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Other History > I want to learn (28 replies - 15455 views)

The Baptist church I attend started a program last Memorial day to raise the funds to sponsor an Honor Flight. We were able to raise ...   Mon May 5th, 2008 01:14 pm

Introductions > Hello to everyone! (19 replies - 6067 views)

If you can include the Rupp house in your trip I feel it will be a positive. They have many youth interactive type displays. Which ...   Tue Apr 22nd, 2008 03:36 pm

Introductions > Hello to everyone! (19 replies - 6067 views)

If you can include the Rupp house in your trip I feel it will be a positive. They have many youth interactive type displays. Which ...   Tue Apr 22nd, 2008 03:36 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > 20 Greatest Redneck Moments (24 replies - 9675 views)

I beleive the origin of the term "redneck" was a derogatory term for Irish laborers in New York prior to the Civil War, because as ...   Wed Apr 16th, 2008 02:04 pm

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 27558 views)

The qualities of a good leader are their ability to make the most of their strengths and allow their weakness to influence the situation as little ...   Tue Mar 18th, 2008 12:57 pm

Introductions > Introduction - question (17 replies - 5907 views)

With nothing to base it on except pure conjecture The survivors from the Iron Brigade probably reclaimed their property post retreat from the village. They ...   Mon Mar 17th, 2008 01:51 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Except here and there a stray picket (34 replies - 10746 views)

My wife is very diciplined. She will not purchase a new book untill she has finished whatever she is currently reading. She doesn't know I ...   Fri Mar 14th, 2008 01:48 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > I'm not easily shocked, but... (23 replies - 7206 views)

OK I will agree with Big Powell. After26 years as a State Trooper my best case is this. A man who was so obese he ...   Fri Mar 14th, 2008 01:37 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Except here and there a stray picket (34 replies - 10746 views)

I will second to watch half price books. Yard sales can also be very productive. My wife even has two friends from church who know ...   Tue Mar 11th, 2008 12:42 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Except here and there a stray picket (34 replies - 10746 views)

When my wife and I visited Pamplin Military Park at Pertersburg (I highly recommend this museuem/ educational experience) as they have the largest privately owned  ...   Mon Mar 10th, 2008 08:18 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Conversations with Civil War Personalities (34 replies - 18029 views)

Ole,  Actually my mother indicated although he was very active in the GAR he did not talk much about his war experiences except with another ...   Fri Mar 7th, 2008 01:30 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Conversations with Civil War Personalities (34 replies - 18029 views)

I too would like to speak with Buford. He was a solder's general who looked after his men. He was also an old dragoon who ...   Thu Mar 6th, 2008 01:53 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > New Museum and Visitor Center At Gettysburg (12 replies - 5969 views)

Bama, will you be there for the friend's work day, June 7,2008? I plan to participate. If anyone else is going please post so perhaps ...   Thu Feb 21st, 2008 12:55 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25458 views)

Shilo is on my to do list. I have been to Gettysburg in the spring for the last three years for the friends work day. ...   Fri Feb 15th, 2008 01:05 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25458 views)

Not wishing to argue with anyone, however Lee was just going with the generally accepted 1860 tactics for assault of a triangle defense. The fishook ...   Tue Feb 12th, 2008 06:18 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 48567 views)

Ok ! I will agree with Susan on the longest day (historical accuracy), Saving Private ( personal level) But I feel if you really want ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 01:25 pm

Introductions > Started with the American Heritage Book on the Civil War (21 replies - 8122 views)

I did not get the American Heritage book untill after I was allready hooked. My mother as a way to get me to read did it ...   Fri Feb 8th, 2008 01:01 pm

Other Civil War Talk > 2nd US Sharpshooters (26 replies - 8637 views)

My mother encouraged me to read and started me on my Civil War intrest by war letters written by, and books purchased by my great ...   Thu Feb 7th, 2008 01:42 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Kids and history (29 replies - 12530 views)

At the expense of hijacking the thread how often do we see people in all areas of public service who are logging time to get ...   Thu Jan 17th, 2008 06:04 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > I'm back (61 replies - 15850 views)

The Ohio Highway Patrol got rid of their Batrettas after repeated malfunctions during a fire fight. I was one of the officers who had that ...   Tue Jan 15th, 2008 01:59 pm

General Civil War Talk > Field fortifications (59 replies - 18313 views)

Johan you indicate that Sherman disbanded the pioneers. Please give some direction for additional reading. My Great grandfather who was in the march to the ...   Mon Jan 14th, 2008 04:14 pm

Introductions > New here and currently doing research (31 replies - 9158 views)

you may wish to check http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/index.html they have listings of almost all regimental histories. The veteran's asociation may also help with information on his records and ...   Mon Dec 31st, 2007 06:33 pm

General Civil War Talk > A Really Good Civil War Artist (4 replies - 3770 views)

Thanks for posting Joe. His gallery is only about 40 miles from my home. His work is really great. I may be able to put ...   Fri Nov 30th, 2007 02:57 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Weapons (46 replies - 25647 views)

You may wish to contact the NationaL Muzzle Loading Rifle Association. The headquartes is in Friendship Indiana. I'm sure they have a web site. Don't ...   Fri Nov 23rd, 2007 04:17 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Tasers in Schools? (30 replies - 8432 views)

Amen Johan. Size and strength are not the total equasion. Pain compliance is difficult to obtain with a suispect who has ingested an unreasonable amount ...   Mon Nov 19th, 2007 04:35 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Tasers in Schools? (30 replies - 8432 views)

First let me say as a retired state trooper I may not be as objective as some on the direction this thread has taken.  I ...   Fri Nov 16th, 2007 08:43 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Iron Brigade (16 replies - 6381 views)

I hope I am able to state this in a way thatis not perceived as offensive to any one . The more rural areas of ...   Thu Nov 15th, 2007 03:34 pm

Robert E. Lee > Is Lee overrated? (49 replies - 30509 views)

Once again booklover has stated the basic point that Lee was a human with all the normal physical and emotional needs and short commings of ...   Thu Nov 8th, 2007 12:37 pm

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 32425 views)

I understand where you are comming from Johan. A brilliant leader is sometimes not the best leader. The best of plans are worthless without a ...   Mon Nov 5th, 2007 06:41 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What are earth is our System coming to (52 replies - 14140 views)

I do not feel that the death penalthy for crimes other than murder or in certain cases attempted murder (If the intention was murder and ...   Wed Oct 31st, 2007 05:03 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > US Springfield 1863 (3 replies - 7817 views)

Depending on condition that is a reasonable price.  You may wish to look at gunbroker.com, thehorsesoldier, or sharpsburg arsenel for some comparison. Just because it ...   Tue Oct 30th, 2007 03:11 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What are earth is our System coming to (52 replies - 14140 views)

According to my training as a state trooper conducted by a police phycologist if a child molester is over 25 they WILL re-offend.  The compulsion is ...   Fri Oct 26th, 2007 03:57 pm

Introductions > civil war rifle (12 replies - 4899 views)

I think Johan has the answer that the quality of cap would have prevented the problem of falling off. I also read a civilian account ...   Wed Oct 24th, 2007 02:19 pm

General Civil War Talk > Petersburg FYI (18 replies - 4509 views)

Your friend was absolutely correct about the book store. It is excellent and also covers a wide range of topics and authors. I still have ...   Tue Oct 16th, 2007 01:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > Petersburg FYI (18 replies - 4509 views)

Susan you must get to pamplin. The focus is very multi dimensional . What I mean it focuses very much on the ACW ( one ...   Mon Oct 15th, 2007 07:05 pm

Other Civil War Talk > No Bias (47 replies - 14682 views)

Just want to echo all of Johan's post. I will admit this may be a bit picky , but would a veteran Johnny tote the ...   Wed Sep 26th, 2007 12:56 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Darwin Award (8 replies - 3428 views)

Ok while we are relating really foolish experiences with tools. I build reproductions of antique furniture. A friend had a skid of oak lumber he ...   Fri Sep 21st, 2007 01:44 pm

Civil War Books > Tangent from Book Endorsements: Why is McPherson the go to guy ON CW history? (4 replies - 3016 views)

IMHO if an individual is interested in the causes of the ACW Battle Cry Of Freedom is THE book to read. I guess I need ...   Thu Aug 30th, 2007 02:54 pm

General Civil War Talk > Please help me identify this Regiment (3 replies - 2004 views)

The picture is probably well post civil war. Probably IMHO Spanish American era. The gentleman seated wearing the kepi may be a GAR vet. Many ...   Thu Aug 23rd, 2007 12:54 pm

General Civil War Talk > What about Buford? (6 replies - 2990 views)

Good points Pvt Clewell and basecat. I had never considered the results of Ewell arriving first. That would have made stalling the ANV for Reynolds to ...   Wed Aug 22nd, 2007 12:40 pm


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