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The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 12403 views)

Now that I could agree with. ...   Thu Nov 17th, 2011 05:37 am

The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 12403 views)

How long would it have taken McClellan to get ready? I understand that after First Bull Run (First Manassas) that he had an army to ...   Wed Nov 16th, 2011 09:34 am

The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 12403 views)

I don't think that Lincoln caused as much problems for the generals in the east as you suggest. Yes, they had to more put up ...   Tue Nov 15th, 2011 03:25 am

The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 12403 views)

I don't think it's cause of the situation that caused Gettysburg to get more attention. Battles the North lost in the east seem to have ...   Sun Nov 13th, 2011 06:25 am

The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 12403 views)

I'm one of those who think Vicksburg was more important than Gettysburg, but the attention is to Gettysburg. But the press was more focused on ...   Sat Nov 12th, 2011 10:38 pm

General Civil War Talk > Deadliest single hour of the war (4 replies - 2615 views)

How many of that 10,000 were dead? Casualties, as you undoubtedly know, aren't just the dead but also include the wounded. And may also include ...   Sat Nov 12th, 2011 01:02 am

Other History > Revolutionary War video (2 replies - 2037 views)

Well, here's another couple videos from that weekend. http://www.flickr.com/photos/36621302@N02/6331711208/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/36621302@N02/6331718982/   ...   Thu Nov 10th, 2011 11:27 am

General Civil War Talk > Alcohol induced war? (2 replies - 2035 views)

I'm not sure I follow, Cogswell. ...   Wed Nov 9th, 2011 03:16 am

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 6490 views)

Technically it could be asked about many of the generals, but at the time it was asked Grant was who came to mind. Fedreb, I don't ...   Wed Nov 9th, 2011 12:30 am

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 6490 views)

I have to wonder if that would have been true, Cogswell. By one definition it is leadership based on intellectual criteria. By another it is a ...   Tue Nov 8th, 2011 09:23 am

General Civil War Talk > Alcohol induced war? (2 replies - 2035 views)

The recent what if questions have caused me to wonder something that actually pertains to how the war played out. Drinking. I'm wondering how much ...   Mon Nov 7th, 2011 08:56 am

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 6490 views)

Twilight zone, best describes all what if situations really. And here's a thought we haven't seemed to touch on the what if. Grant never going west ...   Mon Nov 7th, 2011 02:34 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg 26th N.C. Monument (4 replies - 2539 views)

Did they have a choice? ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 10:28 pm

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 6490 views)

The Lee comment is why you've got an erased from me. I wanted to trade states, see what would have happened if Virginia had never ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 10:21 pm

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 6490 views)

csamillerp wrote something in pender's General Trading thread that got me to wondering something. The statement in question was csamillerp wrote: Also would trade anyone other then ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 05:35 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Different What If Question for Gettysburg (5 replies - 3070 views)

Sickles was a Hooker man. I've seen it argued that he either misunderstood Meade's order on the Day 2 or deliberately ignored the order because ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 02:35 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Different What If Question for Gettysburg (5 replies - 3070 views)

Difficult.  I think Chancellorsville would have been a case of utter failure makes recklessness with Hooker wanting to avenge his defeat. With how well secrets ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 01:02 pm

General Civil War Talk > General Trading (3 replies - 1377 views)

Erased. ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 12:36 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > CW Flail/Morning Star? (10 replies - 5331 views)

I know pikes and lances were used but I've never heard of flails or morningstars being used. I'd have to check some of my books ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 11:30 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2968 views)

I have to agree with Albert about a devastating early victory. ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 09:32 am

General Civil War Talk > Fencing on battlefields (9 replies - 3109 views)

Unsolved History said the same thing, but they pointed out the time it took to get over fence and the number of folks who could ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 04:57 am

Other Eastern Theater > Mystery colonel (5 replies - 2661 views)

Looks like it says Kicker to me The shape of the first letter in the Colonel's name looks to me like how a cursive K ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 04:02 am

George Meade > Thoughts on Meade? (22 replies - 24695 views)

Meade might have done better had he not had to deal with some of his own generals trying to stab him in the back. Sickles ...   Thu Nov 3rd, 2011 05:05 am

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 28314 views)

BobInFla wrote:  The Souther anglophiles were under the delusion (of which they had many :D ) that the North was afraid of "The British Lion". Bullcrap! ...   Tue Nov 1st, 2011 06:35 am

Other Eastern Theater > choosing Antietam as a battlefield (5 replies - 2819 views)

But remember he was dealing with McClellan. Lee would probably have banked on McClellan being his usual self. He probably also was banking on Washington getting ...   Tue Nov 1st, 2011 01:51 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 5141 views)

Actually, until his death Jackson was more loved than Lee. ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 06:13 pm

General Civil War Talk > McClellan guilty of treason? (11 replies - 5889 views)

I don't know if there was a failure. From what I'm looking at it looks more like an out right attempt to destroy Pope. James ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 06:30 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 5141 views)

I think the true turning point was Vicksburg. ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 05:35 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 5141 views)

I was just looking at BedWell's War is All Hell: A Collection of Civil War Quotations today and kinda had to chuckle at of the ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 01:50 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Counter attack after PPT charge (21 replies - 8344 views)

What artillery barage? I thought that Alexander's batteries were running low on ammo by the time the charge actually began after trying to dislodge Federal ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 12:39 am

General Civil War Talk > Which General would you have least liked to face? (59 replies - 37961 views)

In Grant vs. Lee Lee won most of the battles against Grant. But the thing with Grant was that he was a bulldog. He didn't ...   Sun Oct 30th, 2011 04:26 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9959 views)

I don't think Maryland would have had the choice. Delaware and Wesr Virginia we know what happened there. Kentucky and Missouri did vote to secede in ...   Sun Oct 30th, 2011 04:05 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9959 views)

I have to think in part, TD, that after the war it was less bout the inconsistencies of the government and more about punishment. With ...   Sat Oct 29th, 2011 02:44 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9959 views)

The thing is to look at the number of times prior to 1860 when a state or states actually considered seceding. Even then the states ...   Sat Oct 29th, 2011 01:51 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9959 views)

If it wasn't leagal in the 1860s, was it legal from 1810 to 1820? Because if it wasn't legal then, then the New England states ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 11:10 pm

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 33917 views)

I can absolutely agree with you that McClellan's greatest problem was Lee taking command. Despite his hesitancy and his over estimating his opponent, he was ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 10:14 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 5442 views)

We've recently been talking about Chancellorsville in a McClellan thread. One of the things that got me was that Hooker actually took fewer casualties percentage ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 09:52 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 5442 views)

There's another problem with Brazil being a colony of England in the 1860s. The Slavery Abolition Act of 1833. It abolished slavery throughout the British ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 11:21 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 5442 views)

csamillerp wrote:  Three very opposite men, Lee the Gentleman, Jackson the religious fanatic and Forest the savage! Who could have stopped them? lol That's assuming they ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 08:18 am

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 33917 views)

Ok, Looking at the Confederate percentages (again rounding anything over .5 percent up and anything under down) Seven Pines: 15% Seven Days: 20% to 25% South Mountain: 15% Anteitam: ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 06:16 am


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