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N.B. Forrest > Nathan Bedford Forrest (2 replies - 2190 views)

great post... if you are a retailer... this however is a discussion forum. Do you know who General Forrest was? ...   Sun Sep 16th, 2012 04:59 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Ben Butler (14 replies - 3643 views)

I think his nickname pretty much sums it up ...   Sun Sep 16th, 2012 04:57 pm

Other People of the Civil War > J.E.B Stuart (11 replies - 2520 views)

Johan Steele wrote: Stuart arrived w/ much needed supplies, a wagon train of them. What he didn't arrive w/ was a good picture of the ...   Sun Jul 29th, 2012 05:26 pm

General Civil War Talk > Shelby Foote's "Civil War" (48 replies - 10710 views)

Hellcat wrote: Joel Smith wrote: History being what it is we, as in United States citizens, tend to think of the war monolithically in terms of ...   Thu May 24th, 2012 06:31 pm

General Civil War Talk > Shelby Foote's "Civil War" (48 replies - 10710 views)

Savez wrote: I've never read Shelby Foote's books although I enjoyed his commentary on Ken Burns's series. The reason I haven't read them is because ...   Wed May 23rd, 2012 01:42 pm

The Battle of Shiloh > Hornet's Nest (11 replies - 4760 views)

I had the opportunity a few years ago to listen to Stacey Allen discuss the battle and his conclusions on the focal points. One of ...   Sun Mar 25th, 2012 05:20 pm

Civil War Books > E-Book: Civil War Humor 1861-1865 (4 replies - 2074 views)

Texas Defender wrote: Bama-   Similarly, some historians have over the years increased estimates of the number of deaths that took place during World War II. ...   Sun Mar 11th, 2012 03:46 am

Civil War Books > E-Book: Civil War Humor 1861-1865 (4 replies - 2074 views)

TD... Recently I have read that total death figures for the war have been revised upwards by a number of historians... the figure I hear now ...   Sun Mar 11th, 2012 03:43 am

Introductions > New Member (10 replies - 4424 views)

Hey Bud! ...   Sat Mar 3rd, 2012 04:17 am

Jefferson Davis > Jefferson Davis (9 replies - 4672 views)

I am not a big fan of trials of former confederate leaders shortly after the war. A look at what pass for a trial in ...   Thu Mar 1st, 2012 07:40 pm

Introductions > Not exactly new (5 replies - 1772 views)

Savez, yeah, I am that same one from the other board... I had not heard of your misfortune... PM me sometime and tell me about it.. ...   Thu Mar 1st, 2012 07:36 pm

The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 7982 views)

ole wrote: There were few reporters in the west, and fewer photographers. Would you ride a train for a week to get to Nashville when there ...   Mon Nov 14th, 2011 11:22 pm

Civil War Books > Guns of the South by Harry turtledove (9 replies - 2792 views)

I want nothing to do with anything that ^%&*$ writes ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 02:04 am

General Civil War Talk > Opinions: Who is He Representing? (14 replies - 2797 views)

Pinkerton ! ( thought so too but..... Nope, can't be...notice the sholder boards..he is military and Pinkerton wasn't I am back to Grant with the Cigar and ...   Mon May 30th, 2011 02:51 pm

U.S. Grant > U S Grant (17 replies - 8498 views)

ole wrote: hate to say it, but Lincoln never said that line about Grant He probably didn't.  But it does fit nicely into who Lincoln was. ...   Sun May 22nd, 2011 02:41 am

General Civil War Talk > Vicksburg National Military Park (13 replies - 3669 views)

TimK wrote: Perry - Concerning the slight disagreement about whether Vicksburg is a park or a battlefield or both - I understand where you are ...   Tue May 10th, 2011 03:25 am

Weapons of the Civil War > R. Johnson model 1836 Horse Pistol (6 replies - 4698 views)

yes I saw the nipple. 54cal smoothbore... it is a very nice specimen based on the photo.. ...   Thu Apr 14th, 2011 02:25 am

Weapons of the Civil War > R. Johnson model 1836 Horse Pistol (6 replies - 4698 views)

Georgeous! I think I am jealous.... do you know caliber? is it shootable" smooth bore or rifled? ...   Wed Apr 13th, 2011 08:59 pm

General Civil War Talk > Vicksburg National Military Park (13 replies - 3669 views)

pamc153PA wrote: bama, I thought they cleared the trees in the winter because the ground was frozen and didn't get all chewed up by the equipment ...   Sat Apr 9th, 2011 01:45 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 22775 views)

as proof of that theory, consider that there is only one statue to Pete on a battlefield and that was placed in 1997! It only ...   Fri Apr 8th, 2011 06:35 pm

General Civil War Talk > Vicksburg National Military Park (13 replies - 3669 views)

Tim, I agree that we probably talked to the same folks,but several years apart. I have not been back in 2 years, and that ...   Fri Apr 8th, 2011 06:31 pm

General Civil War Talk > Vicksburg National Military Park (13 replies - 3669 views)

You are correct, the trees are all consuming. To look at a battery placed as it was during the battle/siege and see that a dense ...   Fri Apr 8th, 2011 04:07 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 22775 views)

Texas Defender wrote: Mark-   In 1869, President Grant appointed General Longstreet surveyor of customs in New Orleans. The Louisiana governor soon appointed Longstreet adjutant general ...   Fri Apr 8th, 2011 03:08 am

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 22775 views)

Natty wrote: I have read many books about the War.  Such as War crimes Against Southern Civilians by Walter Cisco.  http://www.amazon.com/War-Crimes-Against-Southern-Civilians/dp/158980466X I also have read the Pulitzer ...   Thu Apr 7th, 2011 08:35 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 22775 views)

It's sort of like trying to teach a pig to pole vault. you just get dirty, and wizz off the pig. My suggestion is that you ...   Thu Apr 7th, 2011 07:57 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 22775 views)

Natty wrote: j harold 587, "why should they think it {slavery} would not continue"? They should think that it would continue, since Lincoln had said he ...   Thu Apr 7th, 2011 02:39 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 22775 views)

No, I did not admit that Lincoln started the war. I said he STATED the war was to pereserve the union I suggest you do some more ...   Wed Apr 6th, 2011 02:01 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 22775 views)

Natty wrote: The South wanted freedom and independence from the North. We have helped many other countries fight for such freedom and independence. The South won the ...   Tue Apr 5th, 2011 01:38 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 22775 views)

Hosford1 wrote: Hank - I've thought a little harder about your definition of the "Lost Cause" myth. I've never seen it in that light. Regardless ...   Mon Apr 4th, 2011 07:33 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Union rifles (17 replies - 11757 views)

Quick answer is that it still hasn't.. The military uses a variety of rifles depending on the need... in the ACW, the variety was dependent on ...   Tue Mar 29th, 2011 04:44 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Union rifles (17 replies - 11757 views)

Quick answer is that it still hasn't.. The military uses a variety of rifles depending on the need... in the ACW, the variety was dependent on ...   Tue Mar 29th, 2011 04:43 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > chickens (5 replies - 2934 views)

When we lived on our 4 acre "farm" my wife put her foot down at chickens.... I haven't forgiven her yet and that was 35 ...   Tue Mar 22nd, 2011 02:51 am

Other Civil War Talk > This Day in the Civil War - Union Bias (24 replies - 8735 views)

I am about as southern as they come, but ya gotta look at facts and the facts are that the CSA lost and in losing ...   Tue Mar 22nd, 2011 02:46 am

General Civil War Talk > Honoring Ancestors (11 replies - 3422 views)

Albert Sailhorst wrote: Bama gives a great answer!!! When reenacting, we remember our ancestors and wonder just how close we come to experiencing what they experienced ...   Thu Feb 24th, 2011 07:41 pm

General Civil War Talk > Honoring Ancestors (11 replies - 3422 views)

I think each person approaches it differently and thus each answer will be only a partial answer. For me: Honoring my ancestors means first of all finding ...   Wed Feb 23rd, 2011 06:36 pm

General Civil War Talk > Different view on the CW anniversary this time? (13 replies - 3716 views)

Albert Sailhorst wrote: Hank, I don't know where your CW reenactments take place, but as an active reenactor, specifically, with an artillery unit, my feelings ...   Tue Feb 22nd, 2011 01:48 pm

General Civil War Talk > Different view on the CW anniversary this time? (13 replies - 3716 views)

Mark wrote: Thanks for the link. Does anyone know what the ceremony ended up looking like? I would be very curious to see how much ...   Mon Feb 21st, 2011 03:59 pm

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 13065 views)

wardenerd wrote: hey I just follow the thread.  I did not take it over.  I think Gettysburg was the licnpin battle of the war with ...   Tue Jan 25th, 2011 01:24 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 13065 views)

jsalerno wrote: Lynyrd Skynyrd sang Sweet Home Alabama not The Allman Brothers When you are trollin and slingin BS, facts don't much matter... after all, one southern ...   Mon Jan 24th, 2011 12:27 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 13065 views)

Albert, you and Hellcat have both made excellent posts. to continue in that vein, after most wars, solders are not the ones doing the hating ...   Sun Jan 23rd, 2011 03:11 am


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