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Outwater's Militia, 2009
On June 6-7 We had a dog and pony show at the Franklin Inn, in
East Millstone, NJ.
Julie, Vi, and Johanna work with wool
John captivates the public
Frank explains flintlocks
Glenn, John and George smirk fo the camera
George loads to fire his musket
Glenn is the voice of our King George effigy, while Frank prosecutes
him for Tyranny.
Chuck Rateau, ex-commander, brings his sons to start reenacting
the new Recruits fire!
Michele is done cooking and relaxes with her daughter
Rick with their daughter Meridith
We had a big crowd of about 20 people
The women did crafts- spinning, weaving, knitting, basketry, and
we had our Surgeon and his mate ready to bleed and purge vistors!
We had an 8 man squad, with George and Bill doing their first
battle- Jeffery and Jim went to start the battle as the Light Infantry-
they are now called "light" and "agile"
The militia marches in to battle....
The new men go
with Frank as we cover the uphill flank.
Parade, July 3rd, Randolph, NJ
Another good turnout- 10 people marched with us. Not shown are
Julie and Galen.
Battle of Wyoming
Frank stopped at Dixon's and
got a new musket- much shorter than his fowler!
The main battle each day was escorting the public thru the woods while
the loyalist tried to stop us...the public got to see the action up
Karen, Alex's mother, turns to talk to him back in the column.
Glenn talks to the 24th Conn. who ran the great event!
Vi talks to the public.
Lecture to the Cub Scouts
Glenn gave a lecture to the Cub Scouts of Mercer County.
Aug 29-30 Battle of Newtown
On Friday night, in the rain, Glenn, George, Matt and Mike drove
up to Elmira, NY for the Battle of Newtown- the weather cleared and it
was a great weekend!
Alex joined us Saturday morning.
Unfortunately, we had to use a cell phone for a camera...
We took the public on two woods walks and had to defend them from the
Indians and their allies.
Matt plays fife on the overlook in
They fed us Saturday evening and Sunday morning too!
On Sept 26th we participated in the Millstone, NJ W3R celebration.
First 3 volleys at the Reformed Church
over the grave of a Continental soldier, then a short parade to the
Where we tried King George for
Tyranny, then hanged him.
Glenn, Kathy, Kathy, and Tom
Vi Spins, Glenn eats, Frank hides
Stirling 18th Century Festival
Merideth and Michele by the fire. Michele cooked a chicken on a
string and soup.
Frank talks to Public
Vi and Rich under the fly.
Burning of Kingston, NY
Tom and Ken with members of the 24th Conn and Heard's waiting to repel
the British landing
George cleans his musket
George discussing the schedule with the public
Resting by the fire after a very long day, starting for NY well
Sunday we got to ride an historic trolley into town for the
Fort Lee, November 17
George and Glenn
James makes his first event
Battles of Trenton, Dec 27th
First squad firing at the Hessians trapped in the park.
The Hessian enemy
Formed for Battle, Outwater's being the first two lines and half of the
The new men at arms:
Cliff, James, Jeff, Alex doing his first battle with a musket)
Advancing during street battle
Alex, Frank, George in the composite squad
The men at arms present-also there were civilian women Vi and
Commander Glenn - Proud of the unit's turnout!
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