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    Default HELP! Looking for Colorado unit to join

    Hello, I am new to this website as well as reenacting and am looking for a unit in Colorado to join ( if such a unit does exist). Since I am new I will tell you a little about myself. I am 17, have been shooting and hunting since I could remember. I am very interested in the history of the civil war and since being introduced to reenacting on a school trip to Washington D.C I have been very interested in joining. I have read up a little on the required gear and some basic rules. If possible I would like to join either a Calvary or sharpshooter unit as I am planning on purchasing a sharps replica and would like to use that, and if a Calvary unit is available I have several very broke horses I could use. Any help is much appreciated thank you.

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    "Grumpy" Dave T.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sharps50 View Post
    ...I would like to join either a Calvary or sharpshooter unit...
    I'm not trying to be a jerk, just give you your first lesson: "Calvary" is a hill. "Cavalry" is a guy on a horse.

    Whereabouts in Colorado are you? I'm pretty certain that there are groups in Wyoming too. Google 'em and I think you'll find some good information. Good luck!
    Mel Glover
    -GG grandson of Cpl Christian Greener, 1st Wisconsin Cavalry, Co. F

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    Sharps50,

    We are the 11th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry out of Casper, Wy and frequently go through Colorado for events. We are a mounted unit and are always looking for anyone to like to ride and loves history. Let me know if you are interested. I would be happy to help anyway I can. Thanks!

    Steve Dacus
    11th OVC

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