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  1. Want to swap my springfield for an enfield

    I have an ArmiSport 1861 Springfield, leather sling, bayonet & scabbard. When I obtained this weapon I was told that Springfields
    sometimes misfired due to accumulated powder fouling in the...
  2. Thread: Muskets

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    your best bet is to haunt reenactor companies...

    your best bet is to haunt reenactor companies looking for someone leaving reenacting. Everyone wants to keep thier gear
    in the loop, and help a pard with a good price when possible.
  3. I read in another post you "use yellow cornmeal"...

    I read in another post you "use yellow cornmeal" vs white. I feel it has a preferable flavor. Do you think the white variety was in more common usage of the military ?

    When I inquired about...
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    Sherman Williams Paint store has rolls of brown...

    Sherman Williams Paint store has rolls of brown "painter's paper" that is not waxed, but will work to wrap food or make paper cartridges. They have about 3 different widths, I get the 6" roll for...
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    Confederate Johnny Cakes: 2 cups cornmeal, 2/3...

    Confederate Johnny Cakes: 2 cups cornmeal, 2/3 cup milk, 2 tablespoons vegtable oil or bacon grease, 2 teaspoons baking soda & 1/2 teaspoon salt.
    mix well & form biscut sized "dogers". Spoon dogers...
  6. 63rd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry is calling

    Recruited from Northeast Tennessee, the original 63rd served in the AOT at Chickamauga, Followed Longstreet in
    his push on Knoxville, and returned with him to the Army of Northern Virginia. Most of...
  7. you don't have to fight ! you can serve as the...

    you don't have to fight ! you can serve as the regimental provo, a surgeon's assistant or strecher bearer. Guard the camp
    and/or sentry detail. Be on sick detail & bring your own nurse !
  8. My my my these Federal campaigner boys are apt to...

    My my my these Federal campaigner boys are apt to be spending a great deal of time mindin all those P's and Q's. Us boys of the Red River Battalion, 6th Texas
    Infantry Co K Alamo Rifles will be sure...
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    did you ever imagine this post would generate so...

    did you ever imagine this post would generate so much response ? I for one am overjoyed to see inquiries or responses relating to this pastime. As time slips past us
    some of us have a hard time...
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    Richard, see my posting yesterday at 10:18 pm...

    Richard, see my posting yesterday at 10:18 pm about gaiters worn by Confederates in clothing/equipment/how to Robert Hayden
  11. what Confederates wore gaiters as a unit ?

    the Sept/Oct issue of The Confederate Veteran (SCV) has a photo of a painting. A photograph taken by art teacher Helen Stahl of a unit of men
    at Shiloh in 1962 was used by Helen to paint what...
  12. Confederate units wearing gaiters???

    page 55 of the Sept-Oct Confederate Veteran displays a beautiful watercolor. The artist was at the centenial Shiloh in 1962 & took photos, one of which she used as a basis for the watercolor. It...
  13. want exceptional photos of 150th Gettysburg & Chickamauga

    I do a collage of 7 photos 4X6 3 vertical/4 horizontal of each major event I attend. I solicit them from other reenactors attending the events.
    It gets hard to narrow it down to 7 from all I...
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    advancing Sunday thru the corn stubble was...

    advancing Sunday thru the corn stubble was tricky. Loading while advancing thru the full corn stalks was an adventure. It scares me to think
    what it would be like to go thru a green corn field under...
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    I guess your post ended up in the Whine Cellar...

    I guess your post ended up in the Whine Cellar because you had negative comments about a major event. As a reenactor paying $25 registration I expect
    the BGA to provide 1. water buffalo 2....
  16. can you post a larger photo of both sides of a...

    can you post a larger photo of both sides of a coin ?
  17. want samples of southern arsenal pack labels

    most of the labels I've seen are about the same size. Thinking of doing a collage collection of about a dozen southern arsenal pack labels.
    Especially interested in any Texas or Tennessee sites....
  18. The fact that Gettysburg was an undisputed Union...

    The fact that Gettysburg was an undisputed Union victory, on Northern soil, did not seem to "curb" the enthusiasm or numbers of Confederate participants, nor
    do I think any Federal units were...
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    Resaca, Ga is May 17/18 2014. Weather should be...

    Resaca, Ga is May 17/18 2014. Weather should be agreeable. Get some imput from veterans of this event.
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    so how, how much, and when could an interested...

    so how, how much, and when could an interested party obtain a copy of said completed DVD ?
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    WTS Gray wool battleshirt size XL

    will fit a 40 to 44 easily, very roomy. Like new, worn twice. Bone buttons and large front pockets with red trim as shown. The light spots on photo are sunlight, not discolorations. $45.00 plus...
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    WTB a replica $100 confederate bill

    am looking for 2 prints or copies of a Dec 1862 $100 confederate bill bearing the
    picture of Lucy Holcombe Pickins. Dosen't have to be pristine, just in color & ledigable.
    Want to frame with a news...
  23. WTB servicable 3 banded enfield musket, bayonet,scabbard

    live near Knoxville in White Pine. Economy is the watchword. Anyone having unsold
    item meeting above criteria let me know. thanks
  24. FOR SALE two gray wool battleshirts with red trim

    bought new and used only once at Wilson's Creek 2011. Handcrafted with bone buttons.
    Quality material and excellent craftmanship. One is XL say a size 42 to 44 and the other
    is L say a size 40 to...
  25. Hatfield vs McCoy Movie economics 101

    I watched the mini-series, & read an article re the film & Costner in "Cowboys&Indians."
    Costner apoligized for the fact the movie was filmed in Romania, saying it was an economic necessityl. Aside...
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