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.
The standard ration as stipulated below
will be issued.
The standard ration stipulated below
will be issued
Event sponsored BBQ for all event participants,
land owners and contributers will be provided.
Event participants leave for home
no meals provided.
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
will be provided in camps and at specific locations along the march route.
In addition to food
rations each evening resupply buckets will come into the camps.
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.
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.
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