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THE Journal of the Ninth Texas Regiment of Infantry:
2007 to 2008
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS DEC. 5, 6, 7, 2008
I beg to offer the following account of activities in and near Prairie Grove AR,
Dec. 5-7, 2008:
Getting in, setting up --
The 9th and the Battalion have often visited scenic Prairie Grove AR, and we
returned in early December 2008 (the event recurs in even-numbered years). It
is a rare treat to actually fight on the land where the old guys actually fought
on December 7, 1862. The site is easily accessible out of Topeka, off Highway
71, then west on 45/62, about (five) 5 hours out of Topeka (be sure to look for
the “brown signs”). I took a “van team” of four 9th stalwarts, including your
humble correspondent, and we left Topeka at 2 pm and arrived on-site about 8 or
so, making a couple of stops on the way.
Registration was quick and easy and they had some treats waiting for us. Each
man was issued a small strip of red cloth marked “2008,” so they would know we
were supposed to be there (you can see some of these in the photos, tied to a
buttonhole). Predictably, no one was asked to verify his right to be there all
weekend. In addition, we paid our $5 registration fee. I have to question this
as we are “the show,” and why, then do we pay?
Present for Duty: 1st Sgt. Shively, 1st Cpl. Downey, 2nd Cpl. Bob Albert, 3rd
Cpl. Rob Matlack, and Pvt’s Shemwell, Visser, Staab, Fasula, and Andrews.
Although I am disappointed we did not have a greater turnout, we did very well
with what we had: the 9th stood the weekend as its own company, took the colors
to boot, and had a boisterous good time.
We welcomed into the ranks Mr. Aaron Staab, company C, who “saw the elephant” at
PG and fought well and had a good time. We also welcomed back into the ranks,
Mr. Tom Fasula, also of company C, recently of active duty in the Iraq war. Mr.
Fasula also fought well and had a good time.
Mr. (Bob) Albert sported some new facial hair. Color Sgt. Bell showed off a
spiffy new camp hat. Mr. Visser displayed again his enviable ability to nap, at
anytime, in any place and in any position. We introduced Mr. Andrews to Mr.
Fasula, and the two of them sharing a common interest in WWII and the
reenacting thereof. Mr. Fasula also purchased a new pair of brogans.
Present for Battalion staff were Col. Amend, Lt. Col. Williams, Majors Albert
and Looney, Color Sgt. Bell, Sgt. Major Sutton, and Musician Franklin.
Robbie Sander’s 1st Arkansas Battalion boys and the TMVI were there as well to
round out our brigade. Elliott’s Scouts were also present.
Federal units present were the Frontier Brigade or elements thereof.
Overall, it looked like the reb infantry outnumbered the yanks; certainly, more,
it seemed to me, than the actual numbers in 1862. (When was the last time we
galvanized?) Major Looney estimated it was about 350 reb infantry, and 275
In addition, the Yanks also had a medical impression unit present under the
supervision of, among others, Jackie and Herschel Stroud of Topeka, friends of
company C. Unfortunately, I did not discover their set up until just before the
Sunday battle. They had quite a spread of edibles for the hungry soldier. Mr.
Fasula and I had a quick snack.
The event was well-attended by civilians, and although we didn’t have the same
amount of foot traffic in the camps as in other events this season, visibly
large crowds watched the battles, from quite close, bulging into the yellow tape
which was to hold them back.
We thought that there would be a wood problem but that resolved itself, and
there was more than enough, and we burned our share. Porta-potties were clean,
plentiful, and not too far a walk, from what I saw.
Parking was was so close that it really impinged on “the moment,” being just
across the park road from our camp and merely a stone’s throw away. In addition,
for those inclined, there was a Dollar General and other sutlers just across the
highway, in plain view.
Wonder of wonders, and to the great amusement of the lads, an animatronic
chicken (you, faithful reader, will recall the 9th’s mascot), which danced a jig
to a corny tune when you pressed a button on his wing, was produced from the
Dollar General (see the picture on the webpage). Booster was greatly intrigued
when I got the chicken home.
Temperatures were 50’s day, and lower 30’s/upper 20’s at night, and it did
freeze. But on the whole, the temperature in NW Arkansas in December was very
tolerable for this event. Shame on you soldiers who might have been scared off
by the cold weather! Mother Nature was otherwise here in her full beauty for a
Fall landscape and we trod here and there through great carpets of fallen
Sutlers of note were Del Warren, Fall Creek, Gentlemen’s Emporium, and others. I
saw no food court, but of course, the 9th has never gone hungry!
We resurrected or created some new scenarios to keep things fresh for the
Mail Call -- We had a brief mail call after pay day on Saturday with several
soldiers receiving letters from home (see the picture on the webpage). Of note,
Pvt. Ralph wrote into Sgt. Shively about his adventures during the recent
Another letter of note addressed to your humble correspondent was from a lady
from back home about her daughter who was apparently “of child” with the father
allegedly a solder from the 9th, identity unknown. I was asked to ascertain the
identity of the responsible person, and I asked him to step forward after
reading the letter. Unexpectedly, both Mr. Andrews, claiming to be the father of
the child, and Mr. Fasula, claiming to be the boyfriend of the young lady, both
stepped forward. When they heard the other’s claim, a brief scuffle broke out.
Mr. Fasula intended to win, and escalated the affair by producing a bowie. The
boys interceded, however, before any blood was drawn by blow or stab and I made
them to shake hands and it was over. (Nice touch, Herb.)
Raw rations -- We issued these on Saturday morning: slab bacon, potatoes,
carrots, onions, brown sugar, green beans, navy beans, coffee beans, yams (see
the picture on the webpage). The company was divided into two squads and each
took its allotment. I think we will revisit this in the future. Perhaps add a
vinegar allotment as well.
Pay call -- Nicely honed by Lt. Scott George of the 4th MO. This scenario went
more smoothly this time (recall 2007 Pilot Knob), and each private got two
months pay. Mr. Visser complained that it was not enough, but we had no revolt.
Firing competitions -- We had five men, including our own Cpl. Rob Matlack, who
were not afraid to test their mettle. We invited the Arkansas boys by personal
invitation, but perhaps our reputation preceded us. The contests were two --
first, the fastest three shots in a minute; second the fastest three shots from
each of the positions of standing, kneeling, and prone. There were prizes (Civil
War books) for the top three shots. Kudos to Mr. Matlack for taking home top
honors. But I also applaud Captain Keith and Col. Amend for stepping up and
competing as well. If you want to see some of the action, see the video posted
on UTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwjlmgNLChk
I was much surprised on rising on Saturday morning to be the grateful recipient
of a small “pup” tent with Booster’s designation on it, dutifully set up next to
my “A,” and a wonderful hand-painted Booster banner. Many thanks, Herb. Perhaps
Booster will be able to take the field next year, and now he has his canvas.
Saturday drill, battle, etc. --
Not unpredictably, a lively discussion occurred around breakfast concerning the
merits or lack thereof of George Custer. Color Sgt. Bell spoke for the defense.
Saturday morning drill was a little of a cluster, as we repeated over and over
the manner in which we would come on line.
The anticipated close supervision of weapons inspections by park staff did not
materialize. Might be a good idea in the future, in any event, to check for
flangeless-(percussion)caps, as these have apparently been at the center of some
The Saturday battle involved too many rebs, but it was a good fight. The
Battalion waited quite awhile out of sight while the battle developed. But we
then did get into it and had quite a fight with massed federals around the
Our old colonels Ted Prater and Doug Moody made an appearance, and in fact, the
former, strikingly attired in black, actually took charge of a company for the
Prior to Saturday’s supper, the Battalion staff and line officers attended a
little soiree at Col. Amend’s tent to discuss some upcoming matters, mainly
where the Battalion and Brigade stand in terms of our relationships with other
units, and their events. Due respect, however, much more interesting was the
open bar we had of rum, whiskey, schnapps, etc., and some cigars, provided by
the colonel. We had a number of toasts, and then toasted some more, and etc.,
and everyone was put in a fine frame of mind with or without accomplishing much
Saturday night --
Continuing another 9th tradition, we had our Saturday night “potluck” stew. In a
large pot, we added salt pork, summer sausage, venison, molasses, brown sugar,
onions, carrots, green beans, sweet potatoes, chilies, tomatoes, peppers, beer,
garlic salt, pears, and some jean wool and buttons for fiber. Quite tasty by
Saturday night, we were much intrigued by one of our neighbors who had what
appeared to be a portable DVD player in his tent. Oh well, if they’d-a had it,
they’d-a used it.
Campfires -- Saturday night’s campfire must rank up there. I have passed the
torch to Mr. Albert as the fire-master of the 9th. He created or re-created a
true “Bobfire,” which we stoked and entreated to reach new levels of fire and
fury, and eventually it was transformed into the “9th forge.” Whatever went it,
did not come out the same -- glass, metals, etc. We picked through some
misshapen materials from the fire pit on leaving on Sunday.
I can say that there are at least two ways you can enjoy a campfire. You can
have a sedate, quiet one, or you can have a rip-roaring, no holds-barred,
blue-blast like the one we had. It’s the 9th, naturally. Some say it lasted
until 2 am (long past your humble correspondent’s bedtime).
Some of the 9th graduates on staff shared our fire, including Col. Amend, Major
Albert, Color Sgt. Bell, and Sgt. Major Sutton. The colonel fried some steak and
salt pork on an old shovel head he had procured for the purpose.
Sunday morning, Capt. Keith had one of his well-attended church services and
there was also a separate Catholic mass.
No real reason to start packing out given the nearness of the parking lot.
I finally got off to do a little shopping with Mr. Fasuala but found little that
I needed. But I did purchase several of the brass crescent moon/star badges and
passed them out to several of the men for placement on the left breast of the
Prior to the battle, the 9th held a spirited game of mubbleypeg (check my
spelling here, guys), another 9th tradition. Of note, on one toss, one man’s
knife stuck squarely atop another’s already grounded. We had to call in Sgt.
Major Sutton to make the call on that one.
Before long, of course, it was time for the final battle. We formed up, and Sgt.
Major Sutton led us in the “Missouri Tiger” (1-9, then Ma-zu-rah!). Col. Amend
also proposed the “Arkansas cheer” -- clap, stomp, spit -- but it didn’t catch
Upon the battle, we went down the hill past the Borden House and onto the plain.
Massed yank artillery was plainly visible in the distance, in a line to our
right, and the yank infantry later showed up just off our center. We engaged the
infantry and matched them volley for volley, but the Battalion eventually broke
and straggled off the field.
During the battle, I saw a young conscript of the 3rd MO run, and Lt. Shuster
called after him to no avail, and he was forced to fire several times to fell
the coward, as a warning to others who might think to run.
Unfortunately, we had at least two injuries during the Sunday fight. One was Mr.
Dwayne Goodwin of the 10th MO with a cap to the eye, The fragment did not
penetrate, however, it was very painful for him and they didn't want to take
chances with his injury, so Capt. Broski of the 10th MO called “medic” and
stopped the fight. Mr. Goodwin was immediately taken to the ambulance where they
flushed his eyes, and examined him. He was cleared by the paramedics and
released, and was able to drive home on his own, and went to work the next day
(part of this report courtesy of Capt. Joe Broski).
The other injury occurred when color guard Dave Jepsen, also of the 10th MO,
took a hit with color Sgt. Bell, both going down. Mr. Jepsen apparently was
scraped on the throat by the finial of the flag, and there was lots of blood. An
unfortunate occurrence, but he is lucky given that the injury was where it was
and not deeper. In any event, the injury took an ambulance ride to the hospital
and two staples to take care of. Ultimately, Mr. Jepsen got back on the road
around 6:30 pm.
Both men are good soldiers and we wish them speedy recoveries. It bears noting
again, that reenactments are dangerous affairs and “safety first” should be our
Between the medical interludes, during which the action was stopped, each side
regaled the other with a period song or two. I have to say, the yanks got the
best of this. I had begun to turn to Mr. Bearden of the 1st MO for him to lead
in the Bonnie Blue when the action re-commenced.
I eventually went down with a gut shot in front of some of the boys from
Elliott’s Scouts who were holding the right, and I witnessed the Battalion
The passing of the “Homie” -- We instituted another 9th tradition at Stand of
Colors earlier in the year with the presentation of the “Homie” award to the 9th
soldier who committed the worst bonehead, or other significant or unusual
action/comment of the weekend. 1st Sgt. Shively has had Homie with him since
SOC, but it appeared at PG and was awarded prior to the Sunday battle to Mr.
Shemwell who regaled the lads with a story of a wallaby that he had seen on one
of his travels, in North Platte NE. The beast’s anatomical appearance, Mr.
Shemwell said was, well, “stunning.” And so it goes.
I might note that Color Sgt. Bell, earlier in the weekend, produced from a bag a
mate for Homie. Waiting a moment for effect, he then also produced two smaller
rubber chickens, the ostensible offspring of the mating of Homie and his new
gal, one of the offspring sporting a red cravat.
Getting out, going home --
The Sunday battle was at one, and we were back on the road by a little after 3
pm. The trip home was uneventful, although we did stop at a company C favorite,
Cracker Barrel and introduced Messrs. Staab and Fasula to that tradition.
Our thanks to the Arkansas Division of State Parks for letting us come again to
play soldier on their fine battlefield. I hope that we are worthy of the effort
I know they put into making this happen every two years and that we get invited
back again in 2010.
I have shaved the beard and begun to store uniforms and accoutrements for the
winter quarters. We have closed another campaign in the long, glorious history
of the 9th Texas Regiment of Infantry. I can never urge this enough, but we are,
and should be, a band of brothers, and although separated by geography and
vocation, yet we share common interest and spirit, and overcome common challenge
and adversity when we come together. Let it be remembered, “there is none
Until we meet again on the battlefield, and with best wishes for a Merry
Christmas and a Happy New Year, I remain
Your obedient servant,
9th Texas Reg’t. of Infantry
1st Missouri Battalion
P.S. -- here is a comment about the event and other matters from Major Looney:
First off. Merry Christmas & God Bless to all of you and to your families.
Many have experienced tough losses this past year, but you always have your
memories to help. Keep good cheer.
Don't know about you all but I really enjoyed PG this year. I think one of the
best in a long time. It was great to see new friends, old friends. I lift my
glass to the last event of 2008 & look forward to reenacting in 2009.
One other thing men. At PG the 1st MO [Battalion] was the best unit on the
field bar none. You gotta be proud.
SOME PHOTOS FROM THE PRAIRIE GROVE EVENT
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Pea Ridge Pictures 2007
Regimental Meeting in
Bloody Dawn premieres ...
The Lawrence premiere of Tom Goodrich’s Bloody Dawn played to an appreciative
audience on Saturday, January 12, 2008, at Liberty Hall. Present for the
premiere were Shawn Bell, Randy Downey, Herb Shemwell, Brad Anspach, Tom Leahy,
and your humble correspondent.
Director Ken Spurgeon of Lone Chimney films gave appropriate opening and closing
remarks as well as acknowledging the descendants of the victims of the grisly
August 1863 destruction of the town who were present at the showing. Also
present were author Tom Goodrich and wife Deb as well as several of the
commentators appearing on the film.
Displaying their acting chops in the film for the 9th were Shawn Bell, Randy
Downey, Brian Albert, Bill Luther, Evan Andrews, Carl Rader, the multi-talented
Tom Leahy (as William Quantrill), and your humble correspondent.
A reception at the Eldridge Hotel followed the showing.
We thank Ken Spurgeon and the folks at Lone Chimney films for the chance to
assist in this important production.
Captain, 9th Texas Vol. Inf.
Regimental Meeting 2008
9th Texas Regimental Meeting - Saturday,
February 9, 2008, Museum of the National
Guard, Topeka, KS
Men, our annual organizational meeting (in lieu
of a muster) will be held Saturday, February 9,
2008, at the Museum of the National Guard at
Forbes Field, 6700 SW Topeka, Blvd., Topeka, KS.
This is for the entire rank and file, not just
for officers and non-coms, and I encourage
everyone to attend, including new men and
potential new recruits.
In the interest of getting all possible business
done, I want to start at 11:00 am. I will likely
be there at 10 am. Food and drink will be
provided. If we have any new men, we may have
some brief school of the soldier at the end.
The following topics will be up for
consideration: 2008 calendar of events
(including several early season events), rank
structure, recruiting activities, uniforms,
scenarios at events this year, website, areas of
drill we need to work on, “alter ego” federal
impression, news around the 9th and the
battalion, gripes, and the like, and any other
In addition, if anyone has extra gear for sale
or barter, by all means, bring it with you. I
have been in touch with several former members
of the 9th and believe that I will have that
gear available for sale at what is anticipated
to be below-market prices.
Also, please bring pictures that you have of
events past, as well as any materials which can
be incorporated into our recruiting materials
(e.g., old handouts).
In addition, I encourage everyone to bring
cartridge-rolling materials so we can maximize
For those men not on-line, please get out word
to those about the meeting.
Please contact me if you have any questions.
I look forward to seeing you all at the meeting,
and remain, your most humble and obedient
9th Texas Vol. Inf.
The 9th goes to Hollywood --
The Kansas premiere of Tom Goodrich’s Bloody
Dawn on Quantrill’s 1863 raid on Lawrence, KS,
will take place at Liberty Hall, 644
Massachusetts, Lawrence KS, on Saturday, January
12, 2008, at 7:00 pm, and the Orpheum, in
Wichita KS, 200 North Broadway, on January 11 at
7:30 (other showings can be found on Lone
The 9th’s own Color Sgt. Shawn Bell has credits
on the production as Associate Producer, Sets,
Makeup, Weapons (see http://www.lonechimneyfilms.org/in_production.html),
and other members of the 9th pitched in on the
film this past summer.
Bloody Dawn is another chapter in the 9th’s long
history of assisting in film recreation of the
bloody decade in this Country’s history
commencing with Bleeding Kansas in the 1850’s
and continuing through the American Civil War,
1861 to 1865 (for further details, see http://www.ninthtexas.com/about.htm).
for Lawrence and Filming for Lonestarchimney production of Bloody Dawn
Sept 9 dispatch...
Men of the 9th --
Gen. Price has commanded that we assemble in the environs of Arcadia Valley in
two weeks to march on St. Louis and push the federals entirely out of our
sister state of Missouri.
Gen. Price advises that the blue cowards have taken refuse in weakly constructed
Ft. Davidson, which lies directly in our path. Although we understand that the
federals have some cannon, it is estimated that they have barely over a thousand
men to our 12,000. We should have no difficulty pushing them out of the way if
they even have the heart to stand and fight.
Gen. Price will no doubt lay siege to the fort rather than risk a potentially
costly frontal assault. There is high ground surrounding the fort on which we
can set up our guns to pound the fort into dust.
There is believed to be a cache of arms in the fort so that those among you who
are presently unarmed will be armed.
Of note, the federal commander is reported to be Thomas Ewing, Jr., the
brother-in-law of that Yankee scoundrel William Sherman who is at present
attempting to capture Atlanta, Georgia. Perhaps we can do something to take Gen.
Sherman’s mind off Atlanta!
I need remind no one among you that now is the time for every man to do his duty
and follow Gen. Price in his liberation of Missouri.
I need to report our numbers to Col. Amend directly so those of you fit for duty
on the campaign shall report your status immediately.
Your obedient servant,
Captain, 9th Texas
The Ninth supported the Watkins Museum in Lawrence the weekend
of August 17-18, 2007, for its annual Civil War on the Western Frontier
activities. Although their activities extended over a two week period, we
participated in their Civil War encampment on Saturday in South Park opposite
the Douglas County Courthouse and bordering the retail hubbub of Massachusetts
Street. The site and location present great opportunities for a larger event on
the lines of Mahaffie, but that will take considerable efforts and time to
Present for duty were Herb Shemwell, Brad Anspach and his wife Kim, and your
humble correspondent for the 9th, and Steve Slater and his lady friend, and
Cpl. Rick Gardner and his son of Jackman's 16th Mo. Also present was Charles
Walthall who, with his son, presented an artillery impression and also set up an
Although enemy forces under Gen. Mosquee and Col. Chigg made repeated and
determined attacks on our camp throughout Friday night, we survived to meet the
next day's activities. The civilian presence through the night in the environs
of South Park was somewhat unusual, but thankfully no homeless wanted to join us
in our tents. In addition, the park's water sprinklers opened up on us later
in the night and gradually advanced to effective range of our camp. Pvt.
Shemwell performed picket duty and stopped the assaults with some carefully
placed firewood scraps.
A free pancake and sausage feed considerably brightened our outlook on life in
the morning and our numbers began to swell as our comrades began to arrive.
We were welcomed by appreciative crowds and were able to explain the life of the
Civil War soldier and conduct some firing and drill demonstrations.We also
handed out some recruiting material for the 9th and welcomed a new recruit, Tate
Bartlett, who we have apparently rescued from a Yankee outlook.
Although our turnout was thin, I am optimistic that our numbers will increase
Pictures of Ninth at
Lawrence and Filming at Old Cow Town for "Bloody
Dawn" coming very soon (Check back soon!)
Bloody Dawn, by Lone chimney
The 9th displayed its continuing
support of historical preservation this summer
with its assistance to the producers of a film
version of Tom Goodrich's
about the raid on Lawrence in August 1863 by
Quantrill's raiders (for those old enough to
remember, Tom fell in with the 9th at Topeka's
Railroad Days in 1993 as a raw recruit). Check
out the website of Lone Chimney Films at
The weekend of August 12, 2007, Shawn Bell, Evan
Andrews, Bill Luther, Tom Leahy, and your humble
correspondent helped Lone Chimney Films complete
their film recreation of that fateful event.
Bill was one of the Lawrence male unfortunates,
Evan played a raider who escaped lynching by the
enraged citizens by shaving his beard and
donning female garb, Tom expanded his
considerable skills at historical impression by
recreating the infamous Quantrill, your humble
correspondent was a dusty, dirty raider, and
Shawn was the make-up man and all around handy
man on the set.
Although the pay was negligible, and the weather
was blazing, a good time was had by all!
I understand that the 9th assisted in earlier
"shoots" and will try to have more details
Our profound thanks to Lone Chimney Films for
permitting the lads of the 9th to participate in
this important event and to add our our already
bulging film credits.
Men, believe it or not, the reenacting season is
half over. But there’s lots of good shooting
left, and here’s an update on what’s still on
Aug. 18 -- CW on the Western Border, Lawrence
Looks like this will just be living history. We
can set up on Friday, August, 17, then, the
event is during the day on Saturday. We may have
to go in the Blue, but I am seeking further
I understand some of our sister units will
support this, including Jackman’s 16th Mo.
Sept. 1-2 -- Lamoni’s 5th Annual CW Days, Lamoni
I got a flier on this at Mahaffie, and I think
some of the company G lads may be going to this.
Check out their website:
This appears to be about 110 miles north of
Sept. 15-16 -- Battle of Osawatomie, KS
Our own Tom Leahy will do his celebrated Abe
Lincoln impression. I previously forwarded an
email on this.
Here is some information from the curator of the
I would also like to invite the soldiers of the
9th Texas to participate in the Re-enactment of
the Battle of Osawatomie. The event will be a
two day event which will take place on the
battlefield, with the battle being re-enacted on
Saturday, September 15. I would also like to
have weapons and drill demonstrations on both
Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th, as that
would add to the educational value of the event.
Soldiers of the 9thTexas can camp on the
battlefield, and groceries will be provided.
Osawatomie is SW of Kansas City and about 140
miles out of Topeka.
October 13 -- CW Day at the Museum of the
National Guard, Topeka, KS
This is a one day deal, but they have a pancake
feed, free for reenactors, and will also likely
have a federal artillery unit, and a group
called the Lecompton Reenactors who do some
Captain Daniel Keith also advised of some living
history that they have down in Mt. Vernon MO.
Unfortunately, that is the same weekend as our
CW Day in Topeka. Contact me or Capt. Keith for
Oct. 26-28 -- 145th Anniversary of the Battle of
Prairie Grove, Bentonville AR
The June issue of the CW Courier had a full page
ad on this event, referring to it as a “quality
The filming of Bloody Dawn: The
Lawrence Massacre is drawing near. Many of you have asked about ways in
which you can help, and here are some things we need.
We are certainly in need of help
with regard to food for the 4 day shoot. If you can contribute anything
from a 24 pack of bottled water to a plate of cookies, it’s a great help to
us. You can contact Amy at 316-259-4183 if you can assist or contact her by
We will need extras for at least
one day of shooting. All extras need to make contact with us prior to the
filming so if you’re interested please let us know or if you know others,
please have them contact us. We do know that the day of need for extras is
June 1. If you have already been contacted by me regarding a role, you will
not want to be in the extra shots.
If you have any period clothing
that you’d like to donate to the wardrobe department for the shoot, we’d be
very appreciative. As you can imagine this is quite an undertaking.
Lastly, we can always use a
monetary donation. Any amount is very welcome and all are tax deductible.
Make checks out to Lone Chimney Films, Inc. 1804 N Columbine, Andover, KS 67002.
Thanks already for your kind
words, thoughts and prayers. We’re excited about the opportunity to bring
to life on film!