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    If I recall right in one of my books I have a...

    If I recall right in one of my books I have a picture of JEB Stuarts rifle case. It looked surprisingly like many modern padded leather cases. If I find it I will try and post it.

    Foster From Flint
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    I had the same problem several years ago. It took...

    I had the same problem several years ago. It took me a long time to fine an original. In the meantime I bought an original to use instead.

    Thanks,

    Foster From Flint
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    CW Minatures Wargame Rules

    I have long done WWII miniature wargame's in 1/72nd scale.

    Recently I have been thinking about expanding into a CW miniatures game.

    My question is about rules.

    I am looking for a tactical...
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    I found it here: ...

    I found it here:

    http://www.cwreenactors.com/forum/showthread.php?6005-ACW-era-Tentage&p=46071#post46071

    Thanks,
    Mark C. Foster
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    I have the same issue. In every day life I...

    I have the same issue.

    In every day life I carry a wallet tobacco pouch made from pigskin and it works fairly well.

    I have been toying with a pouch made from oil cloth. That may work.

    Mark...
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    Why would anyone use one when they could of had a...

    Why would anyone use one when they could of had a Henry or Spencer?

    Mark C. Foster
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    I have a Clearwater Carriage hat. Dated 1780 -...

    I have a Clearwater Carriage hat. Dated 1780 - 1820.

    It is almost the same shape and style.

    I can not say enough about the quality of their products.

    Mark C. Foster
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    We have talked about this and trided it a couple...

    We have talked about this and trided it a couple of times.

    The only solution is to use repro state bank notes.

    Dont forget to deduct the money each month for the soldiers home.

    Mark C....
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    Conrad Wise Chapman painted two confederate sibly...

    Conrad Wise Chapman painted two confederate sibly tents in this image.
    ...
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    A neighbor when I was growing up was one of the...

    A neighbor when I was growing up was one of the zouaves on the Ed Sullivan show. I did not know that until he died and it was in his obituary.
    Mark Foster
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    Didnt Hannibal Hamlin enlist as a private at the...

    Didnt Hannibal Hamlin enlist as a private at the end of the war?

    Foster From Flint
  12. Might just be a mistake

    In the CW period there was a Waverly craze. Every one wanted to be Scottich and some Irish. many claimed ancestry from there even though they had no proof. Just because some one at the time wrote...
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    How about a fighting souther abolitionist! ...

    How about a fighting souther abolitionist!

    Cassius Marselles Clay

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassius_Marcellus_Clay_(1810%E2%80%931903)

    Mark Foster
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    Keep your eyes open this winter at the local gun stores.

    I was at a local gun store the other day and saw an 1822 converted to percussion for 900 and an 1816 converted to percussion for 800. I am not in a position to buy either but considering the price of...
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    FYI - When the Orphan Brigade was paroled at the...

    FYI - When the Orphan Brigade was paroled at the end of the war one out of 7 men was ordered to keep their Enfield to protect the men on the journey home. If I recall right Geoff Walden used to have...
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    Why didnt I think of that! Mark C. Foster

    Why didnt I think of that!

    Mark C. Foster
  17. Just when I started to think you had the...

    Just when I started to think you had the Kentuckian impression down you pull this?

    Mark C. Foster
    9Ky co C
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    In my youth I dated a hairstylist that used a...

    In my youth I dated a hairstylist that used a straight razor for cutting hair that used replaceable single edge razor blades. I have always thought that this would be needed to avoid any health...
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    The kit with a blued barrel may be intended for...

    The kit with a blued barrel may be intended for the NSSA guys who are more into accuracy and less into authenticity.

    Thanks,
    Mark C. Foster
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    There was an article several years ago in the...

    There was an article several years ago in the Smithsonian Magazine where several scientists had determined that the musical notes had changed since the time of Caruso. As I recall they determined...
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    One item that adults seem to find interesting is...

    One item that adults seem to find interesting is to compare that for someone in the Civil War the Napoleonic wars were 50 years before. That is one reason why they were so influential. Just like in...
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    Would the men have had their uniforms tailored if...

    Would the men have had their uniforms tailored if possible?

    THanks,
    Mark C. Foster
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    One thing you can try is finding a length of...

    One thing you can try is finding a length of copper pipe, 1/2 inch, long enough to reach past the brush. Push the pipe in so that it goes over the outside of the brush then pull the pipe out with...
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    If anyone is interested I have my fathers WWII...

    If anyone is interested I have my fathers WWII hammock and ropes. I could take some pictures and post them. If that would be of assistance.

    Thanks,
    Mark C. Foster
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    I thought Meade never became president because he...

    I thought Meade never became president because he was born in Spain?
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