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 North-West department events.


Current SHOT Edition
Winter 2020 Newsletter

Past SHOT Editions
Fall 2019 Newsletter
Spring 2019 Newsletter
Winter 2019 Newsletter
Fall 2018 Newsletter
Summer 2018 Newsletter
Spring 2018 Newsletter
Winter 2018 Newsletter
NWD Fall Shoot
Summer 2017 Newsletter
Spring 2017 Newsletter
Winter 2017 Newsletter
Fall 2016 Newsletter
Summer 2016 Newsletter
Spring 2016 Newsletter
2016 NWD Event Letter
Fall 2015 Newsletter
Summer 2015 Newsletter
Spring 2015 Newsletter
Winter 2015 Newsletter
BAR SHOT - Summer 2014
BAR SHOT - Spring 2014
Fall 2014 Newsletter
BAR SHOT - Winter 2013
BAR SHOT - Winter 2012
BAR SHOT - Winter 2011

2019 Event Schedule
(Calendar listings hold links to the event's notice if available)

January 26 8th PA Unit Workday, Navarre, Ohio
March 2-3 NWD School, Campus Martius Museum, Marietta, Ohio
May 4-5 NWD Ohio Civil War Show, Mansfield, Ohio
July 13-14 NWD Fort Laurens
August 24-25 Fort Meigs, Perrysburg, Ohio
September 21-22 NWD Westerville, Ohio
November 2-3 NWD Fort Randolph
TBD Firelock Match, TBD

2020 Event Schedule
Feb 29 - Mar 1 NW Dept. School, Campus Martius Museum, Marrietta, Ohio Dave Miller and Doug Wechter coordinators
May 2-3 Ohio Civil War Show, Mansfield, Ohio, Bob Cairns coordinator
July 18-19 Fort Laurens, Bolivar, Ohio Bob Cairns coordinator
Sept 26-27 Fort Niagara, Youngstown, N.Y., B.A.R. Grand Encampment

Northwest Department 2020 Board of Directors
  • Commander - Bob Cairns, 8th PA
  • Deputy Commander - Dave Miller, 5th VA
  • Adjutant - Bob Kashary, 5th VA
  • Inspector - Bill Lucas, 23rd R.W.F.
  • Paymaster - Ken Tischler, 64th Ft.
  • Member At Large - Joe Forte, Geographers
  • Member at Large - John Conklin, R.N.L.P.
  • Member At Large - Doug Wechter, 1st Jagers
  • Member At Large - Diane Miller, 5th VA

Important NWD Links
Main Site for the Brigade of the American Revolution
Brigade of the American Revolution, Northwest Department Page

updated 1/25/2020 DJH
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