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General Civil War Talk > secession-tariffs (4 replies - 2475 views)

If you do a search a few years ago we discussed this at length. One of the problems with the tariff question, which went back 40+ ...   Wed Dec 1st, 2010 03:04 pm

Civil War Preservation > Need Help, Honey Hill Battlefield (2 replies - 7709 views)

Almost the entire battlefield of Honey Hill and the miles of related earthworks are contained within one plantation. Recently the Board of Directors of this plantation ...   Mon Mar 31st, 2008 01:24 pm

General Civil War Talk > Field fortifications (59 replies - 18103 views)

Ole. Do your own damn homework. Why the hell do you question everything I post? I don't see you questioning anyone else. That's it folks, I'm ...   Wed Jan 16th, 2008 04:18 pm

General Civil War Talk > Field fortifications (59 replies - 18103 views)

Susan, Ole, When Sherman left Savannah his pioneers were almost entirely made up of black laborers. He literally had hundreds of Pioneers doing the work. Sherman ...   Wed Jan 16th, 2008 02:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > Field fortifications (59 replies - 18103 views)

Basically the pioneers did the grunt work of felling trees, corduary the roads, build bridges, clearing the way for the regular troops. ...   Tue Jan 15th, 2008 05:55 pm

General Civil War Talk > Field fortifications (59 replies - 18103 views)

The Americans freely borrowed from the French which were head and shoulders above just about any else in publishing and defining fortifications. The Civil War ...   Mon Jan 14th, 2008 03:06 pm

General Civil War Talk > Field fortifications (59 replies - 18103 views)

If you are really interested you may want to go to this site; http://civilwarfortifications.com/ Look up Mahan"s book Field Fortifications. Mahan was the leading expert in his ...   Sat Jan 12th, 2008 03:01 pm

General Civil War Talk > Field fortifications (59 replies - 18103 views)

In the ideal situation the fortifications would be laid out by an engineer. In the case of rapid entrenchments the soldiers themselves would do what ...   Sat Jan 12th, 2008 02:00 pm

Civil War Books > Company Aytch--Some Comments (16 replies - 8985 views)

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Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

You know I find you two absolutely amazing. While much of what you have written is correct Ole it comes from a very shortsighted, biased ...   Tue Jan 8th, 2008 01:41 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

Go back and read my post here and on the States Rights thread and it will explain. I guess that the whole Nullification Controversy and the ...   Mon Jan 7th, 2008 10:00 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

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Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

If you are going to give a link to support your position at least give one that doesn't refute your thoughts. If you are seeing smoke ...   Mon Jan 7th, 2008 05:38 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

BTW Johan to quote from one of YOUR sources; "The South had vainly, and probably accurately, argued that they paid a major portion of the tariff ...   Mon Jan 7th, 2008 02:16 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

Ole your last paragraph certainly rings true. There were supporters of some tariffs in the South, there was a battle between the Unionist and Nullifiers/ anti-tariff ...   Mon Jan 7th, 2008 02:07 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

The problem Johan is you aren't getting the whole picture. Tariffs weren't just about dollars, that was only part of the problem. That is the thing ...   Sat Jan 5th, 2008 09:53 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

Johan Steele wrote: Miss Walker the Tarriffs are a smoke screen when some can claim the South paid 70% of them when any research at ...   Sat Jan 5th, 2008 04:10 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

Maybe it was Ole. Remember the old adage, don't shoot the messenger for the message. ...   Sat Jan 5th, 2008 02:36 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

Johan wrote: Please... tarriffs are a smokescreen. Someone please refresh my memory was the average $2 or $3 per citizen of the US. $2 or $3... ...   Sat Jan 5th, 2008 02:31 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

ole wrote: The US Government never recognized any of the states in rebellion as being part of a foreign country. The US helped set up ...   Sat Jan 5th, 2008 02:19 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

The US Government never recognized any of the states in rebellion as being part of a foreign country. The US helped set up the Restored ...   Fri Jan 4th, 2008 05:59 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

The United States Constitution says a new state must gain approval from the original state, which never occurred in the case of West Virginia. Since ...   Fri Jan 4th, 2008 04:40 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

The Seaman's Laws were not a protest against the Tariffs. It was simply what it was, a law to keep black seamen from mixing with ...   Thu Jan 3rd, 2008 06:04 pm

Other Civil War Talk > West Virginia, did the US allow what they said the South couldn't do? (68 replies - 26750 views)

Just for grins, particularly my ardent Northern fans. West Virginia, seceeded from Virginia even though a majority of Virginia voted to side with the South. The ...   Wed Jan 2nd, 2008 08:09 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

The Tariffs were designed to do two things. Fund the Federal Government, (pay the National debt, fund internal improvements) and to protect domestic industries. However ...   Wed Jan 2nd, 2008 06:36 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

In the early 1800's 1820'2 through about the 1840's, there was a debate within the states as well as Federally over the concept of States ...   Tue Jan 1st, 2008 04:23 pm

Other History > Reconstruction (49 replies - 25024 views)

The South was decimated by the effects of the war. Check the papers of the Freedman's Bureau. How many lands were given to blacks by ...   Sun Dec 23rd, 2007 06:27 pm

Other History > Reconstruction (49 replies - 25024 views)

"Give a black in the 40's or 50's or 60's a choice of where to live, say Philadelphia, Mississippi, or Philadelphia, Pa. where do you ...   Sat Dec 22nd, 2007 08:47 pm

Other Civil War Talk > How Do You Store Your CW Books and Magazines? (46 replies - 11332 views)

Thanks Susan, I was more referring to hard cover. I re-glue the soft cover books with rubber cement, works well and is reversible, and like ...   Sat Dec 22nd, 2007 01:25 pm

Other Civil War Talk > How Do You Store Your CW Books and Magazines? (46 replies - 11332 views)

Changing the subject just slightly. I am curious as to what you do with your old books that are showing their age? Cracked covers, pealing spines, ...   Fri Dec 21st, 2007 08:45 pm

William T. Sherman > William Tecumseh Sherman (28 replies - 19512 views)

Here in the South those in polite company don't mention his name. Very interesting man. In many ways he did deserve his "reputation". Just recently ...   Fri Dec 21st, 2007 01:22 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

ole wrote: That being said, while the US held legal title to the forts when SC left the Union, negotiations were opened with the US ...   Thu Dec 20th, 2007 06:17 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

The legal title to Ft. Sumter, as well as Moultrie belonged to the US Government by an act of the SC Legislature and the US ...   Thu Dec 20th, 2007 03:38 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

First of all Ft. Sumter wasn't the helpless speck of dirt and bricks you made it out to be. Anderson had his engineers and laborers ...   Thu Dec 20th, 2007 01:58 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

Also the garrison was at Ft. Moultrie where Anderson ascertained his men were vulnerable to attack. It was at this time with no instructions from ...   Wed Dec 19th, 2007 07:34 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

Johan, you have posted this a couple of times, can you elaborate. "A 15,000 man standing army w/ about a third in CS POW camps..." Exactly when, ...   Wed Dec 19th, 2007 01:50 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

BAMA no argument here. I agree with your statement, go back and re-read my posts. Bama46 wrote: 39th.. I will agree with the notion that slavery was ...   Tue Dec 18th, 2007 01:34 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

Bama46, go back and re-read my posts. The underlying main cause of the war was the issue of slavery. It was not necessarily the reason ...   Mon Dec 17th, 2007 07:28 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

Still don't buy it. The reaction was to who was elected, not how or the democratic process. The result was a withdrawal from the ...   Mon Dec 17th, 2007 04:18 pm

Other Civil War Talk > States rights and slavery (201 replies - 60515 views)

Johan, if you go back to pre CW days who do you think voted for the Governors in most cases? I'll give you a hint, ...   Mon Dec 17th, 2007 02:46 pm


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