and have never had a problem. I know of several cav troopers that have said they haven't had any...
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    Remington vs. Colt

    I have relized I have a lot to learn so here comes all the dumb questions. Historical wise what do I pass on to the public on the Colts vs. Reminington. Me and my computer can't seem to work together...
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    Pistol paper tubes

    Was going to try and make tubes for my 1858 remington. Does anyone have a pattern measurement suggestion. Thanks
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    11th Kansas Cavalry

    Found out yesterday that my mother in-law had a grandfather that fought with the 11th Kansas. She has copies of his enlistment papers and attendance reports. If anyone is reenacting that unit and...
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    Thanks for your input

    Thanks for your input
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    Civil War Paper Goods

    I'm looking for a place to get period morning reports and such(enlistment papers, and etc.) Anything would be great. I became 1st Sgt of my Cav group so anything North or South Cav wise would also be...
  16. Most of the cool things have been put in the...

    Most of the cool things have been put in the school presentation box. The worst is the smallest. A flint and steel fire starting kit. It remains un-used since a Bar-B-que light and Matchlight does a...
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    Thanks! Do you happen to have a email for them?

    Thanks! Do you happen to have a email for them?
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    Thanks for all the advice. Took me awhile to find...

    Thanks for all the advice. Took me awhile to find the post again that's why it took so long to get back to you all. Thanks again Jason
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    Wilson Creek Contacts

    I'm looking for some unit to fight with at Wilson's Creek. I registered with a friend in US Medical and he put me under his unit. I have Union and Confederate Cav uniforms, but no horse. And a...
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    I'm from the Northwest and am registered at...

    I'm from the Northwest and am registered at Wilson Creek already. Does anyone know of a dismounted unit that is looking for one more to tag along. I have both Blue and Grey uniforms but don't have a...
  21. Thread: Service stripes

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    Thanks for the info. I will give it a try

    Thanks for the info. I will give it a try
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    Service stripes

    I'm looking for a place to get orange service stripes and chevrons so I can complete my dragoon jacket. Does anyone have a suggestion. Thanks
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    Eastern Reenactments

    Does anyone know who to get ahold of for saftey rules at the Eastern reenactments. I'm with the WCWA in Washington state and was going to go back and do Wilson Creek. Looking for info on what I need...
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