Ft. Washita 2008

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Cpt. Prendergast impresses
Cpl. Beck with his musical talent

Sgt. Blair Rudy, Lt.
Doughtie, and Frontier Brigade Principal Musician Sgt. Neil Rudy

Cpl. Aaron Smith and

Musician Matthew Smith
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Pvt. Noyes and Cpl.Beck
at leisure
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Pvt. Brian Powers and Musician Austin Powers
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The Sibley at Fort Washita

Pvt. Campbell, Lt.
Doughtie, and Pvt. Noyes
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A soldier of the 77th PA with his best gal
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Pvt. Powers poses
 
A veteran of the Mexican war describes the assault on
Cerro Gordo
 
We received our pay, in arrears (as usual). Most of it was taken right back.
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The army giveth . . .
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and the sutler taketh away
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Miss Tula
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Musician Powers receives
his pay . . .
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. . . and gives it back (he'd only spend it on whiskey and women anyway)
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A veteran receives his Mexican War bonus
In addition to drill, we did fatigue duty on the fort, helping repair fencing around the property.
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Stringing barbed wire
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Officers help
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Work detail
Saturday evening, the First US was treated to a soiree.
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Miss Carolyn and Major Gross enjoy the excellent food, while Cpt. Prendergast and Lt.
Doughtie discuss the finer points of skirmishing
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Miss Julie and Pvt. Campbell enjoy the meal
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Just desserts
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Cpls Beck and Zebian sing the praises of pickled asparagus, (while getting fairly pickled themselves)
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A patriot

 

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