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  1. Fogot something

    Silly me. I forgot to add a link to the Facebook page. Sorry about that.

    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/23rd-Battalion-Alabama-Infantry-Sharpshooters/111336085561204?ref=ts
  2. 23rd Battalion Alabama Infantry Sharpshooters

    The 23rd Battalion Alabama Infantry Sharpshooters is seeking all able bodied recruits for the upcoming reenacting season. Based in Maryville TN, the 23rd is a Family-oriented group including a...
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    I must agree with Scott that hearing this is very...

    I must agree with Scott that hearing this is very sad. I first met Larry when I started reenacting with the 1st Mass Cavalry, in 1986. He was always eager to help, or teach you something new. One...
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    Thanks for the link to jlammers. Just contacted...

    Thanks for the link to jlammers. Just contacted him by email.

    I did send an email to them on the 8th without any response as of yet.
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    Cedar Creek Supply Depot??

    Tom / Provost: Don't know if this is the right spot for this. If not please move.

    Has anyone heard from Cedar creek Supply Depot lately? I just called to place an order and got the message that...
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    Don't forget to also look into Wendell Phillips,...

    Don't forget to also look into Wendell Phillips, who while a very vocal abolitionist, was also very vocal against Lincoln and his complete disregard for the Constitution.
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    Looks like a fine bunch, Captain! In looking...

    Looks like a fine bunch, Captain! In looking through the pictures on the site, I didn't see any familiar faces. I remember when Dave Hobbs started the 22d as the "Andrews Sharpshooters", way back...
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    I can remember several occasions when levity got...

    I can remember several occasions when levity got hold of us on the skirmish line. Usually it was when our Sgt. would tell us to "Fire at Will"! Some wiseguy would ask "Which one's Will"? His reply...
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    In the early 1990's I was at the Antietam...

    In the early 1990's I was at the Antietam reenactment down in Monmouth New Jersey. As we were waiting in the woods for the start of the pre-dawn tactical, our Co. cook saw a Infantry Sgt wearing a...
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    I remember driving School bus up Gloucester from...

    I remember driving School bus up Gloucester from 2000 to 2003. Outside of John Wheeler, the mechanic, I was the only Male driver there. Bob Horne had just retired, and Frank MacRobb didn't start...
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    Shenandoah is always good. But since I spent so...

    Shenandoah is always good. But since I spent so much time in the cavalry, I'll have to go for "The Horse Soldiers". Surprised nobody's mentioned that one yet.
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    I don't have a Civil War myth, but was told this...

    I don't have a Civil War myth, but was told this one a good 18 years ago. My group, the old 1st Mass. Cavalry, used to do lots of tacticals in Wompatuck State Park in Hingham, MA. This used to be...
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    I got my boots from Robert Serio back in 1988,...

    I got my boots from Robert Serio back in 1988, and outside of having them re-soled several times have had no problems at all with them. And comfortable! After a full day of riding or dismounted...
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    When I started with the 1st Mass. Cavalry in...

    When I started with the 1st Mass. Cavalry in 1986, we had 1 Lt., 2 Sgts, and 1 Cpl. These were voted on by the Unit, and were more or less, positions for Life. About a year later the Lt. left,...
  15. Thread: Wool weight

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    Wool weight

    I have been looking through various sutlers on-line lately, but have become confused ( not too hard to do btw). Besides the obvious difference in weight, why are some jackets made with 19 oz. wool,...
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    For some reason I am 'on a distinguished road'. ...

    For some reason I am 'on a distinguished road'. Maybe because I barely post at all, after sticking both feet in my mouth some time back. You got me, but I don't really care about it.
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    Mike -- I bought a 1989 F-150 new with 7...

    Mike --

    I bought a 1989 F-150 new with 7 miles on it ( most from my test drive), and used it for re-enacting from October 1988 to August 1997. Of course I had to replace things like the...
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    By the time I left my group in 1995, I was...

    By the time I left my group in 1995, I was strongly suffering from burn-out. After 9 years, it had caught up to me, though the year before seemed worse. So I took the summer off, and came back as a...
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    I bet you wished you had a couple pieces of horse...

    I bet you wished you had a couple pieces of horse artillery ride right up to them and start unlimbering the guns!:p Bet they would've moved then, having permission or not.

    Didn't they have any...
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    Thanks, Rob! Thanks, Tim!:-D I've got 10 years...

    Thanks, Rob! Thanks, Tim!:-D I've got 10 years to catch up on.


    Regards,
    Steve Wermuth
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    Bob: Forgive me for asking a stupid...

    Bob:

    Forgive me for asking a stupid question, but exactly what is the difference between a Type I and a Type II forage cap? I know the difference between a kepi and forage cap, as I used to...
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    When I'm not sticking my foot in my mouth, I...

    When I'm not sticking my foot in my mouth, I drive a School Bus, which I have done for past 13 years. Start year #14 in August.
    Also have interests in history, archeology,and paleontology. ...
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    Mint, Kevin: It was certainly not my...

    Mint, Kevin:

    It was certainly not my intention to make this seem inflamatory. I had written before, and I stand by it, that I honestly DO appreciate all you 5%-ers. I also do not believe...
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    Kevin, let me understand this. Let's say that I...

    Kevin, let me understand this. Let's say that I get tired of being a Mainstreamer, and want to try Campaigning. I register for one of the COI's, but am unable to attend because "daughter has a...
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    Figured I'd jump in as well. As I had said in...

    Figured I'd jump in as well. As I had said in another thread, part of the reason I left was the "hardcore" influence that was coming in. But now, after reading more and more of these posts I've...
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