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General Civil War Talk > 1862 and 2012 (26 replies - 4861 views)

Unlike others, I read through every army and navy memo regarding the Mississippi expedition/TN from Nov. through the fall of Donelson. Buell's plan to have a ...   Sat Feb 25th, 2012 05:57 am

General Civil War Talk > 1862 and 2012 (26 replies - 4861 views)

For those who have not availed themselves of this opportunity go to www.nymas.org - right sidebar for my complete chapter on the Tennessee River campaign ...   Thu Feb 23rd, 2012 04:28 am

Civil War Books > E-book fiction: South Under a Prairie Sky (0 replies - 1532 views)

Colleagues, My 2006, very fact-based work of fiction, South Under a Prairie Sky: The Journal of Nell Churchill, US Nurse & Scout is now available as ...   Thu Feb 23rd, 2012 04:04 am

Other People of the Civil War > Anna Ella Carroll (0 replies - 1474 views)

  ANNOUNCEMENT: One hundred fifty years ago, on November 30, 1861, U. S. secret ...   Thu Dec 8th, 2011 06:18 am

General Civil War Talk > Washington Post article/etter: Anna Ella Carroll (0 replies - 1444 views)

Unfortunately there seems to be no "news/media" section in the main board. So, for those who missed it or would like to know of it, ...   Sun Jul 10th, 2011 07:19 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > DelMarVa Media article: Anna Ella Carroll/film (2 replies - 2720 views)

Read recent Cambridge MD article on efforts to revive knowledge of Lincoln advisor, Anna Ella Carroll, by "Friends" group. For information on movie premier on AEC ...   Thu Oct 21st, 2010 04:12 pm

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 15168 views)

Given that Annie Oakley has always been one of my heroes, I'm hardly one for goo myself (and I did follow a bit in her ...   Thu Nov 19th, 2009 08:16 am

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 15168 views)

Dear All, I've romped through all the entries on this subtopic and find them interesting. Myself, I gave up on novels years ago and am now ...   Mon Nov 16th, 2009 05:43 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Spies (20 replies - 8325 views)

The profusion of bad comments about Anna Ella Carroll is on record. Her claim to the Tenn. River campaign has been called "fantastic" and "preposterous." ...   Thu Nov 5th, 2009 06:15 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Spies (20 replies - 8325 views)

RE: Anna Ella Carroll: You're exactly correct. As one commentator noted, any competent military mind should have been able to figure out the Tenn. R. ...   Tue Nov 3rd, 2009 05:41 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Spies (20 replies - 8325 views)

Dear LSU Student: RE: Belle Boyd. The woman you're referring to is Elizabeth Van Lew, who was a society lady in Richmond and headed a large ...   Sat Oct 24th, 2009 06:33 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Spies (20 replies - 8325 views)

I hate to sound like a broken record, but Anna Ella Carroll is right up there with Greenhow. She was an adviser to Lincoln, writing ...   Fri Oct 23rd, 2009 07:07 am

General Civil War Talk > Need help a little help concerning a GAR post (10 replies - 4016 views)

Suisan, Thanks for the correction. I do believe, however, that the MA Greenleafs are all related. My friend's cousin was one and she said he was related ...   Fri Oct 2nd, 2009 05:31 am

General Civil War Talk > Need help a little help concerning a GAR post (10 replies - 4016 views)

I may be wrong on this, but my recollection from a few years ago is that the 20th MA Regt. was known as the "Harvard ...   Tue Sep 29th, 2009 05:29 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 8513 views)

Thanks very much for this. My father has spent a fair amount of time in Key West as his wife's sister lived there and he ...   Sat Sep 12th, 2009 06:13 am

N.B. Forrest > Forrest - The Conundrum (20 replies - 11451 views)

My visceral perception of Forrest has always been that he is a hero because: a) people love guerrillas (read: underdogs); and b) by definition, being ...   Sat Sep 12th, 2009 05:50 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 8513 views)

I'm not a "haunted" groupie or anything, but through conversations and reading, it seems that there are 2 main ingredients for ghosts: 1) a traumatic ...   Fri Sep 11th, 2009 05:32 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 8513 views)

BTW, for any "doubters and cussers" out there my friend, Tom, to whom this happened to is a former NYPD officer and former Green Beret, ...   Thu Sep 10th, 2009 06:32 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Kay's Kentucky Fried Chicken (1 reply - 2888 views)

Kay's Kentucky Fried Chicken: One food note of caution that I hope everyone knows regardless: I have always cooked on a gas stove and have never used ...   Wed Sep 9th, 2009 06:44 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Kay's Kentucky Fried Chicken (1 reply - 2888 views)

Folks, Recently I read about a food critic who died and his friends printed his favorite recipes on his memorial program which I thought was a ...   Wed Sep 9th, 2009 06:27 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 8513 views)

I can't say I've really experienced a "neck hair" moment, I think mainly because even though I've read history all my life, events prior to ...   Wed Sep 9th, 2009 05:46 am

Other History > One Million American Lives? (1 reply - 2676 views)

The problem with the WWI Allied victory was that the Versailles Treaty was vengeful and the reparations costs ended up crippling the Germany economy that helped ...   Thu Sep 3rd, 2009 06:08 am

Other History > Other history favorites (10 replies - 5513 views)

OK, Fedreb, as a Brit, I think you'll really like this. My direct ancestor, Charles, and his brother David Churchill owned a well known shipyard in ...   Tue Aug 25th, 2009 05:55 am

U.S. Grant > U S Grant (17 replies - 9347 views)

You'll read in his memoirs that Grant had good political judgment. E.g.,  his decision to take Vicksburg from the Miss R. after his supply base ...   Tue Aug 25th, 2009 05:29 am

U.S. Grant > U S Grant (17 replies - 9347 views)

I have waited for others to reply, but lacking others, I will. Here is a link to a googlebooks excerpt from Edward Bonekemper's biography of Grant ...   Mon Aug 24th, 2009 06:47 am

General Civil War Talk > Ironclads on the Potomac (8 replies - 3043 views)

Folks, Being related to RADM Worden, I have done some study of Monitor and Merrimac and Worden's history. One of my favorite stories is about the ...   Fri Aug 21st, 2009 05:56 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Technology Question (8 replies - 5561 views)

Perhaps the opposite question should be asked: what weapons were used to best effectiveness? What most people don't know is that the Confeds sank more US ...   Fri Jul 31st, 2009 05:20 am

General Civil War Talk > Attack on DC (5 replies - 3192 views)

This is a topic I cover extensively in my secession chapter of my Anna Ella Carroll biography, Great Necessities: The Life, Times, and Writings of ...   Fri Jul 31st, 2009 05:04 am

General Civil War Talk > Research Assistance (14 replies - 4428 views)

Dear CoryB, Ditto on the Museum of Civil War Medicine in Fredrick MD. Also go to www.nypl.org -- their noncirculating search field (CATNYP) and look for Joseph ...   Fri Jul 31st, 2009 04:36 am

General Civil War Talk > Research Assistance (14 replies - 4428 views)

Dear Buford Trooper: A couple of suggestions: -- The main research branch of the New York Public Library at 42nd & 5th Ave. holds all the Sanitary ...   Thu Jul 16th, 2009 05:36 am

General Civil War Talk > Confederate Nurses (8 replies - 5186 views)

Dear George M., I've done a little further research. Per Male Nurse magazine in the Confederate Army 30 men were assigned as nurses per regiment. My ...   Sat Jun 20th, 2009 07:33 am

General Civil War Talk > Confederate Nurses (8 replies - 5186 views)

I'm embarrassed to admit that I don't know of the existence of a Confederate nursing service that was the equivalent of the US Army nursing ...   Fri Jun 19th, 2009 06:23 am

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 14305 views)

Boy, this is a crack crew we've got here. Very good! CKL ...   Mon May 18th, 2009 05:13 am

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 14305 views)

Dear Cleburne et al., Although not specifically meant for soldiers, there is a very large monument to the women of the CW in Washington, D. C., ...   Sun May 17th, 2009 07:34 am

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 14305 views)

Dear Cleburne, A couple of more thoughts. I'm not so sure rape was so under reported although as whole I'm sure it was. The reasons are: ...   Fri May 15th, 2009 06:42 am

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 14305 views)

[size=You have asked an extremely good question. Like Deanne and Lauren, I, too, have found very few mentions of rape . They were: 1) in ...   Thu May 14th, 2009 06:03 am

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 14305 views)

Dear Cleburne et al. You'll be pleased to know that a documentary on Velazquez, "Rebel" will hopefully be featured on PBS in the fall. It's been ...   Wed May 13th, 2009 03:59 am

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 14305 views)

Dear ONS, Thanks for your kind response. Three of the 4 authors of the books on the women soldiers are professional researchers. Dick Hall, as I ...   Sun May 10th, 2009 05:41 am

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 14305 views)

Folks, I'm one of the ones who got the ball rolling on the women Civil War soldiers in the early 90s. Currently there are 3 good ...   Sat May 9th, 2009 06:53 am

Help Looking for an individual > Spencer Family (6 replies - 6402 views)

Dear Doc C, Three things: Kate Chase, per Team of Rivals, very sad ending to her life. Her marriage to William Sprague fell apart after the war. ...   Thu Mar 19th, 2009 06:21 am


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