Monthly Archives: October 2012

Antietam: North Woods video

Check out Vernon describing what happened at the ‘North Woods’ area of Antietam. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49TyGsuIMLk&feature=plcp

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SEEING THE ELEPHANT- PART 9

SEEING THE ELEPHANT- PART 9 Well the time came for us to travel to Poison Springs. Pard and Pard and I drove the 95 miles to the area and arrived on Friday in the late afternoon. We help put up … Continue reading

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Antietam: Mumma Farm video

Check out Vernon describing what happened at Mumma Farm, who was there and why it was important. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njpZ1kJE-Tk&feature=plcp

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Antietam: ‘Lower Cornfield’ video

Check out Vernon describing what happened and who was there at the Lower Cornfield at Antietam.

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SEEING THE ELEPHANT-PART 8

SEEING THE ELEPHANT-PART 8 Chris had met a former reenactor who had moved from Tennessee to our area. Chris had cajoled him into coming to a drill and seeing what he thought about us and if he would be interested … Continue reading

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SEEING THE ELEPHANT-PART 7

SEEING THE ELEPHANT-PART 7 Well, Pard and I talked like long lost brothers all the way home. The four hour ride seemed like a 20 minute ride in the country. We told each other our life’s stories and I asked … Continue reading

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Antietam: ‘Upper Cornfield’ video

Check out Vernon describing what happened at the Upper Cornfield and who was there. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NYMlmknKx8&feature=plcp

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SEEING THE ELEPHANT-PART 6

SEEING THE ELEPHANT-PART 6 After the battle we all retired to our camp and were visited by the Brigade Commander who in one swift lesson tried to teach us the basic maneuvers we were supposed to know. However, it just … Continue reading

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Antietam: Dunker Church video

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SEEING THE ELEPHANT-PART 5

SEEING THE ELEPHANT-PART 5 Our cavalry finally got into the fight and chased the Union cavalry away. We were ordered to straighten back into battle line and we advanced toward the Union Infantry. They retreated about 200 yards as we … Continue reading

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