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Idle Chit-Chat > Planning a trip (20 replies - 8664 views)

Just got back yesterday from the trip, had a great time ( and great weather) on your side of the pond. Took a lot of ...   Mon May 25th, 2009 07:12 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Bits and Pieces from Gettysburg (11 replies - 5730 views)

I haven't been for about 5 years and can't wait to see what a difference the tree cutting has made as well as the new ...   Mon Mar 30th, 2009 03:34 pm

Other History > Inchon Invasion Quotes (3 replies - 3969 views)

"I predict that large-scale amphibious operations will never occur again." Truman's Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Omar N. Bradley, October 1949 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "We'll never ...   Sat Mar 28th, 2009 11:35 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup (6 replies - 4744 views)

Javal, Yes I do use blue cheese with cauliflower but not in great quantities, just add to your own taste. ...   Thu Mar 19th, 2009 05:58 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup (6 replies - 4744 views)

Javal, Great recipe, nice soup. Also good when you use cauliflower instead of broccoli and blue cheese instead of cheddar. ...   Thu Mar 19th, 2009 11:09 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Calling all Green Thumbs! (21 replies - 11903 views)

I could never call myself a gardener and a few years ago, pre credit crunch and economic meltdown, we grassed over our moderately successful vegetable ...   Sat Feb 28th, 2009 07:05 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Mel Gibson's New Civil War Short Film or something (24 replies - 18919 views)

Good grief! I've seen some bad comedy sketches in my time but that one is..........bad! ...   Sat Feb 28th, 2009 06:49 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Time Machine -- What would you want to see? (13 replies - 3886 views)

The surrender at the Mclean house was a monumental moment but, amongst many other places, I think I would choose to be at the Wilderness ...   Wed Feb 18th, 2009 09:48 pm

General Civil War Talk > What Civil War battle or campaign do you think should be made into a movie? (69 replies - 21768 views)

Second Manassas ...   Wed Feb 18th, 2009 05:12 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Garlicky Beef Daube (15 replies - 7536 views)

Ok I'm all for skipping dessert, lets just go straight to the cheese.........no,no, not again,I'm gonna torture myself again............cheese....... ...   Tue Feb 17th, 2009 07:30 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Garlicky Beef Daube (15 replies - 7536 views)

Sounds really good. What's for dessert? ...   Tue Feb 17th, 2009 07:21 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Need Suggestions and Help on Research Paper (60 replies - 20214 views)

Hi DG Good luck with the research and the paper.If you can get hold of them the following should help: ...   Tue Feb 17th, 2009 07:17 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 59149 views)

The Irish Brigade in the Civil War:The 69th New York and Other Irish Regiments of the AOP by Joseph Bilby. Only a short book, 132 ...   Thu Feb 5th, 2009 07:32 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Planning a trip (20 replies - 8664 views)

Kernow, Will be doing Grants Tomb when we get to New York but looking at the website it seems to be badly run ...   Mon Jan 26th, 2009 05:58 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Planning a trip (20 replies - 8664 views)

I'm beginning to think that I'll need 2 months instead of the 2 days I've actually got. Great stuff folks. Thank you, keep it coming. Doc, Do you ...   Mon Jan 26th, 2009 03:08 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Planning a trip (20 replies - 8664 views)

Forgot to ask, have only ever been in Virginia in September or October, what is the weather like in May? ...   Mon Jan 26th, 2009 01:27 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Planning a trip (20 replies - 8664 views)

Susan,             Thank you for all that info, I will now spend the next couple of months before we leave to read up on all ...   Mon Jan 26th, 2009 01:23 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Planning a trip (20 replies - 8664 views)

My wife and I are planning a trip to the States for 3 weeks throughout May. The first week we will be with a friend ...   Sun Jan 25th, 2009 06:40 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Inauguration (22 replies - 6299 views)

President Obama being sworn in was a lesson in the power of democracy. Good, determined, business like speech. Impressive stuff. Well done USA. ...   Tue Jan 20th, 2009 06:04 pm

General Civil War Talk > Civil War bookshelf (14 replies - 4023 views)

Couldn't call it exciting but "This Republic of Suffering, Death and the American Civil War" by Drew Gilpin Faust is the most fascinating book I've ...   Mon Jan 19th, 2009 09:21 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Obama and Lincoln (37 replies - 9689 views)

As an Englishman I cannot comment on whose tax dollars pay for what but what I do know is that, anyway you look at things, ...   Mon Jan 19th, 2009 04:20 pm

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 15666 views)

I have on my bookshelf a huge weighty tome called "Cloudsplitter" written by Russell Banks which I read some years ago. It is fictionalised account ...   Sat Jan 17th, 2009 06:20 pm

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 15666 views)

The Bernard Cornwell Civil War series, started but as yet unfinished as he seems to have lost interest and gone off in other directions, are ...   Sat Jan 17th, 2009 05:23 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > For cheese lovers (15 replies - 3768 views)

Have to agree there is nothing better than a good mature cheese. It would be a very rare thing indeed for any cheese to go past ...   Thu Jan 15th, 2009 09:00 pm

Civil War Books > "Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States" (5 replies - 3541 views)

He appears to be telling it as it was but, as I say, it is a book that needs time to appreciate and that is ...   Thu Jan 15th, 2009 05:46 am

Civil War Books > "Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States" (5 replies - 3541 views)

I have mentioned before on another thread that I regard Semmes as one of the wars more interesting characters and I love his story, commerce ...   Wed Jan 14th, 2009 09:28 pm

Introductions > Introduction (4 replies - 2134 views)

Hello and welcome. ...   Tue Jan 13th, 2009 04:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Vandalized (17 replies - 4590 views)

The mindset of people who do this sort of thing is completely unfathomable. I come across many of them as I spend my working life ...   Tue Jan 13th, 2009 04:21 pm

Introductions > I'd like to say Hi. (6 replies - 2990 views)

Hello and welcome 105, for your first experience of an internet community you've come to the right place, they don't come much friendlier than the ...   Sat Jan 10th, 2009 03:08 pm

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Quotes form the Battle of Wilderness (6 replies - 10360 views)

" I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer."----General Grant ...   Sat Jan 10th, 2009 05:25 am

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Quotes form the Battle of Wilderness (6 replies - 10360 views)

"The most immovable commander might have been shaken. But it was in just such sudden emergencies that General Grant was always at his best."---Lt Col ...   Sat Jan 10th, 2009 05:21 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Re Johan Steele (34 replies - 10776 views)

Best wishes for a full and speedy recovery. ...   Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 08:41 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > It's true...I'm jealous (10 replies - 2782 views)

I'm sure I'm not telling you folks anything you don't already know but Guy Ritchie is a very successful British film Director and Producer ( ...   Sat Dec 20th, 2008 08:42 am

General Civil War Talk > Christmas in the Civil War (8 replies - 2567 views)

12/31/1862. In a letter to his daughter, from a camp near Fairfax Station, General Alpheus Williams wrote " Christmas has come and gone so gently ...   Fri Dec 19th, 2008 05:35 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10617 views)

Sorry Pvt. My American is obviously not up to scratch, I'll practice and try harder. Meanwhile I'll have to use English and hope you can ...   Mon Dec 8th, 2008 12:39 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10617 views)

These places being so familiar to me I forgot to mention we also have huge Napoleonic fortress and redoubts, (I worked in one for years ...   Mon Dec 8th, 2008 07:29 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10617 views)

The above with apologies to ole and his clan ...   Sun Dec 7th, 2008 09:14 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10617 views)

Johan I figure that long ago, pre-history, England was joined to Norway until they started serving that Lutefisk stuff, that's when ...   Sun Dec 7th, 2008 09:12 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10617 views)

Susan, Always welcome. Johan, No you got us wrong, we are the bit between Wales ...   Sun Dec 7th, 2008 05:23 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10617 views)

Locally it would have to be Dover Castle a place steeped in history from the oldest Roman Lighthouse in Britain , the great Norman Castle ...   Sat Dec 6th, 2008 03:50 pm


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