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General Civil War Talk > The Legalities of Seccession (31 replies - 11738 views)

An old thread but worthy of further discussion... When the states ratified the Constitution several of them placed reservations within those documents about re-assuming the powers ...   Fri May 23rd, 2014 01:38 pm

General Civil War Talk > "The Bonnie Blue Flag" (0 replies - 397 views)

The Bonnie Blue Flag by Harry Macarthy, 1861 We are a band of brothers, and native to the soil, Fighting for our Liberty, with treasure, blood and toil; And ...   Thu Apr 3rd, 2014 07:52 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why???? (34 replies - 4503 views)

CleburneFan wrote: BarryDancer, I agree with you on this one. Actually, the OP was a comparison of this site to another unnamed site (unnamed by either ...   Wed Jun 27th, 2012 01:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > Waht if the South had Ignored Ft. Sumter? (20 replies - 7003 views)

Savez wrote: The Confederate leaders were looking to be recognized as a sovereign nation. They couldn't wait and let Sumter be resupplied and reinforced. They ...   Tue Jun 26th, 2012 09:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why???? (34 replies - 4503 views)

Savez wrote: When I click that link I get a white screen. That's it. Not sure what you are trying to prove but I put ...   Tue Jun 26th, 2012 07:04 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why???? (34 replies - 4503 views)

Savez wrote: Johan Steele wrote: Javal, I apologize. http://civilwartalk.com/members/savez.1963/ Savez, you were not banned on CWT. There is no tag under your name as banned. If you have ...   Tue Jun 26th, 2012 06:53 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 35658 views)

from OP- According to Williams, “Grant was fundamentally superior to Lee because he had a modern mind and Lee did not.  Lee was the last of ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2012 05:00 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 35658 views)

Wasn't Grant defeated at Belmont?...by Gideon Pillow? :D And his first campaign against Vicksburg was a disaster.  Right?   ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2012 04:49 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 35658 views)

Old Blu wrote: Johan Steele wrote: Jubal A. Early, the Lost Cause, and Civil War History: a Persistent Legacy By Gallagher The Myth of the Lost ...   Mon Jun 4th, 2012 10:43 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why???? (34 replies - 4503 views)

Savez wrote: The other site has become a mud pit of self righteous mods....   Mud pit... Yeah, that's what happens when people with extreme views are appointed ...   Wed May 30th, 2012 12:49 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why???? (34 replies - 4503 views)

Johan Steele wrote: Savez, you were not banned. You left. You will be asked for sources here as well and you will be held just ...   Fri May 25th, 2012 05:10 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Confederate History Month Controversy (21 replies - 8825 views)

They are thinking of the number of hits to their website/page and don't care who they offend. Their formula:  the more outrageous the statement the greater ...   Tue Apr 13th, 2010 01:13 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Virginia Governor Declares April 'Confederate History Month'. (21 replies - 7158 views)

2011 will be the 150th anniversary of the formation of the Confederacy. What about Confederate History Yeeear. ...   Wed Apr 7th, 2010 07:05 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Virginia Governor Declares April 'Confederate History Month'. (21 replies - 7158 views)

HankC wrote: Why not call it 'Civil War History Month'?     HankC   Confederate is better...maybe it should be two months... ...   Wed Apr 7th, 2010 07:02 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

Confederate flag...never flew over one of these- http://www.fotobank.ru/img/BR00-9165.jpg?size=l ...   Sun Mar 14th, 2010 07:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

Javal is the moderator. I guess that gives us an idea of what type of 'moderating' we have here... ...   Sun Mar 14th, 2010 07:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

borderuffian wrote: Hollywood has been known to 'flag-up' certain events. ...and Hollywood is the main culprit in the 'image problem' for the Confederate flag There have been several flag-baiting ...   Tue Feb 23rd, 2010 12:42 am

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

"Some of us are old enough to remember the KKK beating and lynching blacks while carrying the flag." Such can be people's perceptions...after they have been ...   Fri Feb 19th, 2010 02:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

borderuffian wrote:   Here's the part of the Steiner report that mentions black Confederates.  The only item worthy of notice or debate would be-  "Most of the negroes ...   Fri Feb 19th, 2010 02:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

HankC wrote: Oh, probably just an urban legend.   What does his bio say about his feelings, if any, on slavery? Nothing ...   Wed Feb 17th, 2010 06:58 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

"Some of us are old enough to remember the KKK beating and lynching blacks while carrying the flag." borderuffian wrote: javal1 wrote: Peruse the footage from ...   Wed Feb 17th, 2010 12:07 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

HankC wrote: "...Frederick Douglass says, "There are at the present moment, many colored men in the Confederate Army doing duty not only as cooks, servants ...   Wed Feb 17th, 2010 11:58 am

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

csamillerp wrote: but much of the hate symbolism now associated with the flag comes from the inaction (and actions) of Southerners themselves. that came from your ...   Tue Feb 16th, 2010 01:03 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

....................... ...   Tue Feb 16th, 2010 01:09 am

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

pamc153PA wrote: I understand the importance a person's heritage plays in his/her personal views. And it is never my intention to try to tell anyone ...   Tue Feb 16th, 2010 12:38 am

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

javal1 wrote: Peruse the footage from the 60's marches in Miss. and Alabama and you see beatings, etc. by those wearing Confederate regalia. I've seen ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 10:24 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

javal1 wrote: I've never seen this.  Are you referring to a photo or were you witness to a lynching?  Please show us some examples otherwise ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 10:08 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

borderuffian wrote: javal1 wrote: "Some of us are old enough to remember the KKK beating and lynching blacks while carrying the flag."borderuffian: I've never seen this.  ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 09:45 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

TimK wrote: However, out of that context I see something different. If I am at a parade where a bunch of people are marching behind ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 05:54 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21066 views)

javal1 wrote: "If people that say the confederate flag symbolizes hate then they just dont have any sense at all." Some of us are old enough ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 05:42 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

barrydancer wrote: My own $.02... For me, even ONE black Confederate SHOULD be an ubelievable number given what the Confederacy was and was officially fighting for, ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 01:59 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

barrydancer wrote: I think the Steiner account falls flat for all the reasons given by Johan and others. 3,000 men in the Maryland campaign would ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 01:47 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

javal1 wrote: ruffian, I could have missed it, but I haven't seen anyone on this thread say there were NO black Confederates. You have pointed to ...   Thu Feb 11th, 2010 09:00 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

There are several myths about black Confederates.  One that has popped up recently is-  'they were all slaves.' Another is they could only be a soldier ...   Thu Feb 11th, 2010 06:15 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

Will Posey wrote: No doubt there were black men with the Confederate armies, but not nearly the vast numbers some claim. Many a slaveowner whose ...   Wed Feb 10th, 2010 05:02 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

Will Posey wrote: "...those who would claim that teamsters, cooks and launderers could not be soldiers need look to our modern-day army.....there, most teamsters, cooks ...   Tue Feb 9th, 2010 07:05 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

borderuffian wrote:   Here's the part of the Steiner report that mentions black Confederates.  The only item worthy of notice or debate would be-  "Most of the negroes ...   Thu Feb 4th, 2010 01:16 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

Wonder what version it will be?   A. "Robert K. Krick’s unpublished article on the number of black Confederates based on an analysis of 100,000 service records. According ...   Tue Jan 26th, 2010 09:29 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

Isn't it time someone brought out the "Krick Study".... ...   Tue Jan 26th, 2010 09:23 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24756 views)

borderuffian wrote: Black involvement in the Confederate army was varied: Slaves Servant Cook, Teamster, Musician-  Enlisted or hired out by slaveowner. Free Blacks Servant (hired) Cook, Teamster, Musician-  Enlisted or hired. Private ...   Fri Jan 22nd, 2010 02:20 pm


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