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Announcements and Notices > Storm Problems (6 replies - 3459 views)

Don't really have to tell me about devistation. Then again I was like eight at the time so maybe you do. But with all the storms ...   Fri Apr 29th, 2011 08:22 pm

Announcements and Notices > Storm Problems (6 replies - 3459 views)

How close have the storms come to you, javal? ...   Fri Apr 29th, 2011 04:10 am

U.S. Grant > U S Grant (17 replies - 8363 views)

This article might be of interest. http://www.historynet.com/who-kept-u-s-grant-sober.htm Now I have seen someone argue that though Grant was is known for being an alcoholic today he may ...   Mon Apr 25th, 2011 08:37 pm

John Bell Hood > John Bell Hood: Psychotically Aggressive? (22 replies - 17357 views)

I gotta disagree a little, Mark. I don't think it's entirely a sign of laziness on the part of the historian, I think it's a ...   Mon Apr 25th, 2011 08:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > Duties of an Orderly (10 replies - 5710 views)

Don't know about Old but it helps me as it tells me not to bother. Can't imagine any of the others I've got would even ...   Sat Apr 23rd, 2011 04:23 pm

General Civil War Talk > Duties of an Orderly (10 replies - 5710 views)

I could do like mark and dig out the 1865 customs of service and see if it says anything. But I think Mark covered it ...   Sat Apr 23rd, 2011 07:06 am

General Civil War Talk > Duties of an Orderly (10 replies - 5710 views)

If ordely fits as servant then three for a Federal BG, can't say for a Confederate BG.. Bob Zeller's The Civil War Collection is a ...   Fri Apr 22nd, 2011 10:59 pm

Other People of the Civil War > THE MYTHICAL ROOTS OF U.S. DRUG POLICY: (3 replies - 3227 views)

Myth, really? They seemed to have known at that time people could become addicted to drinking, but did they know what else they could become ...   Fri Apr 22nd, 2011 03:53 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Union rifles (17 replies - 11582 views)

Ok, just got something interesting here for you. It's from The History of the Forty-Second Indiana by Captain S.F. Horrall (http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~indiana42nd/Horrall.PDF). Now I did a simple ...   Sun Apr 10th, 2011 03:53 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Union rifles (17 replies - 11582 views)

Sorry, don't know. I know of several websites that might lead to websites with that kinda of info, but I got that out of a ...   Sun Apr 10th, 2011 12:20 am

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Baseball (0 replies - 1253 views)

A few years ago while looking through Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War (http://www.civilwarhome.com/) I came across something I thought was a bit cute ...   Sat Apr 9th, 2011 08:06 am

Announcements and Notices > Writers Contest Coming! (6 replies - 3503 views)

Ok. I had to ask though cause I thought after the Brandy's Station and South Mountain examples that you meant lesser battles in campaigns that ...   Thu Apr 7th, 2011 12:02 am

Announcements and Notices > Writers Contest Coming! (6 replies - 3503 views)

Quite a bit. Was thinking of campaigns that'd be a little less likely to be heard of if your just studying those battles. ...   Wed Apr 6th, 2011 10:40 pm

Announcements and Notices > Writers Contest Coming! (6 replies - 3503 views)

Do they have to be related to the ones listed in the details or could it come from any campaign? ...   Wed Apr 6th, 2011 09:57 pm

George McClellan > McClellan Revisited (11 replies - 6170 views)

My thoughts remain the same, Mark. Grant was willing to fight a war of attrition. I know attrition is supposed to be loss of men ...   Wed Apr 6th, 2011 05:54 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Union rifles (17 replies - 11582 views)

According to the Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference the most commonly used muskets and rifles in the Federal Army were:   American Made U.S. Rifle, Model ...   Tue Apr 5th, 2011 05:26 am

Robert E. Lee > Lee forced to surrender at Antietam? (24 replies - 17108 views)

                                                GEO. B. MCCLELLAN." "FREDERICK CITY, MD., September 13, 1862, 11 P.M. ("Received 1 P.M., September 14.) "MAJOR-GENERAL H. W. HALLECK, "General-in-Chief:        An order from ...   Mon Apr 4th, 2011 10:50 pm

George McClellan > McClellan Revisited (11 replies - 6170 views)

BHR62 wrote: Until Grant every time the Yanks got whipped they ran back to Washington with their tail between their legs. While they regrouped there....Lee ...   Mon Apr 4th, 2011 08:46 pm

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 24945 views)

Right now the only one I can get is this from June of 1862:   McClellan will make this a battle of posts. He will take position ...   Mon Apr 4th, 2011 08:22 pm

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 24945 views)

I wonder if the Lee quote came from a McCleallan quote. Randall Bedwell's War Is All Hell: A Collection of Civil War Quotations provides the ...   Mon Apr 4th, 2011 06:56 am

Announcements and Notices > Changes to board - now open (3 replies - 2276 views)

Beat me on my edit, Javal :) ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 10:33 pm

Announcements and Notices > Changes to board - now open (3 replies - 2276 views)

Javal, where exactly in the Re-enactors catergory is the letters and journals topic to be found? I've loked through a few of the topics and haven't ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 10:19 pm

Civil War Books > Upcoming books on the Civil War (4 replies - 3191 views)

The old saying don't judge a book by it's cover. Though to be honest I'm more likely to judge by the synopsis on the back ...   Wed Mar 16th, 2011 01:12 am

Help Looking for an individual > need help on blood of line of Robert E. Lee (3 replies - 3751 views)

TD's link is better than what I was going to scan. Was going to scan the Custis-Lee Geneology out of The Robert E. Lee Family ...   Tue Mar 15th, 2011 02:01 am

Civil War Preservation > Gettysburg Remembrance Day (18 replies - 13114 views)

Thanks J Harold. That clears a lot up so now I can understand it a little better even if I've not attended. Sometimes just need ...   Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 11:32 pm

Civil War Preservation > Gettysburg Remembrance Day (18 replies - 13114 views)

Pardon my ignorance, but why on the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address? Why not on July 1st, 2nd, or 3rd? I'm just curious to learn ...   Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 06:42 pm

General Civil War Talk > Different view on the CW anniversary this time? (13 replies - 3605 views)

HankC wrote: Albert Sailhorst wrote: Hank, I don't know where your CW reenactments take place, but as an active reenactor, specifically, with an artillery unit, ...   Fri Feb 25th, 2011 05:53 am

Civil War Books > Interview with author Jeff Shaara (2 replies - 2804 views)

I really like the part concerning the movie Gods and Generals versus his book. It really sounds like he's as disappointed in the movie as ...   Thu Jan 27th, 2011 02:27 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 12826 views)

Javal, is discussing how one may sees the divide still being in effect so far off the original question as to be unwarranted in the ...   Tue Jan 25th, 2011 06:46 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 9307 views)

Actually, Vermont itself was an independent republic. 1777 saw the creation of first Republic of New Connecticut from the NH grants in January then in ...   Mon Jan 24th, 2011 03:34 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 12826 views)

The irony is that people don't stop to think about Washington being a Southerner. Or Jefferson. They think of them in terms of the Revolution. ...   Sun Jan 23rd, 2011 04:06 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 12826 views)

I'm not sure it was chivalrous or if I even deserve to be admired to be perfectly honest. I shouldn't have gotten involved in the ...   Sat Jan 22nd, 2011 04:35 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 12826 views)

I take partial responsibility for that if she has been scared away. ...   Sat Jan 22nd, 2011 02:20 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 12826 views)

Why is it I sense an extremely nasty turn coming. ...   Thu Jan 20th, 2011 06:49 am

Battle of Gettysburg > General Hooker (6 replies - 3499 views)

 Some of the generals were better at leading smaller forces or even earlier in the war. Part of Hooker's problem at Chancellorsville came from his ...   Thu Jan 20th, 2011 03:29 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 12826 views)

9Bama wrote: Barlow wrote: Let me count the ways: 1.  When Notre Dame plays Alabama, I always root for Notre Dame.  North trumps South Always in ...   Wed Jan 19th, 2011 09:00 am

Idle Chit-Chat > RIP Dick Winters (5 replies - 2928 views)

I just learned today of the passing of Major Richard "Dick" Winters and thought I just like to let others who may have come to ...   Tue Jan 11th, 2011 03:59 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Sooo...What did ya get? (8 replies - 3107 views)

Big computer year for me. I got a laptop as an early birthday present (it's a little over a week before Christmas and I got the ...   Tue Jan 4th, 2011 04:47 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 19875 views)

For me it's the turkey liver. My mom makes fantastic giblet gravy but as I was growing up she couldn't follow her family recipe because ...   Wed Nov 10th, 2010 12:39 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (33 replies - 12526 views)

HAPPY HALLOWEEN  This shall be the last one I post and comes from Ghosts and Haunts of the Civil War and Civil War Ghosts & Legends. ...   Mon Nov 1st, 2010 03:57 am


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