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  1. We are a progressive unit in the Memphis area and...

    We are a progressive unit in the Memphis area and are having our Fall muster in November. Check out our Facebook pages. We do a lot of Federal as this is the South and many units won't galvanize. We...
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    The land was donated by the Forrest family for...

    The land was donated by the Forrest family for the memorial and park. If the land is repurposed by the city, it reverts back to the Forrest family. The Forrest family has stated they will not approve...
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    There is actually much fervor from the Memphis...

    There is actually much fervor from the Memphis City Council to do this. The law was in response to Memphis City renaming three parks - Jeff Davis, Forrest and Confederate parks. It deals with...
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    Been going to the wrong events? Selma was free...

    Been going to the wrong events? Selma was free and toilets were cleaned frequently. $20 for Lincoln got firewood, clean toilets, and friends. I have paid fees and felt for the most part I got...
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    Glad you got there safely.

    Glad you got there safely.
  6. Well, another coverlet coming my way. When does...

    Well, another coverlet coming my way. When does one have enough blankets? (I know, trick question. You have enough when no new ones like these are being produced.)
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    I got mine yesterday and it was very nice. And...

    I got mine yesterday and it was very nice. And Boyd even included some poke sacks. Very happy. It will get used at Pilot Knob.
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    I will PM you Mr. Mescher

    I will PM you Mr. Mescher
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    No, the Coyote Dance may be made up, but both the...

    No, the Coyote Dance may be made up, but both the Broom waltz and the Patty Cake Polka are traditional. My wife and I have danced them at Dover TN for 8 years. The one thing I will give the 52nd...
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    There was a dance called The Broom Waltz where a...

    There was a dance called The Broom Waltz where a lone male dancer waltzes with a broom until the music stops. Then the scramble for a partner, last one gets the broom.
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    I thought I felt a prescence in my computer....

    I thought I felt a prescence in my computer. Donation sent.
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    I can second Nora Mills. They also have a...

    I can second Nora Mills. They also have a 10-grain cereal and Pioneer Porridge that is correct for our period and very tasty. I have cooked it in my mucket, but stirred constantly.
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    I will be wearing my Union uniform I had for...

    I will be wearing my Union uniform I had for Olustee (weather kept me from going) this weeend at me Cowboy Action Shoot.
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    The cases are lovely, but would require the gun...

    The cases are lovely, but would require the gun to break down. When I portray Civilian,my double-barrel shotgun goes in a canvs cse for the car. Once in camp, I don't use a case. I have always found...
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    Oh, Captain Doug - again with your nonsense. Do...

    Oh, Captain Doug - again with your nonsense. Do you not ever get tired of yourself? For your sake, at least there is only one Chickamauga. You have one song, one statement, one tiresome message.
  16. We Citizens of Gettysburg were blessed Saturday...

    We Citizens of Gettysburg were blessed Saturday evening. We all brought our chairs out at the edge of Town to watch the battle. The cannon were 100 feet from Town. It was an awesome spectacle. And...
  17. Mr. Way has posted in the BGA Gettysburg Facebook...

    Mr. Way has posted in the BGA Gettysburg Facebook page. Powder sales will NOT be allowed on site. This is probably due to permit constraints. Powder may be ordered ahead of time from Jack's Powder...
  18. Thread: PM sent

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    PM sent

    Florida Hoosier - sent you a PM sir.
  19. What you are attempting, while very romantic,...

    What you are attempting, while very romantic, will be very hard to accopmplish. You don't know who you would get to come to this. What I would look at, is contact the band doing the Satuday Ball. Let...
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    At Vicksburg, I saw someone put about 500 grains...

    At Vicksburg, I saw someone put about 500 grains in one -several times. This is a big man, and he was rocked on his heels. And the Illinois boys did not know what was going on.
    1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9...
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    Mr. Trent suggested the two men sitting as good...

    Mr. Trent suggested the two men sitting as good examples. A good sack coat and slouch hat is a great place to start. Perhaps you could post your sizes and maybe someone has your size.
    I would add,...
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    This appears more Military, especially a kepi. A...

    This appears more Military, especially a kepi. A better choice for Civilian would be a slouch hat. And the boots definitely appear military. As Burgess of Gettysburg and Mayor of Chickamauga, I would...
  23. As Burgess of the period town of Gettysburg, I...

    As Burgess of the period town of Gettysburg, I know that over 30 people hve succesfully registered for Town since February. I would check your pop-up blocker settings and make sure you allow cookies...
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    Shalll we organize a Shivree in Gettysburg this...

    Shalll we organize a Shivree in Gettysburg this June?
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    I thank you for posting these. There is one of me...

    I thank you for posting these. There is one of me that I would like to purchase, if possible. Please PM me about that possibility. Wonderful pictures of an extraordinary experience.
    My hat is off to...
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