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  1. Thread: Dyeing Wool?

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    Mel, Lets put it this way. I'm an...

    Mel,

    Lets put it this way. I'm an experienced dyer and my primary fiber is wool.

    If you offered me this job, I'd run like I was a turkey and it was yesterday evening, due to the pretty good...
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    Mrs. Bushey's Farm was the location used by the...

    Mrs. Bushey's Farm was the location used by the BGA for the 150th Gettysburg Reenactment, including the Culps's Hill Scenario which was above the house and machine shed. The large hay barn is...
  3. This USSC Bed Ticking is Sold. If you...

    This USSC Bed Ticking is Sold.

    If you missed your chance on this one, these can be custom ordered. Inquire by Private Message.
  4. That's fine Mike. Google maps used to have a...

    That's fine Mike.

    Google maps used to have a thing on there that said when the picture was taken. I can't find the option, but that tells you something too.

    Folks have to be realistic...
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    Gleaned informally from the civilian discussion...

    Gleaned informally from the civilian discussion group for this event, and in no way a formal or informed announcement from anybody actually in charge of anything.... :mrgreen:


    Regimental...
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    Then you also need to state that on thread when...

    Then you also need to state that on thread when it happens, so the moderators can close the thread.

    In addition to cleaning out your forum private message box, please check your email in your...
  7. My Blanket Hoarding Friend----I make 'em by the...

    My Blanket Hoarding Friend----I make 'em by the USSC specs, which were directions to local volunteer groups of items to be made up for relief to the troops.



    Bed sack of burlap or ticking,...
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    18312Lookie! A lock, right here mixed in the...

    18312Lookie! A lock, right here mixed in the basket with all my Christmas knitting.
  9. Item 2 Lined Blanket Item 3 Sanitary...

    Item 2 Lined Blanket

    Item 3 Sanitary Commission Bed Tick

    Item 4 Wool Shirt


    Still Available.

    I've a young friend who has chosen to give up his birthday money to aid in...
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    Sigh. Once again I cannot answer Bill's...

    Sigh. Once again I cannot answer Bill's perennial plea of Please Come to Neshaminey .
    I imagine I could even get to be real Confederate for once, instead of the Southern Unionist lot that always...
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    Mr S, please check your email address in your...

    Mr S, please check your email address in your user profile. In recent months, emails sent to you through the system have been bouncing to the moderator log.
  12. Mike, you had some messages to somebody bounce. ...

    Mike, you had some messages to somebody bounce.

    That moderator log is a separate place with a different log in than the 'approve the new people's posts' place. It normally requires a log in at...
  13. Your Friends Are Looking For You............

    There's at least one member of the moderating staff heading over here thinking we have a spamm message on the board, just because of the title......:p


    Not so--stirring around in system...
  14. Hank, you'd be amazed at how many fellers will...

    Hank, you'd be amazed at how many fellers will set a paint bucket on these......

    Daddy did on the one at my house.....
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    :) Yes, originally, folks understood it to be a...

    :) Yes, originally, folks understood it to be a slam if the moderators moved a thread down here. Nobody wanted to be thought a Whiner.

    Then things changed and folks began starting threads here
    ...
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    Jake, You are a Junior Member. All your posts...

    Jake,

    You are a Junior Member. All your posts are moderated. It will take up to 24 hours for them to appear. Moderators are not always on line, and check in periodically to approve posts.

    You...
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    Folks, Number 4 remaining is a heck of a...

    Folks,

    Number 4 remaining is a heck of a dress. You don't see Family Heirloom Weaver's civilian material much anymore either. If it would fit me, it would already be on me, and you'd never...
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    Many sutlerys are mom and pop operations that...

    Many sutlerys are mom and pop operations that travel and may ship weekly. Delay times may seem long, but this is an operational model in which the stores are often in a tent or a truck. Reading...
  19. Mark, the number 4 all depends on where your...

    Mark, the number 4 all depends on where your height is. Some folks, all their length is in their legs, some folks its all in their torso. I don't make enough men's clothing to venture a size, as...
  20. Item 1 Domet Shirt is Sold.

    Item 1 Domet Shirt is Sold.
  21. Well Dave, most fellers Do Complain about em. ...

    Well Dave, most fellers Do Complain about em. Me, I dye the stuff and wear it right on for petticoats. I like wool. And there are those who subscribe to the use of domet drawers.
  22. Tape measure of length of finished collar on item...

    Tape measure of length of finished collar on item 1, domet shirt, from edge to edge, 19 1/2 inches. Of course, then the buttonhole overlap must be allowed for.
  23. Item 4 Handsewn Wool Shirt 18221 I'm...

    Item 4 Handsewn Wool Shirt


    18221

    I'm going to regret selling this shirt, probably in about a month, but its time I quit hoarding it. Made of a fine soft wool in a good period correct...
  24. Item 3 U S Sanitary Commission Bed Sack and...

    Item 3 U S Sanitary Commission Bed Sack and Pillow

    18217 18218 18219 18220





    When George Washington moved to improve order and conditions in his camps during the Revolutionary...
  25. Item 2 Lined Blanket 18215 18216 ...

    Item 2 Lined Blanket

    18215 18216


    Southern newspapers were full of all sorts of instructions for things to be sent to aid the troops. And after the war, old soldiers had all sorts...
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