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  • maillemaker
    Looking for primary source documentation on how to load .69 smoothbore muskets
    by maillemaker
    Hi,

    I have been reviewing the 1840s and 1850s US Ordnance Manual to try and determine which end of the .69 caliber smoothbore ammunition would be loaded first into the muzzle - the paper end or the bullet end. I cannot find anything there.

    Is the loading process for US smoothbore...
    09-12-2021, 11:13 PM
  • FriendOfHoke
    Best Shoes?
    by FriendOfHoke
    I have a worn out pair of jarnagin brogans that I need to replace. Are there current recommended vendors for these? Thank you.
    09-10-2021, 04:58 AM

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  • Iceman
    Event summary
    by Iceman
    "Prelude to Assault" will be 2 1/2 days of unscripted soldier life meant to portray the days before the grand assault upon the Confederate works on June 14, 1863. The Union army, commanded by Gen. Nathaniel Banks, felt that an attack upon the Confederates at Port Hudson on May 27th would...
    Yesterday, 07:03 PM
  • Jason Brown
    Garfield's Ascent Preservation Video/Interview with Steve Munson
    by Jason Brown
    The organizers of Garfield's Ascent is proud to have the Civil War Museum of the Western Theater as their preservation focus. We took some time to talk to Steve Munson recently about the museum. Check it out!
    09-20-2021, 08:58 PM

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  • NMVolunteer
    The Daily Life of Bureaucrats?
    by NMVolunteer
    I have been thinking about expanding into civilian interpretation at the forts. Everything is based on forts and museums out here, given the sparse number of battles in the territory. And civilian interpretation would open a lot of doors, and would provide a good counterbalance to the collecting of...
    08-15-2021, 02:25 AM

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  • Eric Tipton
    NEW AC APPROVED VENDOR - 18TH CENTURY ARMS
    by Eric Tipton
    NEW AC APPROVED VENDOR - 18TH CENTURY ARMS
    By Adam Daub

    Tonight, we are proud to announce the latest addition to our stable of authentic vendors. 18th Century Arms featues custom-built rifles, knives & musket restoration/de-farbing. Here is more info from Adam:

    "I...
    08-25-2021, 08:54 PM
  • Eric Tipton
    NEW AC APPROVED VENDOR - SOUTH MOUNTAIN FORGE
    by Eric Tipton
    Tonight, we are proud to announce the latest addition to our stable of authentic vendors. South Mountain Forge produces authentic 18th and 19th century knives. Here is more info from their web site:

    SOUTH MOUNTAIN FORGE
    Nick Skinner

    "It started with a deep-rooted...
    08-22-2021, 08:48 PM

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  • Matthew Semple
    WTS: Federal Domet Flannel Shirt
    by Matthew Semple
    For sale:

    Federal domet flannel issue shirt. Made by me from Wambaugh, White & Co. kit. Fits up to size 48. Completely handsewn. Asking $115 plus $10 shipping.

    ​I only accept Paypal. PM me if interested.

    Matt Semple
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    09-08-2021, 06:01 PM
  • Sanssouci
    WTS Sz 7 & 1/4 Painted Wheel Cap
    by Sanssouci
    Gents,
    Sz 7 & 1/4 painted Wheel Cap. Comes with brass Fed eagle. Solid for a "Wide Awake" cap. $135 PayPal for payment.

    Thanks for looking.
    John "Red" Turner
    08-22-2021, 06:48 PM

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  • RudyN
    WTB Bayonet
    by RudyN
    I have just obtained an original 1842 Percussion Musket (smoothbore) and an looking for an original bayonet for it. Does anyone have one for sale or know of a vendor who might just have one?

    Thank you.
    09-10-2021, 11:15 PM
  • ABN82!
    WTB Type I Federal Forage Cap
    by ABN82!
    Hello,

    I’m looking for a 6 7/8 sized S***** type I federal forage cap.

    Thank you,

    Daniel Finley...
    09-03-2021, 07:20 PM

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