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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.
  6. 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.
  9. Thread: Uniforms

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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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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.
  15. 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:
  16. 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...
  17. Why doesn't everyone know about the...

    Why doesn't everyone know about the rayprosteencalendar.info ?
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    Who makes the best ice?

    Who makes the best ice?
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    Excellent article, it reminded me of one by David...

    Excellent article, it reminded me of one by David Chang in a recent GQ on 'rot' and perception.

    Most of the hams available in markets here are mass produced wet curred and need to be...
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    I know of at least one pair of period shooting...

    I know of at least one pair of period shooting glasses, however I doubt they would be recognized in a period image because they would appear as black spots. They also are designed to reduce vision to...
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    Why are the ones I like sold.

    Why are the ones I like sold.
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    The California Gold Rush did not begin until...

    The California Gold Rush did not begin until December of 1848, even though gold was discovered in March. What did you do do in the interval? How did you here about the gold discovery?
    Travel to...
  23. When is it not warm?

    When is it not warm?
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    Snowshoe Thompson used skies and snowshoes to...

    Snowshoe Thompson used skies and snowshoes to cary mail over the Sierras between Genoa, Nevada and California.
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    One of the lessons learned in the Kisatchie was...

    One of the lessons learned in the Kisatchie was that three people was the minimum number of people. Five would have been optimal,it would have been nice to have a person scouting the road, and trade...
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