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Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (23 replies - 8797 views)

Continuing my look at the use of Greek fire in the war. Up until now that look has had reports that confined the knowledge of ...   Fri Sep 12th, 2014 11:55 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Need help on a question of Civil War medicine (3 replies - 161 views)

Could salivation therapy have anything to do with ether? I just found this article, http://medicalantiques.com/civilwar/Civil_War_Articles/Anesthetics_use_Civil_War.htm, and because the web summary included the following: "from the ...   Tue Sep 9th, 2014 07:06 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Need help on a question of Civil War medicine (3 replies - 161 views)

Best I can do at the moment is to offer some links that maybe can be of some help. I'm not able to access most ...   Tue Sep 9th, 2014 06:44 pm

Announcements and Notices > Purge Coming (26 replies - 7033 views)

Ok, know now that I will be able to post. My sister has wi-fi so I can get on with my laptop. So I shouldn't ...   Fri Aug 29th, 2014 12:25 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > 151 years later he is recgonized. (0 replies - 138 views)

Just saw this article on Alonzo H. Cushing receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Gettysburg. http://news.yahoo.com/obama-award-medal-honor-civil-war-soldier-204538098--politics.html ...   Wed Aug 27th, 2014 05:06 am

Announcements and Notices > Purge Coming (26 replies - 7033 views)

Don't know if this is the right place for this or not, javal. Coming Wednesday I'm going to be heading out to California for about ...   Mon Aug 25th, 2014 05:29 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (23 replies - 8797 views)

Ok, I'm back again. My last post gave me a thought for the subject, do a search for Greek fire during the siege of Charleston. ...   Sun Aug 24th, 2014 05:19 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (23 replies - 8797 views)

Ok, we already know Greek fire was used during the siege of Charleston so this post isn't really needed. I had at first believed this ...   Sun Aug 24th, 2014 02:27 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (23 replies - 8797 views)

Still say maybe I'm being obsessive. The following is from Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. ; ...   Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 09:26 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Cush-ioning (3 replies - 401 views)

Ok, made some cush tonight with some of tonight's roast. Did let it cool down before I tried making it and I thought I'd share ...   Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 02:42 am

Other People of the Civil War > Life After War (4 replies - 354 views)

Ok, so I was wrong. ...   Thu Aug 21st, 2014 11:03 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Life After War (4 replies - 354 views)

Not sure I've got this right, but is that the James-Younger gang? ...   Wed Aug 20th, 2014 12:09 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (23 replies - 8797 views)

Great job or obsessive? Think I'm a little obsessive on the subject. If I did an article I don't think this would be obsessive but ...   Tue Aug 19th, 2014 07:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > please help I D this limber (5 replies - 636 views)

Wish I could help pintel, all I can say is it's a limber as far as I know. As I said in this thread my ...   Thu Aug 14th, 2014 04:06 am

Introductions > New Member (6 replies - 478 views)

I'm in the same boat as you when it comes to knowing artillery. These two sites might be of some help or you might just ...   Tue Aug 12th, 2014 07:14 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Pickled Sausage recipes? (7 replies - 793 views)

Well I have news for you Albert Sailhorst. My mom just told me today she finally tried one of the sausages and it was, quote, ...   Fri Aug 8th, 2014 08:42 pm

Announcements and Notices > Purge? (1 reply - 136 views)

It was supposed to be a members purge In the initial post Javal stated there were some 1900 members and that 99% never posted, they ...   Thu Aug 7th, 2014 01:09 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Cush-ioning (3 replies - 401 views)

Well, looks like I've got at least four sources to look at. This fourth one is Confederate Soldier of the American Civil War: A Visual ...   Sat Aug 2nd, 2014 04:19 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Cush-ioning (3 replies - 401 views)

Well, this isn't going to be my usual one of these threads. Usually I' trying a recipe out of Civil War Recipes: Receipts from the ...   Sat Aug 2nd, 2014 12:24 am

General Civil War Talk > Need a little help (4 replies - 2570 views)

After all these years I've returned to this topic. First, here is what caused me to start this thread in the first place. From page ...   Wed Jul 30th, 2014 05:32 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Pickled Sausage recipes? (7 replies - 793 views)

At this rate it may end up me giving it a try. She suddenly decided she wanted to try pickling some sausage and I have ...   Tue Jul 29th, 2014 02:30 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Pickled Sausage recipes? (7 replies - 793 views)

Ok I figured I'd ask this question here. My mom has decided she wants to try making pickled sausage and I've been trying to help ...   Mon Jul 21st, 2014 07:52 pm

General Civil War Talk > Most Mistreated/Unfairly Treated General (25 replies - 6538 views)

I think I may have found Warren's report from the Appomattox campaign. And it's a long one. Starts on page 796 and ends page 827. ...   Tue Jul 1st, 2014 01:21 am

General Civil War Talk > Most Mistreated/Unfairly Treated General (25 replies - 6538 views)

It may have been a bit more than that. I hit some of my Catton before going to bed last night, in particular Terrible Swift ...   Sun Jun 29th, 2014 06:55 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Infantry Charges and the Death of Romanticism (6 replies - 787 views)

Considering some of what I talked about in my first post, thought maybe I would try sharing some videos This first one is just an explanation ...   Sun Jun 29th, 2014 01:48 am

Other Civil War Talk > Infantry Charges and the Death of Romanticism (6 replies - 787 views)

Wondering, was that link supposed to be to Gaelic Folk Music from Scotland? ...   Sun Jun 29th, 2014 12:59 am

General Civil War Talk > Most Mistreated/Unfairly Treated General (25 replies - 6538 views)

I was so much dissatisfied with Warren’s dilatory movements in the battle of White Oak Road and in his failure to reach Sheridan in time, ...   Sat Jun 28th, 2014 10:14 pm

Other History > US Naval planes Vietnam era (12 replies - 11982 views)

Man now I have to dig out my old Vietnam US warplanes photo book. I haven't looked at that thing in years. Actually got away ...   Sat Jun 28th, 2014 09:25 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Infantry Charges and the Death of Romanticism (6 replies - 787 views)

I think if you look at it you can really see the items that really spelled the end of the infantry charge appearing in the ...   Tue Jun 24th, 2014 04:02 am

General Civil War Talk > Duties of an Orderly (12 replies - 6661 views)

A colonel, huh suzy? Ok, this might interest you. Turning back to Bob Zeller's The Civil War Collection, and more specifically page 6 of the ...   Fri Jun 20th, 2014 06:05 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Taraxacum officinale (3 replies - 351 views)

Apple cider or malt vinegar, Wondering. I can't realy take the taste of beet greens either, even with salt pork or bacon in them. Same ...   Sat Jun 14th, 2014 06:39 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Taraxacum officinale (3 replies - 351 views)

Taraxacum officinale, better known as the common dandelion. A common weed whose French name means lion's tooth. Take a look at the leaves some time ...   Wed Jun 11th, 2014 08:23 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > This is sick (1 reply - 355 views)

http://news.yahoo.com/gettysburg-skull-auction-canceled-burial-175028903.html;_ylt=A0LEV1weP45TIC8ATBBXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTB0ZHI4MXEwBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2JmMQR2dGlkA1FCQUNLMV8x Just how far are some people going to go for civil war artifacts? Thankfully in this case protests were mounted and this skull was not ...   Tue Jun 3rd, 2014 09:42 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (23 replies - 8797 views)

Ok, last night I discovered I'd saved an article that appeared online in 2012 from America's Civil War magazine entitled A vast rebel conspiracy on ...   Sat May 31st, 2014 03:08 am

Other People of the Civil War > James Longstreet (12 replies - 2142 views)

We actually talked briefly about Freemantle in the A Southern Victory thread. There was another site that you might have been interested in, a ...   Tue May 27th, 2014 07:32 pm

Introductions > Hello, I'm Jeremy (4 replies - 800 views)

http://hatsrcool.com/collections/civil-war-hats Sorry Jeremy, the link wasn't working for me until I got the http:// added in. Trying to help you incase it doesn't wok for others. ...   Mon May 26th, 2014 10:34 pm

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5247 views)

To me, TD, obscene is any of these athletes who have these multi million dollar contracts that basically ensure they still make like five million ...   Fri May 23rd, 2014 10:16 pm

Robert E. Lee > Arlington ... (8 replies - 2975 views)

How much associated with the war was truly just or poetic? Sadly revenge is too often made noble by claiming it a just cause. I'm ...   Fri May 23rd, 2014 05:39 am

General Civil War Talk > Manassas Battlefield Ghosts (1 reply - 240 views)

Keep in mind Flint that many of the war's battlefields are supposed to be haunted. And I've heard of at least a few where Federal ...   Fri May 23rd, 2014 03:41 am

Other Civil War Talk > Photos from 2008 (2 replies - 442 views)

Ok, I finally got it so I can post the images rather than a link to the album. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7394/14182578163_a281f58e90_c.jpg USS George Washington Parke Custis. Model of the ...   Thu May 22nd, 2014 12:52 am


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