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Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Battle Action Reports question (2 replies - 1604 views)

Here is a link to the complete ORs that has a search function. I'm not aware of any sites that have broken them down ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 05:30 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 8148 views)

I don't think this is an argument I want to touch with a ten foot pole, but, Savez, you of all people should recognize that ...   Wed Sep 5th, 2012 01:43 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gen. A. P. Hill, Division or Corps? (5 replies - 1908 views)

Hill was certainly a better division commander than a corps commander. He didn't react to extreme stress well. Of course, by 1864 the ...   Wed Sep 5th, 2012 12:36 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > THE BIRNEYS & THE CIVIL WAR (28 replies - 11436 views)

Well played Mr. Rodgers. While I've not read your work, it seems to present a reasonable argument based on the current historiographic debates and ...   Wed Sep 5th, 2012 12:35 am

Introductions > Lookie Who's Back! (5 replies - 2618 views)

Well, it definitely provides job security! Welcome back. Mark ...   Fri Aug 24th, 2012 01:37 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Do you think this would happen (1 reply - 1290 views)

ROTC would be an unlikely possibility, but JROTC cadets are not affiliated with the military (by which I mean they take no oath and receive ...   Fri Aug 17th, 2012 12:59 am

Other Eastern Theater > Gary Gallagher on the Seven Days (35 replies - 23147 views)

I've been wondering if "turning point" is a misnomer in historical discussions. I am convinced that nothing in history is inevitable and "turning point" ...   Tue Aug 14th, 2012 11:10 am

Other Eastern Theater > Gary Gallagher on the Seven Days (35 replies - 23147 views)

Hank, yes, he argues that the failure of the AOP to capture Richmond during early-mid 1862 led to the emergence of a "hard war" mentality ...   Mon Aug 13th, 2012 05:08 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Gary Gallagher on the Seven Days (35 replies - 23147 views)

I got about 55,000 by adding up the figures (and making a few educated guesses) on this page listed under the Overland Campaign heading. ...   Fri Aug 10th, 2012 01:30 am

General Civil War Talk > "Artillery Action" (8 replies - 3829 views)

I always thought the Confederate bombardment from Hazel Grove during the Chancellorsville campaign was very interesting. Its one of the very few times that ...   Wed Aug 8th, 2012 02:04 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Gary Gallagher on the Seven Days (35 replies - 23147 views)

Fair enough Old Blu. I must have missed that reference in Grant and Lee. Mark ...   Mon Aug 6th, 2012 10:16 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Gary Gallagher on the Seven Days (35 replies - 23147 views)

Can you be more specific Old Blu? He makes a pretty good case here. Mark ...   Mon Aug 6th, 2012 05:50 pm

General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 20859 views)

Old Blu wrote: Pure revisionism!!:X Perhaps someone can explain this to me? I fail to understand why revising our understanding of history by asking new questions ...   Sat Jun 30th, 2012 12:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > Who was George Dance of the 8th Tennessee? (13 replies - 5207 views)

Thanks for the reference Hellcat. I'm going to do some digging and see what I can find out. Mark ...   Mon Jun 25th, 2012 12:29 pm

General Civil War Talk > Who was George Dance of the 8th Tennessee? (13 replies - 5207 views)

I am curious what you were reading Hellcat. Was it written during the war or afterwards? Mark ...   Thu Jun 21st, 2012 12:24 pm

General Civil War Talk > Who was George Dance of the 8th Tennessee? (13 replies - 5207 views)

TD, what is your source for the claim that Dance was a color bearer? To me he looks like a slave pressed into service ...   Wed Jun 20th, 2012 05:03 pm

General Civil War Talk > Antietam (13 replies - 2938 views)

I agree Cleburne, but would the Confederate public have supported him? I'm not sure. Either way, it would have been hard to replace ...   Sun Jun 10th, 2012 08:04 pm

General Civil War Talk > Put You on the Spot: What's Your Favorite "Part" of the Civil War? (33 replies - 11705 views)

I find everything related to the United States Colored Troops most fascinating. Mark ...   Fri Jun 8th, 2012 06:18 pm

General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 20859 views)

Yes, the treatment of contrabands left much to be desired, but remember Butler looked at this as a legal matter. He could not free ...   Thu Jun 7th, 2012 12:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lincoln's death (4 replies - 1782 views)

Amazing how it sat unnoticed in the archives for so long! ...   Thu Jun 7th, 2012 11:58 am

General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 20859 views)

Well, if you want a provably false direct quote, try this one. Among other statements that 150 years have shown to be false, this ...   Thu Jun 7th, 2012 12:36 am

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 36290 views)

borderuffian, I think he means "modern" in a strategic sense, not the tactical--that is living off the land, moving troops and supply by rail, and ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2012 05:24 pm

General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 20859 views)

I'm not sure its an accusation as opposed to a statement of what Jubal Early believed. Despite being a reluctant secessionist, after the war ...   Tue Jun 5th, 2012 12:29 pm

General Civil War Talk > Cavalry formation question (7 replies - 2267 views)

gnoman, I've searched through my books and I can't find a definitive answer to your question about the change in regulations between 1865 and the ...   Sun May 27th, 2012 04:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > Cavalry formation question (7 replies - 2267 views)

If I understand you correctly, I think you are talking about a series of platoons marching in column of files by four (see pg. 107). ...   Sat May 26th, 2012 06:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > Cavalry formation question (7 replies - 2267 views)

pg. 181 has the sequence of orders for the "charge." It looks something like this: From a Stationary Position: 1) Forward, Guide Center, March After 20 paces 2) ...   Sat May 26th, 2012 04:39 pm

General Civil War Talk > Cavalry formation question (7 replies - 2267 views)

I'm afraid I don't quite understand the formation you describe, but here is the information in the original format. I'll give it a scan ...   Sat May 26th, 2012 04:33 pm

General Civil War Talk > Shelby Foote's "Civil War" (48 replies - 13509 views)

Sorry, I didn't mean my question to turn into a discussion of the causes of the war. Savez, you are correct when you state ...   Thu May 24th, 2012 02:37 am

General Civil War Talk > Shelby Foote's "Civil War" (48 replies - 13509 views)

Savez, can you provide a specific example of what you mean when you say that "McPherson's is a liberal pro-Lincoln revisionist." History by its ...   Tue May 22nd, 2012 02:09 am

General Civil War Talk > Perryville (6 replies - 1695 views)

I liked Noe's book as well, but I thought it needed more maps. Mark ...   Thu May 10th, 2012 03:53 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg effects? (13 replies - 4486 views)

It's always amazed me how well the Confederates were able to fill their military manpower requirements! Mark ...   Thu May 10th, 2012 03:52 pm

Introductions > New member from England (9 replies - 3323 views)

Welcome! If Fedreb is still around, I think he is from across the pond as well. Mark ...   Thu May 10th, 2012 03:19 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Confederate Cavalry at Gettysburg (17 replies - 5130 views)

Old Blu, I would argue that even with Stuart's discretionary orders, Lee always assumed that one of Stuart's implied tasks would be to report on ...   Mon May 7th, 2012 08:51 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Confederate Cavalry at Gettysburg (17 replies - 5130 views)

Good point Hank. I forgot about Jenkins. Mark ...   Mon May 7th, 2012 03:18 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Confederate Cavalry at Gettysburg (17 replies - 5130 views)

I think you are looking at the campaign in hindsight. We know that Stuart was not doing his job, but Lee did not. ...   Mon May 7th, 2012 01:09 pm

Introductions > New member from Colorado (2 replies - 1410 views)

Welcome! I grew up in Colorado Springs and spent many days up in Denver with family. Sounds like you've gotten to see most ...   Mon May 7th, 2012 01:19 am

Daniel Sickles > Union General Sickles (25 replies - 22232 views)

Just to play devils advocate, many people have argued that Sickles actions actually saved the Army of the Potomac. By not being where the ...   Sun May 6th, 2012 01:05 pm

Introductions > Deo Vindice (3 replies - 1668 views)

Welcome! Mark ...   Tue May 1st, 2012 11:40 am

Other Civil War Talk > Time Magazine's Most Important Events (3 replies - 1915 views)

While the Civil War was clearly a watershed event in American history, perhaps the Times folks did not think that the war itself was of ...   Sat Apr 28th, 2012 10:35 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg overrated? (24 replies - 9512 views)

Gettysburger wrote: But you cannot reasonably argue that general Lee or the ANV was ever the same fighting force after July 3, 1863. Faulkner was writing with the ...   Sun Apr 22nd, 2012 11:57 am


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