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Re-enacting can be an expensive hobby. However, if you shop around you can find pretty good deals on both new and used uniforms and equipment.
Initially, you will need trousers, a shirt, a sack coat, a kepi or bummer, brogans (shoes), a haversack, and a canteen. Altogether, you can expect to spend approximately $250 to $300. Some "sutlers" offer reasonably priced and quality economy packages for those just starting out. Check with Battery members for advice and recommendations.
The battery has 2 guns. A 10 pound parrot and a Mountain Howitzer.
Parades and flag bearers are two ways for younger members to be involved on and off the battlefield.
A typical gun crew would require 9 men for a fully functioning piece.
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