Official Thread CWT Muster "Bloody Shiloh" Sept 25 - 27, 2020

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ucvrelics

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If you're interested in going to this event, please RSVP in the module at the top of the thread! Get your RSVP in before September 10th!

We would like to invite you to join us for the CWT Muster, to be held at Shiloh Tn. September 25th thru 27th, 2020. We have an AWESOME weekend planned that includes a CW weapons firing where member will actually be able load and shoot Cannon, Muskets and Pistols. Plus, We have a GREAT Team put together that includes myself @Ole Miss @16th Alabama @DixieRifles and @redbob The itinerary will be posted below!

Also, as we have done before, we want to get our member involved. If you had relatives who fought at Shiloh we would all love to hear their story while we tour the park. We will be planning some side trips but those will be posted and planned in a separate thread. “Fall Muster Shiloh Side Trips” so as not to clog up the main trip thread. We look forward to see all that can make it and if you have any questions please feel free to let us know.

Civil War Talk
Fall Muster September 25th - 27th, 2020
“Bloody Shiloh”

itinerary

The Itinerary Will Basically Stays As It Was To Include ALL Local Events & Presentations.
We will make changes to our member presentations as needed.

***NOTE: All side trips and planning for them with be posted in a separate Thread "Shiloh Side Trips” so as not to clog up the “Official” thread. We are looking at Iuka and of course Brice’s Crossroads and a few other spots.

Thursday September 24th: (Early Arrivals Optional)

Check In 1:00pm Side Trip. Iuka or relic hunt.

AM Friday. September 25th (optional)​

Morning Side Trip. Brice’s Crossroads. Led by NathanB

PM Friday. September 26th.
(Regular Arrivals)

12:00 pm: Official Kickoff: CWT Spring Muster. Gather in the War Room.

12:30 pm: Civil War Weapons Live Fire (blanks) Members will have the opportunity to load and fire CW replica Cannon, Muskets and Pistols.

3:00 pm: Visit railroad crossing in Corinth for a short presentation on why the Battle of Shiloh was fought. Shiloh NMP visitors center and National Cemetery presentation by OleMiss.

7:00 ish: Hagy’s Catfish Hotel for drinks and dinner.

Saturday. September 27th

Saturday: 7:00 am. Breakfast in our CWT War Room. Go over the day’s itinerary.

Presentation: Shiloh Artillery by RedBob

8:00 am. Shiloh NMP All Day. We will be doing all 19 major tour stops and below are the member presentations. Stops 1 – 9 in the morning and 10 – 19 in the afternoon

Presentation: Mr. DeBerry, The battle begins.

Presentation: Mark Jenkins Pittsburg Landing Naval operations during the battle.

Presentation: OleMiss Confederate burial trench.

1:00 pm. Box Lunch at the picnic area. Give out tickets for drawing.

Lunch Presentation: Harms88 CS Generals Killed During The CW.

2:00 pm. till Dark. Shiloh NMP to include the Fallen Timbers area.

Presentation: 16th​ Ala Fraley Field, The CS approach.

Presentation: Harms88. Johnston’s death site. The death of Gen Johnston

Presentation: ucvrelics The Sunken Road, with special handout.

Presentation: NathanB Gen Forrest at Fallen Timbers

7:00 pm. Gather in CWT War Room.

7:30 pm. Members Dinner. Dinner Bell restaurant.

Sunday September 27th.
7:00 am: Gather in our CWT War Room for breakfast.

Presentation

8:00 am: Brock & Dujanna Thompson Gish Hill house Gen Johnston’s HQ

9:30 am: Corinth Interpretive Center and Battle of Corinth.

Presentation by ranger TomP

1:00 pm: Return to hotel, say our Goodbyes, checkout and go home.

Sunday Afternoon Side Trip

1:00 pm Crossroads Museum Corinth.


host hotel: hampton inn
2107 Highway 72 West, Corinth, MS 38834




Room Rate: $109.00 per night and if you have any other type discount AARP, Military, Veteran etc. they will honor that as well. Includes Free Breakfast each morning, Free WI-FI and parking are included.

RESERVATION Methods: For reservations call 1 662-286-5949 Reservations must be received by September 15, 2020 thereafter, reservations will be taken on a space available basis only at our rack rate of $125.00

PLEASE NOTE:
You will have to call them to book your room at the discount ...
Be sure to tell them your with the Civil War Talk group!
662-286-5949

GUARANTEE & PAYMENT: Individual credit cards are required when making reservations.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancel 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid charges to credit card.

We have a room block of 20 rooms for September 25-27, 2020. We have it setup with a 48-hour cancellation so that you can book early to lock in your room and if something happens you can cancel at no cost.

ALL ROOMS BOOKED AFTER September 15th 2020 WILL BE BOOKED AT $125.00 per night. So, Book Your Room Early. If you are coming in early and or staying later, you will still get the $109 a night discount.

Links:

Hotel: Hampton Inn Corinth, Ms.


RV Park:

Corinth Gun Range & RV Park. corinthgunclubrvpark.business.site
just for @archieclement

Restaurants:

Hagy’s Catfish Hotel. www.catfishhotel.com
Dinner Bell. www.dinnerbellcorinth.com

Parks:

 
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ucvrelics

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OK Folks, Due to the Covid virus we have had to reschedule the Spring muster at Shiloh to the Fall. First I want to Thank Tina @NH Civil War Gal for forgoing the Fall muster at Antietam in order for us to be able to reschedule Shiloh. Thanks Tina :thumbsup: .

The new date Sept. 25th - 27th has already been setup at the Hampton Inn. If you have already booked for the Spring muster and plan on still attending in the Fall you will need to call them and move your date. 662-286-5949 Just be sure to tell them you are with the Civil War Talk group. Also, please re-register at the top of the page where the RSVP is. If you weren't able to attend in May but can make the new Sept date please go up to the RSVP at the top of the page and register.

We currently plan on having the same schedule and presentations to include the "Weapons Firing". If you were already going to give a presentation please let me know that you will still be able to give it.

If you have any question or need any further info please let us know. Please "Stay Safe" and we look forward to seeing everyone in the Fall.
 

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All things considered,I might be able to swing this one now. My June trip to Antietam is up in the air. If my flight gets cancelled,I'll have an airline travel voucher I can use to book a flight into Memphis.
 
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All things considered,I might be able to swing this one now. My June trip to Antietam is up in the air. If my flight gets cancelled,I'll have an airline travel voucher I can use to book a flight into Memphis.
Hope you can join us. Are they still going to have the Port Hudson event?
 

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Hope you can join us. Are they still going to have the Port Hudson event?
It was cancelled. It wasn't postponed. It's an annual event. The next one will be next year. I was very much looking forward to the private tour of the Priest Cap.
 

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I spoke to Tom earlier, he felt uneasy about the date as he had other plans that time of September, but I reminded him of the relic hunt and as he put it "That changes things...." so we'll see. I'll be sure to ask him again next week when we go hunting on an old section of a road that saw heavy traffic before and up till the end of the War. (Just secured permission a few minutes ago actually.)
 
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Read up on Shiloh and Corinth over the Winter.
Glad you mentioned that. I need to check my library to see if I have any unread books on those battles. Pretty sure I don't have any on Corinth. I believe I have one on Shiloh and I know I have some unread back issues of Blue & Gray Magazine on both battles.
 

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Glad you mentioned that. I need to check my library to see if I have any unread books on those battles. Pretty sure I don't have any on Corinth. I believe I have one on Shiloh and I know I have some unread back issues of Blue & Gray Magazine on both battles.
I read Timothy Smith’s book on Corinth, Larry J Daniel’s book on Shiloh. Think I have read all of Daniel’s stuff. He has written several on the AOT. I’ve studied the AOT a good bit. Anything Chickamauga related. Also read a bio on A. S Johnson. One of the best CW books that I’ve read. Johnson isn’t studied much. Since you are from Texas, you have probably studied him.
 
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