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  1. I'm obviously aware that for a parade a unit...

    I'm obviously aware that for a parade a unit would clean up. But Rem Day is a bogus event, not a reenactment of an actual parade. and farbism rules. So, if a unit can clean up for that nonsense ,...
  2. **If you're in a static camp, there's Sick Call,...

    **If you're in a static camp, there's Sick Call, and if the surgeon agrees, you might get to rest in "bed". B8ut what about on campaign? **

    2012 Vol. 2, No. 3 issue of The Civil War Monitor has an...
  3. The real probelm is that too many units clean up...

    The real probelm is that too many units clean up for Rem Day and stay that way for the following reenactment season. Come the Wilderness Campaign, the "38th Generic Zouaves" will arrived on the...
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    Is this a reason not to visit them? The OP did...

    Is this a reason not to visit them? The OP did not ask about only wanting to visit well-preserved sites.



    To not take the Sunken Road walking tour at Fredericksburg because the town has...
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    Todd, A very impressive web site. Love the...

    Todd,

    A very impressive web site. Love the fact your unit does a variety of units/impressions.
  6. For those who may not realize it, Malvern Hill is...

    For those who may not realize it, Malvern Hill is considered one of, if not THE, most pristine battlefields left in America. Sounds like its going to be one of the more memorable NPS events of the...
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    Hmmmm... so that's what those were. But...

    Hmmmm... so that's what those were.

    But seriously, folks... if you think there are too many foreign observer and other specialty impressions out there, then it stands to reason you've been...
  8. Best analogy yet

    Pretty well sums up my reenacting experience. From "got to have it all" to "less is more" and then a final gasp, "I'm done with this".

    Whoops! Am I trolling?

    See no evil
    Hear no evil
    Speak...
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    Oh, I have a fine sense of humor. I'll bet this...

    Oh, I have a fine sense of humor. I'll bet this guy once had one too...

    http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USACWandersonv.jpg
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    Nice job trivializing Andersonville, Scott. ...

    Nice job trivializing Andersonville, Scott. What's next? Auschwitz?
  11. So, how do you know this is the "Last Antietam...

    So, how do you know this is the "Last Antietam Veteran"? Who's to say another won't be found in the future?
    ...
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    ROFL. Good one, Henry.

    ROFL. Good one, Henry.
  13. Farbs are forever. ...

    Farbs are forever.

    http://www.freewebs.com/willysmb44/FarbPromo.jpg
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    http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/chigger-7.gif...

    http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/chigger-7.gif

    Like ticks, fleas and mosquitoes, chiggers have specialized mouthparts that help them retrieve food from their hosts. A chigger uses two...
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    Yeah, that'll probably get the thread locked...

    Yeah, that'll probably get the thread locked down, possibly deleted, and you probably banned. But hey, to each his own. No button clicking from me. Freedom of speech and all. No rules. Just...
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    "... junk smell like pie." (Obscure...

    "... junk smell like pie."

    (Obscure reference to the movie Juno.)
  17. This type of problem is only going to get worse. ...

    This type of problem is only going to get worse.

    This type of problem is only going to get worse.

    This type of problem is only going to get worse.

    This type of problem is only going to...
  18. Thread: Ugh...

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    Surely you gest. The Jackson Manassas statue is...

    Surely you gest. The Jackson Manassas statue is a modern art monstrosity of distorted uglieness. It looks like a muscle-bound Batman action figure (including cape).
    ...
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    Congradulations on wanting to take the bull by...

    Congradulations on wanting to take the bull by the horns and start your own unit. Many nay-sayers will advise you to not do so... that you should just join an existing unit, blah, blah, blah. ...
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    The tiny Grant's Canal section of VNMP in...

    The tiny Grant's Canal section of VNMP in Louisiana is very much a part of the park just as this photograph will attest. The brown sign reads:

    Grant's Canal
    A Unit of Vicksburg National Military...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znEePD1nJxo&feature...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znEePD1nJxo&feature=related
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    I'm not disputing any of this. But in my...

    I'm not disputing any of this. But in my personal opinion it is fugly, always has been and always will be. And I have many a happy memory of the place, but now that it stands empty, it needs to be...
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    "I had a brother at Khe Sahn Fighting off the...

    "I had a brother at Khe Sahn
    Fighting off the Viet Cong
    They're still there, he's all gone..."

    -Bruce Springsteen, Born in the USA

    Gone... but not forgotten. R.I.P.
    ...
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    To my understanding the Cyclorama Center (the...

    To my understanding the Cyclorama Center (the concrete "water tank") still stands unfortunately. It is the old Visitor's Center, the former Rosensteel museum, that has been recently torn down.
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    Tom, Search around in the flea markets up in...

    Tom,

    Search around in the flea markets up in your neck of the woods for old copies of Life magazine. I'll bet you find a good clear copy.
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