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Weapons of the Civil War > The Provenance of John Wilkes Booth's Gun (15 replies - 2774 views)

Not really about the Derringer, but you said you're attempting to write a screenplay so this might be of some interest. Keep in mind, however, ...   Wed Jan 1st, 2014 07:49 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > The Provenance of John Wilkes Booth's Gun (15 replies - 2774 views)

Right now all I can come up with is this website, http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln10.html Edit: Found this: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/lab/forensic-science-communications/fsc/jan2001/schehl.htm/ ...   Wed Jan 1st, 2014 04:59 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln screenplay -- shooting script for Steven Spielberg (1 reply - 603 views)

You might want to check this thread to see what some members thought of the movie: http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/forums/forum59/3246.html Edit: Sorry, haven't seen it, just know it's been ...   Sun Dec 29th, 2013 04:53 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > I'll get you drunk without giving you a drop to drink (9 replies - 2627 views)

It's now been over a month since I made the mincemeat and the second quart has been sitting out in often below freezing temps. Finally ...   Sun Dec 29th, 2013 12:24 am

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4600 views)

Merry Christmas everyone, hope yours has been better than mine. Slept most of the day thanks to a stomach flu I came down with last ...   Thu Dec 26th, 2013 03:01 am

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4600 views)

Blue-Eyed Child of Fortune pages 273 to 274: Fairfax Station Dec. 30, 1862 Dear Mother, This morning I wrote a short note to father, and having been "hauled up" ...   Tue Dec 24th, 2013 07:09 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4600 views)

Returning to The Civil War Notebook of Daniel Chisholm, this time from the letters of Chisholm and his brother Alex. At this time Daniel Chisholm ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 11:56 pm

Announcements and Notices > Merry Christmas (3 replies - 2713 views)

Merry Christmas to you and Laurie, javal. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone. ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 10:09 pm

Jefferson Davis > What was wrong with J. Davis? (3 replies - 1452 views)

Ok, scratch the broken arm, found what I was thinking about It's from Douglas Lee Gibboney's Scandals of the Civil War on page eight One might ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 10:02 pm

Jefferson Davis > What was wrong with J. Davis? (3 replies - 1452 views)

I as cadet at West Point his broke his arm. But TD's answer makes more sense. I mean unless it healed in such a way ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 09:45 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4600 views)

Ok this next one is from Christmas Day and December 26, 1862. It's a letter that appears in James McIvor's God Rest Ye Merry, Soldiers ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 01:35 am

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4600 views)

Ok, how about we play The 12 Days of Christmas 1864 style. This is going to be from The Civil War Notebook of Daniel Chisholm: ...   Wed Dec 18th, 2013 03:45 am

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4600 views)

Hey, you did say stories of soldiers lives during the Christmas season :D. Think I'll stick to 1861 for this next one, but will go ...   Tue Dec 17th, 2013 04:55 am

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4600 views)

This is coming from Patricia Mitchell's Civil War Celebrations from a Charles James Winston who served in Co. G, 11th Virginia Infantry, Army of ...   Mon Dec 16th, 2013 07:27 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Battlefield Maps. (2 replies - 1957 views)

I don't have maps when I visit battlefields, I'm afraid. But then the last battlefield of any war I can remember visiting was Fredericksburg and ...   Mon Dec 16th, 2013 01:09 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > I'll get you drunk without giving you a drop to drink (9 replies - 2627 views)

So the cake part was a failure but the frosting has potential. Now I need to clarify the cake and frosting. The cake itself was ...   Mon Dec 9th, 2013 03:22 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > I'll get you drunk without giving you a drop to drink (9 replies - 2627 views)

Ok, trying something a bit different here with the Mincemeat without Meat recipe. I'm going to try making a mincemeat cake with mincemeat frosting. I'll ...   Mon Dec 9th, 2013 12:50 am

Abraham Lincoln > Mr. Lincoln Meets A War Dog (5 replies - 3080 views)

There's a write up on Sallie's actions during the Battle of Gettysburg in Marilyn Seguin's Dogs of War. Interesting reading, even if it is short. ...   Tue Dec 3rd, 2013 03:58 am

General Civil War Talk > Interactive Online Civil War Medicine Chest (3 replies - 1273 views)

You might want to send someone over to the Fort at No. 4 in Charleston, NH. The fort is actually a reproduction of the original ...   Thu Nov 28th, 2013 10:25 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln is the only president.... (8 replies - 1486 views)

Isn't impeachment actually the first step in the process of removing a politician from office. You have to have the person impeached and then the ...   Thu Nov 28th, 2013 10:16 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln is the only president.... (8 replies - 1486 views)

Hence why I question how accurate her history course was, TD. ...   Wed Nov 27th, 2013 05:26 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln is the only president.... (8 replies - 1486 views)

No, I'm not disagreeing with you on the impeachment thing, I'm just wondering where they get that Nixon was impeached. That was a little before ...   Tue Nov 26th, 2013 10:28 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln is the only president.... (8 replies - 1486 views)

I thought it was actually one of the early 20th century Presidents who had a patent. And I think they screwed up with the placement ...   Tue Nov 26th, 2013 08:13 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > I'll get you drunk without giving you a drop to drink (9 replies - 2627 views)

Ok, been experimenting once again with recipes out of Civil War Recipes: Receipts from the Pages of Goder's Lady's Book. Last year around this time ...   Mon Nov 25th, 2013 05:56 am

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Today in History. November 24, 1863 (2 replies - 823 views)

Nothing happened? ...   Mon Nov 25th, 2013 12:37 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > A couple of questions (1 reply - 635 views)

Ok, think I found the answer on number 2. It looks like it's a type of brown sugar called Muscovado or Barbados sugar, http://whatscookingamerica.net/Q-A/MuscodiaSugar.htm and ...   Sat Nov 23rd, 2013 05:50 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > A couple of questions (1 reply - 635 views)

Ok, I'm looking at a recipe in Civil War Recipes: Recipts from the Pages of Godey's Lady's Book, edited by Lily May Spaulding and John ...   Fri Nov 22nd, 2013 08:40 pm

The Battle of Shiloh > Soldier letter from Shiloh (5 replies - 1348 views)

Better idea. Go with Wordpix John's idea, much better than what suggested. Edit: I, "much better than what I suggested." ...   Mon Nov 18th, 2013 03:21 am

The Battle of Shiloh > Soldier letter from Shiloh (5 replies - 1348 views)

On that second part I'm not exactly sure how you'd be certain they wouldn't sell it to a private collector. I suppose you could have ...   Sat Nov 16th, 2013 07:36 pm

Other Civil War Talk > This comic caught my eye (6 replies - 2159 views)

I don't deny it was unsuccessful. The Hunley is rightly credited with being the first sub to successfully sink an enemy warship ad the first ...   Tue Nov 12th, 2013 10:13 pm

Other Civil War Talk > This comic caught my eye (6 replies - 2159 views)

Actually, if I recall the original mission was to destroy bridges as McClellan was making his way up the Peninsula. ...   Tue Nov 12th, 2013 06:42 pm

Other Civil War Talk > This comic caught my eye (6 replies - 2159 views)

I don't know about that, TD. Seems more the Alligator would have been better off if someone who was more willing to accept an "infernal ...   Tue Nov 12th, 2013 04:42 pm

Other Civil War Talk > This comic caught my eye (6 replies - 2159 views)

Ok, this comic strip caught my eye and I thought I'd share it. It's called Oyster War by a Ben Towle. At the moment it ...   Tue Nov 12th, 2013 05:13 am

Jefferson Davis > The First.... (5 replies - 1593 views)

Ok, I misread your post then. I read it as because he had never made General in the US Army he could not have made ...   Thu Nov 7th, 2013 05:32 pm

Jefferson Davis > The First.... (5 replies - 1593 views)

I'm not so sure Davis would not have been a general in 1861, TD. Lee never made general in the US Army and was appointed ...   Thu Nov 7th, 2013 03:09 am

Jefferson Davis > The First.... (5 replies - 1593 views)

TD, wasn't he technically re-elected on this date in 1861, being technically elected by the Confederate Constitutional Convention February 9, 1861 over Robert Toombs? Gotta ...   Wed Nov 6th, 2013 05:06 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Root Beer Recipe (3 replies - 1240 views)

Welcome. ...   Tue Nov 5th, 2013 09:36 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln Mythology.... (1 reply - 778 views)

I disagree with the unsurpassed part, it seems to me there are others who have surpassed Lincoln in terms of the mythology surrounding them. But ...   Tue Nov 5th, 2013 04:07 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Root Beer Recipe (3 replies - 1240 views)

Was this the recipe you were looking for: Hellcat wrote: Ok, maybe it'd be a bit different. Quarantiello does give some very basic recipies for making root ...   Tue Nov 5th, 2013 02:39 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (33 replies - 14928 views)

Well as promised this post will be a bibliography of the sources used this year, not me posting another ghost story. or those who feel ...   Fri Nov 1st, 2013 06:56 pm


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