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  1. All, I tend to agree with Curt with a couple...

    All,

    I tend to agree with Curt with a couple of small caveats.

    Wearing them prior to the event, around the house or yard, you are probably going to be doing so on relatively flat cushiony...
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    Rob, Very useful resource here: ...

    Rob,
    Very useful resource here:
    http://www.global-language.com/CENTURY/
    The fella that started this, edited the 1864 Webster's.
    He has " to bring grist to the mill" defined as;
    " to be a...
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    Hoping this link goes to "stock" from a...

    Hoping this link goes to "stock" from a relatively period "Cyclopedia ". Nothing definitive about the origin of the military connotations, ( replacing gentleman's cravats, possibly a "fashion fad"...
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    You have already gotten some great advice from...

    You have already gotten some great advice from the folks here.
    Probably the most pertinent is to find a unit/mentor to guide you to avoid some often costly mistakes you might make on your own.
    No...
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    I hope I'm not stepping on any toes here, and...

    I hope I'm not stepping on any toes here, and admitting my own prejudice, I think you would do well to check out http://www.26nc.org/ .
    Best Regards and Good Luck!
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    You Might check out. " A True History of Co.I...

    You Might check out. " A True History of Co.I 49th Regiment, North Carolina Troops " by W. A. Day.
    http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm/ref/collection/p15012coll8/id/249
    W. A. tells the tale pretty...
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    Rob, You might want to coordinate some...

    Rob,
    You might want to coordinate some activities/demonstrations in the weeks BEFORE the trip. Educators today are pretty constrained regarding curriculum, but MOST are accommodating as long as you...
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    My take on Bragg ( Davis ): As evidenced by his...

    My take on Bragg ( Davis ):
    As evidenced by his past, 6th in Class West Point, and his exemplary record in the Seminole and Mexican Wars, even some initial success( before Perryville ) in the ACW...
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    The actual quote is; "My God, Mr. Bragg, you have...

    The actual quote is; "My God, Mr. Bragg, you have quarreled with every officer in the army, and now you are quarreling with yourself! "
    ( Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, 1885, pp 449-450 ) I...
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    # 3 Reduced $ 125.00 Add $ 12.00 to each of...

    # 3 Reduced $ 125.00
    Add $ 12.00 to each of the above for shipping.
    4. Leathers set ;
    Used but well maintained;
    U.S. 58 cartridge box with tins and sling.
    U.S. Waist belt, cap box, X...
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    Price reduction bump; # 1. $125.00 # 2. ...

    Price reduction bump;

    # 1. $125.00
    # 2. $150.00
    # 3. $130.00
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    A Few Items

    For your perusal;

    All coat sizes are " 44 " , Waist sizes " 36 X 33? "

    1. Ben Tart "RD 2 " Script" I" buttons, Top Hand Sewn, $ 135.00
    2." Mobile Jacket " Campaigner You don't want it...
  13. Not exactly on point, but the best way to become...

    Not exactly on point, but the best way to become a good Corporal, is to pay attention, and be a good Private.
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    Simple Answer. Wrong place to ask. Call "...

    Simple Answer.
    Wrong place to ask.
    Call " Click and Clack "
    Nothing relevant here.
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    !n Late "61 the 26thNCT was stationed on Bogue...

    !n Late "61 the 26thNCT was stationed on Bogue Banks on the NC coast. Having grown tired of "army bacon" and hardtack, they supplemented with local produce and by fishing in the ocean or sound.
    One...
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    Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace

    The birthplace of NC's wartime Governor is slated to be closed under proposed budget cuts.
    http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20130320/NEWS/130320010/Governor-s-budget-would-close-Vance-Birthplace...
  17. Picture 001 - Shortcut.lnk...

    Picture 001 - Shortcut.lnk (file://EMACHINE/Users/Owner/Pictures/Picture/Picture%20001%20-%20Shortcut.lnk)
    Merritt McKinney Co. A 35thNCT 1861

    Regards,
    Kevin Ellis,
    26thNC
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    Bump, Mobile Jacket reduced to $115 plus $7...

    Bump,

    Mobile Jacket reduced to $115 plus $7
    Inf. Greatcoat reduced to $120 plus $7

    Thanks,
    Kevin
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    CVA Navy sold Pending funds English Mess Tins...

    CVA Navy sold Pending funds

    English Mess Tins sold pending funds

    Other Items still available

    Thanks,
    Kevin
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    Assorted Items

    Add $7 for USPS shipping.

    2 rivet Scabbard $25

    1982 CVA '61 Brass frame 36 Navy KIT $100

    Campaigner Grade Mobile Jacket $125
    Size 44

    US Inf. Greatcoat (like new) $ 140
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    PM sent on scabbard. Thanks, Kevin

    PM sent on scabbard.

    Thanks,
    Kevin
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    Braxton Bragg Revisionism Revisited

    Visiting my Dad.
    He lives at the corner of Stonewall Jackson and R.E Lee.
    A.S. Johnson , P.G.T. Beauregard, Jos. Wheeler, Rankin, Ramsuer, etc, are some of the other street names in his...
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    2 Rivet Scabbard

    Like new condition Early War.
    Not sure of the maker, but it is very highly accurate in detail.
    WILL NOT accept most repro bayonets!
    So, If you have an original bayonet and want to upgrade........
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    but I am still tinkering with them, trying to...

    but I am still tinkering with them, trying to regulate them to keep better time

    Good Luck brother!!!

    Wiiliam Miller had patents, 1846?, for this basic pocket watch. Bought out in 1870 by...
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    Sent you a PM about the greatcoat. Kevin...

    Sent you a PM about the greatcoat.

    Kevin Ellis,
    26thNC
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