One of my personas...

Discussion in 'Share Your Persona' started by Stantheman86, Mar 9, 2019.

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  1. Mar 9, 2019 #1

    Stantheman86

    Stantheman86

    Stantheman86

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    I am a US Army Infantry 1SGT in 1901, a Veteran of the Phillipine Insurrection who uses a .54 1841 Mississippi rifle to compete in rifle matches, beating men shooting Trapdoor Springfields and Krag rifles, the 1841 is the rifle that my father used in the Civil War when he was a Sharpshooter. I've been told I'm going back to the Philippines to be a part of a special unit to put down Moro insurgent groups and I'm bringing my .54 Mississippi rifle with me.
     
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  2. Mar 11, 2019 #2

    tenngun

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    Would the military have let you do that? How would you have provided the ammo for it?
    Ned Roberts did much to keep ml alive in early twentieth century, so that attitude toward your gun was not unheard of. I just wonder how the military would respond to a NCO doing this.
    Of course a few years later Gen Patton was famous for his private ivory handled sidearms he carried.
     
  3. Mar 13, 2019 #3

    nhmoose

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    Huh? Kinda late ain't it?
     
  4. Mar 13, 2019 #4

    Einsiedler

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    "And beneath our starry flag, civilize em with a Mississippi"

    Just doesn’t really work for me. But to each his own.
     
  5. Mar 13, 2019 #5

    Juice Jaws

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    Don't really understand the idea
     

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