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  • eric3844
    11th New York second-issue Zouave uniform
    by eric3844
    Was perusing the wikipedia page of the 11th New York Infantry, when I came across this passage:

    "The second uniform was issued when the first, not made of quality materials, fell apart on most men. This uniform was issued by the federal government, and to the disgust of the men, was...
    12-20-2020, 01:26 PM
  • B.Wheelz
    50th New York Engineers Work Detail Uniform
    by B.Wheelz
    I am currently working on finishing my Eastern Theater impression for the 50th NY Engineers, Sappers and Pioneers. One of the unique uniforms they wore for details building bridges, earth works, etc., I am currently researching and working with the Corps of Engineers historians on this. The Liberty...
    12-06-2020, 09:05 PM
  • Eric Tipton
    Authenticity Links
    by Eric Tipton


    Pictured Here - Will Eichler at the Fort Wayne Research Library This is the motherload of informational links, gathered at the AC over the last twenty years. If you are looking for info on uniforms, equipment, improving your impression, camping, cooking, rations, manuals and drill, this...
    11-30-2020, 09:08 PM
  • NMVolunteer
    Schuylkill Arsenal Forage Caps
    by NMVolunteer
    Does anybody have good reference articles or reference materials on hand that compare the 1858 pattern forage caps manufactured by the Schuylkill Arsenal prior to the war to the various wartime contract forage caps?
    11-24-2020, 12:10 PM

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  • eric3844
    11th New York second-issue Zouave uniform
    by eric3844
    Was perusing the wikipedia page of the 11th New York Infantry, when I came across this passage:

    "The second uniform was issued when the first, not made of quality materials, fell apart on most men. This uniform was issued by the federal government, and to the disgust of the men, was...
    12-20-2020, 01:26 PM
  • B.Wheelz
    50th New York Engineers Work Detail Uniform
    by B.Wheelz
    I am currently working on finishing my Eastern Theater impression for the 50th NY Engineers, Sappers and Pioneers. One of the unique uniforms they wore for details building bridges, earth works, etc., I am currently researching and working with the Corps of Engineers historians on this. The Liberty...
    12-06-2020, 09:05 PM
  • Eric Tipton
    Authenticity Links
    by Eric Tipton


    Pictured Here - Will Eichler at the Fort Wayne Research Library This is the motherload of informational links, gathered at the AC over the last twenty years. If you are looking for info on uniforms, equipment, improving your impression, camping, cooking, rations, manuals and drill, this...
    11-30-2020, 09:08 PM

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  • austinmillinder
    Period Correct Water Storage
    by austinmillinder
    Anyone have any insight on period correct water storage? Would civilians (and ACW soldiers for that matter) just store water in small barrels? I'm thinking of civilian camp situations, like gold rush or whilst moving around, when a person would be away from an established well or clean water source. ...
    11-04-2020, 10:25 PM
  • Jeremy Bevard
    CWDD: Why Apples?
    by Jeremy Bevard
    Time to talk all about apples! We are fortunate to have Debra Reid, Curator of Agriculture and the Environment at The Henry Ford, as a guest again. In this episode, Will asks her an important and simple question about the 19th century, why apples? Enjoy the discussion as Debra talks all things apples...
    10-01-2020, 06:47 AM
  • Jeremy Bevard
    CWDD: Cabbage & Sauerkraut
    by Jeremy Bevard
    A 19th century family living on a farm would need to know how to store their nutritious cabbage crop. It’s important since it would help them get through the lean winter months. In this episode, we learn from Debra Reid, Curator of Agriculture and the Environment at The Henry Ford, how to do this....
    09-24-2020, 06:23 AM

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  • Dan Kohli
    Interest in Forming a Heavy artillery company
    by Dan Kohli
    Out of curiosity, would anyone be interested in forming a heavy artillery battery in the upper Midwest? I haven’t put a lot of thought into the subject, but am just curious.

    Moderators if this is not inline with the mission of this form feel free to delete this thread....
    12-31-2020, 05:47 PM
  • Jeremy Bevard
    CWDD: To Fry Hominy
    by Jeremy Bevard
    We are back at Historic Fort Wayne in Michigan to share what to do with leftovers, hominy ration leftovers! If you have not yet watched the episode on boiling hominy, check that out, it sets the stage for this one! A veteran shares one idea of what to do with all that leftover hominy the next day and...
    12-20-2020, 09:03 PM
  • Eric Tipton
    Authentic Unit List & Links
    by Eric Tipton


    AUTHENTIC UNIT LIST & LINKS

    11th Ohio Cavalry - We focus on planning and organizing events in and around central Wyoming which involved either the 11th Ohio or 11th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry units that were stationed between Fort Laramie and South Pass in the summer of 1865. ...
    11-28-2020, 06:50 PM

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  • eric3844
    11th New York second-issue Zouave uniform
    by eric3844
    Was perusing the wikipedia page of the 11th New York Infantry, when I came across this passage:

    "The second uniform was issued when the first, not made of quality materials, fell apart on most men. This uniform was issued by the federal government, and to the disgust of the men, was...
    12-20-2020, 01:26 PM
  • B.Wheelz
    50th New York Engineers Work Detail Uniform
    by B.Wheelz
    I am currently working on finishing my Eastern Theater impression for the 50th NY Engineers, Sappers and Pioneers. One of the unique uniforms they wore for details building bridges, earth works, etc., I am currently researching and working with the Corps of Engineers historians on this. The Liberty...
    12-06-2020, 09:05 PM
  • Eric Tipton
    Authenticity Links
    by Eric Tipton


    Pictured Here - Will Eichler at the Fort Wayne Research Library This is the motherload of informational links, gathered at the AC over the last twenty years. If you are looking for info on uniforms, equipment, improving your impression, camping, cooking, rations, manuals and drill, this...
    11-30-2020, 09:08 PM
  • NMVolunteer
    Schuylkill Arsenal Forage Caps
    by NMVolunteer
    Does anybody have good reference articles or reference materials on hand that compare the 1858 pattern forage caps manufactured by the Schuylkill Arsenal prior to the war to the various wartime contract forage caps?
    11-24-2020, 12:10 PM
  • csuniforms
    Fort Donelson, 1862, Virginia ordnance and types of arms.
    by csuniforms
    Hello, Am compiling right now, the types of arms carried by all the Union and Confederate Regiments at the Battle and Siege of Fort Donelson, 1862. What I am having trouble with, are what type and types of arms were issued to the Virginia Regiments, the 51st, 56th, 36th, and 50th Virginia. I have some...
    10-19-2020, 01:07 PM

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  • eric3844
    11th New York second-issue Zouave uniform
    by eric3844
    Was perusing the wikipedia page of the 11th New York Infantry, when I came across this passage:

    "The second uniform was issued when the first, not made of quality materials, fell apart on most men. This uniform was issued by the federal government, and to the disgust of the men, was...
    12-20-2020, 01:26 PM
  • B.Wheelz
    50th New York Engineers Work Detail Uniform
    by B.Wheelz
    I am currently working on finishing my Eastern Theater impression for the 50th NY Engineers, Sappers and Pioneers. One of the unique uniforms they wore for details building bridges, earth works, etc., I am currently researching and working with the Corps of Engineers historians on this. The Liberty...
    12-06-2020, 09:05 PM
  • Eric Tipton
    Authenticity Links
    by Eric Tipton


    Pictured Here - Will Eichler at the Fort Wayne Research Library This is the motherload of informational links, gathered at the AC over the last twenty years. If you are looking for info on uniforms, equipment, improving your impression, camping, cooking, rations, manuals and drill, this...
    11-30-2020, 09:08 PM
  • NMVolunteer
    Schuylkill Arsenal Forage Caps
    by NMVolunteer
    Does anybody have good reference articles or reference materials on hand that compare the 1858 pattern forage caps manufactured by the Schuylkill Arsenal prior to the war to the various wartime contract forage caps?
    11-24-2020, 12:10 PM
  • csuniforms
    Fort Donelson, 1862, Virginia ordnance and types of arms.
    by csuniforms
    Hello, Am compiling right now, the types of arms carried by all the Union and Confederate Regiments at the Battle and Siege of Fort Donelson, 1862. What I am having trouble with, are what type and types of arms were issued to the Virginia Regiments, the 51st, 56th, 36th, and 50th Virginia. I have some...
    10-19-2020, 01:07 PM

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