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      Preliminary Marching Orders for 2009
Here are the 2009 events as voted on at the recent Fort Scott event. More may be added later.

March 7-8, 2009 Pea Ridge NBP, AR National Battlefield Park.  Living history.

April 4-5, 2009 Shoal Creek Village at Hodge Park. The Battle of Blue Mills Landing. Generic Federal impression.

April 18-19, 2009 Ft. Scott, KS National Historic Site. Holmes Brigade event/elections. MAXIMUM EFFORT.

May 9, 2009 Lexington, MO Living History. Recruiting German Home Guard. John Maki for details.   

May 15-17, 2009 Jefferson City, MO. Battle Reenactment. MCWRA max effort.   

May 30, 2009 The 1856 Battle of Black Jack. Near Wellsville, KS Encampment and film by Wide Awake. Gregg Higginbotham or Dave Bears for details.   

May 30, 2009 Candlelight Remembrance at Lone Jack, MO Held that night after Blackjack. Small group of soldiers needed to walk the grounds while luminaries honor the fallen. Dan Hadley or Bob Talbott.   

June 5-6, 2009 The 1859 Jail in Independence, MO Recreation of an 1866 jailbreak and murder. Local participation and by invitation only. Ralph Monaco or Gregg Higginbotham for details.   

June 27-28, 2009 Wilsonís Creek NBP. Sigelís 3rd Mo. Living History   

July 11-12, 2009 Battle of Carthage SHS, Sigelís 3rd Mo. Living History  

July 17-19, 2009 Lexington, MO Possible filming for Civil War movie Arkansas Traveler. Gregg Higginbotham for more details.   

August 1, 2009 Burlington, KS Living History/Military Timeline. Tom Sprague for more details.   

September 12, 2009 Laclede, MO Living History/Military Timeline at the John J. Pershing home. John Maki for more details.   

September 19-20, 2009 Osawatomie, KS Bleeding Kansas Days on site of 1856 battle between Free Soilers and Pro-Slavery ruffians. Living History and Battle. Tom Sprague for more details.   

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