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FROM THE EDITOR:  
 
OUR NEW WEBSITE IS UNDERWAY AND YOU CAN VIEW WHAT WE HAVE DONE SO FAR.  PLEASE KEEP IN MIND HOWEVER THAT MUCH WORK IS YET TO BE DONE.
 
CLICK BELOW TO PREVIEW
 
Also, please note that we have lost all our polling data results as the company providing the service has discontinued providing free polls. We apologize for the missing information and are currently in the process of finding a new source for the polls.
 
Welcome to this site! This site is still under construction and is a branch site from "Civil War Reenactments Illustrated"
This is the online magazine version of a previously printed publication called "Civil War Reenactments Illustrated". This site will offer extensive photographic coverage of Midwestern reenactment events. In depth reviews, analysis, after action reports and color commentary can be read here as well as blooper photos from the reenactments. In addition, this magazine will profile individual reenactors in a biography page to highlight their contributions and commitment to this hobby. Selected reenactor units will also likewise be profiled. Your comments and feedback on this site
and on any of the articles will be much appreciated. Finally, your article submissions and photographs from events covered here would be much appreciated. To Submit for approval  mailto:webmaster@civilwarillustrated.com
 
NEWS:
The search is on for a publisher to get the printed version of this magazine back in production. If you are an interested party in this endeavor, please contact me. mailto:webmaster@civilwarillustrated.com

PHOTO SHOOT FOR CIVIL WAR PAINTER:
Recently, Midwest Civil War Reenactments was hired by a New York based artist and painter to do a photo shoot for his upcoming Jeb Stuart painting project. Go behind the scenes and view the photo shoot. (click here to view)
 
ONLINE MOVIES COMING SOON!:
Soon you will be able to watch slide show movies of the reenactment events covered.

GODS AND GENERALS CRITIQUE PAGE:
Post your comments and critiques regarding the newly released and much
anticipated prequel to Gettysburg.
 
***NEW*** FAQ PAGE:
Read answers to the most frequently asked questions we have received over the last year.
 
This new page documents Female reenactors who participate in Civil War Battle Reenactments primarily as combatants. This page also includes the latest historical research from Richard Halls' work including updates from his book, "Patriots in Disguise". View historical as well as modern photos of these female fighters. Cast your vote in our  new poll question: "Should Women be allowed to participate in Civil War Battle Reenactments?"
***NEW*** Made in Missouri!-General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson (Hollywood v. Higginbotham) Move over Hollywood! The Midwest has a new General Jackson that we think is better than Hollywood's Stephen Lang. View all the comparitive photos and you decide. Also if you know of any other reenactors who do a mean Jackson impression, send us the photos and we'll add them to the polls.
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***NEW ***"Reenactors's Profiles"
 In this new page we will spotlight reenactors from the Midwest who we have met and who's contribution and impression in the hobby have sparked our interest. We will showcase military as well as civilian reenactors.
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2003 SCHEDULE:
The following is a list of events that were covered last year. Click on the image to take you to the event page coverage.
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VIEW THE 2003 MAHAFFIE PAGE
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VIEW THE 2003 BATTLE OF CARTHAGE PAGE
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VIEW THE 2003 BATTLE OF LONE JACK PAGE
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VIEW THE 2003 AMBUSH AT OSCEOLA PAGE
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VIEW THE 2003 BATTLE OF BENTONVILLE EVENT

Current Issue / page updated 4-23-05

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WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS

***NEW*** 2004 SCHEDULE

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Coverage Mostly Complete on the Battle of Westport 2004- View the main page
 
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"THE BATTLE of PRAIRIE GROVE"
December 4th-5th 2004
Prairie Grove, Arkansas

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