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U.S. Grant > U S Grant (17 replies - 12098 views)

cklarson wrote: And, of course, there is Lincoln's (who was a teetotaler) best line: Find out what brand he drinks and send a case to ...   Tue Aug 25th, 2009 11:14 am

General Civil War Talk > Research Assistance (14 replies - 5226 views)

CleburneFan wrote: I found that out while I was searching for another Civil War mental hospital I heard about near Washington, DC that is still in ...   Sat Aug 1st, 2009 03:25 am

Idle Chit-Chat > R.I.P Frank McCort author of Angela's Ashes (7 replies - 5064 views)

RIP Mr McCourt ...   Sun Jul 26th, 2009 12:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lincoln's State of Union Address on Sale (6 replies - 3009 views)

This was the best I could do-a scan from Reck's 'His Last 24 Hours' On the left is Sen Ashmun, the note is in the middle(it ...   Sat Jun 20th, 2009 04:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lincoln's State of Union Address on Sale (6 replies - 3009 views)

Naim Peress wrote: Would those be the final words that he wrote?  If so, that would be something.  Yes they are-and his final signature too. I'll try ...   Fri Jun 19th, 2009 10:38 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lincoln's State of Union Address on Sale (6 replies - 3009 views)

I'd like the card he wrote to Sen. Ashmun the night Lincoln was shot ...   Fri Jun 19th, 2009 01:46 am

General Civil War Talk > John Brown Question (2 replies - 1854 views)

ole wrote: I figure the only affect he had was maybe to speed up secession a little. I agree ...   Sat Jun 6th, 2009 01:48 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Why some states are failing so badly (12 replies - 4448 views)

I'll probably be leaving Connecticut for NC in another year. I've had it For such a small state, we are nearly 6 BILLION in the hole ...   Sat May 23rd, 2009 06:25 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 69755 views)

I'm reading a bio about Yogi Berra ...   Mon Apr 27th, 2009 01:40 am

Introductions > Hi I'm new here (6 replies - 3236 views)

Welcome!! This is a fascinating place! Enjoy! ...   Mon Apr 27th, 2009 01:34 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 30815 views)

very interesting thread ...   Fri Apr 17th, 2009 11:03 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Stealing Lincoln's Body (14 replies - 5683 views)

I'm familiar with the story, and the HC did a good job with it. It still amazes me that there was no law against grave robbing ...   Mon Mar 23rd, 2009 11:06 am

Idle Chit-Chat > random question (16 replies - 5440 views)

The first chapter of Coco's book was hard to read in the sense of the horror he was able to convey so well ...   Sun Mar 15th, 2009 02:04 pm

General Civil War Talk > Did they exist? (10 replies - 3633 views)

I had heard the after the war Harrison resumed acting down south ...   Sun Mar 15th, 2009 01:50 am

Civil War Books > Newt Gingrich's Alternate History Trilogy (20 replies - 12565 views)

Newt should stick to politics ...   Fri Feb 27th, 2009 12:51 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Favorite bookstores (21 replies - 12048 views)

The gift shop at the Museum Of The Confederacy has a good book selection. And yes, The Strand in NYC is great!! ...   Fri Feb 27th, 2009 12:48 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War bookshelf (14 replies - 4677 views)

I just finished 'The Last Lincolns' good book ...   Fri Feb 6th, 2009 10:54 am

Idle Chit-Chat > A horrible Superbowl (10 replies - 3613 views)

Only the last 10 minutes were good And IMO last years SB was far better!! ...   Mon Feb 2nd, 2009 07:04 pm

General Civil War Talk > What Was the Single, Worst Civilian Atrocity in the Civil War? (62 replies - 19278 views)

War is an atrocity ...   Wed Nov 19th, 2008 12:54 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Is that a one? It IS a one! (36 replies - 9862 views)

Paid $2.19 here in CT ...   Wed Nov 12th, 2008 01:15 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 55977 views)

Dixie Girl wrote: heres a really good one. The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All. I agree 100%:D ...   Wed Nov 5th, 2008 12:54 am

Other Civil War Talk > Favorite Civil War Subject to Talk About (39 replies - 11988 views)

Lincoln's assassination ...   Tue Oct 21st, 2008 12:51 am

General Civil War Talk > Importance of Civil War photography (45 replies - 15851 views)

Widow wrote: Another set taken in quick succession was made by Brady.  It was the hanging of the six Booth conspirators. The photos of the July ...   Sun Oct 19th, 2008 04:27 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Jokes... (69 replies - 20830 views)

What does an agnostic dyslexic with insomnia do??   Stays up all night wondering if there's a dog..... ...   Wed Oct 15th, 2008 08:39 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Jokes... (69 replies - 20830 views)

JDC Duncan wrote: you never been to Texas, have ya ? Many times!! I had family that lived in Wichita Falls for years! ...   Sat Oct 11th, 2008 05:03 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Jokes... (69 replies - 20830 views)

Alcohol, Firearms, and Tobacco should be the name of a convienience store.... ...   Sun Oct 5th, 2008 05:34 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Jokes... (69 replies - 20830 views)

A man and his wife were backing out of their driveway in their car. They accidentley backed over a skunk, killing him. A cop was driving by, ...   Thu Oct 2nd, 2008 01:22 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Jokes... (69 replies - 20830 views)

an over-friendly midget walked into a bar and kissed everyone in the joint ...   Thu Oct 2nd, 2008 01:11 am

General Civil War Talk > Favorite strokes of brillance/sheer luck in the Civil War (21 replies - 7037 views)

The federal soldiers finding Lee's orders wrapped around cigars before Antietam ...   Tue Sep 30th, 2008 02:34 am

John Bell Hood > Hood's Performance at Nashville (20 replies - 13007 views)

I still think Hood was zonked on laudenum, which would definitly cloud his judgement ...   Fri Sep 19th, 2008 12:31 am

Other Eastern Theater > Petersburg? (43 replies - 22699 views)

Start withe the Crater?? ...   Fri Sep 19th, 2008 12:29 am

Robert E. Lee > Lee forced to surrender at Antietam? (24 replies - 22664 views)

Mac was a chump at Antietam ...   Tue Sep 16th, 2008 01:30 am

General Civil War Talk > how would the confedracy coup with todays issues (6 replies - 2390 views)

Probably call Hillary at 3 a.m. ...   Mon Sep 15th, 2008 11:15 pm

Other History > To All Our Veterans (14 replies - 8282 views)

God Bless all the Vets ...   Mon Sep 15th, 2008 11:05 pm

Other History > To All Our Veterans (14 replies - 8282 views)

God Bless all the Vets ...   Mon Sep 15th, 2008 11:04 pm


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