FORT BLAKELY CS LIVING HISTORY - Spanish Fort, Alabama
April 1-3, 2016
The Independent Rifles will be hosting a Living History weekend at Fort Blakely in 2016 for CS ONLY. The idea behind the event is to rebuild sections of the works in preparations for the next CS v US living History in 2017. More information to follow.
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PICKET POST - Morganton, Kentucky
May 13-15, 2016
Sponsored by the WIG and Hairy Nation Boys.
CS forces will be commanded by Herb Coats. Federal forces will be commanded by Ivan Ingraham.(one company of Hairy Nation Boys, one company of SCAR)
Each side will have a 100 participant force cap with a goal of three Companies of 25 rifles each. We will also have cavalry for each side.
This will be an immersion campaigner event.
Cost: $20 ($10 for landowner stipend; dirt cheap, really, and $10 for food for the weekend).
Each participant will need 40 rounds and caps for the weekend and needs to bring two one-gallon jugs of water to establish water points within their area as the water on-site is not potable despite the numerous streams and ponds.
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LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN LIVING HISTORY - Chattanooga, Tennessee
June 24-26, 2016
The Hairy Nation Boys will host a living history at Lookout Mountain June 24-26, 2016. Our impression will be that of Company B of the 31st Iowa. At this time we are working on the guidelines. We do have a Facebook page for information but we will use this site as well. If you have any questions please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 319-471-0571
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BATTLE OF PERRYVILLE - Perryville, Kentucky
October 7-9, 2016
Murray's Federal Battalion at Perryville
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 - email@example.com
1st Battalion (105th Ohio): Will Eichler - firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Battalion (123rd Illinois): Tyler Underwood - email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Company C, Paul Jerram, Armory Guards email@example.com
Company K, Russ Dykes Keithstone Guards firstname.lastname@example.org
Jordan Roberts, Red Clay Volunteers Jamesonboy30@gmail.com
Brian Chastain, Breckenridge Grays email@example.com
Michael Comer, Midwest firstname.lastname@example.org
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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