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Pea Ridge, Ar   March, 2005

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A Dug Relic                             In the morning...

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Camped next to Elkhorn          The new fencing came in handy


Ft Scott, KS   April, 2005

Shortly before this year's event, there was a terrible fire on the Ft Scott Square. Many historical building were destroyed. While this did not occur while we were there, these images are from that fire. Of particular loss, the the annually visited "ugly bar". 

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Lexington, MO   May, 2005
Filming was done for a new visitor center's film.

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Federal troops storming the Anderson House to rid it of Rebel vermin (aka sharpshooters).

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A Lexington political meeting needs to be busted up

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Jack W never looked so cute... (well - there was that one other time...)


Burlington, KS    July, 2005

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Show and Tell demonstration for the public.
It was well received.

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Wilson's Creek, MO  June, 2005

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Deutschheim SHS  Hermann, MO  June, 2005

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Athens SHS, MO  August, 2005

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Morning camp                         New rifle-muskets from Iowa issued

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Games in camp                         The morning bacon-fest

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On the firing line                      Routing the MSG with charged bayonets

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The Boys

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Photo By Don Plesser             Photo By Don Plesser

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Photo By Don Plesser             Photo By Don Plesser

Corinth, MS  October, 2005

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Ft Scott, KS   December, 2005
Christmas Candlelight Tour

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The old boys in the GAR (Grand Army of the Republic)

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