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Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Berrydancer said:   No, the purpose of my question is to ascertain what Logan said. I do not have access to either work referenced. Since you keep ...   Sun May 17th, 2009 11:40 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Nah!  As I said, I don't play gotcha games.  And if that's the purpose of your question, I won't play yours either. The books I cited ...   Sun May 17th, 2009 02:56 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

berrydance said in Post #20:     I must concur with The Iron Duke's first post above. In defending Thomas, you're guilty of the same things you accuse ...   Sat May 16th, 2009 02:46 pm

General Civil War Talk > Master of War (10 replies - 2741 views)

You are right!  Another reason was that the areana that they practised in wasnot the best laid out structure for performing galloping maneuvers.  He was concerned that ...   Sun May 3rd, 2009 11:30 am

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

http://thismightyscourge.com/   A review of Benson Bobrick's "Master of War" is posted on the URL above.   Slowtrot ...   Fri May 1st, 2009 11:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > Master of War (10 replies - 2741 views)

You can see the video tape of Benson Bobrick's discussion of his brilliant new book "Master of War" at:- http://www.booktv.org/watch.aspx?ProgramId=FV-10295 Slowtrot ...   Tue Apr 21st, 2009 06:47 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

There is a video tape of Bobrick's speech discussing his new book "Master of War" shown at this web site: http://www.booktv.org/watch.aspx?ProgramId=FV-10295 Slowtrot ...   Tue Apr 21st, 2009 06:27 pm

General Civil War Talk > Master of War (10 replies - 2741 views)

AROUND THE WORLD WITH GENERAL GRANT volume I John Russel Young ‑ Conversations with Gen Grant ‑ Hong Kong pgs 295‑296 "We differed about the Nashville campaign, ...   Mon Apr 20th, 2009 06:23 pm

General Civil War Talk > Master of War (10 replies - 2741 views)

Shooter13 said: "Another excellent Virginia general, but one who chose the Union. He was thought to be slow by the press and Lincoln, but his attention ...   Mon Apr 20th, 2009 01:48 pm

General Civil War Talk > Master of War (10 replies - 2741 views)

INFO! Yes, the Round Table talk, that was filmed on March 17th. It will be broadcast here in the East at 8 P.M. In Tampa, Florida ...   Sat Apr 11th, 2009 08:57 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Schultz said: Slowtrot, The only games I've seen played on this thread are by you.  This is simply the last of a string of them, which ...   Sat Apr 11th, 2009 07:47 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Iron duke said: “I would still like to have that page from Castel's book cited for us and explain how Thomas's battles are similar to Old ...   Sat Apr 11th, 2009 02:01 am

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Iron Duke said:   "Chickamauga was a draw? I'm sure that would be news to the men of the Army of the Cumberland”  This is what your referring ...   Wed Apr 8th, 2009 06:46 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Here's my idea of the plan. Am interested in your differences:   1) Hooker to hold Bridgeport, maintain the cracker line and the right of the US ...   Tue Apr 7th, 2009 11:24 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

"Iron duke said: Chickamauga was a draw? I'm sure that would be news to the men of the Army of the Cumberland. And please explain how ...   Tue Apr 7th, 2009 07:42 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

berrydancer said: slowtrot: "I must concur with The Iron Duke's first post above. In defending Thomas, you're guilty of the same things you accuse Grant and Sherman ...   Tue Apr 7th, 2009 07:34 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Mr. Hank C and Ole It appears to me that you didn't go to the sites I listed therefore you have no idea why I ...   Mon Apr 6th, 2009 11:33 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

http://home.earthlink.net/~oneplez/majorgeneralgeorgehthomasblogsite/index.html The above is the URL for my web site!  Go to the site and on the Title page is an index on the left.   About ...   Mon Apr 6th, 2009 03:16 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Are there any more like you around? Bye Bye! Slowtrot ...   Sun Apr 5th, 2009 01:37 am

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

“I will differ to the sympathy that "The Iron Duke" expressed earlier and not participate in slandering or demeaning of another great general for the ...   Sat Apr 4th, 2009 06:10 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Buzzard said: "Slowtrot wrote about Thomas: "Understood that the object of war is to destroy the enemies means to fight, which Sherman never did." This is like saying ...   Sat Apr 4th, 2009 01:54 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

"There is nothing in History as magnifcent as Thomas at Chickamauga!" B/Gen. Henry Cist Thomas, with 25,000 (less than half the Army of the Cumberland) troops who ...   Thu Apr 2nd, 2009 07:00 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

Well putting down Grant and Sherman is so easy. Thomas never got blotto! Never had to resign from the service for alchoholism! Never was nuttsy! Never blamed others for ...   Sun Mar 15th, 2009 05:19 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 17768 views)

“Master of War] The Life of ] By] Benson Bobrick]  ]  ] "Time and History will do me justice," said Major General George H. Thomas to his biographer Thomas Budd van ...   Sun Mar 8th, 2009 11:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Battlefield Maps. (35 replies - 9665 views)

Check out "Abebooks.com"  They have a couple under $20.   Check this URL this is from addall.com They had several under $20. http://used.addall.com/SuperRare/submitRare.cgi?author=+&title=%22Official+Military+Atlas+of+the+Civil+War%22&keyword=&isbn=&order=TITLE&ordering=ASC&dispCurr=USD&binding=Any+Binding&min=&max=&timeout=20&match=Y&store=Abebooks&store=AbebooksDE&store=AbebooksFR&store=AbebooksUK&store=Alibris&store=Amazon&store=AmazonCA&store=AmazonUK&store=AmazonDE&store=AmazonFR&store=Antiqbook&store=Biblio&store=Biblion&store=Bibliophile&store=Bibliopoly&store=Booksandcollectibles&store=Half&store=ILAB&store=LivreRareBook&store=Powells&store=Strandbooks&store=ZVAB Don   ...   Mon Apr 28th, 2008 09:16 pm

General Civil War Talk > What to name this war? (84 replies - 23160 views)

Civil War ...   Tue Apr 1st, 2008 04:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > What to name this war? (84 replies - 23160 views)

Civil War ...   Tue Apr 1st, 2008 04:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > Fantasy Civilwar Army (16 replies - 5668 views)

Army - George H. Thomas/ Robert E. Lee Corps - Joseph Hooker/Winfield Scott Hancock Division - Patrick Cleburne/John Gordon/Francis Barlow Brigade - Emerson Opdycke Regiment - Arthur McArthur Cavalry-Robert Minty/John ...   Tue Apr 1st, 2008 04:31 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Confederate Flag removed from Civil War display at local high school (62 replies - 17467 views)

http://www.kon.org/urc/v4/tikhomirova.html  http://www.daveblackonline.com/southern_educators_perpetuate.htm You guys got to start Googling!  The URL's above give an interesting discussion on Black Slave holders, etc.. Another thing to consider is that the incident ...   Tue Nov 20th, 2007 08:07 pm

John Bell Hood > Joe Johnston and John Bell Hood (66 replies - 34340 views)

susansweet said: "Just think what if . . . Johnston had had the ability to see the troop movement from above the ground.  He would have ...   Tue Nov 6th, 2007 02:15 am

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 31580 views)

susansweet wrote: Why do you defend only Lee? I dont' think I did .  What I wrote said  Both these men deserve to be honored and respected.  ...   Mon Nov 5th, 2007 12:44 am

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 31580 views)

Johan Steele wrote: "Texas Defender... you're spot on about that particular officer lacking Oxygen at some point." I posted the statement as an example of another ...   Sat Nov 3rd, 2007 05:18 pm

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 31580 views)

"Texasdefender said: "The idea that officers who resigned their commissions, whether to join the Confederate service or not, somehow violated their oaths of office is fallacious." There ...   Sat Nov 3rd, 2007 03:06 am

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 31580 views)

SusanSweet Said" "I have a problem when someone has to tear one person down to build another up." Now, as to your first accusation that I "tear ...   Sat Nov 3rd, 2007 02:28 am

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 31580 views)

Texas Defender wrote:     When an person takes an oath to become an officer (military or civilian), he pledges to defend the Constitution of the ...   Fri Nov 2nd, 2007 02:45 am

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 31580 views)

ole wrote: However, an oath is an oath. Is an oath still binding after one has resigned from the organization or organizations to which the oath ...   Thu Nov 1st, 2007 08:03 pm

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 31580 views)

susansweet wrote: Ole I agree Thomas has gotten a raw deal .  He is THE ROCK !!!   He needs a cheer leading squard to spread ...   Thu Nov 1st, 2007 05:10 pm

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 31580 views)

ole wrote: An interesting question, JDC. One Virginian opts for his state. Another opts for his nation. One is a national idol; one is barely ...   Thu Nov 1st, 2007 05:00 pm


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