Special Events http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/ Special Events 5th MInnesota Infantry Color Guard Quarters The 5th Minnesota Infantry spent the majority of Dec 1863, January 1864 near LaGrange Tennessee. During the Folkways program at The Landing, the lads portray members of the Regimental Color Guard away from home during the Christmas holiday. This the house the lads used this year http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112081259 112081259 Fifth Minnesota Regt. Vol Infy National Colors http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112081260 112081260 Fifth Minnesota Vol. Infy. Regimental Colors http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112081261 112081261 The TREE Note the hardtack hanging on the tree for decoration....................oh, no. The danged mice stole it all. Notice the critters did leave the sinew hanging string on the tree!!!! http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112081262 112081262 Bed Roll. The lads were fortunate enough to have some straw for bed ticks http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112081263 112081263 One of the boxes from home Some of the items sent from home finally caught up to the Regiment. New hat, a feather pillow, socks, scarf, shirt and some reading materials. More importantly, a box of food from home!!! http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112081264 112081264 Color Sergeant Daniel Dills The leader of the brave men of the Regimental Color Guard. Sometimes, he is more like a shepard watching dutifully over his flock of Corporals!!!! http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112081858 112081858 Color Guard, 5th Minnesota Infantry Left to Right: Cpl. Charles "Buckshot" Holbrock Cpl Lewis Johnson Cpl James Honan Color Sgt Daniel Dills http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112081265 112081265 Approach to the house This is the farmhouse the lads of the 5th MInnesota Regimental Color Guard "aquired" for their winter quarters. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112081857 112081857 Going into Eagle Creek As one moves into the village of Eagle Creek, time moves forward into 1870's http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112082013 112082013 East edge of town http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112082015 112082015 Aksel & Britha Gunderson house http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112082017 112082017 Aksel Gunderson Moving into 1872, the lads meet up with former 1st Sgt Aksel Gunderson, now residing in the village of Eagle Creek. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112082018 112082018 23rd Veteran's Reserve Corps, Co. G 1st Sgt Gunderson & Pvt Honan. Following Battle of Nashville, serious wounds dictated that these two veterans of 5th MN are transfered to 23rd US VRC, Co. G. Ironically, they end up as prison guards over some of the same Dakota Warriors they fought against in 1862. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=117940519 117940519 Old Comrades Pvt Honan & Pvt Rose catching up on events. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=117940523 117940523 Comrades in the Snow. Winter Camp II Feb 20, 2011. 3 soldiers and 2 civilians brave a record Feb snowstorm at The Landing. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=117940520 117940520 Brave civilians Miss Russell & Mrs. Gunderson visiting with the men on leave from the front. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=117940521 117940521 The Minnesota Company Spring Muster, May 2011, The Landing Elements of 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th Minnesota Volunteers formed under command Capt. Jim Moffet & 1st Lt. TJ Sheehan. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=128526000 128526000 Tribute of Honor Parade, Sept 17, 2011 We marched under the banner of the Boys of '61, downtown Minneapolis MN. The Minnesota Battalion was commanded by Colonel Jim Moffet, Western Brigade, 1st Minnesota Infy. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=141679872 141679872 The Minnesota Music Corps. The unit was led by the Henderson boys and Musicians of the 1st Minnesota. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=141679874 141679874 Minnesota Company. The MInnesota Company was made up of men from 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th Minnesota (Companies C & D) Infantry Regt's. The company was commanded by Capt Sheehan, 5th MN. under the able direction of 1st Sgt Dapper, 1st MN. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=141679875 141679875 Company Volley Fire The Color Bearer is Color Sgt Dills, 5th Minnesota, Company C. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=141679873 141679873 Company in passing. The company passes with Captain Hillmann of the 3rd Minnesota in the file closer rank. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=141679876 141679876 Company I joins Company C 5th MN 3 members of the newly formed Company I in line with Sgt Dills & Pvt Dills at the LeSuer Tigers dedication August 2012. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174440756 174440756 Loading during 21 gun salute LeSuer Tigers Dedication August 2012 5th MN Infy, Companies C & I http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174440757 174440757 Memorial Day Salute Getting ready to fire for Memorial Day salute The Landing 2012 http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174440763 174440763 Memorial Day 2012 During the speaches http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174440759 174440759 Sergeant Dills What else needs to be said? http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174440761 174440761 Bayonet charge http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174440762 174440762 Memorial DAy 2012 Lt. Sheehan, Sgt Dills and a couple of privates relaxing at The Landing. http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174440758 174440758 The Dills brothers Charles & Daniel enjoying a joke, can Daniel sit on a one legged stool? http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174440764 174440764 Memorial Day 2012 Sergeant Dills could not stay on the stool, right on his hindquarters!!!! http://fifthminnesotacompanyc.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174440760 174440760