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by Couvi
Thu Oct 28, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Caption the Photo. . . .
Replies: 79
Views: 28317

Re: Caption the Photo. . . .

:thumbup:
by Couvi
Tue Oct 26, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Caption the Photo. . . .
Replies: 79
Views: 28317

Re: Caption the Photo. . . .

Do NOT go to Louisiana without mosquito protection!
by Couvi
Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Sidesaddle
Replies: 4
Views: 354

Sidesaddle

I hope this will open. It is an excellent work on riding sidesaddle, something about which I know nothing.
https://www.quora.com/Why-would-women-r ... e-old-days
by Couvi
Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Nelson Miles, May 30, 1921
Replies: 9
Views: 647

Re: Nelson Miles, May 30, 1921

Is that sort of an odd seat?
by Couvi
Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Notice on Passing of Dallas Freeborn
Replies: 2
Views: 396

Re: Notice on Passing of Dallas Freeborn

Sorry to see him go. May he ride into that peaceful sunset.
by Couvi
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: CAMPAIGN HAT
Replies: 4
Views: 637

Re: CAMPAIGN HAT

Okay! Eagle eye! I was wondering if they were trying to pass it off as a WWI-era campaign hat.
by Couvi
Sat Nov 28, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: horse use Churchill
Replies: 6
Views: 861

Re: horse use Churchill

Weapons of the Third Reich: An encyclopedic survey of all small arms, artillery, and special weapons of the German land forces, 1939-1945, 1979, by Terry Gander is an excellent work on this subject.

https://www.amazon.com/Weapons-Third-Re ... 385150903
by Couvi
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: CAMPAIGN HAT
Replies: 4
Views: 637

CAMPAIGN HAT

CHAPEAU STETSON CAMPAIGN HAT US ARMY ORIGINAL

For someone more knowledgeable than me, is this modern?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/CHAPEAU-CAMPAI ... wtVhd4V7J
by Couvi
Sat Sep 05, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: On a personnel note
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Re: On a personnel note

Our condolences.
by Couvi
Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Saddle Assistance
Replies: 2
Views: 495

Re: Saddle Assistance

Todd,

Thanks.

Couvi
by Couvi
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Saddle Assistance
Replies: 2
Views: 495

Saddle Assistance

Gentlemen, I have a request for information from the museum at Fort Towson, OK, for information on saddles. Any assistance would be appreciated. “I was looking for something and thought if anyone had the information you would. I'm looking for a drawing and specs for the 1840's saddle used on the off...
by Couvi
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 1139

Re: Introduction

stevenharlan wrote: Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:02 pm I was impressed at first and really liked it. But then I realized it had sound, and I was on mute then I was VERY much impressed.
You would be VERY impressed if you were about fifty feet from that gun when they fire it! :thumbup:
by Couvi
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 1139

Re: Introduction

The Field Artillery Half Section used to go all over the country and have participated is several Presidential Inauguration Parades. Unfortunately, budget restrictions now keep them close to home.
by Couvi
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 1139

Re: Introduction

“Great Grandma talked about Horse Drawn Field Artillery at Fort Bliss in 1942, which I don't think was actually a thing now.” Imagine a regiment of these going by! https://www.army.mil/article/45306/field_artillery_half_section_preserves_history https://www.facebook.com/groups/422081271159769/ http...
by Couvi
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: M25 Armeesattel
Replies: 9
Views: 1143

Re: M25 Armeesattel

I was a museum curator for 31 years and that one took me by surprise. Very well done. :thumbup:
by Couvi
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: M25 Armeesattel
Replies: 9
Views: 1143

Re: M25 Armeesattel

Excellent exhibit. Where is it? :thumbup:
by Couvi
Thu Aug 20, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Public Forum - General Topics
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 1139

Re: Introduction

Steven, We have a lot of people on this site that can answer to a great variety of subjects relating to the military equine. We will correct you gently if you make a faux pas but be ready to get trounced if you use the word ‘Calvary’ about military equines. That one makes everyone’s hair stand strai...