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TRAVELING BACK IN TIME- Part 1

On Saturday February 16th my brother-in-law, Donnie, and I traveled by car to LA, Lower Arkansas to find the home town and cemetery with the graves of the person I portray in Civil War Reenacting and his wife. His name … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 20

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES I have been in Civil War Reenactments were we have charged the enemy shoulder to shoulder in Battalion Line of Battle of 4 to 5 five companies consisting of about 125 to … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 2

THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES You haven’t really lived until you have spent a night in 39 degree temperatures and only two gum blankets, a wool blanket and your frock coat for warmth on the cold ground. I have spent a few … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862:

THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES Ever been to South Arkansas? We refer to it as LA. Not the one out in California but Lower Arkansas. It consist of Delta from the Mississippi River in the east for about 50 miles to the … Continue reading

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‘3rd Arkansas’

3rd Arkansas We came from Arkansas, Texas and California too. We traveled to Pennsylvania to fight the burly blue. The modes of transportation were cars, planes and vans. Some motored through the Shenandoah while packed like a sardine can.

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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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