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    A lot of our "modern" Christmas songs were...

    A lot of our "modern" Christmas songs were already around before 1860. "Silent Night", "It Came upon a Midnight Clear", One Horse Open Sleigh", "We Three Kings" and others. Then the much older...
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    As I recall, it was the number of "wings" on the...

    As I recall, it was the number of "wings" on the cap rather than the materials, per se i.e. the CCI caps had six-wings as opposed to four on other brands, and folks advised that the six-wingers were...
  3. The more miserable the event, the greater the...

    The more miserable the event, the greater the LEGEND.....for those who stay.

    Andy Redd
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    I would like to concur with Mr. Lemon. I have...

    I would like to concur with Mr. Lemon. I have make a number of purchases from this sutler. I was very satisfied with the items I purchase and very satisfied with the prompt delivery and courtesy...
  5. God help us all. Those were our future leaders....

    God help us all. Those were our future leaders.
    Andy Redd
  6. Thread: Accident

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    There is no fail-safe method to insure that an...

    There is no fail-safe method to insure that an accident won't happen. Making sure that each company is safe and knows what grade powder to use is a first step.
    A.Redd
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    Make sure that all of your company knows the...

    Make sure that all of your company knows the grade of powder that they should be loading into their cartridges with a strong admonishment not to use modern smokeless powder. Our company issues...
  8. 2nd Brigade/Cotton States Battalion can always...

    2nd Brigade/Cotton States Battalion can always use a couple of stalwart lads.

    A. Redd
    33rd Ala.
  9. Thread: Ants!

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    Poll: Carry Sevin. Raid just makes them mad. A....

    Carry Sevin. Raid just makes them mad.

    A. Redd
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    Re: The Battle of Mobile Bay/Siege of Fort Morgan...

    Re: The Battle of Mobile Bay/Siege of Fort Morgan


    In the words of William Rambo:

    "You have sweated with Wallace, now come and sweat with me."

    (Loosely taken from Robert the Bruce)
    ...
  11. If the seller advertised his item as being made...

    If the seller advertised his item as being made by Jack Squat and that was a prime factor in (1) his price and (2) your purchasing the item, then he ought to refund the full amount including...
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    Find a pair with smaller width. They should be...

    Find a pair with smaller width. They should be attached with nails. Some vendors will sell you a pair of heel plates to fit a tracing of the brogan heels that you send them. I'd check with Jarnigan...
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    Thought "powder monkey" was a naval term. A....

    Thought "powder monkey" was a naval term.

    A. Redd
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    I would prefer to refer to the people as...

    I would prefer to refer to the people as ignorant, as opposed to stupid. Given the state of education in this country and the scant importance placed on our history, particularly that of the Civil...
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    Well, this may be somewhat history related. If...

    Well, this may be somewhat history related. If you are in Charleston at mealtime, try Poogan's Porch on Queen Street. Poogan's has an interesting history and good food.
    Andy Redd
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    Only caveat here is that when your pants legs are...

    Only caveat here is that when your pants legs are loose, there's a greater chance for ticks and chiggers to climb up your legs to places where you really don't want them. Hence, blousing the long...
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    As long as you are sweating, you're ok. It's...

    As long as you are sweating, you're ok. It's when you stop that you may be in trouble. We may catch a break on the heat with this front that's moving through. But it will still be warm.

    A. Redd
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    I would suggest that you carry some insect spray...

    I would suggest that you carry some insect spray (high deet %) and/or sulphur powder, if you can find it. The ticks are known to hold high carnival at Resaca. Don't be a tempting target.
    And like...
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    We generally ask the Commanding officer, usually...

    We generally ask the Commanding officer, usually Captain, of the unit we wish to fall in with, if we have permission to join his company for the event. That seems to be a matter of courtesy. Most of...
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    Zack: Good advice from the others. Just to...

    Zack:
    Good advice from the others. Just to confirm this. First, find a unit that suits what you want to get out of in the hobby...mainstream, progressive or hardcore, whatever the case. They will...
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    Richmond Depot A.Redd

    Richmond Depot

    A.Redd
  22. I built a standard hardtack box (without rope...

    I built a standard hardtack box (without rope handles) and found that you can fit two small styrofoam coolers in it. You may have to trim the height. Or, find a plastic box that is about an inch...
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    There was a good article in "The Citizens...

    There was a good article in "The Citizens Companion" by Sharon Bledsoe a while back that discussed the usage of enamelware by Confederate and Union armies, the gist of the article being that...
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    It is not a hobby, it is a disease. And we do...

    It is not a hobby, it is a disease. And we do not want a cure.
    A.Redd
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    I was banned from the Woolsworth, please don't...

    I was banned from the Woolsworth, please don't ban me from the forum.

    Andy Redd
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