From: "westhouse03" <westhouse@...
I will make it a point to talk to Doug personally at some point. Just
to toss about some ideas. He does however have alot more experience
than I. I do not presume to tell anyone I know it all. At Fanshawe
I stepped up to the plate and put my neck on the line because I had
alot of free time. Thankfully it went very well.
This may be a good opportunity for all re-enactors and units in particular
to talk to site co-ordinators and offer help in there program creation.
Dave has some good ideas, as well new re-enactors see things from a
prospective than we who have been in the hobby since the original battles!
Women and Ladies can always create living history vignettes. Betsy used to
in laundry and wash our shirts at an event, She charged for it come to think
Others used to play musical instruments, sewed, weaved, and others just sat
and drank fine wines as a Lady should .................
Observed one unit this summer, rise and shine, marched to breakfast,
police camp, drilled, cleaned weapons, marched to lunch, drilled, formed
tactical, returned to camp to clean weapons, marched to supper, returned and
formal 'all-ranks-mess' in their camp street in the evening ........ a full
The 7th US Inf. lives 1812 from camp set up Friday, till camp breaks
Sunday. Posting camp sentries, etc.