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Announcements and Notices > Purge Coming (26 replies - 8556 views)

I'm still here! ...   Tue Apr 15th, 2014 10:07 pm

General Civil War Talk > What next? (0 replies - 615 views)

Hey all, It's good to see the forum back! Looks like things are little slow so I'll get my 2 cents in.:P We've been through about half ...   Sat Aug 3rd, 2013 12:28 am

Civil War Books > Civil War books (3 replies - 1368 views)

Just got "Fighting for the Confederacy", that is my next read. I'm looking forward to it but it will be awhile. I've just started Coddingtons ...   Sat Jul 6th, 2013 02:37 am

Announcements and Notices > CWi to close (11 replies - 5353 views)

Thanks Javal. As short as my time here was, I did enjoy it. Best to you. ...   Wed Apr 17th, 2013 05:00 am

General Civil War Talk > Reenactment Time! (5 replies - 1870 views)

Thanks for the follow-up. :) The reenactment went very well. The battles were fought with energy and precision by our dedicated reenactors. The crowd numbered over 5000 ...   Mon Apr 1st, 2013 01:08 am

General Civil War Talk > Reenactment Time! (5 replies - 1870 views)

Been waiting all year and have spent the last month prepping the park. This weekend (16th and 17th) our Civil War in the Southwest reenactment comes ...   Fri Mar 15th, 2013 02:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > Here's our Howitzer! (2 replies - 1197 views)

Hellcat says: Which park? Were at Picacho Peak State Park. (about midway between Tucson and Phoenix on I-10). There was a skirmish here in 1862. Three ...   Mon Feb 18th, 2013 02:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > Here's our Howitzer! (2 replies - 1197 views)

Finally got the Mountain Howitzer for our Park Civil War Memorial! Here's a pic of the cannon maker (Mr. Strick) and myself.)(90 ...   Mon Feb 18th, 2013 03:00 am

General Civil War Talk > Those Armies Which We Admire... (40 replies - 14117 views)

My vote is the Army of Northern Virginia as an all time favorite, followed by the Army of the Potomac. ...   Tue Dec 25th, 2012 02:21 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Artillery Action" (8 replies - 3838 views)

pender wrote: William Thomas Poague at the Wilderness. Agreed, that was an excellent example of drawing a line in the sand. (gonna have to re-read that account) ...   Thu Nov 29th, 2012 11:02 pm

Civil War Books > The Battle of the Wilderness - Gordon Rhea (20 replies - 7709 views)

Interesting. Was Bull Run, 2nd Manasass, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, The Mule Shoe or Cold Harbor devastating? Arguments could be made either way. My guess would be yes and ...   Mon Nov 12th, 2012 05:44 am

Civil War Books > The Battle of the Wilderness - Gordon Rhea (20 replies - 7709 views)

Hellcat said: Wasn't there something about Lee hearing that Longstreet had been injured and was afraid he might be dead then after the battle he ordered ...   Fri Nov 9th, 2012 11:19 pm

Civil War Books > The Battle of the Wilderness - Gordon Rhea (20 replies - 7709 views)

The Wilderness is one of my favorite battles but I'm not as informed as I should be. I will have to consider this book. One ...   Fri Nov 9th, 2012 02:10 am

Introductions > New to this Forum (11 replies - 10006 views)

Welcome on board PSOBrien and Darryl! Your around a good bunch here. Looking forward to your contributions! ...   Tue Oct 23rd, 2012 10:31 pm

Other Civil War Talk > A Great Civil War Trip (10 replies - 4068 views)

Thanks for the info captain. Speaking of snakes, this pesky little critter surprised me yesterday. (3 to 4 feet away). ...   Sun Oct 21st, 2012 05:56 pm

Other Civil War Talk > A Great Civil War Trip (10 replies - 4068 views)

Captain Crow said: Nice! Love the far west stuff. Been to Glorietta pass, NM? No, not yet. I have been studying Picacho Pass, Stanwix Station, Dragoon and ...   Sun Oct 21st, 2012 05:21 pm

Other Civil War Talk > A Great Civil War Trip (10 replies - 4068 views)

This one was a small battle fought in 1862. The California Column was fighting the Chiricahua Apaches while trying to secure Apache Spring for the ...   Sun Oct 21st, 2012 03:43 pm

Other Civil War Talk > A Great Civil War Trip (10 replies - 4068 views)

Great idea for a thread. I've only had the opportunity to view a handful of Battlefields back east. My fav would be our 2007 trip to Gettysburg. ...   Wed Oct 17th, 2012 03:43 pm

General Civil War Talk > Read a Good History Book Lately? (2 replies - 1058 views)

Well said Rodriguez. I agree that more History should be read. It is through History that we can understand the great sacrifice that was made ...   Wed Oct 17th, 2012 01:10 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg trip, (4 replies - 1564 views)

I also posted this on another forum: Hey all, I'm looking for the advice of you Gettysburg Veterans. I'm trying to organize my trip to the Gettysburg ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 09:39 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gen. A. P. Hill, Division or Corps? (5 replies - 1911 views)

I was wondering of the opinion of other board members. Gen. A. P. Hill seemed to be so aggressive and performed well during the first ...   Wed Sep 5th, 2012 05:12 am

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Confederate Graves out West, (3 replies - 2016 views)

I would guess that few have Pender. I just want to make sure ya'll Easterners know that us Westerners were a part of the American ...   Sun Aug 26th, 2012 02:28 am

General Civil War Talk > Put You on the Spot: What's Your Favorite "Part" of the Civil War? (33 replies - 11732 views)

Tuff Question! There are so many interesting facets to the war. Since I have referred to it repeatedly over the years, I guess I would say the ...   Sun Aug 26th, 2012 12:25 am

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Confederate Graves out West, (3 replies - 2016 views)

I posted this in another forum as well: On May 5th, 1862 Confederate Soldiers, that were stationed in Tucson, were attacked by Apaches at Dragoon Springs ...   Sat Aug 25th, 2012 11:48 pm

Robert E. Lee > Gary Gallagher "Remembering Robert E. Lee" (6 replies - 3917 views)

BHR62 Said: "his army was able to gather large amounts of supplies in Pennsylvania to keep his army going. Virginia had become war ravaged to where ...   Sun Aug 19th, 2012 11:58 pm

Robert E. Lee > Gary Gallagher "Remembering Robert E. Lee" (6 replies - 3917 views)

The more I know, the less I REALLY know. Over the years I have found, in my studies, that General Lee was TRULY a gentleman. His ...   Thu Aug 16th, 2012 05:24 am

General Civil War Talk > "Artillery Action" (8 replies - 3838 views)

At heart I'm an Artilleryman. Which got me to thinking about some "favorite" artillery actions that you may have that occurred during the Civil War. ...   Tue Aug 7th, 2012 05:48 pm

General Civil War Talk > Rotov: In Praise of Slow Marching (6 replies - 2257 views)

Interesting aspect that I have not considered much. I'll look in detail to Rotovs commentary. Off the top of my head, I would believe that a ...   Tue May 15th, 2012 01:28 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Civil War armies compared to Europe (16 replies - 6623 views)

Of course I'm biased! Combined, we would have stomped the snot out of any Army on earth! (and did: Revolution, 1812 (but it was close), ...   Mon May 14th, 2012 02:57 pm

Civil War Preservation > 150th Anniversary of Picacho Pass (0 replies - 1672 views)

(This a repost that I submitted on another forum as well) Good Morning respected forum members! I'm just dropping off a note to remind everyone that today, ...   Sun Apr 15th, 2012 01:18 pm

General Civil War Talk > Missed Opportunities (4 replies - 1845 views)

Agreed, However, Like any other enterprise they are out to make money. It's obvious that most Americans are dumbed down significantly in terms of History. ...   Tue Mar 13th, 2012 04:52 am

Other People of the Civil War > A.P. HILLS LIGHT DIVISION (72 replies - 27813 views)

pender wrote: Gentlemen, Since I brought up Georgia. I would like to ask a question? As all know when A.P.Hill was promoted at the death of ...   Mon Mar 12th, 2012 08:51 pm

The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 10647 views)

I pretty much agree with most points already mentioned. But I do think the war in the east, indeed, determined the wars outcome. The Union was ...   Thu Nov 17th, 2011 06:58 am

William T. Sherman > Sherman - First commandant of L.S.U. (11 replies - 5372 views)

Wow, my computer and me are not getting along! This is the 4th try to make this post. Forgive my impatience in the upcoming diatribe. ...   Thu Nov 10th, 2011 07:40 am

Other People of the Civil War > A.P. HILLS LIGHT DIVISION (72 replies - 27813 views)

Pender, Unfortunately, most of my books concerning the Civil War are of a general flow and not unit or commander specfic in most cases. I do have ...   Thu Sep 29th, 2011 06:49 am

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Civil War in the Southwest. Any Significance? (6 replies - 3428 views)

Excellent points board members. Yes, Southern Ca. did push for secession. Not as populous, but the southern half of New Mexico territory did create their own ...   Tue Sep 27th, 2011 02:38 pm

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Civil War in the Southwest. Any Significance? (6 replies - 3428 views)

Hey all, I would like your opinions as to whether the 1861-1862 Campaign into the New Mexico Territory was of any significance to the overall ...   Mon Sep 26th, 2011 06:51 pm

Other People of the Civil War > A.P. HILLS LIGHT DIVISION (72 replies - 27813 views)

Wow! That is a lot of fodder to chew on Pender! But to your point, why did Lee change his tactics after Chancellorsville? I'm not as well ...   Fri Sep 23rd, 2011 05:56 am

General Civil War Talk > Your choice for command in the West (29 replies - 9207 views)

I do not know why Hardee refused higher command, could it have involved conflict with Davis? Never-the-less I would have liked to see him command the ...   Thu Sep 22nd, 2011 05:23 am

General Civil War Talk > Those Armies Which We Admire... (40 replies - 14117 views)

I'll go with the Army of Northern Virgina hands down. An Army's role is to fight and win. I find it amazing what victories the ANV ...   Thu Sep 22nd, 2011 04:50 am


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