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Idle Chit-Chat > The South (24 replies - 7745 views)

Mr. Duncan, your family history sounds similar to mine.  My family came from North Carolina after the war to set up a missionary( my great, ...   Tue Dec 26th, 2006 03:10 am

Idle Chit-Chat > The South (24 replies - 7745 views)

Haha, that is a very interesting post, Mr. Duncan.  I think that as a whole, Arkansas is more Southern in culture than Texas though, because ...   Tue Dec 26th, 2006 02:37 am

Other Civil War Talk > Recommended battles to be portrayed in novels, or movies (32 replies - 9885 views)

Speaking of Confederate General Patrick Cleburne, I live right next to his namesake's county. ...   Sat Nov 25th, 2006 02:35 am

Idle Chit-Chat > The South (24 replies - 7745 views)

Certainly where you're standing plays into it, but I think that there is a definate difference when you're talking about Southern culture and geography.  Someone ...   Sat Nov 11th, 2006 01:37 am

Idle Chit-Chat > The South (24 replies - 7745 views)

My mother used to say that "the only person more arrogant than a Yankee was a Texan."  I think that anyone born north of Kentucky ...   Fri Nov 10th, 2006 09:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > 25th North Carolina Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia (2 replies - 2808 views)

Does anyone know where I can find any photographs of the 25th North Carolina Infantry?  Any responses would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Casey ...   Tue Nov 7th, 2006 12:51 am

General Civil War Talk > What's your favorite Civil War songs? (72 replies - 23626 views)

"Johnny Reb" is pretty much my favorite Civil War song.  Earnest Tubb's version of "Dixie" is another good one, and so is "The Night they ...   Thu Nov 2nd, 2006 11:30 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Recommended battles to be portrayed in novels, or movies (32 replies - 9885 views)

Sounds good to me.  I've always been interested in that battle. ...   Fri Oct 13th, 2006 09:42 pm

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > 1864 Red River (13 replies - 9998 views)

In my school's text book, the Red River campaign is referred to as a "draw"...Maybe I am way off, but I was pretty sure this ...   Wed Oct 4th, 2006 08:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > Taking it too far... (14 replies - 4288 views)

I completely agree with javal, if you are going to do a historically accurate reenactment, then you have to include the battle flag carried by ...   Wed Oct 4th, 2006 08:08 pm

General Civil War Talk > Confederate Soldiers and Slavery (22 replies - 8319 views)

The source of the quote seemed reliable, but I was still cautious.  I also found this: So far from engaging in a war to perpetuate slavery, ...   Mon Sep 25th, 2006 11:16 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Great Civil War Commanders (22 replies - 15803 views)

Hey everyone.  Here's a question that will probably spur a good discussion.  Who were the greatest Civil War commanders- -Union and Confederate? ...   Sun Sep 24th, 2006 01:33 am

General Civil War Talk > Confederate Soldiers and Slavery (22 replies - 8319 views)

I found an interesting quote that pertains to this subject.  In the book "The Confederate Ordeal", it states that when Confederate President Jefferson Davis was ...   Sun Sep 24th, 2006 01:22 am

U.S. Grant > Grant versus Lee (51 replies - 25113 views)

Wow, I didn't know that, HankC.  I always thought they were mostly self-supplied, armed with squirrel rifles and such. ...   Thu Sep 14th, 2006 01:30 am

U.S. Grant > Grant versus Lee (51 replies - 25113 views)

COOK_R_S, I really don't believe having great numbers on your side is a disadvantage, especially when your opponent is so small and ragged it cannot ...   Tue Sep 12th, 2006 11:36 pm

U.S. Grant > Grant versus Lee (51 replies - 25113 views)

My thoughts exactlty, Shadowrebel. ...   Sat Sep 9th, 2006 05:10 am

General Civil War Talk > "Gangstas" vs. Klan at Gettysburg (8 replies - 4119 views)

This letter seems to hint that anyone who fought for the South or is a Southern supporter is a Klansmen...Why do we always get portrayed in ...   Fri Sep 8th, 2006 01:08 am

Other Civil War Talk > Recommended battles to be portrayed in novels, or movies (32 replies - 9885 views)

Thanks, younglobo.  I wasn't aware of the song, but I think I saw the CD possibly at the Pea Ridge gift shop.  I was vaguely ...   Thu Aug 31st, 2006 11:17 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slavery Research - Quotables (50 replies - 12839 views)

It's good to have someone half way agree with me every once and a while. ...   Thu Aug 31st, 2006 09:31 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Recommended battles to be portrayed in novels, or movies (32 replies - 9885 views)

In response to tigerreb's post, I was leaning towards lesser portrayed battles.  Forrest, now that's a movie idea.  Forrest makes Patton look like a fairy.  ...   Thu Aug 31st, 2006 09:26 pm

General Civil War Talk > Off the beaten path (17 replies - 6871 views)

Anytime, Michael. ...   Thu Aug 31st, 2006 01:15 am

Other Civil War Talk > Recommended battles to be portrayed in novels, or movies (32 replies - 9885 views)

This could help me out a lot.  Which Civil War battles would best be dramatized in a historical fiction novel, short story, movie, ect?  I appreciate ...   Tue Aug 29th, 2006 11:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > Off the beaten path (17 replies - 6871 views)

Pea Ridge, Arkansas is a great park that's getting better, and the scenery is beautiful.  Also anywhere near Shiloh. ...   Tue Aug 29th, 2006 11:27 pm

Introductions > Just arrived (2 replies - 1915 views)

Howdy Bucktail, welcome to the site. ...   Mon Aug 28th, 2006 11:03 pm

Other People of the Civil War > William Clarke Quantrill (31 replies - 15102 views)

And that's in an army starving for man power. ...   Fri Aug 25th, 2006 09:24 pm

General Civil War Talk > "Gangstas" vs. Klan at Gettysburg (8 replies - 4119 views)

Yeah...That term and Mr.Williams' post reminds of...lyrics in a rap "music" song.  "Ghetto Gastas"...Give me a break. ...   Fri Aug 25th, 2006 09:22 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > The South (24 replies - 7745 views)

I agree with Albert on that.  The Yankees killed my great, great, great grandpappy. ...   Thu Aug 24th, 2006 10:03 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > The South (24 replies - 7745 views)

Haha, interesting point.  But I am pretty sure my area of the United States is Southern in culture.  When talking about the Civil War in ...   Wed Aug 23rd, 2006 12:08 am

Idle Chit-Chat > The South (24 replies - 7745 views)

Thanks for the response.  I do agree to some extent that Kentucky and Missouri are somewhat of a mix in culture.  I have a friend ...   Tue Aug 22nd, 2006 09:41 pm

Other People of the Civil War > William Clarke Quantrill (31 replies - 15102 views)

(Just finished reading about Quantrill) I agree, I think Quantrill was a lot more criminal and even more brutal than cavalry and partisan rangers like ...   Fri Aug 18th, 2006 07:37 pm

Other People of the Civil War > William Clarke Quantrill (31 replies - 15102 views)

Here's an opinion from the South.  I haven't studied about Quantrill to a great length, but I think he was a terrorist.  That raid into ...   Fri Aug 18th, 2006 07:21 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slavery Research - Quotables (50 replies - 12839 views)

Tom, I was referring to how the slave holders viewed Lincoln.  Sorry for the misinterpretation. Thanks, Casey ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 09:20 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slavery Research - Quotables (50 replies - 12839 views)

Oh, I wasn't saying NOW there are more racists in the North than South.  But I think we can all agree that in most places ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 08:38 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slavery Research - Quotables (50 replies - 12839 views)

To really put ourselves in the mind of the Seceding states, think about it in this way:  What if a liberal president and a liberal ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 08:13 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slavery Research - Quotables (50 replies - 12839 views)

Nice work, Tom.  I think the modern slavery argument could by applied to South Carolina, Mississippi, ect., and the old "Lost Cause", States' rights, War ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 06:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slavery Research - Quotables (50 replies - 12839 views)

Look Indy, I don't think it really matters where I assumed you insulted me, because that doesn't have anything to do with the discussion at ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 05:39 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slavery Research - Quotables (50 replies - 12839 views)

Well, you can't just use slavery as the entire cause of the War, because Kentucky had a greater percentage of slave population than Arkansas.  Arkansas ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 04:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > Slavery Research - Quotables (50 replies - 12839 views)

I completely agree, naakke.  Well worded. ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 04:26 pm

Introductions > New to the Group (6 replies - 3095 views)

Welcome Will, Georgia has some beautiful country. ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 04:15 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > The South (24 replies - 7745 views)

Alright, this might sound trivial to some, but I am currently obsessed with this.  The Southern states.  Which should be considered Southern?  Or, which states ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 04:03 am


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