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 Posted: Tue Aug 16th, 2011 02:13 am
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Albert Sailhorst
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I just got home from the 150th Wilson's creek!!!.....Had a GREAT time!!!....Anyone else there????
What happened to the "Reenactor's" section?



 Posted: Tue Aug 16th, 2011 05:43 pm
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Can't say I was at the reenactment... it has been many moons since I did any reenacting, but I'm glad it was a good event for you! Wilson's Creek and Perryville are my two favorite small battlefields. Both are in excellent condition and well interpreted. I led my Squadron officers on a tour of Wilson's Creek back in 2006 and had a great time doing that.

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 Posted: Tue Aug 16th, 2011 07:45 pm
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Thanks, Mark!
Our reenacting group is thinking about going to Perryville....



 Posted: Sun Aug 21st, 2011 08:38 pm
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this is an excellent documentary, and I believe a shortened version is now shown at the visitors center:

http://youtu.be/ZQqu2PPy_xo



 Posted: Sun Aug 21st, 2011 08:42 pm
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And just to show how much the ACW is engrained in my subconscious, I was at home with an illness a couple of weeks back and randomly decided to watch August light again. Afterwards I realized it was the anniversary of Wilson's creek...totally unintentional...gave me goosebumps.



 Posted: Tue Aug 23rd, 2011 12:48 am
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I am shocked that there were over 3,000 reenactors participating in Wilson's Creek, and untold numbers of spectators at that event, yet I seem to be the only memeber of this group that went there.....It saddens me that so many people participated in Wilson's Creek and went as spectators and yet do not yet know of, or use, this website. It is such a GREAT resource with fantastic, insightful and thoughtful discussions and news items!!!
Thanks, Javal!!!.....Anyone I meet at an event, I tell them about CWI!!!



 Posted: Tue Aug 23rd, 2011 05:41 pm
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I do appreciate that Albert. I feel guilty that due to health problems, my workday has dropped from 12 hours a day to 6 or 7. Plus CWi is now a one-man show since Laurie works full-time elsewhere. But I'll keep slogging along. Thanks again....



 Posted: Thu Aug 25th, 2011 12:21 am
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I second Albert's comments, this is by far my favorite historically based website.



 Posted: Thu Aug 25th, 2011 12:59 am
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Amen!!....Great work, great information & great people!!
I really appreciate it and have since the late '90's (before it was possible to "become" a member)!!
Wishing you & your wife well, Javal.....



 Posted: Thu Aug 25th, 2011 01:56 am
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Captain Crow wrote:
I second Albert's comments, this is by far my favorite historically based website.

I third these comments. I appreciate the Blue Gray Daily more than my limited vocabulary can ... uhh ... well, I can't think of the right words, but I really appreciate it.



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