On The Trail Article Index

Vol. 2 No. 3

  • F & I War: Expedition to St. Francis, Part I
  • Advice from Bob Hill: Virginia/Carolina Longhunter
  • Clothing & Equipment / Royal American Regiment on Campaign 1758-1764
  • Early Explorers on the River Missouri: 1673-1725
  • A High Lonesome for the Southwest Frontiersman
  • Virginia Forts along the Alleghenies - 1756
  • S. Carolina Rangers Hardship Trek in Florida - 1730's
  • Tasty Trail Food
  • Trekking Safety Tips
  • Friendship on the Trail
  • COHT Photo Gallery

Vol. 2 No. 4

  • F & I War: Expedition to St. Francis, Part II
  • Longhunter: The Rewards of Solitary Trekking
  • Less Traditional Women's Roles
  • Overview of 18th c. Clothing, Part I
  • Profile of David Crockett
  • How to Use a Straight Razor
  • 2nd Seminole War - Eastern Trekking in the 1830's
  • Recollections of a Scout
  • Styles of the 19th c. Southwest
  • Keeping Yourself and Your Powder Dry
  • COHT Photo Gallery

Vol. 2 No. 5

  • F & I War: Expedition to St. Francis, Part III
  • Tribute to Cpt. John Curry, Chief of Scouts
  • Longhunter: Knives by Kyle Willyard
  • Less Traditional Lady of the Frontier
  • 1996 First C.O.H.T. Gathering
  • Pack it Light - Comfort in Having Less
  • Overview of 18th c. Clothing - Part 2
  • Of Woodsmoke and Mentors
  • A Persona of Interest

Vol. 2 No. 6

  • A Trek Through Time to 1763 with Cpt. John Curry
  • The Lost Hat Trek - A Summer Trek in Los Padres National Forest
  • A Day Scout at the NMLRA Eastern Primitive Rendezvous
  • A Scout on the Tippecanoe Trail - 1811
  • My Personal Quest - Tim Shaw / Journal of a 2 Day Trek in Wyoming, NY
  • The Apprentice - a F & I Battle at Ft. Toulouse
  • French Forces in the New World
  • Modifying a Modern Canoe - Birchbark Appearance

Vol. 3 No.1

  • F&I - A Learning Trek/Boiled Beef Recipe/Snapsacks
  • Tactical - Making a Knapsack
  • Phillip Nolan - An 18th century Anglo-American Persona in Texas
  • Copper Canteen Documented
  • Beyond Cornmeal - Alternative Trail Foods Documented
  • Lady of the Frontier - Autumn Trek
  • 18th century Clothing - Part III
  • St. Louis - Birth of American Ideals

Vol. 3 No. 2

  • Languages of the Mountain Men
  • One Way to Get Started Trekking -- Just Do It
  • The Idea of the Rendezvous System
  • A Trek Worth the Wait with Lessons on Weight
  • Facts About the British Colonial Militia in N. America
  • 18th Century Foods, Part I
  • Two Authenticated Packs -- 1500 - 1830
  • F & I War -- Highland Forces

Vol. 3 No. 3

  • 18th Century Foods, Part II
  • Why a Historical Trekker?
  • Alternative Foods for the Trail
  • American Pioneer Video -- Preserving the American Frontier
  • Phillip Nolan - An 18th c. Anglo American Persona in Texas
  • Lady of the Frontier -- Creating a Persona
  • Mountain Man -- Bullboats
  • Windows Into the Past -- Making and Keeping a Journal
  • Drink to Your Health -- Safe Drinking Water on a Trek
  • F & I War - "Afoot - Afloat" Winter "Transportation"

Vol. 3 No. 4

  • Memories of the 1st COHT Annual Gathering
  • Photo Gallery
  • A Keelboat Journey Up the River Missouri
  • Virginia's First Gathering of the COHT
  • Letter From the COHT Vice President

Vol. 3 No. 5

  • Report From "Feast of the Hunter's Moon"
  • Fort Parker: A Texas Fort in the 1830's
  • Memoirs of an Adventure Upon the Susquehanna
  • 18th Century Foods, Part III
  • The Importance of the Horse on the Western Frontier
  • F & I War - Report from School of the Soldier, '96
  • First Scout of the New Year - Memories of Mary Draper Ingles
  • Alexander Henry's Travels in the Northern Great Lakes
  • Remembering a Special Time on the Trail - Southwest Trappers of the 1820's
  • The Trail to Santa Fe, Part I

Vol. 3 No. 6

  • Surviving the Insects of the Northern Frontier
  • Trade Knives in GA - Modifying a Modern Knife
  • The Goal: Becoming Knowledgeable of the Life & Times of Our Persona
  • Report from Prickett's Fort & The School of the Longhunter
  • F & I War - The Knife - The Most Prolific Weapon
  • Lady of the Frontier - Tactical & The Rock Fort
  • Foods of the Native Americans - Northern & Eastern Woodland
  • That Old Rusty Piece of Iron - A Gun & Its History
  • Mountain Man - The Trapper's Camp
  • The Trail to Santa Fe, Part II

Vol. 4 No. 1

  • Exploring the "Ioway" Territory - 1673 to 1805
  • "Court McFarland" - his persona
  • F&I - Winter Clothing (Military Blanket Coat "Lay-out")
  • David Schmid - Research Methods
  • "The Tourists" - Visitors to the Far West
  • Trekking - Taking the Hobby to the Limits
  • 18th century Foods - Part IV
  • The Trail to Santa Fe: Part III

Vol. 4 No. 2

  • Historical Trekking: Personal Experiences
  • Mountain Man - Notes on Trappers & Trapping
  • F&I - Issued Clothing and Equipment of Roger's Rangers
  • Lady of the Frontier - Independent Women of America's Past
  • The Old Southwest
  • Of Guns and Choices
  • 18th century Sea Life
  • 18th century Foods - Part V
  • Misconceptions About Historical Trekking

Vol. 4 No. 3

  • Alternative Trail Foods
  • American Pioneer Video - Making Powder Horns
  • Who Was the Coureur de Bois
  • Lady of the Frontier - Of Herbs & Dogs
  • Riflemen & Cartridge Boxes
  • Mountain Man: Did They Celebrate Holidays?
  • 18th Century Foods, Part VI
  • F & I War: Trimming the Fat - How to Lighten the Load
  • "Unconquered" - A Classic Movie Worth Seeing

Vol. 4 No. 4

  • An Account of Trekking through Linville Gorge
  • The Essence of Coffee
  • 17th, 18th & 19th Century Foods
  • Report from the 1st COHT Iowa Gathering
  • The Look of the Mountain Man
  • A Primer on Early Trade Pipes & Tobacco 1630-1790
  • F & I War: 18th Century Cook Gear for Today's Trekker
  • Variety in Clothing of the Woodsman/Hunter

Vol. 4 No. 5

  • An 18th Century Eastern Trek in England
  • F & I War Era Militias
  • Northern California COHT Treks Beckworth Country
  • The Alliance of Early American Interpreters
  • St. Marie Among the Iroquois - Past & Present
  • The Colonial Militia - Who were they, what they wore & their equipment.
  • The Use of Alcohol in the Colonies & on the Frontier
  • A Father & Son Day Scout / A Young Man's Persona
  • Education of the Mountain Man

Vol. 4 No. 6

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Vol. 5 No. 1

  • Winter Trekking, Part I - My Battle on Snowshoes
  • The Journal of Gottlieb Mittelberger
  • Storing & Carrying Foods on the Trail
  • History of Hardtack
  • Guidelines for War Games
  • "The 24 Hour Raid" Reported in 18th Century Fashion
  • Back Country Settlement in the 18th Century
  • Of Treks & Developing Friendships
  • How Many Blankets are Correct for Your Person
  • What is First Person Interpretation?
  • Tribute to Charles E. Hanson, Jr.

Vol. 5 No. 2

  • Winter Trekking, Part II - Preparations and Precautions
  • More Food Knowledge - Portable Soup, Peanuts, Citrus Fruits
  • Building a Personal Research/Resource Library
  • Never Lost - Thoughts on Wilderness Travel During the Fur Trade
  • Early French Trade Blankets
  • Brain Tan Hides - Different Hides, Different Uses
  • Augmenting Trail Rations with Wild Edibles
  • Journal - Trapping Beaver in December

Vol. 5 No. 3

  • Haversacks - Construction and Contents
  • 18th Century Food Part II - Fowl
  • A Trek w/ the Royal Rangers
  • Mountain Man - The Other Half
  • F&I - Report From Ft. Ticonderoga
  • Can-tuc-kee - A Journal Account
  • The Well-Dressed Mountain Man
  • The Gift - How to Threadcover Glassware

Vol. 5 No. 4

  • 18th Century Native American Persona
  • Courier de Bois Trekking Kit
  • The Buffalo Hunt
  • Japanese Matchlock Rifle
  • A Case for Chin Whiskers
  • A Visit with John Curry
  • Combination for a Successful Trek
  • A Trek in the White Mountains
  • Persona Language Accents
  • Open Fire Cooking
  • Historically Correct Dogs
  • Texas Army: 1836

Vol. 5 No. 5

  • 18th Century Medical Practices
  • Can-tuc-kee - A Journal Account, Part II
  • Mountain Man - The Sounds Of The West
  • The Shrine Of The Martyrs
  • More Food Knowledge - Part III
  • Dashin’ Through The Snow - Building A Farm Sled

Vol. 5 No. 6(No longer available)

  • 18th Century Footwear Styles for the "Trekker"
  • Adding Everyday Life to Interpretations
  • More Food Knowledge - Part IV (Colonial Beverages)
  • Trapping - The Second Season
  • Mountain Man - Needful Things
  • Researching Lewis & Clark
  • The Brown Bess in America
  • Appropriate Seasonal Packing

Vol. 6 No. 1

  • Headwear For The 18th Century Trekker
  • A Log Inn Of The 1770s
  • The Plight Of The Traveler - Encouraging Others
  • More Food Knowledge - Part V
  • Trekking In The early 19th Century Fur Trade Period
  • Sleds And Toboggans on the Historical Trail (Construction How -To)

Vol. 6 No. 2

  • Stationary Trekking — A way of Trekking for folks in England.
  • The Rest Of The Chase — A look at fur trapping for the Long Hunter persona.
  • More Food Knowledge - Part VI
  • Geoff Harding, A Portrait Of A Historical Artist.
  • My Journal — The importance of keeping a journal.
  • A Review Of The 1999 Sam Brady Conference.
  • The Lone Hunter — An intriguing fictional story.

Vol. 6 No. 3

  • The Buffalo — Mike Moore takes a look at the techniques of making meat in the early 19th century fur trade.
  • 18th Century Indian Trade Goods — Chuck Casada offers much knowledge on this subject.
  • Women Of The Frontier Trail — Court McFarland addresses the controversial subject of women in the Longhunter persona.
  • Home Is Where You Find It — Mike Branson discusses the shelters used by the 18th century longhunters.
  • Refugees Of Niagra - 1779 to 1780 — Tim Shaw shares research on this topic and Ft. Niagra.
  • More Food Knowledge, Part 7 — William Gorby continues to dig out in depth facts about 18th century food stuffs.

Vol. 6 No. 4

  • Period Correct Packs — Chuck Casada, maker of 18th Century haversacks, knapsacks, etc., gives us the facts about correct packs of the period.
  • Life Spans On The Frontier — Mike Moore provides a list of many of the 19th century mountain men, stating their life spans, giving us a better picture of the period.
  • More Food Knowledge, Part 8 — William Gorby continues his food research, this time addressing "early colonial wines".
  • Trail Mix — Mike Branson offers some valuable "how-to" mini articles, covering hats and other topics.
  • Blacksmiths and Scrap Piles — Tim Shaw digs into the subject of the blacksmith’s metal trade items on the frontier.
  • An Abundance of Food in the 18th Century Great Lakes Region — Tom Redman’s title speaks for itself as he offers is usual finely documented research on this subject.

Vol. 6 No. 5

  • More Food Knowledge, Part 9 — William Gorby continues his food research but also brings to surface some of the things to consider when one is involved in their early America research.
  • 18th Century Methods For Care and Cleaning of Longarms — Chuck Casada gives us much information on this subject along with his usual excellent illustrations.
  • Sometimes One Day Is Enough — Tim Shaw reminds us that anytime to lure of the woods calls us, even when we don’t have multiple days available for a trek, one day can be quite rewarding.
  • Zeroing In — Mike Branson talks about the ongoing pursuit of refining our gear and persona.
  • The Lesser Known — Mike Moore talks about those men of the mountains who were great scouts and trappers although they never became a household name.
  • Sledge Dogs In The North West Fur Trade — Thomas "Swanny" Swan covers a lot of ground on this often neglected subject.
  • The Final Trek — Chris Berry pays tribute to his friend, Rod Clark, who eventually lost his life-battle with cancer. This is a warm heartfelt story of their first, and last trek.

Vol. 6 No. 6

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Vol. 7 No. 1

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Vol. 7 No. 2

  • Chuck Casada writes about the many uses and means of constructing a Trail Tarp.
  • Mike Branson discusses Making Meat, 18th Century Style (part 1 of a 2 part article).
  • William Gorby writes about Colonial Money and the Barter System.
  • Mike Moore writes about how to select your camp site.
  • H. Delea Sayers. the ALRA National Historian talks about the American Long Rifle Association.
  • Dennis Picard has a how to on how to make a small Shot Pouch.
  • Lane Savage writes about the upcoming Kittanning Trek in Pennsylvania.

Vol. 7 No. 3

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Vol. 7 No. 4

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Vol. 7 No. 5

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Vol. 7 No. 6 - The First Issue under New Owner/Editor Jason W. Gatliff -

  • Tim Shaw writes about the tools he uses in his trade as a cordwainor (leather worker).
  • Chuck Casada talks about the Perfect Trekking Partner, your firelock, in an article about Narragansett Armes.
  • Part two of Mike Branson's, Making Meat - 18th Century Style.
  • Mike Moore writes about the Renzvous of the early 19th century.
  • William Gorby writes about more foods available on the frontier.
  • Thomas "Swanny" Swan discusses two historical authentic snowshoe lashings.

Vol. 8 No. 1 - January/February, 2001

  • Part one of Chuck Casada's (Staff Writer) Tips to Make Your Trek a Treat
  • Longhunter Skills by Mike Branson (Staff Writer).
  • Brothers Against Brothers During the American Revolutionary War, an article on the "atrocities Committed by Patriots Against Loyalist Families" by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer).
  • Experiments with the Versatile Tumpline by Thomas "Swanny" Swan.
  • Against All Odds an article about the tactical held at Ft. Toulouse in February of 2000, by Ehrin D. Ehlert (Staff Proofreader). Feature Article.
  • Just More Grist for the Mill an article about Grist Meals by Dennis Picard.

Vol. 8 No. 2 - March/April, 2001

  • It's Official by Mike Branson (Staff Writer), MIke discusses the swap from a Market Hunter to a Station Hunter persona.
  • A Variation of a Woodland Indian Pack Frame by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer).
  • Part two of Chuck Casada's (Staff Writer) Tips to Make Your Trek a Treat
  • Being Comfortable by Mike Moore (Staff Writer), Mike discusses the use of clothing to stay warm in cold weather.
  • The New Millennium Death March the Linville Gorge treip of 2000, by William F. Brown III. Feature Article.
  • The Sam Brady Conference of Scouts and Spies by Gerry Barker.
  • A Simple Cap by Dennis Picard.
  • Visit to Boonesborough by Mitchell Iles.

Vol. 8 No. 3 - May/June, 2001

  • First Hand Accounts of a Station Hunter (p1) by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Can We Strike a Balance Between "Total Authenticity" and Those Who "Just Like to be Good Enough"? by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer).
  • Uhm... But can you document that? by Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Going Solo by Mike Moore (Staff Writer), Mike discusses taking trips alone.
  • Bateaus on the Chariton by Kyle L. Carroll
  • En Portage by Thomas "Swanny" Swan
  • Rogue River Valley Scout by Cal Foreman

Vol. 8 No. 4 - July/August, 2001

  • That Which Keeps Us Going (trail food) by Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Long Treks by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • First Hand Accounts of a Station Hunter (p2) by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • The Phillips Creek Trek by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer).
  • Southeastern Personas and Trades by George Strickland
  • Ten Days to Kittannng by Lane Savage
  • Bushy Tail Trek by E. Carroll Hale
  • Tawed Hides, Another Alternative by Kent J. Klein

Vol. 8 No. 5 - September/October, 2001

  • Trekking Mistakes by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Incidences of Torture and Cannibalism Among The Iroquois and Huron Nations Prior to 1700 AD by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer).
  • Cold Feet a Name by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Group Gear for a Group Trek by Casada (Staff Writer)
  • What I did on my Summer Vacation by David A. Schmid
  • Fall Beaver Hunt 2001 by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Taking to the Woods in a Birchbark Canoe by John Lindman
  • Persona Development The Second Generation by Gerry Barker
  • La Lac du St. Sacrement (Pt. 1) by Donald E. Dickerson

Vol. 8 No. 6 - November/December, 2001

  • I Challenge You by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer).
  • More Than Changing a Name by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • The Trekker's War by Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Battles by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • La Lac du St. Sacrement (Pt. 2) by Donald E. Dickerson
  • Tobacco & Tobacco Bags by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Taking to the Woods in a Birchbark Canoe by John Lindman
  • An Alternative to the Bonnet by Nathan Kobuck
  • General Blanket Knowledge, All Wrapped Up in Questions by Karl A. Koster
  • Jeff Prechtel, Frontier Artist Extraordinaire by Bill Armstrong
Editor's Note: - A mistake was made when gathering the artwork for the article Jeff Prechtel, Frontier Artist Extraordinaire, the artwork of another artist was accidentally used. The two black and white drawings of Lewis & Clark, Corps of Discovery on page 42 and the Color painting of Corps of Artillery on page 41 were not drawn by Jeff and were not used with permission of the author. We formally appologize for this usage. We do not at this time have the original Artists's name.

Vol. 9 No. 1 - January/February, 2002

  • Events Worth Mention by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Making a Reliable Fire Kit by Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Death & Dying by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Echoes Across Time, THe Spectral World of Ghosts and Living History by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer).
  • Walking on Water, Safely Navigating Ice by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Wolf Eared Hats by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Allegheny Dreamin' by Anthony J. Lattanze

Vol. 9 No. 2 - March/April, 2002

  • Some Thoughts on Boots, Trousers, and Weskits by Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Those Pilgrims and Their Hunting Tales by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • White Servitude in Colonial America by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer).
  • A Period Hunt by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Fur Trade Era Shot Bags by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Advice From the Past... Lessons Learned by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • "Clad Almost Like Indians" Winter Clothing and Accoutrements Among Brittish Regulars in North America during the French and Indian War by Richard F. C. Seidemann Jr.

Vol. 9 No. 3 - May/June, 2002

  • A perfect January Weekend by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer)
  • Getting a Wife by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • A Proper Camp by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • A Daily Necessity by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Canteens: Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink by Karl A. Koster (Contributing Writer)
  • Working Class Frontier Women by Missy Clark (Contributing Writer)
  • Tracking Down the Ultimate Backwoodsman, Adopting the Hunting Pioneer Persona by Bob Holden
  • The 2001 Linville Gorge Trip... One More Time Again by William F. Brown, III
  • Some Thoughts on the Indian Trade by David Brown

Vol. 9 No. 4 - July/August, 2002

  • Market and Subsistence Hunting, The Rest of The Story, Pt. I by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • To Protect in Great Measure from Wet and Cold by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • My Favorite Foods by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Frauds, Scams and Dupes. I Don't Want it to Happen to You by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer)
  • Fustian, Thickset, Corduroy and Other Fabric Confusions by Missy Clark (Contributing Writer)
  • Travelling CLothes of the Historical Nor'Westers by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Keepign Your Feet Warm by Shaw Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Their First Time Out by Dennis Picard
  • The Hunting Shirt, What Was It? by Andy Thomas

Vol. 9 No. 5 - September/October, 2002

  • "Almost" a Ranger Trek by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer)
  • 18th Century Ranging Units by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • No Trace by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Market and Subsistence Hunting, The Rest of The Story, Pt. II by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Beaver Trapping by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Foods of the Great Lakes by David A, Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • The Persistent Illusion by Missy Clark (Contributing Writer)
  • Treating Scalping Wounds by Lisa Ennis & High T. Harrington
  • Thirty Miles in Three Days by William F. Brown, III
  • Settlers Who Travelled the Wagon Road by John T. Misslelley
  • Some Thoughts on Trousers by Nathan Kobuck

Vol. 9 No. 6 - November/December, 2002

  • The Weapons and Equipage of the Rangers by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Hunter's Safety, 18th Century Style by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Trails by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • I Challenge You! One Year Later by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer)
  • North West Trade Guns by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • In Pudding Time by Missy Clark (Contributing Writer)
  • When is a Tuque, Not a Tuque? by Karl A. Koster (Contributing Writer)
  • Station Camp Trek Compemdium by

Vol. 10 No. 1 - January/February, 2003

  • Leather Flasks found at Historic Fortress Louisburg, Examination and Reproduction by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer)
  • Making Meat 18th Century Style (reprint) by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Rogers Ranging Rules by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Top Ten by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Nor'Westers' Camp Shelters by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Cross Dressing, Mountain Man Style by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • The Hand That Holds the Distaff Rocks the Cradle by Missy Clark (Contributing Writer)
  • Kentucky River Scout by Robert M. Ekes
  • American Knives of the 18th Century by Tim Ridge
  • A Night in the Rain by Wil Crouch

Vol. 10 No. 2 - March/April, 2003

  • A Spring Trek by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Cost of Living by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • My Overnighter in the Deep Dark Woods by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer)
  • "Wider is Better" - Food for Thought (and other ramblings) by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • From Flax to Linen by Missy Clark (Contributing Writer)
  • The Knapsack by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • My Rifle and Edged Tools by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Making The Connection - The Siege of Martin's Station by Robert M. Ekes
  • Echoes from the Deep Woods - The Hunting Pioneers in the Appalachians by Bob Holden
  • "Mad" Anthony Wayne; His Body Did Not Rest in Peace by Hugh T. Harrington & Lisa A. Ennis

Vol. 10 No. 3 - May/June, 2003

  • Why The Fur Trade by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • A Very Basic Primer on Tracking by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer)
  • The Bayonet Carriage by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Back Up Guns by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Tinker, Beggarman, Theif, What Do You Want to Be by Missy Clark (Contributing Writer)
  • Mosquitoes, Blackflies and Ticks by Karl A. Koster (Contributing Writer)
  • A Study of Gunsmiths in Early York District South Carolina by John T. Misskelley
  • Native American Housing - More Than Just Tepees by Dana Benner
  • "More Worthless Fellows Could Not Be Found" - The Early Fur Trade Along the Red River of the North and the Rise of the Metis by Mark Hubbs

Vol. 10 No. 4 - July/August, 2003

  • Keeping Your Hair! by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • From Imaginin' to Reality - A Trip to Remember by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Issue Edquipment of the Rangers by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • My First Annual Primitive Skills Weekend - The Hows and Whys by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer)
  • Fishing with Hook and Line by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • What is in a Name? by Missy Clark (Contributing Writer)
  • Mountain Tidbits by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Eyewitness Accounts Prior to the Revolution - Hunters on the Advancing Edge of the Frontier by Bob Holden
  • River Run, A Humble Beginning for Two New Trekkers by Fred Chapman

Vol. 10 No. 5 - September/October, 2003

  • Eastern Indians in the West by Mike Moore (Staff Writer) Jason made a mistake and forgot to change the title of the article in this issue.
  • Canoes, A Versatile Alternative by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Light in the Primitive Camp by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Less is Still the Best by Tim Shaw (Staff Writer)
  • The Apron, Badge of the Proletariat by Missy Clark (Contributing Writer)
  • Living with the Indigenous People of the Great Lakes; The European Experience by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • More Mountain Tidbits by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • 2002 Linville Gorge Death March by William F. Brown, III
  • In Defense of Major Rogers, An Answer to his critics regarding hus actions at the First and Second Battles on Snowshoes by Christopher Matheney

Vol. 10 No. 6 - November/December, 2003

  • America's First National Pasttime - Historically Accurate: Good for You and Good for Us by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Preserving the Harvest by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Going Home by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Paper Cartidges by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Of Horses and Men (and Mules) 1825-1855 by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer) Guest Writing for Shawn, Lee Teter
  • Looking Into the Pack of the Typical Engage by Karl A. Koster (Contributing Writer)
  • A Hunt Diverted... The Story of the Granville County Deer Hunt by William F. Brown, III (Contributing Writer)
  • Eyewitness Accounts Prior to the Revolution - Hunters on the Advancng Edge of the Frontier Part II by Bob Holden
  • The Fort at No. 4 by Dana S. Benner
  • Shifting Alliances: Native American and Inter-colonial Diplomacy in Pennsylvania by Robert M. Dunkerly

Vol. 11 No. 1 - January/February, 2004

  • Steamboats in the Fur Trade by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Fifteen Hours of Darkness by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Building a Cartidge Box by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • A Few Hints to Help You Wander the Path by Tim Shaw (Contributing Writer)
  • Thoughts on Firearms Management and Maintenance While Re-enacting the Northwest Fur Trade by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • 2003 Fall Deer Hunt by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Fort Toulouse Under Seiege by Francois Naussac
  • Winter Rendezvous by Paul Ellenbecker
  • Bad Talks Everywhere by David Brown

Vol. 11 No. 2 - March/April, 2004

  • Poems, Quotes and Quips by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • The Frugal Trekker by Mike Branson (Staff Writer)
  • Everday Alchemy by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Making Needed Preparations by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Trekking in the 17th Century - My New Adventure by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • Recreating a Scroll Guard Henry by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Native Gardenings by Dana S. Benner
  • Clothing of the Hunters by Bob Holden
  • Facts and Views from "The Other Side" by Bob Bearor

Vol. 11 No. 3 - May/June, 2004

  • À la Façon du Pays by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Pockets by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • "..The fire in flint shows not till it be struck..." - A look into fire-starting for the Nor'wester by Karl A. Koster (Contributing Writer)
  • Oliver McCloskey, Hide Tanner, Saddle Maker, Artist & Friend by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Getting Him Ready for the Scout by John Webb
  • Native Fishing Equipment & Techniques by Dana S. Benner
  • A Place of Refuge by Scott Sarver
  • Building a Kit on the Cheap by Anthony Seo

Vol. 11 No. 4 - July/August, 2004

  • Books That the Mountain Men Read by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Improvised Shelters by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Working Class Frontier Women (reprint) by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Necessity's Children: Skin Canoes in the Northwest Trade by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • The 42nd Royal Highland Regiment, in the Ohio Country 1763-1767 "Frontier Peacekeepers and Protectors of the Forbes Road" by Edward S. Vogler Jr.
  • "When This You See, Remember Me" Nine Commemorative Powder Horns to be Auctioned by Lee A. Larkin
  • Hunters and Wilderness by Bob Holden
  • In Defense of Major Robert Rogers: Part II by Christopher B. Matheney
  • "From the Pulpit: Firepower and Brimstone?" by Bill Evelyn

Vol. 11 No. 5 - September/October, 2004

  • Friends by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Westward by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Period Shooting Matches by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • 2004 Spring Beaver Hunt - Part 1 by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Nutrition for Treks by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • Reliving the Past, for a Second Time by Ron & Ehrin Ehlert
  • The Battle of Wyopming Valley by Dana S. Benner
  • Linville Gorge Death March 2003 by William F. Brown, III (Contributing Writer)
  • "Superflous Steame & Other Grosse Humors" - Clay Pipe and Tobacco Use in English North America, Part 1: Clay Pipes by Mark Hubbs

Vol. 11 No. 6 - November/December, 2004

    Oh... de Toilet! by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Making Soap by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Notes on the 18th Century by Conrad Weiser by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Dog Gear by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • 2004 Spring Beaver Hunt - Part 2 by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Hunters and Panthers, Two Centuries Ago by Bob Holden
  • Queen's Bluff Trail Tarp Set-up by Paul Ellenbecker
  • A Snowshoe Trek by A.C. Emanual
  • The Ramblings of a Shirt Tailed Man - Part 1, The Long Rifles of South Carolina, 1780-81 by Ricky L. Roberts

Vol. 12 No. 1 - January, 2005

  • The Land Pilots by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • The Unmarked Trail by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • From Urban Laundress to Rural Housewife by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • "...we were literally always starving." Alternative Meals of the Fur Trade by Karl A. Koster (Contributing Writer)
  • Packs and Such by Shawn Webster (Contributing Writer)
  • Re-enactor Snowshoeing 101 or All the Stuff I wish Someone Had Told Me About Snowshoes by William Halpin
  • Wampum: What is is and How it was Used in Colonial America by Dana S. Benner

Vol. 12 No. 2 - March/April, 2005

  • Camp Rules by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • From Urban Laundress to Rural Housewife, Part 2 by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Your First Trek of Spring by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Books Are My Passion by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • "Superflous Steame & Other Grosse Humors" - Clay Pipe and Tobacco Use in English North America, Part 2: Tobacco by Mark Hubbs
  • The Ramblings of a Shirt Tailed Man - Part 2, The Long Rifles of South Carolina, 1781 by Ricky L. Roberts
  • Signs, Tracks and Invisible Game (or) A Boy's First Experience with Experimental Archeology by Chris Zagst
  • Arizona's Mountain Man History by Albert "Ace" Emanuel

Vol. 12 No. 2 - May/June, 2005

  • The Story Tellers by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Of Silk Worms & Twisted Things by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • A Measure of Safety by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Portraying the Gentlemen of the Northwest by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • 2005 CLA Live Auction - An American Tradition : A Longrifle, Pouch and Horn Set by Lee A. Larkin
  • War Clubs: Lethal Beauty by Dana S. Benner
  • Hunters and Wolves Two Centuries Ago by Bob Holden
  • Facts & Views from the "Other Side" Part II by Bob Bearor

Vol. 12 No. 4 - July/August, 2005

  • A Western Alliance by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • 18th Century Camp Tools by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • A Closer Look by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Meats of the Great Lakes Fur Trade by Karl A. Koster (Contributing Writer)
  • The Ramblings of a Shirt Tailed Man, How Fast did Revolutionary War Riflemen Fire by Ricky L. Roberts
  • A Trek in the Rocky Mountains by Jerry Clower
  • Scout Along the Evergreen Trail by Cal Foreman
  • Herb Lore by Ann McKibben

Vol. 12 No. 5 - September/October, 2005

  • A Rendezvous Census by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Water and Canteens by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Women's Work by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • The Early Ones by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • Battle of Nirrdgewock 1724 by Dana S. Benner
  • Solo Trekking the Osceola Forest by Chris Zagst
  • Hunters and Bears: Three Encounters of the Desperate Kind by Bob Holden

Vol. 12 No. 6 - November/December, 2005

  • Paperwork, paperwork... by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • The Ordinary by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Pompions by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Lessons Learned Through Experience by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Fisher's River Scenes and Characters by Skitt who was raised thar by Hardin E. Taliaferro (With Foreword by Jim Webb)
  • The Ramblings of a Shirt-Tailed Man - The Existence of Short Starters during the American Revolutions, In my not so humble opinion by Ricky Roberts
  • Garryowen: A Song Treat for the Feet by Barbara Duffy
  • Linville Groeg Death March 2004 by William F. Brown, III (Contributing Writer)

Vol. 13 No. 1 - January/February, 2006

  • Diseases on the Frontier by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Researching Historical Clothing by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Accessorizing the 18th Century Frontier by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • "...much fitter for the winters of this country..." Insights into Winter Footwear for Cold Climate Reenacting by Isaac Walters
  • The Knapsack by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • Fisher's River Scenes and Characters - Chapter IV "Uncle Davy Lane" by Hardin E. Taliaferro
  • A Hunting I Did Go or What a ride I did Have by Mordecai West
  • Musical Rambles: A Tale of Two Guitars * by Barbara Duffy
  • Living History and Death by Bill Evelyn

Vol. 13 No. 2 - March/April, 2006

  • Landmarks by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Women of the Army by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Gearing up for Trekking, Part I by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Fisher's River Scenes and Characters - Chapter VI "Dick Snow" by Hardin E. Taliaferro
  • Linland Boats of the Hudson's Bay Company by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Musical Rambles: Name That Tune, Part 1 of a 3 Part Series by Barbara Duffy
  • 250 Years Ago, When the Hunters were Hunted by Bob Holden
  • The Octant Project by Greg Barbato

Vol. 13 No. 3 - May/June, 2006

  • Home Away from Home by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Preparing for a Trek by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • Interviews in History: Schnectady Bateauman David Manthey by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Gearing up for Trekking, Part II The Shooting Bag by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Fisher's River Scenes and Characters - Chapter VII "Oliver Stanley" by Hardin E. Taliaferro
  • A Decade of Excellence, The 2006 Contemporary Longrifle Association Annual Show by Lee A. Larkin
  • "But the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel..." by Chris Zagst
  • Musical Rambles: Name That Tune, Part 2 of a 3 Part Series by Barbara Duffy
  • Natural Dyes by Susan Wallace

Vol. 13 No. 4 - July/August, 2006

  • Beards and Facial Hair by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Developing and Excercising Your Powers of Observation by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • The Humble Haversack by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • A Home at Last, Westward Continued by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Fisher's River Scenes and Characters - Chapter IX "Uncle Billy Lewis" by Hardin E. Taliaferro
  • "But the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel..." by Chris Zagst
  • A Hunter's Life in the Ohio Backwoods by
  • Musical Rambles: Name That Tune, Part 3 of a 3 Part Series by Barbara Duffy

Vol. 13 No. 5 - September/October, 2006

  • The Mustard Seeds by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Cooking on the Trail by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • What Song Lyrics can Tell us about Dress and Custom by Barbara Duffy
  • Interview with History: Baker Regina Albert by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Interesting Packs, 1600 - 1700 by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • Fisher's River Scenes and Characters - Chapter XII "Fighting" by Hardin E. Taliaferro
  • The Ramblings of a Shirt-Tailed Man: The Longrifles of North Carolina by Ricky Roberts
  • The Bone Yard by Vincent C. Spiotti
  • The "Settlement" of Alaskta by Dana S. Benner

Vol. 13 No. 6 - November/December, 2006

  • The Other White Meat by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Putting it all Together by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • A French Twist - Songs of the French Voyagers by Barbara Duffy
  • A Training Weekend at Fort Niagara by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • The Tapaboard Hat in New France: A Cold Weather Alternative by Isaac Walters (Contributing Writer)
  • The Makings of a Man by Keith Bragg
  • A Cold December's Night on Panther Creek by Mordecai West
  • A Hunter in the Maryland Backwoods by Bob Holden

Vol. 14 No. 1 - January/February, 2007

  • Where was Hawkeye When They Needed Him? by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Handel: A Classical Composer for All Your Musical Occasions by Barbara Duffy
  • Runnnin' with the Big Dogs by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Okay, Now What? Facing Life's Little Problems While Trekking? by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Cotton in History and Early America by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Assault on a Fort - Winter Warfare on the New England Frontier by George "Peskunk" Larrabee
  • "Just the arti-facts, ma'am" by by Bill Evelyn
  • Dreams Edge by Kent Klein

Vol. 14 No. 2 - March/April, 2007

  • Let There be Light! by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • My Beginnings and Early Mistakes by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Legendary Scottish Fiddler - Niel Gow by Barbara Duffy
  • Spinning by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Reliving the Past, for a Second Time by Ron & Ehrin Ehlert
  • Two Dog Night by David Brown
  • Thoughts About the North Country by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • A Spring Scout by Vincent C. Spiotti
  • Making a Colonial Period (Diamond Shaped) Kite by Greg Barbato

Vol. 14 No. 3 - May/June, 2007

  • My Beginnings and Early Mistakes - Part II by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • "The Miller of the Dee:" Or Everything you Need to Know about Life by Barbara Duffy (Contributing Writer)
  • The Quest for the Holy Grail by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Weaving Truth with Trust by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • Mythbusters: The Real Coureurs de Boius of New France by Isaac Walters (Contributing Writer)
  • The Ramblings of a Shirt Tailed Man, Part 6, The Ferguson Rifle: Fact, Fiction and Experimental Archeology by Ricky L. Roberts
  • Kancamagus: "The Fearless One" by Dana S. Benner
  • A Leathern or Seal's Skin Bag by Matt Wulf

Vol. 14 No. 4 - August/September, 2007

  • Four Essential Skills for the Northwest Fur Trade Trekker by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Foods by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • An Eighteenth Century Identity Crisis* by Barbara Duffy (Contributing Writer)
  • The 2007 Contemporary Longrifle Association's Annual Show: The Art of America's First Frontier by Nancy Favreau
  • A Woodland Scout Along Panther Creek by Bill Evelyn
  • Anonymous was a Woman by Missy Clark (Staff Writer)
  • My Beginnings and Early Mistakes - La Fin by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Making Gunflints on the Trail by Rich Pierce
* The title of this article was accidentally left the same as the last issue, the correct title is "An Eighteenth Century Identity Crisis", all apologies to Mrs. Duffy & Our Readers - JWG

Vol. 14 No. 5 - October/November, 2007

  • Just Everyday Tools by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • A Persona: The Dream by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • Rifles and Ratafia by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • A Proper Fitting Weskit by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Memories of the First Linville Gorge Death March by William F. Brown III (Contributing Writer)
  • Superstition is the Way - Superstition, Witchcraft & Deathlore in Colonial North America by Jeff Prechtel
  • The Ulu; Historical Blade Still in Use Today by Dana S. Benner
  • Introducing the Abenaki Warrior by E. George Larrabee

Vol. 14 No. 6 - December/January, 2007

  • Men from the East by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • The Perfect Trekking Partner by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Ballad of Barbara Allen: Three Hundred Forty-One Years of Enduring Popularity by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Into the Upper Country : Reflections on le Pays d'en Haut by Isaac Walters (Contributing Writer)
  • Scouting with Rogers Rangers by Matt Wulf
  • A Period Deer Hunt by Mordecai West
  • The Ramblings of a Shirt Tailed Man, Part 7 A Song! by Ricky L. Roberts
  • Jed Smith's 1826 Trip throuth the Adams River Gorge by Amanda McCloskey

Vol. 15 No. 1 - February/March, 2008

  • Looking Up by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Winter Canoe Trip by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • On the Trail of "Bruce's March" by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Jed Fest, Part I by Vincent C. Spiotti
  • The Thought of It by Daniel C. Hall
  • Wildfire by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Sweetenter from the North Woods by Dana S. Benner
  • Escape from Ft. de Chartres by Cal Foreman

Vol. 15 No. 2 - April/May, 2008

  • Fandango by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • The 80th Light Infantry by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Politics and Patriotism in 1798: "Lord Save Us, the Congress are Fighting" Together with Three Patriotic Songs by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • A Keelboat on the Upper Missouri by Jim Hannon
  • Jed Fest, Part II - A Fall Scout with the Men of Harmon's by Vincent C. Spiotti
  • Tools by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • The Ramblings of a Shirt Tailed Man: by Ricky L. Roberts

Vol. 15 No. 3 - June/July, 2008

  • Cutting Deeper by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Rogues & Outlaws in Song by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Camp Tentage by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Religion of the Fur Trade Engage by Isaac A. Walters - This article was accidentally attributed to David A. Schmid, Our apologies to Isaac Walters.
  • "Contemporary Longrifle Association" Live Auction at the Twelfth Annual Show by T.C. Albert
  • Battle of Kepaniwai: One Steps Towards Hawaii Unification by Dana S. Benner

Vol. 15 No. 4 - August/September, 2008

  • The Upper Crust by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Needed Camp Accoutrements by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Separation Anxiety by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Musical Surprises on the Missourri Frontier by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Salt Cured Meat by Shawn S. Stephens
  • The Ramblings of a Shirttailed Man - The Death of Captain Christian Huck of The British Legion by Ricky L. Roberts
  • Before the Bench & Bar - The Establishment of Colonial Law by David Howard

Vol. 16 No. 4 - August/September, 2009

  • A Comfortable Place by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Trekking by Sea by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Lost - A Persona Part II by David A. Schmid
  • A Dog Gone Day by Vincent C. Spiotti
  • Weaving Your Own Straps by Chuck Kruse
  • The Ramblings of a Shirttailed Man - The Proliferation of Rifles on the Colonial Frontier, 1760-1781 by Ricky L. Roberts
  • Before the Bench & Bar - Part II by David Howard

Vol. 16 No. 5 - October/November, 2009

  • Spies in Leather by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Cook Gear for the Trail by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • More Musical Surprises by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Voyage en Canot - Recollections and Reflections of a First Trek by Isaac Walters (Contributing Writer)
  • A Long Winter's Night, Part One of a Tale About Two Men in the Frozen 18th Century New England Wilderness by Vincent C. Spiotti
  • The Ramblings of a Shirttailed Man - Putting the American Longrifle Through its Paces by Ricky L. Roberts

Vol. 16 No. 6 - December/January, 2009/10

  • Licquor in the West by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Food for the Trek by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Praise of Christmas - An 18th century secular song extolling the Spirit of Christmas by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • A Rough Trip Through Paradise by Kim Dan Koenig
  • Going it Alone by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • A Long Winter's Night, Part Two of a Tale About Two Men in the Frozen 18th Century New England Wilderness by Vincent C. Spiotti

Vol. 17 No. 1 - February/March, 2010

  • Comparison of equipment, clothing and food of today's Trekker and the 18th Century Infantryman by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • A Neglected Musical History by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • The Sloop Friends Good Wills by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • Long Treks by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Protecting the Nothern Frontier: The Role of Maine Native Americans during the American Revolution by Dana Benner
  • The Ramblings of a SHirttailed Man - Lord Cornwallis and the American Militia by Ricky L. Roberts
  • Ticonderoga 250 by Cal Foreman

Vol. 17 No. 2 - April/May, 2010

  • Solving Problems Either Real or Imagined On The Trail by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Role of the Spanish in Early American Culture by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Revisitng the Nor'Wester Bateau by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • 14th Annual Contemporary Longrifle Association Show and Live Auction by T.C. Albert
  • The Trappers Trail by by Mike Moore (Staff Writer)
  • Bird Hunt in the Shadow of Dracula by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
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Vol. 17 No. 3 - June/July, 2010

  • Somethings Never Change by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Personas of the Great Lakes 1620-1830 by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • The Humble Snapsack by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Manajiwin: Respect for the Ancestors - Portraying a Woodland Indian Woman by Mary Brandenburg
  • Pennsylvania Rangers in the French and Indian War by Matt Wulff
  • Girl's Scout by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)

Vol. 17 No. 4 - August/September, 2010

  • The Travels of Nicholas Cresswell by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Heaven Help Us by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Frantic Fall by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Tsali by Dana Benner (Contributing Writer)
  • Turncoat! by Ricky L. Roberts (Contributing Writer)
  • The Magic Lantern by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)

Vol. 17 No. 5 - October/November, 2010

  • 18th Century Methods for Care & Cleaning of Long Arms (Reprint) by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Past Inspires the Future: Playing It Backwards by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • The Small Trek by Samuel Stein
  • Flintlock Fieldnotes by Thomas M. Black
  • On Limited Rations by William J. Rundorff
  • by Ricky L. Roberts (Contributing Writer)
  • The Trail Not Taken, Part 1: The Search to Locate a Stand of the King's Mast Trees by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • Do You Need a Custom Firearm? by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)

Vol. 17 No. 6 - December/January, 2010/11

  • Time and Distance by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • A Delightful Tune: "Sir Sidney SMith's March" aka "Handel's Gavotte" And the story of a prodigy, a maverick and a rogue. by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Outstanding Individual Acheivement in Living History by David A. Scmid (Contributing Writer)
  • A Webbed Foot Trek by Colonel Jerry Tubbs
  • The Fur Trade in Alaska by Dana Benner (Contributing Writer)
  • Battle on Snowshoes - 250th Anniversary by Matt Wulff
  • The Trail Not Taken, Part 2: The Search to Locate a Stand of the King's Mast Trees by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)

Vol. 18 No. 1 - February/March, 2011

  • Skills for the 18th Century Camp by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Unfortunate Rake - A Memorable Ballad by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • The Education of a Company Gentlemen by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Memories of the Great Mud Scout by Mad Anne (Suzanne Larner)
  • Patrick Ferguson's three chances to influence the outcome of the American Revolution! by Ricky L. Roberts (Contributing Writer)
  • Back Yard Again by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • Not-for-profit Save Illinois History Seeks Support for French Colonial District Historic Sites by Phil Neal & Bryan Everhart

Vol. 18 No. 2 - April/May, 2011

  • Winter Scout Escape by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Waltz by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • The Trader: The Reality of the Fur Trade by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • The Montreal Public Market by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • Saved List Cloth - A Textile Known by Many Names by James Blake
  • The Eastern Shoshone: Sakakawea’s People by Dana Benner

Vol. 18 No. 3 - June/July, 2011

  • The King's Arms - 101 by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Learning Your Lines by Thomas "Swanny Swan (Contributing Writer)
  • Why do they Ride? by Richard Patton
  • She has the Keys to the Continent - 12 Questions with Fort Ticonderoga Executive Director Beth Hill by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)

Vol. 18 No. 4 - August/September, 2011

  • Simon Girty by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Hunt by David A. Schmid (Contributing Writer)
  • What Musical Instruments Should We Play at Reenactments? by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Running on Empty - Running Dry by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • The Ramblings of a Shirttailed Man - A magnificent failed weapons system! by Ricky L. Roberts (Contributing Writer)

Vol. 18 No. 5 - October/November, 2011

  • Great Gear for Great Treks by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Inland Boats of the Hudson's Bay Company by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Staff Writer)
  • At the Edge of the Atlantic Ocean, A Visit to 17th Century Colonial Pemaquid by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • The Great Moccasin Mishap by Mad Anne - Suzanne Larner (Contributing Writer)
  • Pirate Songs and Ballads: The Remaking of Real Adventurers by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)

Vol. 18 No. 6 - December/January, 2011/12

  • The Humble Rucksack by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Read More About It by David A. Schmid (Staff Writer)
  • The Musical Contributions of the Welsh by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • The Granville County Hunt by William J. Rundorff
  • 2009 Fall Trek by Mark Anderson
  • Sapin de Noel by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • Beyond the Farm: Traveling in the Georgia Backcountry by Bill Evelyn

Vol. 19 No. 1 - February/March, 2012

  • The Humble Rucksack, Part 2 by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Chiens du Traineau by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Staff Writer)
  • Music for Settling the New Territories by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Return to the Linville Gorge by William F. Brown, III (Contributing Writer)
  • The Lost Scout by Suzanne Larner (Contributing Writer)
  • The Ramblings of a Shirttailed Man - My Ugly Shoes! by Ricky L. Roberts (Contributing Writer)
  • Snow by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)

Vol. 19 No. 2 - April/May, 2012

  • The Smoothbore: My Favorite by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Ya gotta eat... Food in the Great Lakes, ideas and recipes by David A. Schmid (Staff Writer)
  • "The Heart that has Truly Loved!" by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • April Come She Will by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • Native Americans in the Revolution: The Southern States by Dana Benner (Contributing Writer)
  • To Camp Deliberately - "With the Fewest Obstacles" by John W. Hayes

Vol. 19 No. 3 - June/July, 2012

  • Running Ball by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The Nor'wester's Tool of Choice by Thomas Swan (Staff Writer)
  • Confessions of an Early Music Junkie by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • A Morning to Remember by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • Commemorating the Anniversary of the War of 1812 - "The 2012 Contemporary longrifle Association's Live Auction" by Tim Albert
  • The Pursuit of Happiness by Suzanne Larner (Contributing Writer)

Vol. 19 No. 4 - August/September, 2012

  • A Real Trekking Load by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • The War of 1812, the latest celebration of American History by David A. Schmid (Staff Writer)
  • The Hornpipe: A Most Celebrated Dance by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Girls Night Out by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • The Ramblings of a Shirttailed Man - Tales of the Swamp Fox, General Francis Marion, Pt. 1 by (Contributing Writer)
  • Best Lookin' Alligator-Horse I Ever Saw - A View of the Hunters of Kentucky Longrifle by John W. Hayes
  • Revenge in the Piney Bottoms by Thomas W. Black
  • Two French Spies and the Origins of Two Iconic American Indian Images by James Blake

Vol. 19 No. 5 - October/November, 2012

  • 18th Versus 21st Century by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • How I Navigate from Where I am to Where I Want to Be by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Staff Writer)
  • Auld Lang Syne by Barbara Duffy (Staff Writer)
  • Family Tradition by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • The Ramblings of a Shirttailed Man - Tales of the Swamp Fox, General Francis Marion, Pt. 2 - The Fort Watson Campaign by Ricky L. Roberts (Contributing Writer)
  • A Trip to Tennessee's Big South Fork by Bill Evelyn

Vol. 19 No. 6 - December 2012 / January 2013

  • My Trek into the 18th Century by Chuck Casada (Staff Writer)
  • Research, data, information, primary sources, documentation, and just plain neat stuff. The Jesuit Relations of New France by David A. Schmid (Staff Writer)
  • Stolen Idol - Pt. 1 The Mystery of the Silver Madonna by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • Spring Scout on Salt Creek by Suzanne Larner (Contributing Writer)
  • Can Less Mean More? by Matt Wulff (Contributing Writer)
  • Native Involvement in the Whaling Industry by Dana Benner (Contributing Writer)
  • The Legend of Mike Severs courtesy of Andrew Knez Jr.

Vol. 20 No. 1 - February/March 2013

  • Can Less Mean More - Part 2 by Matt Wulff (Contributing Writer)
  • Historical Pastimes by Thomas "Swanny" Swan (Staff Writer)
  • Stolen Idol - Pt. 2 The Mystery of the Silver Madonna by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • Linville Gorge Death March 2012 by William F. Brown, III
  • "They Have Fought Our Battles For Us": The True Story of the Last of the Mohicans by Joshua Shepherd

Vol. 20 No. 2 - April/May 2013

  • Shot Bag or Hunting Pouch by Matt Wulff (Contributing Writer)
  • Cod: The Fish That Made America by David A. Schmid (Staff Writer)
  • Some Enchanted Evening by Vincent C. Spiotti (Staff Writer)
  • The Hunch & Scrunch Scout by Suzanne Larner (Contributing Writer)
  • My Bearded Lady & Other Assorted Tales from the Backwoods of Old Kentucky by Thomas Black
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