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New Event: Frontier Fourth

My Pard, Sergeant Steve, and I will be reliving the early 1800’s at Historic Arkansas Museum this July 4th. We’ll be dressed as Longhunters and throwing knives and tomahawks as part of the Frontier Fourth.  Come on down and see … Continue reading

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Following Appomattox-Part 6

Lordy, it was just wonderful being able to lay down and sleep 4 or 5 hours without having to worry about fighting a rear guard action when you got up. We rested the rest of the morning and ate the … Continue reading

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LONGHUNTER 1, Well I finally decided to

Well, I finally decided to try my hand at 1812 reenactment warfare. My Ole Pard told me many years ago that the morning muster was very time consuming with drumming, fifing, formal reports by the officers and Sergeants, prayers and … Continue reading

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18th ANNIVERSARY

18th ANNIVERARY Well, 18 years ago this coming weekend I attended my first Civil War Reenactment at Prairie Grove State Battlefield in Northwest Arkansas. I am going back this weekend to celebrate. It will be a memorable occasion for me … Continue reading

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150th Shiloh: Saturday PM, Battle March

150th SHILOH…. SATURDAY PM…. BATTLE MARCH We had to be back in camp and ready to cooter up by 12:30pm. I had met the deadline, had a nap and was waiting for first call. Well, sure enough, we got first … Continue reading

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150th Shiloh: Friday PM

150th SHILOH…..FRIDAY PM It had quit drizzling, but the sky was overcast and the humidity was high. Our long sleeve shirts under our wet frock coats were sopping wet. It took us about an hour to get back to our … Continue reading

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Antietam: Being apart of The Bloody Lane re-enactment

The Bloody Lane On September 12-14, 1997, the 135th Antietam reenactment was held at the Artz Farm about 8 miles north of the actual battlefield and just about 1 mile south of Interstate 70. Battle reenactments can’t be held on … Continue reading

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