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Civil War Transcendence, part 74

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME The three of us headed back to the site of the skirmish. We were walking our horses to give them a breather. As I looked ahead, I caught sight of the aftermath of … Continue reading

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The Other Side, Part 26

  I was drawn to three bodies lying outside by the shed.  ASG 1 and 2 were concentrating on one body in particular. ASG 1 licked his face and ASG 2 nudged him with his nose. The man sat up … Continue reading

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The Other Side, Part 25

  It had been three weeks since I last visited The Other Side. In the interim, I had participated in the 150th Gettysburg Reenactment with other Comrades in Arms. We had a glorious time, but it took awhile for these … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Battle of Old Washington, Nov 2-3

For more information on this event: “Civil War Weekend,” at Historic Washington State Park in Washington. 9 am-5 pm. $10/adult. http://www.historicwashingtonstatepark.com

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Battle of the Mississinewa this weekend! Oct 11-13

Event location: 7 miles north of Marion, Indiana and 13 miles south of Wabash, Indiana on State Road 15. Battle of the Mississinewa, War of 1812 Battle Site. Event Dates: Held annually in October.  This year’s dates:  October 11-13, 2013. … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT: Battle of Old Washington, Nov 2-3

WASHINGTON, Ark. — With the Civil War capture of Little Rock by Union forces in 1863, Arkansas’s state government relocated to the Southwest Arkansas town of Washington, where it used the 1836 Hempstead County Courthouse as its new capitol. Confederate troops encamped … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Battle of the Mississinewa Oct 11-13

Today, the location is the site of Mississinewa 1812, the largest War of 1812 reenactment in the United States, which is held every October. The annual festival draws thousands of visitors from all over the world. In 2004, a large … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Battle of Chickamauga this weekend! Sept 20-22

For more information and registration on this event go to:http://150thanniversarychickamauga.com/index.html Saturday, September 21, 2013 10:00 a.m.  Cavalry Battle around Crawfish Springs 4:00 p.m.  Battle for Vinard Farm 8:00 p.m. Cleburne’s Night Assault Sunday, September 22, 2013 2:00 p.m.  Longstreet’s Breakthrough, … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Battle of Chickamauga Sept 20-22

The Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863, marked the end of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign. The battle was the most significant Union defeat in the Western Theatre of the American Civil War and involved the second highest … Continue reading

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150th Gettysburg Sojourn, part 19

We marched at the Route Step – which means we can carry our muskets any way we want to as long as we don’t hit a comrade inadvertently, and also we don’t have to keep cadence. Shuffling down the gravel … Continue reading

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