Monthly Archives: May 2017

15th Massachusetts Regimental Coat Construction – Part 2

Sleeve work can start. Begin by pinning the top edge and draw a seam line. I allow for a ½ inch seam. Once the seams are stitched they are pressed flat. Now set aside to work on the cuffs Cuffs … Continue reading

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15th Massachusetts Regimental Coat Construction – Part 1

The coat in its raw form…material and pattern. Laying out the pattern in tailor’s chalk Cut, cut…cut! A complete coat body…ready for sewing. Now on to facings. Once again, tracing the facing pattern in tailor’s chalk. All the facings cut … Continue reading

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Blue Ash 2017 Memorial Day Parade

The Cincinnati Chapter Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard marched in the Blue Ash 2017 Memorial Day Parade. Participating were Compatriots Jeff and Josh Hartman, Shaun and Connor Smith, Brad Jarard, Mike Gunn, CCSAR President Jack Bredenfoerder and OHSSAR Secretary Lee … Continue reading

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15th Massachusetts Regimental Coat Construction

An American Soldier by Friedrich von Germann Friedrich von Germann was a Hessian captain in the that fought against the rebels during the Revolutionary War. He painted several watercolors of the soldiers that he saw during the war. He painted … Continue reading

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2017 Memorial Service for the Revolutionary Patriots of the Northwest Territory – Marietta OH

Cincinnati Compatriots Bredenfoerder, Gunn and Wilkerson attended the Memorial Service for the Revolutionary Patriots of the Northwest Territory at the Mound Cemetery in Marietta, Ohio on Thursday, May 25th. Forty-eight patriots are memorialized at the Mound Cemetery. The event was … Continue reading

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Tajay Whitehead receives 2017 CCSAR 3rd Place Brochure Contest Award

8th Grade Alliance Academy graduate, Tajay Whitehead, was awarded her 3rd Place Cincinnati SAR Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Brochure Contest Award by President Bredenfoerder at the commencement exercises held at the Alliance Academy on Thursday, May 25th. Congratulations Tajay!

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2017 Second Place OHSSAR Brochure Contest Award

Madelyn Torrans the Cincinnati Chapter SAR Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Brochure Contest winner was awarded the Ohio Society SAR 2nd Place Award in the same contest at the state level. OHSSAR Treasurer Jack Bredenfoerder presented Madelyn with her award.

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Honor Flight – May 23, 2017

Cincinnati Compatriots Mike Gunn, Mike Blum, George Stewart, Jerry Knight and President Jack Bredenfoerder welcomed the returning veterans on the Honor Flight of May 23rd. Three more Honor Flights are scheduled for 2017: August 22, September 26 and October 24. … Continue reading

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Three Rivers Historical Society Presentation

The Three Rivers Historical Society hosted Compatriot Paul Wilke, President Bredenfoerder, Compatriot Dan Schmitz, Valerie Wilke and Anna Wilke on Thursday, May 18th. The ladies and compatriots made a presentation about Revolutionary war arms, equipment, flags and understanding of what … Continue reading

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CCSAR Surprise Compatriot Induction

On May 18, 2017, CCSAR President Jack Bredenfoerder inducted Philmore H Smith, Jr. into the CCSAR. Compatriot Philmore H Smith is a resident of South Carolina and Massachusetts. Phil is the father of Compatriot Shaun P Smith and grandfather of … Continue reading

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