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    CWDD: Packing Knapsack and Blanket Roll

    The Civil War Digital Digest has two videos now that are aimed right at the beginning campaigner. Helping to answer that often early question of just what to do with the gear and how to carry it. ...
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    Apron: Not Just for Cooking

    The Civil War Digital Digest jumped into civilian content recently with plans for more! Join us for episode 8 as we look at a small part of Jackie Jacobs' collection of original garments. Here we...
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    How to deal with a flour ration

    This weeks episode explores an easy way to deal with flour in the field. A nice filling alternative over soft bread or hardtack! It also works great for civilian as the same directions are found in...
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    Leder Arsenal is a great quality and authentic...

    Leder Arsenal is a great quality and authentic gum blanket that compares greatly to originals. It has held up really well for a couple years of heavy use. Including being used to haul wood. Even with...
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    CWDD: Making Beef Stew

    General Silas Casey recognized the shortfall in education and understand of cooking in his brigade. He issued a circular in 1862 detailing the duties in the camp kitchens (for both enlisted men and...
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    The question I asked myself is why? "This stops...

    The question I asked myself is why? "This stops now" well yes it should.
  7. A Digital Rag - Reproductions, Sack Coats & RDIIs

    This morning a third video in a series done with Dan Wambaugh was uploaded to the Civil War Digital Digest YouTube Channel. This third video is on the much loved Federal Sack Coat.

    In the video,...
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    While not a book this can be a resource to start...

    While not a book this can be a resource to start or inspire some research on soldiers, union in particular, and how Christmas went for them. It is the Christmas video uploaded last week by Civil War...
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    Our latest episode "A Union Christmas" has been...

    Our latest episode "A Union Christmas" has been uploaded tonight.

    This episode looks at how Union soldiers experienced the Christmas holidays away from loved ones. We hope you enjoy the episode...
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    Glad you enjoy and thanks for the kind words...

    Glad you enjoy and thanks for the kind words Ross! A new video went up yesterday if you haven't subscribed to get the notifications on new uploads via email. The next couple we are really exciting...
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    Harpers Ferry has a great book store so I am...

    Harpers Ferry has a great book store so I am assuming that is the reason for the question. Been there twice and it is worth going there just for that place.

    Abe and Amazon have the paperback...
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    We were Marching on Christmas Day by Kevin...

    We were Marching on Christmas Day by Kevin Rawlings
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    Civil War Digital Digest

    I would like to announce the Civil War Digital Digest which launched a couple weeks ago.

    The Civil War Digital Digest will provide quality videos with researched content on topics for those...
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    I don't see a concern with carrying the sword in...

    I don't see a concern with carrying the sword in the scabbard over the shoulder if that is how the officer wants to march, assuming you are at route step. Whatever is comfortable for that man. I do...
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    The ongoing search continues. Sent you a PM.

    The ongoing search continues. Sent you a PM.
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    There is Perryville in October 2016 in the works....

    There is Perryville in October 2016 in the works. Much of the same leaders for the brigade lead by Rob Murray at BGA Gettysburg are working on this one. Simon, I think you know that one already as...
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    I missed the CS portion somehow and went with...

    I missed the CS portion somehow and went with what I know which is US impressions. Thanks for adding that. Great news that info on both sides is here for future searches.
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    Simple and good meals based on rations which were...

    Simple and good meals based on rations which were issued and each is documented:

    Ramrod beef steak - Take a slice of fresh beef and put it on a stick with some salt and pepper. Roast over a fire....
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    Did a match for the first time with ACWSA. It was...

    Did a match for the first time with ACWSA. It was relaxed, friendly, safe and fun. We did it as proper as we could and were supported in wanting that experience (I.e-following the manual of arms such...
  20. Thread: Camp Ovens

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    You can bake bread in a Dutch oven without...

    You can bake bread in a Dutch oven without burning the bottom. Need the feet on the bottom. I have done it and taken a class on Dutch oven baking at Conner Prarie. However, not suggesting that they...
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    I do wish there were more C.O.I type weekends. ...

    I do wish there were more C.O.I type weekends. Of course, I could help in that regard but something always seems to take its place on a priority list.

    My two favorite newbie lack of field skill...
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    Females in the ranks are the least of it and have...

    Females in the ranks are the least of it and have been debated to death. I would trade females in the ranks if all the other stuff you mentioned went away. Modern or to modern items have been...
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    At the Civilian Symposium Sullivan was there as a...

    At the Civilian Symposium Sullivan was there as a vendor and had a few for sale.
  24. Thread: Sailor's Creek?

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    Thank you everyone for coming despite the weather...

    Thank you everyone for coming despite the weather both CS and US. Staff had to make some choices on the fly with weather and such which you all rolled with. Your trust is appreciated and never taken...
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    Sailors Creek this weekend

    The main event had some activities for Friday that are cancelled. This DOES NOT impact either adjunct. Fires are limited in quantity. Please ignore false rumors and come enjoy yourself as planned...
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