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  • Fort Barnesville - August 5-7, 2022

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    Name of the Game is to recreate life through the Ozarks in and around Ft. Barnesville outside of Ellington Missouri during its construction to the highlights of its Military career. This is the 1st of many events to unfold here with this location. Keep coming back for what's in store.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO THE EVENT FACEBOOK GROUP BY CLICKING HERE

    UNIFORM GUIDELINES

    Headgear

    1) Various Colors and Styles of Civilian Slouch Hats.
    2) Federal Issue Hardee Hat.
    3) No Forage Caps

    Jacket

    1) Four Button Federal Fatigue Blouse
    2) Frock Coats
    3) Field Altered or SA Blouses

    Trousers

    1) Federal Enlisted Sky Blue Infantry Trousers.
    2) Dark Blue Infantry Trousers.
    3) Civilian Jean-wool Trousers

    Undershirts

    1.) Federal Issue Contract Shirts.
    2.) Civilian Shirts.

    Underpants

    1) Federal Issue Drawers
    2) Civilian Style Drawers

    Footwear

    1) Federal Issue Boots or Brogans
    2) Civilian Style Boots or Shoes

    Rifle

    1) Enfield with Bayonet
    2) Springfield with Bayonet

    Accoutrements - (Western Depots) - U.S. Cartridge Box with Strap and eagle breast plate, U.S. Cap Pouch, U.S. Belt with U.S. Belt Plate, U.S. 2 Rivet Scabbard. All made of proper material and construction.

    Canteen - U.S. Issue Canteen with cloth or leather canteen strap. Made of proper material and construction. Must have proper stopper and jean-wool cover.

    Haversack - U.S. Issue Tarred Haversack, must contain proper personal items. Plate, Cup, Fork, Knife, Spoon, poke sacks, and issued rations. Made of proper material and construction.

    Double Bag Knapsacks are optional.

    Each man should have the following items:

    - Federal Issue Blanket- Made of proper material and construction.
    - Federal Issue or Civilian Ground Cloth- Made of proper material and construction.
    - Federal Shelter Half- Made of proper material and construction.
    - Items should be carried in blanket roll or mule collar fashion, if not packed away in a knapsack. Tied together with a leather knapsack strap or cloth strap. Refrain from using twine or rope on your blanket roll.

    - We’re asking everyone to bring the following items… Shovels, picks, axes, and hatchets. Please make sure these are sharpened and usable tools. Keep your dull shitty tools at home. Tools will be collected at registration. MAKE SURE YOU LABEL YOUR TOOLS WITH PAINT!!! (Ex. Pvt. Smith) Tags or chalk will most likely wear off.

    - Each man should bring 40 Rounds properly rolled and packaged into arsenal packs.

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    EVENT STANDARDS

    • No modern smoking habits
    • No modern politics
    • No wrist watches
    • No modern eyewear
    • No shitty Pakistan reproduction clothing
    • No shitty impressions, if you roll up with a shitty impression. We’ll correct that shit for you. So here’s your first and last warning. Don’t be offended when we ask you to change something in the parking lot. Unless you’re brand spanking new to the hobby.. you have no excuses for a shitty impression.

    - Signs will be posted one mile out from event site.

    - Follow directions to the correct parking lot. Violators will be met with violence.

    - Please stay on all gravel roadways upon entering the event site.

    - Follow posted speed limit. Violators will be met with violence.

    - Everything you bring must be carried in. That goes for everyone. Violators will be met with violence. Event staff does not have the time to hall your shit up the mountain for you.

    - Last but not least… look forward to having a good time. You’ll have plenty of downtime to shoot the shit. Keep conversation 18fucking63. You can excuse yourself from the group if you need to use modern language.

    The Croaker Mess looks forward to seeing everyone in August!

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    Last edited by Eric Tipton; 05-22-2022, 11:34 AM.
    ERIC TIPTON
    AC Owner
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