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U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 7022 views)

I have to wonder if that would have been true, Cogswell. By one definition it is leadership based on intellectual criteria. By another it is a ...   Tue Nov 8th, 2011 09:23 am

General Civil War Talk > Alcohol induced war? (2 replies - 2116 views)

The recent what if questions have caused me to wonder something that actually pertains to how the war played out. Drinking. I'm wondering how much ...   Mon Nov 7th, 2011 08:56 am

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 7022 views)

Twilight zone, best describes all what if situations really. And here's a thought we haven't seemed to touch on the what if. Grant never going west ...   Mon Nov 7th, 2011 02:34 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg 26th N.C. Monument (4 replies - 2778 views)

Did they have a choice? ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 10:28 pm

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 7022 views)

The Lee comment is why you've got an erased from me. I wanted to trade states, see what would have happened if Virginia had never ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 10:21 pm

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 7022 views)

csamillerp wrote something in pender's General Trading thread that got me to wondering something. The statement in question was csamillerp wrote: Also would trade anyone other then ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 05:35 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Different What If Question for Gettysburg (5 replies - 3336 views)

Sickles was a Hooker man. I've seen it argued that he either misunderstood Meade's order on the Day 2 or deliberately ignored the order because ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 02:35 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Different What If Question for Gettysburg (5 replies - 3336 views)

Difficult.  I think Chancellorsville would have been a case of utter failure makes recklessness with Hooker wanting to avenge his defeat. With how well secrets ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 01:02 pm

General Civil War Talk > General Trading (3 replies - 1492 views)

Erased. ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 12:36 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > CW Flail/Morning Star? (10 replies - 5650 views)

I know pikes and lances were used but I've never heard of flails or morningstars being used. I'd have to check some of my books ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 11:30 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 3122 views)

I have to agree with Albert about a devastating early victory. ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 09:32 am

General Civil War Talk > Fencing on battlefields (9 replies - 3312 views)

Unsolved History said the same thing, but they pointed out the time it took to get over fence and the number of folks who could ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 04:57 am

Other Eastern Theater > Mystery colonel (5 replies - 2883 views)

Looks like it says Kicker to me The shape of the first letter in the Colonel's name looks to me like how a cursive K ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 04:02 am

George Meade > Thoughts on Meade? (22 replies - 27077 views)

Meade might have done better had he not had to deal with some of his own generals trying to stab him in the back. Sickles ...   Thu Nov 3rd, 2011 05:05 am

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 29766 views)

BobInFla wrote:  The Souther anglophiles were under the delusion (of which they had many :D ) that the North was afraid of "The British Lion". Bullcrap! ...   Tue Nov 1st, 2011 06:35 am

Other Eastern Theater > choosing Antietam as a battlefield (5 replies - 3056 views)

But remember he was dealing with McClellan. Lee would probably have banked on McClellan being his usual self. He probably also was banking on Washington getting ...   Tue Nov 1st, 2011 01:51 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 5418 views)

Actually, until his death Jackson was more loved than Lee. ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 06:13 pm

General Civil War Talk > McClellan guilty of treason? (11 replies - 6243 views)

I don't know if there was a failure. From what I'm looking at it looks more like an out right attempt to destroy Pope. James ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 06:30 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 5418 views)

I think the true turning point was Vicksburg. ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 05:35 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 5418 views)

I was just looking at BedWell's War is All Hell: A Collection of Civil War Quotations today and kinda had to chuckle at of the ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 01:50 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Counter attack after PPT charge (21 replies - 9078 views)

What artillery barage? I thought that Alexander's batteries were running low on ammo by the time the charge actually began after trying to dislodge Federal ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 12:39 am

General Civil War Talk > Which General would you have least liked to face? (59 replies - 39190 views)

In Grant vs. Lee Lee won most of the battles against Grant. But the thing with Grant was that he was a bulldog. He didn't ...   Sun Oct 30th, 2011 04:26 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 10586 views)

I don't think Maryland would have had the choice. Delaware and Wesr Virginia we know what happened there. Kentucky and Missouri did vote to secede in ...   Sun Oct 30th, 2011 04:05 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 10586 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 - 10586 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 - 10586 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 - 36047 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 - 6006 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 - 6006 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 - 6006 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 - 36047 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 - 36047 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 - 6006 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 - 6006 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 - 8765 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 - 36047 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 (2 replies - 2487 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 - 36047 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 - 1399 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 - 5564 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


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