- I stumbled on this group because it was featured at YahooGroups. I find
it very timely, as it happens.
I am not a member of a reenactment group. I am a published author. I
have just begun a novel wherein the main character will be transformed
by events he encounters during this war. I won't bore you with the
details on the list, as it's off-topic. However, as he is meant to be
from Virginia, anyone with expertise in a Virginia Regiment would be
welcome as an email buddy. Also, anyone familiar with what we would now
call "special forces"--secret activities--I'd love to pick your brains!
Please forgive my abysmal ignorance; I've only just started my research
on the war. However, I did publish a *hangs her head* Regency Romance
once, which takes place in 1814 England, so I have done some research on
social customs. I'm curious to see how they played out in America, since
I'm quite sure we didn't operate on Regency Norm.
Also, as I have a book on the back-burner wherein pivotal events
transpire on Mackinaw Island, Michigan, curing this war (co-incidence,
as it happens), I'd be interested in some of the info Angela Gottfred
(new member) has compiled about trappers up her way. (I live in Northern
Here's to a mutually satisfying relationship! Thank you. *bows*
- Jim,Welcome to the group? We will look forward to your posts.Jim Gallen
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Subject: 1812 Introduction
Date: 18 Dec 2013 22:03:14 -0800
Hello all,My name is Jim Whitley. I'm a longtime reenactor from Charlotte, North Carolina, but new to 1812. My home is the 12th Infantry, a new regiment forming in the mid-Atlantic. I appreciate being allowed to join and hope to absorb much of your collective wisdom in the months ahead.
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