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  1. Thread: Medals?

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    Wearing medals

    Can we assume that they do not wear them into the the battlefield.
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    Battle of temple junction 2013

    TEMPLE TEXAS MAY 17-18-19
    NEW LOCATION "Bend o' the River Ranch"
    www.scvtemple.com
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    Thank you for your input. I like the blanket...

    Thank you for your input.
    I like the blanket sale idea, but overall I think I will let this issue drop.
    Tom in Temple TX
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    Reenactment Swap Meet ??

    Not sure if this is the appropiate venue for this question.

    Has anyone seen a swap meet at any reenactment.
    Trying to add another facet to our local reenactment and wondering if this would be a...
  5. 5th annual "BATTLE OF TEMPLE JUNCTION"

    MAY 17-18-19, 2013
    New location this year; Bend O' The River Ranch-- Interstate 35, Exit 294 B,( N & S)
    "Education Day" on Friday May 17, 2013.
    Any and all reenactors are welcome
    Living History...
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    NCO Knot

    Thanks for the replies. I meant to say Saber knot.
    Tom in Temple Tx
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    Nco saber knot ???

    What is the standard material for the NCO saber knot ???



    Tom in Temple TX
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    It looks like your link is...

    It looks like your link is broken...............error message only.
    Tom in Temple
    1st TX Cav US
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    Regimental Weapons Question

    My g-grandfather came into the war in 09/64.(PA-210th Inf) He had 3 mnonths rior service in 61. I am interested in what kind of weapons they used. I was reading a book about another regiment in his...
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    Mourning Arm Band

    Thanks guys, appreciate the info.

    We do graveside dedications and wanted to make sure I was correctl in wearing the band at my corporal rank.

    Regards, Tom in Temple, TX
  11. Try contacting the local SUVCW or SCV camps. If...

    Try contacting the local SUVCW or SCV camps.
    If not local then contact the national HQ's. Both have graves registration programs.

    Regards

    Tom in Temple, TX
    SCV Camp #1250
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    Morning Arm band

    I know that officers wore mourning arm bands for respect of the dead, presumable for brother officers, but were enlisted men allowed to wear one. Was this common practice on both sides of the fence....
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    Hot Weather and Uniforms

    Thank you one and all for a very imformative response.
    I guess now I know what the answer would be.
    We just went thru the 4th of July parade and the temp was close t 100 and the watch word of...
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    Cavalry Uniform Presentation

    Slowly but surely putting together a Union Cavalry presentation.
    Primarily for Living History rather than for actual reenactment. (Age/Health issues)
    Looking at several Sutlers I see two types of...
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    Hot weather uniform rules

    Recently attended a reenactment (Texas)
    Temperature was in the 90's +
    Is there any consideration in reenactments regarding hot weather.
    Do they make any concession in uniform presentations during...
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    Blouse Vs Shell Jacket

    Reading about calvary uniforms.
    Copies of a military order directing the troops to wear the jacket vs the blouse.
    What exactly is the blouse.

    TIA, Tom in Temple, TX
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    DYE pants

    Ok..............4 out of 5 say no.
    I 'll go with the majority.
    Thanks..............
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    Rit DYE............???

    New at this game, so go lightly on the answers if I am off the mark here.

    Trying to put together as best an appearence as I can afford.
    Have a pair of pants that I think will qualify, but would...
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