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Fort Mifflin

Fort Mifflin, Phila
June 10-12, 2022

The Troops Assembled

The 69th sent a contingent to “Garrison Day”  at historic Fort Mifflin near the PHL airport to display for visitors musket firing, marching and drill skills. Accepting the invitation of the Mifflin Guard we joined with troops from the 28th Pa, 12th NJ, 33rd NJ, 110th Pa and others, sleeping in the original barracks of the fort. Fort Mifflin played a key role in the defense of Philadelphia during the American Revolution withstanding a 6 week British siege by the Royal Navy and during the Civil War served as  a prison camp for captured Confederate soldiers.

Fort Mifflin from the Air
69th Command Tent at Fort Mifflin
Command Tent

Saturday saw the arrival of more troops and the beginning of the days work. After raising a replica of the original Fort Mifflin flag all the troops present were divided into four companies. Captain Michael Ernsberger commanded First Company with the assistance of 1st Sergeant L’Heureux and 2nd Sergeant O’Daniel. Other members of the 69th were placed into 4th Company to balance the numbers. Companies rotated duties between fort picket duty; drill display; musket skills and field marching order. Visitors to the fort had a busy day touring and watching the Mifflin Guard program. Breakfast & Dinner for the troops was provided by a Brigade commissary… a busy day for all.

Troops Gathered for Brigade Assembly

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