"Mormon Battalion March" Topic
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| Wyatt the Odd ||22 Jan 2009 3:53 p.m. PST|
Reenacting the Mormon Battalion's journey, some reenactors will be walking from Iowa to San Diego from July to January.
| Editor in Chief Bill ||22 Jan 2009 6:12 p.m. PST|
|Shagnasty||22 Jan 2009 6:22 p.m. PST|
Hardcore! Or Masochistic. Whatever.
|cwbuff||23 Jan 2009 6:58 a.m. PST|
|Daffy Doug ||23 Jan 2009 9:07 a.m. PST|
Think of all the McDonald's along the way, that they can revictual at, that weren't there in 1847
| Streitax ||23 Jan 2009 2:59 p.m. PST|
I dare say the boys in 1846 were more accustomed to walking long distances. If these folks are walking in period shoes/boots, they best harden their feet or bring an ambulance.
| Editor in Chief Bill ||25 Jan 2009 11:32 a.m. PST|
I dare say the boys in 1846 were more accustomed to walking long distances.
remember, a good number of them were converts fresh off the boat from England!
|EJNashIII||18 Feb 2009 10:55 a.m. PST|
I have done some crazy hardcore reenacting, but this stuff takes the cake. 6 months in wool and weather walking across mountains and deserts. If only I could talk the wife into letting me go
|138SquadronRAF ||27 Jul 2009 11:16 a.m. PST|
The reenactor world takes caters for all sorts.
I wish them well as a reenactor.
That said there are certain things in history that send negative shivers down my spine – and the Mormon Battalion is one such organisation.
|cwbuff||15 Nov 2009 2:35 p.m. PST|