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Idle Chit-Chat > Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald (13 replies - 3254 views)

I don't know--is "American Pie" a ballad? I'm  too young to remember Buddy Holly but I love all references to Dylan as the jester in ...   Mon Nov 10th, 2008 11:13 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

My husband is a Spanish teacher and he makes a soup called posole several times a year that is basically glorified chicken soup, with a ...   Mon Nov 10th, 2008 08:06 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Test (16 replies - 7868 views)

Doc, Based on what a LBG friend of mine has told me, that list of "places every guide should know" was created by the guides themselves ...   Sat Nov 8th, 2008 11:33 pm

General Civil War Talk > How's the Civil War weather? (2 replies - 1613 views)

I'm going to post this before Tim prods me to throw a new topic out. :) I'm sitting here at home and it is raining, which ...   Sat Nov 8th, 2008 05:49 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

I'm not sure why we're stuck on goat, but both Indian and Puerto Rican cuisine uses goat meat, and in the right sauce or stew, ...   Sat Nov 8th, 2008 05:29 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

Ole, that was about what I heard about lutefisk, with some terrific embellishments that made it sound even more disgusting than I first imagined. I'd ...   Sat Nov 8th, 2008 02:17 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > The Sound of a Cannon Barrage? (34 replies - 22850 views)

Every now and then I like to check out some of the discussions from the past, especially before I joined up here. Don't know if ...   Sat Nov 8th, 2008 01:38 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

Ole, What exactly is lutefisk? I've heard of it, but don't know anything about it, like what it is for starters. I've always heard it in ...   Sat Nov 8th, 2008 01:10 am

General Civil War Talk > Breaking News from Gettysburg - 11/07 (9 replies - 3319 views)

I tend to agree with Joe, about the VC. I also have heard some really disturbing things about Latschar and his wife, a former LBG ...   Fri Nov 7th, 2008 08:02 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

Head cheese as a comfort food?? To whom?? Certainly not to the calf--certainly not to ME! Ole, the first time some doctor looks at my DNA ...   Fri Nov 7th, 2008 07:56 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

Pvt., Funny that you mentioned Tastykakes--I was just about to do that! My favorites are the butterscotch krimpets, but the coffeecakes are a close second. Joe, I'll ...   Thu Nov 6th, 2008 11:29 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

I've been back here so often the last couple days I MUST have gained a few pounds since the start of this discussion! When I think ...   Wed Nov 5th, 2008 07:59 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

Joe, did you ever have scrapple? Now there's something I DON'T miss! My dad used to eat it smothered in Karo syrup. For me, you'd ...   Wed Nov 5th, 2008 12:05 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

A halupki is sort of like a big meatball made with ground beef and rice and onions (at least that was my grandmother's recipe) that's ...   Tue Nov 4th, 2008 11:42 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slaves as Southern soldiers? (138 replies - 25626 views)

Please forgive my ignorance, but just how did those black teamsters, cooks, etc. become part of the Confederate army's support staff? I know that some ...   Tue Nov 4th, 2008 11:26 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 35490 views)

Joe, Shoo fly pie is good, but I like funny cake better. Or even better, whoopie pies. And halupkis--my grandmother used to make halupkis to die ...   Tue Nov 4th, 2008 11:18 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slaves as Southern soldiers? (138 replies - 25626 views)

Apology accepted, but. . . Do we have to give up this thread, or can we take a deep breath and continue?  Because this has ...   Mon Nov 3rd, 2008 11:26 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Favorite Civil War Myth or Legend (9 replies - 3337 views)

Okay, folks, I'm going to throw one more new one at you, and then I have to get back to the real world, before you ...   Sun Nov 2nd, 2008 03:20 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slaves as Southern soldiers? (138 replies - 25626 views)

I am always awed at the volume of info Johan can impart--and feel lucky about it, too, that he isn't stingy about sharing it. The ...   Sun Nov 2nd, 2008 02:58 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slaves as Southern soldiers? (138 replies - 25626 views)

Here's one to ponder and discuss. .  Should slaves have been allowed to/been drafted to fight for the South? What ramifications might this have had, for ...   Sat Nov 1st, 2008 11:43 pm

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > Stonewall's Arm (7 replies - 4363 views)

In the News section today there is an article about the "grave" of Stonewall Jackson's arm, at Ellwood, which at the time of the Battle ...   Wed Oct 29th, 2008 11:35 pm

General Civil War Talk > Importance of Civil War photography (45 replies - 14107 views)

I was reading American Brutus today, and came across this little but important tidbit about photography and the attempt to capture Booth. Apparently, when a picture ...   Tue Oct 28th, 2008 11:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > New Clues to Hunley Sinking (36 replies - 9654 views)

Okay, I'll further that boomerang to the topic: what was Dixon's background, not just with the Hunley but before? Why was he chosen for the ...   Tue Oct 28th, 2008 12:34 am

General Civil War Talk > Differences between Union and Confederate Cavalry (34 replies - 11893 views)

Don, Answered more than a few questions, and created a couple more! That was simple and illustrative at the same time--thanks much! About Buford--is it true that ...   Mon Oct 27th, 2008 11:19 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Favorite Civil War Subject to Talk About (39 replies - 10604 views)

Me, too, izzy. I'm always playing catch up on here. At least I've gotten really good at giving my books a workout--I've become pretty good ...   Tue Oct 21st, 2008 11:59 pm

Civil War Preservation > Gettysburg Remembrance Day (18 replies - 13925 views)

I will be there, to spectate, not participate. My family and I have been attending the Remembrance Day parade for years, before my son was born. ...   Tue Oct 21st, 2008 11:54 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Favorite Civil War Subject to Talk About (39 replies - 10604 views)

Okay, here's a simple one: what's your favorite Civil War topic to talk about? What's the topic/battle/person/etc. you could talk about over and over again ...   Mon Oct 20th, 2008 11:29 pm

General Civil War Talk > New Clues to Hunley Sinking (36 replies - 9654 views)

Would love to have been a fly on the wall in that sub. . . as long as I could escape out that forward hatch ...   Sun Oct 19th, 2008 09:05 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Y'all vs Ya'll (28 replies - 10668 views)

That's okay. I understand your feelings, y'all, considering what happened to youz guys the last time youz were up here in PA at a little ...   Fri Oct 17th, 2008 11:40 pm

General Civil War Talk > Importance of Civil War photography (45 replies - 14107 views)

I think the series of photos of Grant, Meade, etc. sitting outside on pews was the Massaponax Church in VA. I particularly like it because ...   Fri Oct 17th, 2008 11:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > Importance of Civil War photography (45 replies - 14107 views)

Tim, this is turning into a good thread, doesn't matter what I was looking for, because this is it. I thought I was the only numbskull ...   Wed Oct 15th, 2008 11:40 pm

General Civil War Talk > Importance of Civil War photography (45 replies - 14107 views)

Hi all, Here's a topic that I happen to like, and I know a few of you on this board are really into, but it's one ...   Tue Oct 14th, 2008 11:58 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Y'all vs Ya'll (28 replies - 10668 views)

Youz got that right, Pvt! Pam ...   Sat Oct 11th, 2008 01:32 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Y'all vs Ya'll (28 replies - 10668 views)

I think, speaking as an English teacher, it's probably y'all, if it actually was a word. I guess it'd be slang. . . Have you ...   Fri Oct 10th, 2008 11:35 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Lees corps commanders at Gettysburg (29 replies - 18240 views)

Have to agree with those of you who think Gettysburg portrays Longstreet in a sympathetic light. And I think portraying his "slows" was part of that. ...   Thu Oct 9th, 2008 11:35 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 43472 views)

Forgive me, Ed. I respect your opinions about the two documents, but mine differ a bit. I feel that the DoI especially is not static ...   Wed Oct 8th, 2008 07:57 pm

General Civil War Talk > Getysburg Witness Tree Falls (15 replies - 5478 views)

I saw an article in this month's Civil War News about the witness trees at Gettysburg. It said that in addition to the honey locust ...   Tue Oct 7th, 2008 11:35 pm

General Civil War Talk > Railroads and the Civil War (19 replies - 5218 views)

Welcome, Chagrins! There are a few of us current and former Keystone staters here on the board. Any PA Civil War ancestors that you know ...   Tue Oct 7th, 2008 11:26 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 43472 views)

A question might be, rather than are the two documents relevant today ( I agree that they SHOULD be ), did the creators of these ...   Tue Oct 7th, 2008 11:19 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Lees corps commanders at Gettysburg (29 replies - 18240 views)

I have to agree with Duke (he took the answer I thought of when I first read the poll). I don't mean this to cut ...   Sun Oct 5th, 2008 11:57 pm


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