Company A News
Jim Trent has created a t-shirt through the booster.com website we can wear to identify ourselves as part of the Second Colorado. The front of the shirt has the infantry design in the upper right corner and the back of the shirt has the recruiting poster design Mario created for the Second Colorado. The shirts […]
Here is the schedule of events the Second Colorado Living History Association will be attending for 2015. The events marked as max effort we will try to get all of our members to attend.
The Second Colorado Living History Association met at the Kendall-Whittier library in Tulsa, Oklahoma for our annual business meeting.
The Second Colorado Living History Association is having our business meeting on January 24, 2015 in Tulsa. It will be from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at the Kendall-Whittier Library in their meeting room. If you have anything you want discussed, you have until January 19 to let Brett Price know. We have elections. If you want […]
We made our first equipment purchase from donations to our company. All of our previous loaner equipment has been donated by members and friends of the Second Colorado. One of the areas we were short all the time is loaner rifles. We have constantly borrowed extra rifles from all of our friends in the Civil […]
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First Sergeant Eric Baudais
Sergeant Kat Bennett
Civilians – Ellen Williams Society
The Ellen Williams Society is a special facet of our unit providing organizational support for 19th century civilian Reenactors. While many of our civilians are the wives and family members of our soldiers we welcome all interested civilian Reenactors to join us. We offer a wide variety of activities for our civilian Reenactors in fact they tend to out pace the infantrymen of the Second on activity!
The name sake of the society is Mrs. Ellen Williams who followed her husband and the Second Colorado all the way from Colorado to Fort Scott Kansas along with many other wives and family members of the Second. After the war, Mrs. Williams wrote “Three Years and a Half in the Army; or, History of the Second Colorados” the definitive work for studying this regiment.
Many of the events we attend feature large civilian encampments or Civilian Life Living History Programs and are always in need of good impressions of period life. In addition several large Regional and National Events have activities that need participants but are located far from where the Second is encamped. Our Civilian Corps can attend these functions and Programs on behalf of the organization while our infantrymen are in the field.
Not all Second Colorado Events are appropriate for Civilian Corps Participation. When the Second Colorado is participating in a field campaign style event then having civilian visitors would be inaccurate. However a good portion of the events we attend are either heavy camping events (indicating an army encamped near a town or railhead for many days) or take place at a fort (indicating an extended time of garrison duty). In these cases civilian visitors would be possible and therefore appropriate for the event.