THE TRADITION CONTINUES

MESS NO. 1 - An Authentic Civil War Living History Organization, founded in 2003, with members from around the country. Our goal is simple. We attend the best Authentic Civil War Events.

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BATTALION ROPE DRILL, West Lafayette, Indiana - April 22-24, 2022 - Mess No. 1 hosted a battalion training living history at Fort Ouiatenon. This event was an opportunity to prepare for some battalion maneuvers at the 1st Minnesota (Gettysburg) Event in July. Thanks to our friends in the Midwest for supporting us!

WHERE WE HAVE BEEN SO FAR

Since 2003, Mess No. 1 Has Hosted Six Authentic Events: Rich Mountain (2006), Bummers (2009), Advance on Fort Henry (2017), Missionary Ridge (2019), Garfield's Ascent (2022), Battalion Rope Drill (2022). So Far, We Have Traveled to 84 Events in 16 Different States.

2003: 1) Port Gibson, MS, 2) McDowell, VA, 3) War on the James, VA, 4) Lookout Mountain, TN. 20045) Shiloh, TN, 6) Into the Wilderness, VA, 7) Pickett's Mill, GA, 8) Picket Post, VA. 20059) Ft. Sumter, SC, 10) Wood Gathering Detail, TN, 11) Shiloh, TN, 12) McDowell, VA, 13) Athens, MO, 14) Corinth, MS, 15) Picket Post, VA. 200616) Fort Donelson, TN, 17) Fighting Withdrawal, TN, 18) Fort Duffield, KY, 19) Fort Granger, TN, 20) Rich Mountain, WV, 21) Prelude to Chickamauga, GA. 200722) Immortal 600, GA, 23) Shiloh, TN, 24) McDowell, VA, 25) Vicksburg, MS, 26) Chickamauga, GA, 27) Mill Springs, KY, 28) Outpost III, TN. 200829) Point Lookout, MD, 30) Pickett's Mill, GA, 31) Marmaduke's Raid, MO, 32) Perryville, KY, 33) Stone's River, TN, 34) Fort Duffield, KY. 200935) Race to Knoxville, TN, 36) Resaca, GA, 37) Kennesaw Mountain, GA, 38) Assault on Allegheny, WV, 39) Bummers, GA. 201040) Backwater 1865, TN, 41) Crampton's Gap, WI, 42) Wilson's Creek, MO, 43) Before The Breakout, GA. 201144) Battle of Resaca, GA. 201245) Shiloh, TN, 46) McDowell, VA, 47) Fredericksburg, VA. 201348) Marmaduke's Raid, MO, 49) Kenosha Filming, WI, 50) Battlefield Tour, WV. 201451) Bermuda Hundred, VA, 52) Pickett's Mill, GA, 53) Perryville, KY, 54) Franklin, TN. 201555) Bentonville, NC, 56) Home Sweet Home, MN, 57) Floyd's Folly, WV. 201658) Camp Putnam, OH, 59) Picket Post, TN, 60) Perryville, KY. 201761) Advance on Fort Henry, TN, 62) Fort Blakeley, AL, 63) On to Richmond, VA, 64) Lookout Mountain, TN, 65) Chickamauga, GA, 66) Wauhatchie, TN201867) Sailor's Creek, VA, 68) Prelude to Invasion, VA, 69) Stones River, TN, 70) Averell's Advance, WV. 201971) Fort Blakeley, AL, 72) Warlike Along the Rapidan, VA, 73) Pigs & Tomatoes, IL, 74) Missionary Ridge, GA202075) Defending the Heartland, TN, 76) Silent Machines, VA, 77) Turning the Guns, VA202178) The Final Campaign, VA, 79) Fort Blakeley, AL, 80) Last Letter Home, IN, 81) Port Republic, VA, 82) Rosecrans' Pursuit, GA. 2022: 83) Garfield's Ascent, KY, 84) Battalion Rope Drill, IN.

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GARFIELD'S ASCENT, Kentucky - February 18-20, 2022 - Mess No. 1 worked with Tuebor Events to host an event at Middle Creek, Kentucky. It was cold and it was fun. Embrace the Suck! Thanks to all of the attendees who braved the February temperatures to attend. We couldn't have done it without you!

WHERE WE ARE GOING NEXT

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