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LauraMarx oh man, do I know what you did to us! The North kept their slaves in bondage until the ‘s. Emancipation must not of transitioned as fast as Lincoln would’ve liked. Despite the history, would you assume that every reenactor who wore a confederate uniform was a bigot racist? This post is mainly to see if people can set aside stereotypes, and accept someone for a hobby they enjoy and telling their families story. Because both sides were racist, I just want to make that clear. I don’t agree with what my family did, but if I don’t help tell their story who will? I used to do the war of the roses, but it got to dangerous and intense for me especially being in a squirms with lancers and horses.

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Jefferson Davis died here in while visiting Louisiana. East of New Orleans. W In , the silence of Fort Pike was broken. Before the actual start of the Civil War, the Louisiana militia captured the fort and held it until the Union forces took New Orleans in

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Sunday Battles 11 a. Alfalfa Feed and water for horses will be provide, if your horses have special diets you will need to provide your own feed. Reenactors bunk overnight in historic buildings on site, with beautiful view of San Francisco Bay. Infantry and artillery demonstrations, period baking, map making demos, special event for reenactors on Saturday evening. Reenactors of the American Civil War April , racw.

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And so, years after the Civil War, many of the fields on which soldiers bled and died are nearly forgotten, buried beneath parking lots and subdivisions and interstate highways. Yet, at the same time, the wounds of that terrible war have never fully gone away. They live on in the mental terrain even as they are wiped from the physical landscape.

Photographer Gregg Segal decided in to try to bring the ghosts of the war back to the places they once inhabited so fearsomely. Working with the renowned re-enactor Robert Hodge and his colleagues, Segal identified battlefields from Gettysburg to Nashville, Cedar Creek to Atlanta. Places where the mundane humdrum of today covers ground that was once, to borrow a phrase from historian Stephen W. At first they are funny—proving the theory that humor arises from the unexpected collision of jarring frames of reference.

But deeper lies a strong poignancy.

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Playing cards were invented during the 12th century in China. These early cards were probably paper dominoes since the official Chinese record for the invention of paper was A. This historic paper compares Chinese and European decks of playing cards and includes a wealth of information. From Venice, cards made their way to other European countries. There are many mentions of cards from Ulm, Germany, in the late s and early s.

Even though no actual card packs exist from this time, it is certain that woodcuts would have been used in their production by this time.

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The Chadds Ford Historical Society kicks off another year of. Tavern Talks with Chocolate Courtship. Historic Cold Spring Reenctors for everyone. This event will feature pirates, a gold coin treasure hunt, music and family fun.

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While reenactors actually use the equipment, many Antiques collectors simply enjoy owning items reminiscent of the Civil War era. No matter your reason, you can find a variety of authentic and reproduction items from this time period, from buttons to swords and more. They enjoy collecting equipment and firearms that will help them create an air of authenticity when participating in mock battles or living at their encampments.

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Kentucky Tourism’s Civil War Trails website On October 8, , cannon explosions shattered the rural peace of this tranquil countryside and the death moans of young soldiers. Perryville became the site of the most destructive Civil War battle in the state which left more than 7, killed, wounded or missing. His national review appeared in USA Today. This Kentucky battlefield is one of the most unaltered Civil War sites in the nation; vistas visible today are virtually those soldiers saw on that fateful day in A self-guided walking tour on the battlefield interprets battle events.

This is one of the stops along Kentucky’s Lincoln Heritage Trail.

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Design and patent[ edit ] James Puckle – , English inventor, lawyer and writer, patented in the Puckle gun. The Puckle gun is a tripod-mounted, single-barreled flintlock weapon fitted with a manually operated [5] revolving cylinder; Puckle advertised its main application as an anti-boarding gun for use on ships. The barrel was 3 feet 0.

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In normal years, taps would be played and each side would march back to their tent encampments. But this was hardly a normal year. And Saturday, the battlefield had to be temporally cleared because a suspicious device, possibly a pipe bomb, was found. I was never prouder of people in our hobby. The event turned violent and led to three deaths. Saturday, which prompted law enforcement to evacuate the immediate area. Several reenactors said they were told it looked like a pipe bomb.

No persons were harmed and the device was rendered safe by the Virginia State Police. The battle reenacted Sunday took place on Oct. In August, organizers of a two-day reenactment in Manassas — meant to show how Union and Confederate soldiers lived during the Civil War — was canceled.

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The Puckle gun (also known as the Defence gun) was a primitive crew-served, manually-operated flintlock revolver patented in by James Puckle (–) a British inventor, lawyer and writer. It was one of the earliest weapons to be referred to as a “machine gun”, being called such in a shipping manifest, though its operation does not match the modern use of the term.

Equipment Since the s, an increasing number of companies have offered replicas of historical arms and armour. Blade weapons used for combat reenactment are unsharpened, and specialized sparring weapons have rounded points. Blunt, flail and staff weapons are more problematic since the replica essentially has the same effectiveness as the original version, unless rattan or latex weapons are employed, which in turn lack the characteristics of the originals and induce handling techniques inconsistent with the weapons they are supposed to represent.

There have been many isolated examples of medieval reenactment in Europe, notably the Eglinton Tournament of In modern times, medieval reenactment has been popular in the United Kingdom, starting in the late s and growing every year since, with groups from all over England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales participating in events. Many UK battles are reenacted at their original battle sites by enthusiasts with a high degree of authenticity, together with Medieval traders, musicians, caterers.

UK reenactors can be seen throughout the country during the summer months at battles, fairs, carnivals, fetes, pubs and schools. Almost entirely throughout the UK, reenactors use blunted steel weapons for reenactments and rubber tipped arrows blunts for archers, or steel heads when target shooting. The largest early medieval event in the UK is the Battle of Hastings reenactment..

Most UK battles have at some point been reenactedand manyl are reenacted annually, including the Battle of Bannockburn, and battles from the Wars of the Roses such as the Battle of Bosworth Field and the Battle of Tewkesbury.

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