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General Civil War Talk > How to teach kids about civil war generals? (5 replies - 1475 views)

Just thought of another option. Trivial Pursuit. It's a lot like the Jeopardy idea, categories and questions and answers in each category. Some differences, obviously, ...   Fri Oct 24th, 2014 04:59 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (41 replies - 16679 views)

After I posted second Lincoln ghost train story from S. E. Schlosser's Spooky Campfire Tales (see post 35) I discovered the book had a web ...   Fri Oct 24th, 2014 01:24 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (41 replies - 16679 views)

This next story comes from Phantom Army of the Civil War and other Southern Ghost Stories, edited by Frank Spaeth. For this story, which was ...   Tue Oct 21st, 2014 06:29 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (41 replies - 16679 views)

Gettysburg seems to haunt this thread almost as much as Lincoln. And this next story isn't about to stop that. This one is from Daniel  ...   Thu Oct 16th, 2014 09:55 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (41 replies - 16679 views)

Turning back to John Alexander's Ghosts: Washington's Most Famous Ghost Stories for this next one. In his lifetime he served in the patent office, as Postmaster ...   Fri Oct 10th, 2014 10:34 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (41 replies - 16679 views)

This next story comes from Phantom Army of the Civil War and other Southern Ghost Stories, compiled and edited by Frank Spaeth. The book states ...   Tue Oct 7th, 2014 01:10 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Do they have rabbit in Wales? (2 replies - 282 views)

Ok, just tried this again, this time with some differences from the first two. First, cheddar is history. Meaning there was no more of the ...   Sun Oct 5th, 2014 06:54 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (41 replies - 16679 views)

This next one is one of the most famous tales of ghosts related to the war and one many of us have likely heard time ...   Sat Oct 4th, 2014 05:40 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Do they have rabbit in Wales? (2 replies - 282 views)

I just managed to find the Magic Hat Brewing Company website and found the Hex Ourtoberfest under a category called Reclusive rarities. The category describes ...   Fri Oct 3rd, 2014 07:35 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Do they have rabbit in Wales? (2 replies - 282 views)

Ok, I've been at it again. Last night before going to sleep I picked up Civil War Recipes: Recipts from the Pages of Godey's Lady's ...   Fri Oct 3rd, 2014 07:04 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (41 replies - 16679 views)

Once again it's October. Halloween is just twenty-nine days away. And I don't wish to wait another two years before posting in this thread again. ...   Fri Oct 3rd, 2014 01:27 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (25 replies - 9999 views)

Have some more official reports that have mention of Greek fire in them. This first set comes from The war of the rebellion: a compilation ...   Sun Sep 28th, 2014 12:46 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (25 replies - 9999 views)

Ok, this one also has a brief mention of Greek fire in it. And for this one I'm going to do something I don't often ...   Wed Sep 17th, 2014 04:35 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (25 replies - 9999 views)

Continuing my look at the use of Greek fire in the war. Up until now that look has had reports that confined the knowledge of ...   Fri Sep 12th, 2014 11:55 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Need help on a question of Civil War medicine (3 replies - 363 views)

Could salivation therapy have anything to do with ether? I just found this article, http://medicalantiques.com/civilwar/Civil_War_Articles/Anesthetics_use_Civil_War.htm, and because the web summary included the following: "from the ...   Tue Sep 9th, 2014 07:06 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Need help on a question of Civil War medicine (3 replies - 363 views)

Best I can do at the moment is to offer some links that maybe can be of some help. I'm not able to access most ...   Tue Sep 9th, 2014 06:44 pm

Announcements and Notices > Purge Coming (26 replies - 8722 views)

Ok, know now that I will be able to post. My sister has wi-fi so I can get on with my laptop. So I shouldn't ...   Fri Aug 29th, 2014 12:25 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > 151 years later he is recgonized. (0 replies - 167 views)

Just saw this article on Alonzo H. Cushing receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Gettysburg. http://news.yahoo.com/obama-award-medal-honor-civil-war-soldier-204538098--politics.html ...   Wed Aug 27th, 2014 05:06 am

Announcements and Notices > Purge Coming (26 replies - 8722 views)

Don't know if this is the right place for this or not, javal. Coming Wednesday I'm going to be heading out to California for about ...   Mon Aug 25th, 2014 05:29 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (25 replies - 9999 views)

Ok, I'm back again. My last post gave me a thought for the subject, do a search for Greek fire during the siege of Charleston. ...   Sun Aug 24th, 2014 05:19 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (25 replies - 9999 views)

Ok, we already know Greek fire was used during the siege of Charleston so this post isn't really needed. I had at first believed this ...   Sun Aug 24th, 2014 02:27 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (25 replies - 9999 views)

Still say maybe I'm being obsessive. The following is from Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. ; ...   Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 09:26 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Cush-ioning (3 replies - 591 views)

Ok, made some cush tonight with some of tonight's roast. Did let it cool down before I tried making it and I thought I'd share ...   Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 02:42 am

Other People of the Civil War > Life After War (4 replies - 589 views)

Ok, so I was wrong. ...   Thu Aug 21st, 2014 11:03 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Life After War (4 replies - 589 views)

Not sure I've got this right, but is that the James-Younger gang? ...   Wed Aug 20th, 2014 12:09 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (25 replies - 9999 views)

Great job or obsessive? Think I'm a little obsessive on the subject. If I did an article I don't think this would be obsessive but ...   Tue Aug 19th, 2014 07:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > please help I D this limber (5 replies - 764 views)

Wish I could help pintel, all I can say is it's a limber as far as I know. As I said in this thread my ...   Thu Aug 14th, 2014 04:06 am

Introductions > New Member (6 replies - 622 views)

I'm in the same boat as you when it comes to knowing artillery. These two sites might be of some help or you might just ...   Tue Aug 12th, 2014 07:14 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Pickled Sausage recipes? (7 replies - 1099 views)

Well I have news for you Albert Sailhorst. My mom just told me today she finally tried one of the sausages and it was, quote, ...   Fri Aug 8th, 2014 08:42 pm

Announcements and Notices > Purge? (1 reply - 212 views)

It was supposed to be a members purge In the initial post Javal stated there were some 1900 members and that 99% never posted, they ...   Thu Aug 7th, 2014 01:09 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Cush-ioning (3 replies - 591 views)

Well, looks like I've got at least four sources to look at. This fourth one is Confederate Soldier of the American Civil War: A Visual ...   Sat Aug 2nd, 2014 04:19 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Cush-ioning (3 replies - 591 views)

Well, this isn't going to be my usual one of these threads. Usually I' trying a recipe out of Civil War Recipes: Receipts from the ...   Sat Aug 2nd, 2014 12:24 am

General Civil War Talk > Need a little help (4 replies - 2686 views)

After all these years I've returned to this topic. First, here is what caused me to start this thread in the first place. From page ...   Wed Jul 30th, 2014 05:32 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Pickled Sausage recipes? (7 replies - 1099 views)

At this rate it may end up me giving it a try. She suddenly decided she wanted to try pickling some sausage and I have ...   Tue Jul 29th, 2014 02:30 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Pickled Sausage recipes? (7 replies - 1099 views)

Ok I figured I'd ask this question here. My mom has decided she wants to try making pickled sausage and I've been trying to help ...   Mon Jul 21st, 2014 07:52 pm

General Civil War Talk > Most Mistreated/Unfairly Treated General (25 replies - 8318 views)

I think I may have found Warren's report from the Appomattox campaign. And it's a long one. Starts on page 796 and ends page 827. ...   Tue Jul 1st, 2014 01:21 am

General Civil War Talk > Most Mistreated/Unfairly Treated General (25 replies - 8318 views)

It may have been a bit more than that. I hit some of my Catton before going to bed last night, in particular Terrible Swift ...   Sun Jun 29th, 2014 06:55 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Infantry Charges and the Death of Romanticism (6 replies - 924 views)

Considering some of what I talked about in my first post, thought maybe I would try sharing some videos This first one is just an explanation ...   Sun Jun 29th, 2014 01:48 am

Other Civil War Talk > Infantry Charges and the Death of Romanticism (6 replies - 924 views)

Wondering, was that link supposed to be to Gaelic Folk Music from Scotland? ...   Sun Jun 29th, 2014 12:59 am

General Civil War Talk > Most Mistreated/Unfairly Treated General (25 replies - 8318 views)

I was so much dissatisfied with Warren’s dilatory movements in the battle of White Oak Road and in his failure to reach Sheridan in time, ...   Sat Jun 28th, 2014 10:14 pm


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