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The 6th NC of the Carolina Legion is kicking around the idea of going to
McDowell next May. They have invited us to join them for the event. Twenty or
so rifles will make for a company. A bunch of folks went a few years ago, and short
of getting rained out, it was a good time.
Bost Grist Mill is September 9-11. They're offering
a bounty of $150 to the first 6 full size cannons, and $20 to the first 12 cavalry
troopers. For more, their website is www.battleofbost.org.
Battalion Drill. The Officers and Staff of the
Palmetto Battalion present a training event that will cover: Infantry School of the
Soldier, School of the Company, Skirmish Drill & School of the Battalion, Artillery
School of the Piece.
It will take place Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Battle of Aiken Site, Aiken, SC.
Classes begin at 9:00 AM
Period attire not required. Infantrymen should bring muskets and
accoutrements including canteen. Artillery bring canteen. Friday night camping
available. Saturday night camping by request. Registration Fee $5. Per person which
includes all handouts and Saturday afternoon cookout on site. Registration fee will be
collected on site. To register call 803-235-8322, or email your name, rank, and
branch of service to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Perryville is October 8th & 9th of 2016.
Registration now is $20 until 9/20/2016. Walk on's are not permitted. If you
plan to take a cannon and be Confederate, you HAVE to contact them first. Check their website for more
info. BTW, how far is Perryville? Yours truely made it in 7 hours from
Murrells Inlet. There's a set of maps in the
23rd's Map Room.