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Apr
17
by Billw12280 at 8:16 PM
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Union-Cartriage-pouch_100958758_69942_05CF24C77A479AF91.jpg
I saw this and I wasn't really sure what to think about it. It kind of looks like a union cartridge box but the outer flap doesn't look quite right and the closure flap is also wrong. The interior is similar but not quite right either, I know the inner flaps were removed but something just looks off. I dont think I have seen a strap attached like this either. Are these maybe post war alterations? The leather...
Apr
17
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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I am a New York buisnessman turned officer. I was awarded the Medal of Honor for rallying for rallying his brigade under withering fire, but I had a bad temper that irritated fellow officers. I am most famous for writing “Taps”. Who am I?

credit: @GettysburgGeneral
Apr
16
by Eleanor Rose at 2:24 AM
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Gin & Tonic: A classic, easy-to-make cocktail.
April 9th is National Gin and Tonic Day. You know I love my cocktails so I couldn’t let this day pass us by on CWT without at least a mention.

It’s interesting to note that gin and tonic water both started out as medicines. Gin was invented in The Netherlands in the 17th...
Apr
16
by pringmaster at 7:15 PM
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Went out metal detecting and dug this batwing. When it popped out my heart stopped! 20180414_180806.jpg
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