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Apr
19
by White Flint Bill at 3:22 PM
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Here are a few shots I took of the stacking of arms ceremony this year. The pictures don't do it justice.

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Here is probably the most familiar image of the event, "Furling of the Flags," by Richard Norris Brooke

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Apr
19
by Twlunt at 10:58 PM
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D99F6514-9646-479F-B6F8-6B63A0DD226B.jpeg 6D52A0E9-4B74-4010-8890-0E5E04E6BFC5.jpeg I recently found a letter my great great grandfather, Pvt. Ira Lunt 2nd Regt. Comp. D USSS wrote requesting permission from headquarters to carry his own custom telescopic rifle in lieu of the government issued weapon. The letter is faded but can be read magnified. The back shows the chain of command with each signature and approval. Does anyone recognize any of the signatures? Wasn’t...
Apr
19
by ami at 11:22 AM
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Apr
19
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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Which Confederate Cavalry Unit was known as "The Wiregrass 4th" and where were they from?

credit: @Shannon Wolf
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