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Chinook Country / Re: Canadians in American service - CVMM
« Last post by Buffalo Creek Law Dog on January 27, 2020, 12:16:50 PM »
There were 17 Canadians with the 7th Cavalry at the Little Big Horn, two officers and 15 other ranks.  Both officers were killed.  Lt W.W.Cooke, Custer's adjutant was from Mount Pleasant, ON., now a suburb of Hamilton, ON and Lt Donald McIntosh who was born at Jasper House, AB.  McIntosh's father was an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company.  Donald's mother Charlotte, was the daughter of a Chippewayan woman and an English factor.

Cooke was killed with Custer at Last Stand Hill and McIntosh was killed in the valley during Reno's retreat to the hilltop.

Just as an aside, Cooke's saddlebag gun, a Remington .44 cal  cap and ball revolver and his farrier's knife were recovered by the NWMPolice frpom a Sioux when they escaped to Canada after the battle.  Cooke's holster and knife both had his name on them.  They were returned to Cooke's family and on April 6, 1999, Cooke's great-nephew, Blake Cooke was selling both items at a gun auction at Red Deer, AB.  I attended the auction and had both items in my hand.  They sold for $60,000 CDN to an American buyer by the name of Art Unger, from Hicksville, NY.  There were only two bidders with the other one being from Calgary, AB.
Chinook Country / Re: Canadians in American service - CVMM
« Last post by Sir Charles deMouton-Black on January 25, 2020, 12:03:03 PM »
I have heard that there were several chapters of G.A.R in Canada. One in Hamilton ON.
Chinook Country / Open top dealers in Canada
« Last post by Dirty Dick on January 24, 2020, 04:47:10 PM »
I'm in the market for an open top, are there any dealers in Canada beside Wolverine (they have only two)?  Caliber and barrel length are not important.
Kansas / KVC shoot Jan. 25, 2020
« Last post by Duck Creek on January 23, 2020, 10:58:49 AM »
KVC shoot scheduled for Saturday Jan. 25th, 2020 is canceled due to uncooperative weather and poor range conditions.
Duck Creek
Chinook Country / Re: We are alive and well this side of the Medicine Line!
« Last post by Gabriel Law on January 11, 2020, 04:54:42 PM »
I'm with you PJH! 
CAStm down under / Re: How Old is your Oldest Gun you have ?
« Last post by Fingers McGee on January 07, 2020, 08:51:47 PM »
1851 Navy made in 1852,  followed by a pair of 6 shot 1849 Pocket Models made in 1863 and 1864
CAStm down under / Re: How Old is your Oldest Gun you have ?
« Last post by wildman1 on January 06, 2020, 04:01:11 PM »
Colt revolving shotgun made sometime after 1860.
Several .32 and .38 breaktop pocket pistols early 1880's.
Colt lightning 38-40 mfg 1891.
Winchester sporting rifle, 38-56, mfg 1891.
Nebraska / Birthday party canceled
« Last post by Delmonico on December 06, 2019, 05:19:10 PM »
My birthday party at the Joyo for Sunday the 8th has been canceled due to Rita now being in the hospital.  It's a heart rhythm problem she should be fine but will be here a couple of days.
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