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Apr
26
by MOBDEnut at 8:12 PM
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1900623_722151861136919_1706048545_o.jpg It is part of the group that did the 6th GA for Olustee 150th anniversary this is the color guard. The 1st Sergeant in the photo had family in the 6th GA that faught at Olustee. So we came together and worked a year on this impression and the flag. The jackets are Charleston depot pattern. And the flag was reproduced exactly like the original housed at the Atlanta history center. The flag was allowed to fly on...
Apr
26
by 18thVirginia at 12:44 PM
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A thread about female African American reenactors mentioned Hallie Quinn Brown, who was one of the many educators who came to the South during the post Civil War period. Hallie Quinn Brown was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. in 1849 to parents who had both been slaves. She lived in Canada during much of the 1860s and went to Wilberforce University in Ohio in 1870.

Teaching in freedman's schools in Mississippi must have...
Apr
26
by JPK Huson 1863 at 6:09 AM
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" Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross
To see a fine lady ride on a white horse
With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes
She shall have music wherever she goes. "
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" Cock horse", in the late 1700's when this is thought to have been written was a toy horse- meant for children's play. Celia Fiennes or Welsh goddess Rhiannon possible, historic topics, at...
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