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Episode 1: Camp Soup
See an original soldier’s recipe for soup made
Episode 2: Dough Gods
Learn a veteran’s recipe from the front lines!
Episode 3: Ladies Basque Jacket
What is a basque jacket?
Episode 4: Junior Officer Frocks
Examine three junior officer’s frock coats with us.
Episode 5: Columbus Depot Jacket
Learn about both types of the Columbus Depot Jacket.
Episode 6: What's in your haversack?
See what goes and what fits in a haversack.
Episode 7: Boy's Frocks
Take an in depth look at some boys clothing.
Episode 8: Soldier's Games
View an introduction to soldier’s games.
Episode 9: Polishing Brass
See and hear how a soldier would polish his brass.
Episode 10: What's Inside?
See the hidden stories in several original garments.
Episode 11A: Intro to Gilham's Manual
Introduction to Gilham’s Musket Manual series
Episode 11: Gilham's Manual of Arms
Gilham’s Manual of Arms
Episode 12: Chuck-a-Luck
Learn how to play a popular period gambling game.
Episode 13: Ladies Wrappers
View three original wrappers.
Episode 15: Cartridge Box 101
Cartridge box set up and what’s inside it.
Episode 16a: Sleeves Series Intro
Introduction to Woman’s Sleeve series
Episode 16: Open Sleeves
Learn when open sleeves were used.
Episode 17: Cornmeal Mush
Cornmeal ration is prepared as a hot, filling meal.
Episode 18: Scythe & Reaper
Learn the history of the scythe & reaper.
Episode 19: Using a Scythe
Hear and see how to use a scythe.
Episode 20: Auror GAR Hall & Museum
Visit the Aurora GAR Hall & Museum
Episode 21: Hoecakes
Cornmeal hoecakes made on a wood plank.
Episode 22: Closed Sleeves
Closed Sleeve Types.
Episode 23: Bubble & Squeak
Bubble and Squeak.
Episode 24: Gilham's Loading
Gilham’s Manual Loadings.
Episode 25: Garment Longevity
Examples of garment longevity.
Episode 26: Twas the night before Christmas
Visit from St. Nicholas.