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General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9141 views)

I have to think in part, TD, that after the war it was less bout the inconsistencies of the government and more about punishment. With ...   Sat Oct 29th, 2011 02:44 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9141 views)

The thing is to look at the number of times prior to 1860 when a state or states actually considered seceding. Even then the states ...   Sat Oct 29th, 2011 01:51 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9141 views)

If it wasn't leagal in the 1860s, was it legal from 1810 to 1820? Because if it wasn't legal then, then the New England states ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 11:10 pm

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 30555 views)

I can absolutely agree with you that McClellan's greatest problem was Lee taking command. Despite his hesitancy and his over estimating his opponent, he was ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 10:14 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4728 views)

We've recently been talking about Chancellorsville in a McClellan thread. One of the things that got me was that Hooker actually took fewer casualties percentage ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 09:52 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4728 views)

There's another problem with Brazil being a colony of England in the 1860s. The Slavery Abolition Act of 1833. It abolished slavery throughout the British ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 11:21 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4728 views)

csamillerp wrote:  Three very opposite men, Lee the Gentleman, Jackson the religious fanatic and Forest the savage! Who could have stopped them? lol That's assuming they ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 08:18 am

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 30555 views)

Ok, Looking at the Confederate percentages (again rounding anything over .5 percent up and anything under down) Seven Pines: 15% Seven Days: 20% to 25% South Mountain: 15% Anteitam: ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 06:16 am

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 30555 views)

One of. Supposed to have been a grandfather. And their the only one I may have a regiment for. My mom used to have his service ...   Thu Oct 27th, 2011 09:32 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4728 views)

But Pender, the initial question says July 1st and 2nd happen as they did, but what would Jackson have done on the 3rd. Would he ...   Thu Oct 27th, 2011 12:41 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4728 views)

I'm falling onto Chancellorsville here as I think of this. I think Jackson might have suggested Longstreet attack as Lee had ordered but then he ...   Wed Oct 26th, 2011 09:17 am

General Civil War Talk > DOGS (16 replies - 7337 views)

Hey, I haven't had a chance to really look through it as I just got it today. But after you originally posted this thread I ...   Tue Oct 25th, 2011 09:45 pm

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 30555 views)

pender wrote: Did your list have the Seven Pines Battle causalties?   I just went back to your thread and found out how I missed Seven Pines. ...   Mon Oct 24th, 2011 02:30 am

Other Civil War Talk > Halloween Is Coming--Civil War Ghost Stories (1 reply - 2094 views)

You might be interested in this link, Cleburne. I did something along the same lines last year http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/forums/forum9/2615.html ...   Sun Oct 23rd, 2011 11:56 pm

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 30555 views)

Pender, what source are you getting your numbers from? Looking at the Civil War Battles Page their posting numbers out of the offical records. Seven Days  ...   Sun Oct 23rd, 2011 05:50 am

General Civil War Talk > Going to Richmond..... (3 replies - 1181 views)

Berkley Plantation should be somewhere near Petersburg. Keep in mind it was 25 years since I went there and was 12 at the time (family ...   Fri Oct 21st, 2011 10:16 am

N.B. Forrest > Miss. Forrest License Plate (6 replies - 4961 views)

Albert Sailhorst wrote: Mark, Excellent idea!!!.....I think the point of the 150th Celebrations is to instill pride among ALL Americans.....not cause divisions amongst us. I would ...   Wed Oct 19th, 2011 03:18 am

General Civil War Talk > DOGS (16 replies - 7337 views)

No, as I said their from one of Webb Garrisons books. I'd gotten the book a few years ago and only managed to read a ...   Tue Oct 18th, 2011 11:43 pm

General Civil War Talk > DOGS (16 replies - 7337 views)

Ok, hit my Webb Garrison books. Should have done so in the first place but the one I needed wasn't easily accesible in my collection ...   Mon Oct 17th, 2011 03:51 am

General Civil War Talk > DOGS (16 replies - 7337 views)

I have a few sites on my website I hit a lot that I can get links off of. But I didn't have much luck ...   Sun Oct 16th, 2011 02:23 am

General Civil War Talk > DOGS (16 replies - 7337 views)

This might be of some interest. http://www.floridareenactorsonline.com/mascots.htm http://ricks.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2010/07/09/rebeccas_war_dog_of_the_week_union_jack_from_lucky_dog_to_courageous_lion ...   Sat Oct 15th, 2011 11:22 am

General Civil War Talk > DOGS (16 replies - 7337 views)

I've heard of the Confederates using bloodhounds and there being fear among Federal  soldiers of them. But if I recall correctly that was for tracking escaped ...   Sat Oct 15th, 2011 04:22 am

Introductions > members names (2 replies - 1469 views)

Click Menu. Click Members. Click R on the alphabetical list. Scroll down to rebelgray and click the name.  Click Send a Private Message. ...   Fri Oct 14th, 2011 01:30 am

Announcements and Notices > CWi Update - 10/7 (4 replies - 2860 views)

Take your time, Javal. I'm sure many of us, if not all, would agree that your health comes first. ...   Sat Oct 8th, 2011 01:46 am

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > A Great American Soldier. (8 replies - 5162 views)

Why does that sound like a pun to me? To be honest, Old, I can't really make out any cannons. I do believe you that their ...   Fri Oct 7th, 2011 01:49 am

Other History > Revolutionary War video (2 replies - 1863 views)

Ok, so the video I posted earlier was actually longer than I believed at two mintues fifty seconds (thought the unedited video was a minute ...   Tue Oct 4th, 2011 12:23 am

Other History > Revolutionary War video (2 replies - 1863 views)

I was just at a Revolutionary War reenactment/encampment on the second and wanted to try and share some of the video footage. At the moment ...   Mon Oct 3rd, 2011 08:10 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Union rifles (17 replies - 13437 views)

True. Though I like to think of how the times have changed. Seems like you could say a dollar then was worth a hundred today. Or ...   Fri Sep 30th, 2011 01:47 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Union rifles (17 replies - 13437 views)

So maybe $13.25 for musket and sling then.  According to what William Price said in The Civil War Handbook, the average cost of a musket in ...   Thu Sep 29th, 2011 09:39 am

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Civil War in the Southwest. Any Significance? (6 replies - 3478 views)

Don't know if this will be of any interest on the subject, but I did find this site, http://www.militarymuseum.org/HistoryCW.html, pertaining to California during the war. ...   Wed Sep 28th, 2011 02:03 am

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Civil War in the Southwest. Any Significance? (6 replies - 3478 views)

California, or at least southern portions of the state, did consider seceding and forming their own nation. So I think the Southwestern theater was probably ...   Mon Sep 26th, 2011 11:51 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > New estimate made of Civil War dead (2 replies - 2235 views)

But how does he know that's correct? Folks moved away after the war, which could possibly account for the difference in census records for one. ...   Thu Sep 22nd, 2011 09:57 pm

General Civil War Talk > Those Armies Which We Admire... (40 replies - 14261 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 - 5296 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 - 5296 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 - 5296 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 - 5296 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 - 5296 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 - 2463 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 - 2423 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


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