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Welcome to the online home of the BAR SHOT, newsletter for the Northwest Department of the Brigade of the American Revolution.  This site holds the most current, as well as past issues of the SHOT to keep you informed of Northwest Department events.  To learn more about the Brigade of the American Revolution, click here.

B.A.R. Shot

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2023 Event Schedule
(Calendar listings hold links to event notices if available)

April 27-28                Pike County Fairgrounds

                                    Piketon, Ohio 


May 4-5                     Ohio Civil War Show

                                   Richland County Fairgrounds, Mansfield, Ohio  


                                   Ohio Civil War Show Webpage   

                                   Bob Cairns, coordinator


July 13-14                 Fort Laurens State Memorial

                                   Bolivar, Ohio  


                                  Fort Laurens Webpage

                                  Bob Cairns, coordinator


July 26-28                Old Fort Niagara

                                   Youngstown, New York

                                  Old Fort Niagara Webpage

September 20-21      Fort Steuben

                                   Steubenville, Ohio

                                  Old Fort Steuben


September 24           Brecksville Parks Fall Fest

                                  Brecksville, Ohio


                                  Fall Fest Webpage

​                                  Bill Lucas, coordinator


October 11-13          250th Anniversary of the Battle of Point Pleasant

                                  Point Pleasant, West Virginia


                                  Bob Cairns, coordinator


Watch your email and the page for event information mailings.

Northwest Department


Board of Directors

Commander - Bob Cairns, 8th PA  email

Deputy Commander - Dave Miller, 5th VA  email

Adjutant - Bob Kashary, 5th VA  email

Inspector - Bill Lucas, 23rd R.W.F.  email

Paymaster - Ken Tischler, 64th Ft.  email

Member At Large - Joe Forte, Dept. of Geographers  email

Member At Large - Diane Miller, 5th VA  email

Member At Large - Doug Wechter, 1st Jagers  email

Past Commander - Jack Rogers, 5th VA Regt. 

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