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  1. Is there going to be a 150th Nashville reenactment?

    I was wondering if there is going to be a 150th Nashville, TN reenactment? Cause the 150th anniversary will be this coming December. Reason I ask is because I recently discovered I had a direct...
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    Went and had a great time. Though this was my...

    Went and had a great time. Though this was my third reenactment (The other two being last year's Round Mountain and Honey Springs), I actually learned what commands meant what.
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    Confederate General Orders No. 9 June 6, 1861...

    Confederate

    General Orders No. 9
    June 6, 1861

    Uniform and Dress of the Army


    Chevrons
    62. The rank of non-commissioned officers will be marked by chevrons on both sleeves of the uniform...
  4. http://ozarkscivilwar.org/photographs/frazell-jame...

    http://ozarkscivilwar.org/photographs/frazell-james-a-d/ Found this.
  5. Aw, yes the Mounted Rangers. The government...

    Aw, yes the Mounted Rangers. The government thought they would be cheaper to fund then a regular mounted unit. Turned out, even though each ranger supplied his own equipment and horse, he got paid...
  6. Curt, much appreciated about the Navies. ndn,...

    Curt, much appreciated about the Navies. ndn, don't yet have money to purchase weapons. But, yep, I was at Honey Springs. The group I am actually part of is very small, so I did fall in with the...
  7. Chris: I portray a Confederate Native American...

    Chris: I portray a Confederate Native American unit and pretty much anything goes. But, you are absolutely right about research, and I would like to eventually base an outfit off of the 6th Kansas...
  8. What type of good but not too expensive reproduction carbines are out there?

    I am curious what type of fairly well made for a descent price muzzleloading carbines are out there? I have found Pedersoli's Cook and Brother .58-Caliber Carbine and Armisport's CS Richmond...
  9. Thanks for the information.

    Thanks for the information.
  10. Anybody know any companies who have th 47 Musketoon?

    I have only been in two Civil War reenactments, and in the field I have portrayed Indian Territory soldiers (Confederate mounted rifles to be exact). I am also getting into 1840s Dragoon. What I...
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    Bill Jordan, I am looking forward to seeing some...

    Bill Jordan, I am looking forward to seeing some cavalry. You guys going to be mounted? I know for education day I am helping with a wagon team and horses and thinking about dressing roughly as a...
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    Just a bump.

    Just a bump.
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    http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moa/AGY4285.0001.001?v...

    http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moa/AGY4285.0001.001?view=toc Page 469, and of course this would probably be for Regulars as RJ was discussing in his post.
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    Thanks for the information. I have also...

    Thanks for the information. I have also contacted NPS staff and they said the same thing. While some units probably did strap the saber to the saddle, it was generally carried on the belt when...
  15. Curt, that is a start for me and what I am...

    Curt, that is a start for me and what I am looking for in regards to starting research about my theory. Really, the problem I have is I do not have the financial means right now to buy a pair of...
  16. That is why I am asking. I did say "research...

    That is why I am asking. I did say "research this idea."
  17. Anybody ever heard of Union cavalrymen in the West wearing moccasins?

    Has anyone ever heard of Union cavalrymen West of the Mississippi River wearing moccasins? I know that in 1851 there was a sketch done of a US Dragoon wearing a pair of moccasins, and for my pre-war...
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    Just bumping to the top. Remember Western...

    Just bumping to the top. Remember Western reenactors, Honey Springs is going to be Oklahoma's big reenactment for the 150th Civil War anniversary. Let's make this one a good one.
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    Battle of Honey Springs, Oklahoma, 2013

    Though the actual battle took place in July 1863, the 150th Anniversary Reenactment of the Battle of Honey Springs in Oklahoma will take place in November, 2013. For more information,...
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    I once helped a little on editing some layout of...

    I once helped a little on editing some layout of some boards describing the history of the museum. I believe to just design the layout and get an idea of what it would look like we used Power Point....
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    Thanks for the info, helped quite a bit. I still...

    Thanks for the info, helped quite a bit. I still wonder though what the troopers did with their sabers when they dismounted to fight?
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    Cavalry saddle and saber question. . .

    Curious about how cavalry soldiers would have attached their sabers to the saddle, if they even did so. Also, I understand that when cavalry soldiers dismounted they left their sabers with their...
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    Thannk you sir. Appreciate the info.

    Thannk you sir. Appreciate the info.
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    Or, if anyone knows the proper pattern on how to...

    Or, if anyone knows the proper pattern on how to make one. I am taking up leather working and willing to give it a try. I am needing one that is similar to the 1841 standards, and while I have a...
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    Saber Knot...

    Needing to know where I can get a reasonably priced but good white saber knot.
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