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General Civil War Talk > Those Armies Which We Admire... (40 replies - 13178 views)

ole wrote: Real Civil War fruitcakes know that the Real Civil War was fought in the Western Theater. ole Try convincing folks who only go by textbooks ...   Thu Sep 22nd, 2011 08:50 am

Introductions > Confederate Activities (15 replies - 4751 views)

I thought I read in one of my books that scouts were to be treated like spies unless taken in uniform. Or maybe even if ...   Tue Sep 20th, 2011 09:10 pm

Introductions > Confederate Activities (15 replies - 4751 views)

Maybe, maybe not. If I had hardcopy I might go for that first. I looked at a copy on Amazon a few years ago. The ...   Tue Sep 20th, 2011 12:54 am

Introductions > Confederate Activities (15 replies - 4751 views)

My CD-ROM is PDF files so a PDF reader should be able to read it. Even with the errors it's still a great thing to ...   Mon Sep 19th, 2011 05:45 am

Introductions > Confederate Activities (15 replies - 4751 views)

Albert, that's a brilliant idea. I do have The War of the Rebellion on CD-ROM, but I tend to access it online a lot too. ...   Sun Sep 18th, 2011 11:20 pm

Introductions > Confederate Activities (15 replies - 4751 views)

Alright, I'm hitting the Civil War Battles Page roight now, having to do a word search since they had to take down the listing of ...   Fri Sep 16th, 2011 04:22 am

Other Civil War Talk > Buster Kilrain (2 replies - 2271 views)

Does he damn all gentlement too? I always did love that scene in both the book and the movie. Kilrain talking about what he's fighting ...   Sun Sep 4th, 2011 05:01 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Getting weird folks! (4 replies - 2169 views)

Well, now that Irene has come and gone is everyone here whose from the east coast, or anywhere else affected by the strom, ok? Didn't take ...   Thu Sep 1st, 2011 07:07 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Getting weird folks! (4 replies - 2169 views)

Sounds like you're suggesting the 2012 thing, javal. Don't believe the interpertations myself. As pam said, just mother nautre reminding us that no matter how ...   Wed Aug 24th, 2011 02:25 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > What century is this??? (8 replies - 8759 views)

Old Sorrel wrote: Johan Steele wrote: Bad weekend... bad week. Feels like two steps back right now. Grated Parmisan... ummm. Wife made a huge Greek Meal last ...   Mon Aug 15th, 2011 09:09 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Order of battle (4 replies - 3331 views)

Fedreb beat me to it. I visit the Civil War Battles page a lot for OBs. It also gives series, volume, and page number from ...   Sun Aug 14th, 2011 07:52 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > NY Times discusses the Civil War (3 replies - 3084 views)

Lincoln certainly wasn't the most impressive sight, but why do I get the impression that Prince Napoleon Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte impression of him had ...   Sun Aug 14th, 2011 07:17 am

Civil War Books > List of books, (3 replies - 2048 views)

It lists Catton so I'm happy. ...   Fri Aug 12th, 2011 09:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > Cadet Rank in the Civil War (4 replies - 1963 views)

I'm not entirely sure, Mark. I think I'm being confused by a quoted sub-paragraph within 569.   "77. A board, to consist of the Professors of Mathematics ...   Thu Aug 11th, 2011 07:56 pm

General Civil War Talk > Cadet Rank in the Civil War (4 replies - 1963 views)

Mark wrote: During the early national period, the US Army adopted the European practice of allowing some cadets into the officer corps. The rank of ...   Wed Aug 10th, 2011 11:05 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Weapons (46 replies - 24030 views)

Just picked up a new book today. Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor from Covent Garden Books. It says the Whitworth was accurate ...   Tue Aug 9th, 2011 10:37 pm

Introductions > Seriously? (23 replies - 6755 views)

That would be the difference, wouldn't. One thing to accept the results, another to accept the man. South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Lousiana, and ...   Sat Aug 6th, 2011 07:49 am

Introductions > Fresh Fish (4 replies - 1996 views)

You got his records? Anything about a Cold Creek? And I'm not sure if I mean Cold Harbor or if it's an entirely different battle. ...   Sat Jul 30th, 2011 07:25 pm

Introductions > Fresh Fish (4 replies - 1996 views)

Who was the Alabama relative? ...   Sat Jul 30th, 2011 02:59 am

Battle of Gettysburg > North Carolina at Gettysburg (6 replies - 3366 views)

Well, according to The Civil War Handbook, by William H. Price, it was the 26th NC that suffered the heaviest losses of the battle. Seven ...   Fri Jul 29th, 2011 09:40 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Union rifles (17 replies - 12585 views)

BHR might mean this one, Rabbit, http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~indiana42nd/Horrall.PDF. It's in the Letters, Diaries, and Misc. Information section of the 42 Indiana link I posted in my ...   Thu Jul 28th, 2011 04:21 am

Introductions > Allow me to Introduce Myself (12 replies - 5744 views)

ole wrote: "Bubba" can be taken two ways. Some will find it jocular; some will find it insulting. "Bubba" may be the 6'6" 400-pound man you ...   Wed Jul 27th, 2011 03:32 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Weapons (46 replies - 24030 views)

Ok, was able to get some of my books out. The Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference (editors Margaret E. Wgner, Gary W. Gallagher, ...   Mon Jul 25th, 2011 10:19 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Weapons (46 replies - 24030 views)

Don't recall, Mark. I remember them talking about the shot and having to take several attempts at it because it was a windy day. Remember ...   Sun Jul 24th, 2011 03:37 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Weapons (46 replies - 24030 views)

I thought that was Fort Stevens in the Washington area. I know that Lincoln's supposed to have come under sniper fire at Fort Stevens on July ...   Sun Jul 24th, 2011 05:54 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Spin stabilization in rifled artillery shells (2 replies - 2671 views)

The Civil War Artillery page (http://www.civilwarartillery.com/mainpage.htm) does mention what type of sabot was used with each projectile type, if any. The second sub-patern Blakely (http://www.civilwarartillery.com/hap/page61.htm), used ...   Fri Jul 22nd, 2011 12:09 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Spin stabilization in rifled artillery shells (2 replies - 2671 views)

I've recently been looking at artillery shells and some of them have raise a question for me. Were any shells designed for spin stabilization. I'm ...   Thu Jul 21st, 2011 02:50 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Technological advances in weaponry during the CW (30 replies - 24844 views)

Actually it was less about the destruction Swamp Angel inflicted and more about the psychological effect. The Swamp Angel was meant to inflict a lot ...   Wed Jul 20th, 2011 11:29 pm

Introductions > TROYS BROTHERS (17 replies - 3843 views)

Good luck and have fun. ...   Sat Jul 16th, 2011 06:12 am

Introductions > TROYS BROTHERS (17 replies - 3843 views)

There were several hospitals in the area during the battle according to Plate 94, map 6 of The Offical Military Atlas of the Civil War. ...   Sat Jul 16th, 2011 04:40 am

Introductions > TROYS BROTHERS (17 replies - 3843 views)

javal1 wrote: . At the end of the day’s campaigning, each division hospital set up what was referred to as a “Ambulance hospital” that treated minor ...   Fri Jul 15th, 2011 04:30 am

Introductions > TROYS BROTHERS (17 replies - 3843 views)

I've got something for you. Not his gravesite I'm afraid, but I managed to find the Pa Veteran card file and according to it he ...   Thu Jul 14th, 2011 02:19 pm

Introductions > TROYS BROTHERS (17 replies - 3843 views)

I was going to say to try Find A Grave, but the only Troy listed as dieing at the Battle of the Wilderness on May ...   Thu Jul 14th, 2011 05:36 am

Other Civil War Talk > Need help with USCT Regiments (2 replies - 2206 views)

I got it then more skimmed through it so I don't know what help it would be, but you might try Like Men of War: ...   Tue Jul 12th, 2011 05:06 am

General Civil War Talk > What CW books need to be written? (14 replies - 3558 views)

Ok, this might be some help. Turns  out according to this site, http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/VALib/v48_n3/reviews.html, that Mr. Pinnegar is a retired high school math and computer scinces ...   Sat Jul 9th, 2011 05:23 am

General Civil War Talk > What CW books need to be written? (14 replies - 3558 views)

At 296 pages that's still awfully expensive for such a recent book. His other book on Amazon, Virginia and State Rights, 1750-1861: The Genesis and ...   Sat Jul 9th, 2011 01:53 am

General Civil War Talk > What CW books need to be written? (14 replies - 3558 views)

I think you've already pushed the book without maybe realizing it, javal. The last writing contest you just held, lesser known battles. Seems to me ...   Fri Jul 8th, 2011 06:00 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Drinks (20 replies - 10994 views)

Ok, that was a fail. Forgot that vinegar is an acid and that's the reason for the fizzing between baking soda and vinegar. No acid ...   Wed Jul 6th, 2011 02:37 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Drinks (20 replies - 10994 views)

Hey, got another one for you. Got the Spauldings Civil War Recipes: Receipts from the Pages of Godey's Lady's Book for Christmas and since this ...   Tue Jul 5th, 2011 11:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 24358 views)

Used to have things telling what mana is. What I recall, mana is something you can add to someone whose posts you find interesting or ...   Mon Jul 4th, 2011 02:28 am


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