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Other Civil War Talk > This Day in the Civil War - Union Bias (24 replies - 12222 views)

Well, I like things the way they are just fine.....As a rule, I am a Southern sympathizer and don't see a bias and I don't ...   Fri Mar 18th, 2011 01:44 am

Civil War Preservation > Allatoona Georgia (12 replies - 10128 views)

They are, indeed, awful nice monuments......I am glad there are organizations and people like us who never forget....... ...   Wed Mar 16th, 2011 12:17 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Custer 170th Birthday Celebration Commemorative Ornaments/Program available. (5 replies - 4487 views)

I hafta go with fedreb on this one.....Brash and flambouyant as he was, he was bold and victorious....... I'm not a Custer fan, either, but I ...   Wed Mar 16th, 2011 12:11 am

Civil War Books > Upcoming books on the Civil War (4 replies - 3943 views)

Two years ago I read William C. Davis' "A Taste for War: The Culinary History of the Blue and Gray"....which I HIGHLY recomend!!! (mentioned in ...   Wed Mar 16th, 2011 12:08 am

Weapons of the Civil War > 1860's Colt Navy Revolver (2 replies - 4535 views)

Have ya got pics??......What markings are on the barrel???...... ...   Tue Mar 1st, 2011 11:21 pm

General Civil War Talk > Different view on the CW anniversary this time? (13 replies - 4419 views)

Cpt. Crow, You may be surprised to find there are more reenactments than you may think!!! For example: I live in Illinois on the Iowa border. ...   Fri Feb 25th, 2011 11:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > Different view on the CW anniversary this time? (13 replies - 4419 views)

Thank you, Hellcat!!! Very well said and very true!!! I am glad you take the time to go to reenactments and to learn new things. That is ...   Fri Feb 25th, 2011 06:45 pm

General Civil War Talk > Honoring Ancestors (11 replies - 4277 views)

Bama, hmmmmm....good question! A few years ago, I emailed the director of the Chattanooga NPS, who told me the following: "The number of hospitals in and about Chattanooga before and ...   Thu Feb 24th, 2011 08:20 pm

General Civil War Talk > Honoring Ancestors (11 replies - 4277 views)

Doc Ce....Good answer!!!....I didn't see it before I made my post or I would have mentioned it!!!! ...   Thu Feb 24th, 2011 01:51 am

General Civil War Talk > Honoring Ancestors (11 replies - 4277 views)

Bama gives a great answer!!! When reenacting, we remember our ancestors and wonder just how close we come to experiencing what they experienced (and, we understand ...   Thu Feb 24th, 2011 01:34 am

General Civil War Talk > Different view on the CW anniversary this time? (13 replies - 4419 views)

Hank, I don't know where your CW reenactments take place, but as an active reenactor, specifically, with an artillery unit, my feelings are hurt by ...   Tue Feb 22nd, 2011 01:05 am

Introductions > They call me Reb Till Death.... (2 replies - 1509 views)

Congratulations!!! We wish well on your career path with much health and many successes!!! ...   Mon Feb 14th, 2011 12:41 am

N.B. Forrest > Miss. Forrest License Plate (6 replies - 5483 views)

Mark, Excellent idea!!!.....I think the point of the 150th Celebrations is to instill pride among ALL Americans.....not cause divisions amongst us. I would support your idea!! ...   Fri Feb 11th, 2011 12:03 pm

N.B. Forrest > Miss. Forrest License Plate (6 replies - 5483 views)

I know that this will open terrible controversy, and I hope that the discussion is civil. By no means do I intend disrespect to anyone......However, ...   Fri Feb 11th, 2011 03:13 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 16046 views)

In my opinion, I see nothing leinient in Reconstruction. For example, Gov. Parson Brownlow in Tennessee...... ...   Thu Jan 27th, 2011 03:29 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 16046 views)

Wardenerd, Well said!!!! ...   Wed Jan 26th, 2011 11:30 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 11199 views)

Hank, Thanks!!!....I don't recall how Hawaii came in either..... ...   Mon Jan 24th, 2011 10:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 11199 views)

So, in the end, no state or territory was ever given the choice but to be part of the Union; be it as a territory ...   Mon Jan 24th, 2011 06:35 pm

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 16046 views)

Thank you, Javal!!!! Hope all is well with you!! ...   Mon Jan 24th, 2011 01:41 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 11199 views)

For the sake of discussion, I'll momentarily forego (until you respond, in which case I'll most likely see your point and agree!) that the latter ...   Mon Jan 24th, 2011 03:33 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 11199 views)

When you say "granted statehood", does that mean after they had applied for statehood? However, under Manifest Destiny, no territory, parcel of land, etc. would ever ...   Mon Jan 24th, 2011 02:52 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 11199 views)

Forgive my ignorance, but I thought territories had to apply for statehood...... ...   Sun Jan 23rd, 2011 08:40 pm

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 16046 views)

9Bama, you bet.....I agree with you 100%!!!!.....It's the governments and a few "hot-heads" that ruin the peace of a nation and a people...... ...   Sun Jan 23rd, 2011 03:38 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 16046 views)

Excellent point, Hellcat!! Even Gen. Sherman didn't hate Southerners.....it is well documented that he liked the Southern people and the South..... I think soldiers develope a respect ...   Sun Jan 23rd, 2011 02:55 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 16046 views)

Hellcat, that is very chivalrous of you, and I admire you for it!! ...   Sat Jan 22nd, 2011 02:54 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 16046 views)

Thanks, 9bama!!....I hope to stimulate the conversation a bit and get elizabethsmith's original question answered.....I notice she hasn't posted and hope she wasn't scared away.... ...   Fri Jan 21st, 2011 11:58 pm

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 16046 views)

I think this is a good "jumping off point" in addressing the intial question. It's Shelby Foote's quote from the Civil War" PBS series. By ...   Fri Jan 21st, 2011 12:59 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 11199 views)

I think it was a good speech because it very simply defined what America was, is, and should be..... ...   Fri Jan 21st, 2011 12:31 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 16046 views)

Show me a President who has NEVER had ANY of the similarities in rejection, opposition, dis-trust, etc, as mentioned......... In any event, I think somehow the ...   Fri Jan 21st, 2011 12:15 am

General Civil War Talk > What is the difference between a revolution and a civil war? (34 replies - 14786 views)

pgwhalen, I think you summed it up quite well!! In essence, it depended on back then, as much as it does for the current discussion, a ...   Tue Jan 11th, 2011 11:32 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Sooo...What did ya get? (8 replies - 4361 views)

We got 2 laptops for me, my wife & son to use....Plus, got internet connection! So, I can keep up a little better with CWI!!! I ...   Fri Jan 7th, 2011 01:29 am

General Civil War Talk > What is the difference between a revolution and a civil war? (34 replies - 14786 views)

I think, perhaps the CW's definition is neither Civil War nor revolution, DEPENDING upon perspective. From the Confederate perspective, it was a war of independance (similar ...   Fri Jan 7th, 2011 01:03 am

General Civil War Talk > What is the difference between a revolution and a civil war? (34 replies - 14786 views)

The definitions I used in my previous reply came from an on-line dictionary.....How would each defintinon be applicable to the conflict in question?? ...   Wed Jan 5th, 2011 09:08 pm

General Civil War Talk > What is the difference between a revolution and a civil war? (34 replies - 14786 views)

Civil War-war between parties, factions or inhabitants of different regions within the same nation. Revolution-an overthrow or repudiation or thoughrough replacement of an established government or ...   Wed Jan 5th, 2011 12:42 am

Weapons of the Civil War > 1861 Springfield Rifle (8 replies - 6298 views)

Hmmmm, BH....I don't know..... I got my Springfield mainly to go to the 145th of Gettysburg; otherwise, I belong to an artillery unit, and only need ...   Thu Dec 30th, 2010 01:39 am

Weapons of the Civil War > 1861 Springfield Rifle (8 replies - 6298 views)

I've got an Amerisport (sic?) that I got about 4 years ago for $475 from James Country sutler (outta MO)......I am very happy with it!! ...   Tue Dec 28th, 2010 03:33 am

General Civil War Talk > Put You on the Spot: What's Your Favorite "Part" of the Civil War? (33 replies - 13324 views)

For me, I like reading Confederat first person accounts.....The viewpoint of the common soldier. Any reenactor who has "gone through the window" feels 1/100 of ...   Tue Dec 14th, 2010 01:46 am

Civil War Preservation > Why was the American Civil War such a bitter and brutal affair? (7 replies - 6746 views)

Mark, You make an excellent point, and well taken!! That's why I said 'every war, within the context of it's own time frame, was brutal"....the Mexican ...   Tue Dec 14th, 2010 12:18 am

Civil War Preservation > Why was the American Civil War such a bitter and brutal affair? (7 replies - 6746 views)

On the other hand, show me a war that was'nt brutal.....Regardless of technology, terrain, strategies, every war, within the context of it's own time frame, ...   Mon Dec 13th, 2010 01:16 am

Civil War Preservation > Why was the American Civil War such a bitter and brutal affair? (7 replies - 6746 views)

WOW!!....What a question!! From a Southern soldier stanpoint, theire homes, in their opnion, were invaded. I won't quote a source, as I feel any basic research ...   Sat Dec 11th, 2010 05:06 am


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