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Cyber Home for the 2005 Potter's Raid Tactical .... ........ Sept. 7-10th 2005

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Ration Issues

We will be issueing period rations in the field ....

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The general schedule for meals for Potter’s Raid is as follows:

 

Wed. 07/Sept/ 05

The event will provide supper on Wed. evening to troops before they move to start camps.  A half ration of hardtack and meat will be issued.

 

Thur. 08/Sept./05

The standard ration as stipulated below will be issued.

 

Fri. 09/Sept./05

The standard ration stipulated below will be issued

 

Sat.  10/Sept./05

Event sponsored BBQ for all event participants, land owners and contributers will be provided.

 

Sun.  11/Sept./05

Event participants leave for home no meals provided. 

 

RATIONS

 

The participants in the Potter’s Raid event will be provided food rations once each day as per military practice at the time.  Each evening the troops will be issued the following:

 

2 pounds of Hardtack

16 oz. of meat   (in a precooked summer sausage format)

2 raw potaoes

3 raw carrots

Rice

 

 

Water will be provided in camps and at specific locations along the march route.

  

 

RESUPPLY BUCKETS

 

In addition to food rations each evening resupply buckets will come into the camps.

 

Infantry: 

Each 4 infantrymen will be allowed to bring one 5 gal. bucket with secure lid to the raid.  In the bucket they may store items such as spare ammunition, clean socks, shirts, medications ect.  The contents are not stipulated but rather whatever the 4 infantry mess mates choose to put in the bucket.  The bucket will be available each evening when rations are issued.

  

Cavalry: 

Each mounted participant will be allowed to bring one 5 gal. bucket with a secure lid to the raid.  The bucket is to store grain rations for the trooper’s horse as well as other items such as spare ammunition, clean socks, shirt, medications ect.  The bucket will be available each evening when rations are issued.  The event will not provide grain for  horses.  The event will provide hay for horses.

 

Artillery:

Drivers:   will be allowed one bucket per horse as above cavalry allotment

Gunners: will be allowed one bucket per 4 men as above infantry allotment