21614Re: Fort Meigs week-end
- May 31, 2004Your kind words of "The Drums, Crown Forces" is very much appreciate
Ray. WE also had a great time. Wonderful opportunity to meet new
people and greet old friends. See you all soon.
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, <ray.hobbs@s...> wrote:
> On behalf of the 41st Regiment of Foot I would like to express my
deepest appreciation for an excellent
> week-end at Fort Meigs.
> To the site organizers, the Crown Forces Staff, the US Staff, the
regiments present from both side, that
> amazing artillery, the cavalry - and, of course, those excellent
fifes and drums who sound wonderful - a
> great Huzzah. I sincerely apologise if any are left off this list.
> His Excellency, General Pickles' horse pooped in the 41st Street,
and I wish to assure him it was not
> taken personally. Our indomitable Pioneer Woods cleaned up the mess
without a fuss.
> The battle choreography in such a good expanse of ground, with
movement of regiments, wings and
> detachments was a thrill.
> All in all a very memorable. A toast to all.
> Ray Hobbs
> CO 41st Regt
> Hamilton, Ontario
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