BATTLE OF PERRYVILLE
Murray's Federal Battalion at Perryville
October 7-9, 2016
We are excited to announce the formation of a Federal Brigade for Perryville 2016. There will be 2 battalions. Will Eichler will lead one effort and Tyler Underwood of SCAR the other. Rob Murray will command the Brigade.
Impression: William R. Terrill's Brigade - 105th Ohio and 123rd Illinois
Brigade Commander: Rob Murray - firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Battalion (105th Ohio): Will Eichler - email@example.com
2nd Battalion (123rd Illinois): Tyler Underwood - firstname.lastname@example.org
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Our plan is to work with our friends the WIG on the Confederate side during the event.
WIG CS Battalion at Perryville (9th Tennessee Infantry)
– Western Independent Grays
Primary Battalion POC:
Herb Coats - hcoats007@ gmail.com
Extra funds go to the park.
: The WIG is planning to return to Perryville in 2016 to portray the 9th Tennessee Infantry of Maney’s Brigade. The goal is to field a battalion of CS troops within the overall battle scenario and event activities, and provide a home for those who want a little more to their campaigning experience. Drill, camp, kit, rations, etc will follow the history of the command during the battle.
Herb Coats, Western Independent Grays, Commanding
Company Commanders/POCs are as follows
Company A Whit Barr email@example.com
Company C, Paul Jerram, Armory Guards firstname.lastname@example.org
Company K, Russ Dykes Keithstone Guards email@example.com
Jordan Roberts, Red Clay Volunteers Jamesonboy30@gmail.com
Brian Chastain, Breckenridge Grays firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Comer, Midwest email@example.com
Sam Gaylon, Trans-Mississippi Hellcats
Other campaigner groups have been contacted in regards to putting companies together for this effort. We are waiting on word from them.
Look here and the forthcoming WIG event website for more information regarding event items, kit guidelines, and of course historical information.
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BATTLE OF PRAIRIE GROVE
Prairie Grove, Arkansas
December 2-4, 2016
The 24th Missouri is hosting a campaigner adjunct for the 2016 Prairie Grove Reenactment. This will be conducted in the same quality manner as the Pea Ridge Adjunct March and the 8th Kansas Chickamauga Adjunct.Click Here to Visit Our Facebook Page
Impression will be the 37th Illinois. A hard fought, veteran unit who had proved itself during Pea Ridge.
The 37th Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 18, 1861, nicknamed the "Fremont Rifles" and "Illinois Greyhounds". The regiment suffered 7 officers and 91 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 5 officers and 164 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 267 fatalities.
Their engagement at the Borden House was referred to as the fiercest firefight of the war.
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