Greetings! If you are on this email, you were in the 24th Michigan and 1st Maryland at BGAburg. As we broke up at the end, we promised to keep you informed of upcoming chances to “get the band back together.” As we look forward past the end of the 150s, there is a great chance brewing.
Last time we were together, it was on eastern soil, Gettysburg. This opportunity it will be western soil and actual land – Perryville, October 7-9, 2016! A few weeks ago, we got in a conversation with Rob Murray and Joe Beedle. They want to put a regiment together for that event. At the end of the conversations, Will pitched that we would provide the left wing of Rob’s effort.
We want you to join us! Will Eichler will serve as major and wing commander. Jeremy Bevard will be the sergeant major. There will be a few more jobs to fill. The portrayal is being finalized, but we can say it will be across the field from Herb Coats and the WIG CS battalion. Though a lot of details are in the air (face it, some of you are just done with Bentonville and others are joining us at Sailor’s Creek this weekend) we can say the goal for each company this time will be larger. Our goal is to see 40 man companies in the field.
This email is a “save the date” notice. Let us know if you are interested, please. We will put out more as soon as it is available, via email, web, FaceBook and the A/C.
Hope to march with you all at Perryville, Oct 7-9, 2016.
For those that can not attend Bentonville and looking for something to do next Saturday March 21st at 6:30 PM Kevin Hampton of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum will be presenting his talk entitled "Faces of the Iron Brigade."
Location is the Fox Lake Historical Society - Community Congregational Museum 206 College Avenue Fox Lake, WI 53933
If you have any questions, feel free to post. The Fox Lake Historical Society will have light refreshments and the talk should last about an hour.
I was just contacted by Ann Selke from Old World Wisconsin. There is a quilt fair in Mukwonago, WI, on April 11 & 12, and the organization hosting this is looking for a woman who can discuss women's clothing of the Civil War period. It's purely voluntary. Interested parties can contact me (Dave Frohmader) and I'll put them/her in touch with Ann directly. Thanks. ... See MoreSee Less
I was just contacted by Ann Selke from Old World Wisconsin. There is a quilt fair in Mukwonago, WI, on April 11 & 12, and the organization hosting this is looking for a woman who can discuss women's clothing of the Civil War period. It's purely voluntary. Interested parties can contact me and I'll put them/her in touch with Ann directly.
Dom Dal Bello (email@example.com) has been asked to form a battalion for the 2015 RED RIVER 3 campaign. GOOD MEN ARE WANTED TO FILL THE RANKS!
My primary goal is to help provide a quality experience to the men. If the number of men/companies is insufficient to form a stand-alone battalion, we will work with other like-minded groups to form a solid structure (that decision will be made soon).
You may enlist electronically at: www.redrivercampaign.com/ On the form, for Battalion: Dal Bello's or AoP; for Brigade Commander: Dal Bello
Payment to the event may be by check or credit card.
As noted in November: Start (continue) walking as soon as the weather permits; keep track; extend your marches with time (I have been delinquent). Start (continue) rolling rounds, as over 200 are specified. Each set of comrades/squad will store their packs in the same box.