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  • eighth_conn_inf
    When we had our CW wedding in the Dahlgren Chapel in October a few years ago it was delightful; I can t imagine wearing that clothing in 95+ degrees.
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 11, 2008
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      When we had our CW wedding in the Dahlgren Chapel in October a few
      years ago it was delightful; I can't imagine wearing that clothing in
      95+ degrees.

      --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Larry,
      >
      > That same day, I was in a Civil War wedding and I suffered in the
      > heat!
      >
      > Yr. Obt. Svt.
      > G E "Gerry" Mayers
      >
      > To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
      > on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
      > Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from
      > the Almighty God. --Anonymous
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...>
      > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 10:04 AM
      > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Fire on the Mountain
      >
      >
      > Steve,
      >
      > Thanks for the pictures. We did not attend mainly due to the
      > heat.
      > Tom and the reenactors must have suffered in their woolen
      > uniforms!
      >
      > Larry F.
      >
      > --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Steve" <myness@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I just posted a few pictures to my blog at
      > > http://cwbattlefields.blogspot.com from the Fire on the
      > > Mountain
      > event
      > > held at Fox's Gap last weekend. The rebels had four Napoleons
      > deployed
      > > where Bondurant's battery fought at the gap, and a Federal
      > > section
      > > deployed about 600 yards away for simulated counterbattery
      > > fire.
      > >
      > > I'll try to post a few more within the next day or so. Being a
      > little
      > > absent-minded, I did not ask what groups of reenactors
      > > participated
      > in
      > > the event - does anyone know?
      > >
      > > My wife even enjoyed the event. At one point, a gunnery
      > > sergeant
      > > cussed his crew for cutting the fuse to the wrong range. We
      > > both
      > > thought this was funny. The reenactors did a great job, and I
      > think
      > > perhaps 30-40 spectators braved the heat to attend. Not bad
      > > for a
      > > remote site.
      > >
      > > We noticed a few trees down in this area as well. Sorry to
      > > hear
      > about
      > > the damage in and around Sharpsburg, but happy to hear no one
      > > was
      > > injured.
      > >
      >
    • G E Mayers
      Larry; My wife and I renewed our vows as a CW wedding locally.... It was tough but we managed.... Yr. Obt. Svt. G E Gerry Mayers To Be A Virginian, either by
      Message 2 of 7 , Jun 11, 2008
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        Larry;

        My wife and I renewed our vows as a CW wedding locally.... It was
        tough but we managed....

        Yr. Obt. Svt.
        G E "Gerry" Mayers

        To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
        on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
        Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from
        the Almighty God. --Anonymous
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...>
        To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 10:36 AM
        Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Fire on the Mountain


        When we had our CW wedding in the Dahlgren Chapel in October a
        few
        years ago it was delightful; I can't imagine wearing that
        clothing in
        95+ degrees.

        --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...>
        wrote:
        >
        > Larry,
        >
        > That same day, I was in a Civil War wedding and I suffered in
        > the
        > heat!
        >
        > Yr. Obt. Svt.
        > G E "Gerry" Mayers
        >
        > To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
        > on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
        > Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction
        > from
        > the Almighty God. --Anonymous
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...>
        > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
        > Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 10:04 AM
        > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Fire on the Mountain
        >
        >
        > Steve,
        >
        > Thanks for the pictures. We did not attend mainly due to the
        > heat.
        > Tom and the reenactors must have suffered in their woolen
        > uniforms!
        >
        > Larry F.
        >
        > --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Steve" <myness@> wrote:
        > >
        > > I just posted a few pictures to my blog at
        > > http://cwbattlefields.blogspot.com from the Fire on the
        > > Mountain
        > event
        > > held at Fox's Gap last weekend. The rebels had four
        > > Napoleons
        > deployed
        > > where Bondurant's battery fought at the gap, and a Federal
        > > section
        > > deployed about 600 yards away for simulated counterbattery
        > > fire.
        > >
        > > I'll try to post a few more within the next day or so. Being
        > > a
        > little
        > > absent-minded, I did not ask what groups of reenactors
        > > participated
        > in
        > > the event - does anyone know?
        > >
        > > My wife even enjoyed the event. At one point, a gunnery
        > > sergeant
        > > cussed his crew for cutting the fuse to the wrong range. We
        > > both
        > > thought this was funny. The reenactors did a great job, and
        > > I
        > think
        > > perhaps 30-40 spectators braved the heat to attend. Not bad
        > > for a
        > > remote site.
        > >
        > > We noticed a few trees down in this area as well. Sorry to
        > > hear
        > about
        > > the damage in and around Sharpsburg, but happy to hear no one
        > > was
        > > injured.
        > >
        >
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