The Calvary is here!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by theoldchick, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    I went to a historical reenactment today. And of course the horses were my favorite part. And I learned how important the battle of Cowpens was in determining the course of the United State's future.

    The camp cook had his fire going.

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    Young soldiers flirted with the girls

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    The tents were ready

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    Camp cook checking on his stew

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    The camp dishwasher is hard at work

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    These women were waiting for something.

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    While the men rest in the shade

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    And the Calvary has arrived

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    Spectators learned about the differences in the uniforms and how the mounted militia intimidated the enemy forces.

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    This fellow obligingly stopped for a photo op.

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    However, rifles are needed in any war, and they do require maintenance.

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    The cannons were impressive and I was surprised firing the weapon took 5 people working together to create the Big Bang!
    Dang that thing was loud!

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  2. NCReb

    NCReb Out Of The Brooder

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    Where was the reenactment? I need to brush up on my Revolution-era history. I've always wanted to go to one, they sound really cool.
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    This one was in Cowpens, SC. It's definitely a fun learning experience.
     
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2013
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    It's fun to watch!

    We are CW reenactors and we all share some things in common!
     

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