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    This is true and for my money, that's what makes...

    This is true and for my money, that's what makes Gods & Generals (or GAG as I prefer) so horrible. Its a poor piece of storytelling because unlike Gettysburg which was the story of one battle, GAG...
  2. As you have seen by the answers here, reenacting...

    As you have seen by the answers here, reenacting is not a one size fits all hobby with a hard and fast set of rules. So to my mind, if one wants to write fiction using CW reenacting as a context, my...
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    Wanted: Tin Camp Equipage

    Looking to add some items to the QM Dept here in Ohio. Need tin basins, pails, ladles, mess plates and the like.

    Kent Dorr
    "Devils Own Commissary"
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    What were you looking to do with it...sell it or...

    What were you looking to do with it...sell it or pawn it? I've got a buddy who knows about these things. Let me get him to take a look at it and maybe we can make a deal..

    Couldnt resist.
    ...
  5. Fifteen years ago CW reenacting was a growing,...

    Fifteen years ago CW reenacting was a growing, thriving hobby and I attended the Gettysburg 135 National with a huge chunk of the reenacting world. It was big as advertised and it was memorable. I...
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    Make sure you've got your knife Rufus...Ive got a...

    Make sure you've got your knife Rufus...Ive got a barrel of potatoes for peeling with your name on it :)

    Kent Dorr - Quartermaster
    "Devils Own Mess"
  7. Andre...not being an Eastern theater guy, I was...

    Andre...not being an Eastern theater guy, I was intrigued by your project as a way to learn a bit more. I discovered there is a online book "History of the 2nd Corps" by Francis Walker available...
  8. Thread: Boyd Miles Rules!

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    I purchased an officers haversack a number of...

    I purchased an officers haversack a number of years ago from Boyd Miles and I am pleased to say that it remains one of the best pieces of gear I have ever plunked my hard earned cash down for. The...
  9. Thread: WTB ammunition box

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    If you are handy with tools....get a copy of the...

    If you are handy with tools....get a copy of the book " Civil War Woodworking" by A.J. Hamler. Its a softcover with detailed plans for 17 different projects including ammo boxes, cracker boxes etc. ...
  10. From a quick search on Ancestry.com...Zachariah...

    From a quick search on Ancestry.com...Zachariah Driggers was the son of William S. and Charlotte Driggers. Hope this helps.

    Kent Dorr
    "Devils Own Mess"
  11. Try this...

    Try this link....http://www.gettysburgdaily.com/?p=10920 Gives nice account of the assault and has good pictures.

    Kent Dorr
    "Devils Own Mess"
  12. Barlows Knoll is what I see at a quick glance. ...

    Barlows Knoll is what I see at a quick glance. Gordons Brigade.


    Kent Dorr
    "Devils Own Mess"
  13. Heres the info on Zachariah Driggers from...

    Heres the info on Zachariah Driggers from CWData.....Residence Tattnall County GA;
    Enlisted on 8/31/1861 as a Private.

    On 8/31/1861 he mustered into "B" Co. GA 61st Infantry
    He was Killed on...
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    What truly worries me will be the perception...

    What truly worries me will be the perception based on the "success" rate of the episodes of this series that these treasures are everywhere just waiting to be uncovered. Just like people who think...
  15. Thread: Shiloh Numbers

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    Why two events?.....Different dreams. Kent...

    Why two events?.....Different dreams.


    Kent Dorr - Winter Quarters in Ohio
    "Devils Own Mess"
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    Very sad to learn of this. Never had met Marc,...

    Very sad to learn of this. Never had met Marc, but he was an active contributor on the forums. Godspeed Marc.

    Kent Dorr - Winter Quarters in Ohio
    "Devils Own Mess"
  17. Thread: Bayonet Wounds

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    It has always been my belief that the use of the...

    It has always been my belief that the use of the bayonet, while an actual weapon, had more power from a pyschological standpoint. Opposing battalions in battlelines firing at each other dont utilize...
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    I have seen a fair number of Ohio examples of...

    I have seen a fair number of Ohio examples of these at the big Ohio Civil War Show. They generally go for 2-3 hundred.

    Kent Dorr - Winter Quarters in Ohio
    "Devils Own Mess"
  19. Thread: Moving Forward

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    Raymond was a magic event. So many guys like...

    Raymond was a magic event. So many guys like myself who had never done a campaign event before...all trying stuff we hadn't been exposed to. Great memories of Bill Gays sutler wagon following our...
  20. And we appreciate it Mark. Kent Dorr - Ohio...

    And we appreciate it Mark.

    Kent Dorr - Ohio
    "Devils Own Mess"
  21. Thread: Manassas Weather

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    You are confusing the 135th Antietam (1997)...

    You are confusing the 135th Antietam (1997) which, while sad due to the death on the field, was relatively good and the 140th which is the horrible experience you describe. I knew I had made a...
  22. Thread: Manassas Weather

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    That fellow was Tim Landacre of the veteran 49th...

    That fellow was Tim Landacre of the veteran 49th OVI. They were the color company of the Western Brigade battalion at the 135th Antietam. Our company of the old 64th OVI was near them when we went...
  23. Thread: Dead and gone...

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    John "Moxie" Augustine, Major...late surgeon of...

    John "Moxie" Augustine, Major...late surgeon of the 64th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Died Mar 20 2007 aged 60. A "unique" character with a laugh only surpassed by his big heart.
    Always missed, never...
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    I have long thought that the one Civil War film I...

    I have long thought that the one Civil War film I would love to see remade would be "Red Badge of Courage" Tobey Maquire was my choice then to portray Henry Fleming but he may be too old now. The...
  25. Thread: Dead and gone...

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    Chuck Hillsman...Don Hubbard Kent Dorr - Ohio...

    Chuck Hillsman...Don Hubbard

    Kent Dorr - Ohio
    "Devils Own Mess"
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