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Pea Ridge, Ar   March, 2002

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Saturday AM                                 Cold and Windy
After the Storm          

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Crawling out from                             140th Anniverary
downed tents                                     Celebration!

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Warming by the fire                         At Sugar Creek Entrenchments
on a fridgid morning                         by special permission PR NMP


Ft. Scott, Ks   April, 2002

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A misty, foggy                                 Fresh Bread!
Saturday morning

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Tug of War                                     The Color Line
Infantry vs Artillery

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In Line of "Demonstration"

Lexington, Mo   May, 2002

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The Military Court                             The Military Court in action
and guards

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A "healthy" kitchen(?)                     Disposing of a confiscated
                                                    rebel-sympathizing pig

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"Guarding" the Anderson House

Grand Island, Ne   June, 2002

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Boiling coffee and                             Ol' Sully came in at Midnight after
cooking grease                                 work - we thought he was dead.

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The merry Holmes' contingent


Athens, Mo   August, 2002

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Perryville, Ky   August, 2002

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The Great Skeddadle                     No they're waist belts,
through the corn field                      not chest belts!

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The Union Army                             Just before the battle, Mother...
in line of battle

pville2002Fire.jpg (48253 bytes)    Warming by the fire on a chilly pre-dawn morning