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  • Seandahl
    Source for English army cloth
    by Seandahl
    I was wondering if there is anyone who currently sells English army cloth for a RD III. Tart textiles appears to be out at the moment. Is William booth draper's 17 oz mixed blue wool acceptable. Is the weave correct
    01-20-2023, 12:11 AM
  • Tatterdemalion
    Lt. Col. Henry Merritt- A telegram and a poem
    by Tatterdemalion

    In the recent settling of my grandfather's estate, this previously unknown telegram was discovered. It is addressed to Reverend Jacob Hood (my great x4 grandfather) and states very briefly:
    "Col. Merritt killed at Newbern. His body will probably be here tomorrow. Come down at once...
    11-30-2022, 06:07 PM
  • DrMike
    Searching for Jas. Y. Davis
    by DrMike
    I am currently writing an article on headgear produced by Col. James Y. Davis of Washington, D.C. I am reaching out in hopes you can direct me to an example of a Davis flat brim forage cap and a Davis slouch hat.

    I already have two nice examples of Davis forage caps in the McDowell style,...
    10-15-2022, 02:41 PM

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  • Silas
    Illustrated Load in Nine Times for Light Infantry aka Casey’s
    by Silas



    View this fully and copiously illustrated article about Loading in Nine Times using the Light Infantry method commonly called, “Casey’s.”

    Casey’s method of loading is based upon the Light Infantry Tactics found in Hardee’s 1855 manual....
    01-05-2023, 12:47 PM
  • Jeffrey Cohen
    Sidearms on parade
    by Jeffrey Cohen
    Greetings:
    Would an officer wear his sidearm marching in a parade or just his sword?
    Thanks,
    Jeffrey Cohen
    11-11-2022, 09:15 PM
  • Ian M.
    ANV Block Letter Buttons
    by Ian M.
    When did 2-piece stamped block letter (I, C, A) buttons first begin appearing with the ANV. Were these contemporary to the issuance of Richmond Deport Type II jackets or did they appear prior?
    09-28-2022, 10:04 PM

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  • Orin Harding
    WTS: Schneider & Glassick Revolver
    by Orin Harding
    Schneider & Glassick Revolver .36 Caliber, 7 1/2 inch octagonal barrel, steel frame, smooth cylinder, unfired with no markings other than S&G name and numbers.
    It was apparently assembled by High Standard using imported parts from Italy in 1974 - 1976.

    SOLD

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    01-13-2023, 02:41 PM
  • wajohnson12
    1851 Colt London Navy - Lodgewood Custom Pistol
    by wajohnson12
    I've decided to part with this 1851 London Colt Navy pistol. I purchased it from Lodgewood a couple of years ago - somewhat of an impulse buy - but I knew it would get gobbled up quickly if I didn't. Two years later, it's still unfired and I'm probably not going to get the use from it which I had originally...
    01-05-2023, 12:09 PM
  • LibertyHallVols
    Selling Southern Officer's DB Frock - Size 40
    by LibertyHallVols
    This is a size 40, double-breasted, CS officer's frock coat, with major's insignia on the collar.

    This coat was made by me in early 2020 in preparation for an event I was not able to attend (a li'l pre-Covid flu!). It has been sitting in my closet ever since and has NEVER been worn....
    You may only view thumbnails in this gallery. This gallery has 10 photos.
    11-20-2022, 10:44 AM
  • DougENash
    Mint RD III for Sale
    by DougENash
    For sale: Mint condition RD III Jacket, worn to only one event, size medium. Made using Charlie Childs RD III pattern, using his English manufactured cadet gray "Army Cloth." Comes with script "I" buttons. Manufactured using Child's pattern by Peter Julius of the North State Rifles...
    You may only view thumbnails in this gallery. This gallery has 5 photos.
    10-23-2022, 06:32 AM

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