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Announcements and Notices > Writers Contest Coming! (6 replies - 4210 views)

Ok. I had to ask though cause I thought after the Brandy's Station and South Mountain examples that you meant lesser battles in campaigns that ...   Thu Apr 7th, 2011 12:02 am

Announcements and Notices > Writers Contest Coming! (6 replies - 4210 views)

Quite a bit. Was thinking of campaigns that'd be a little less likely to be heard of if your just studying those battles. ...   Wed Apr 6th, 2011 10:40 pm

Announcements and Notices > Writers Contest Coming! (6 replies - 4210 views)

Do they have to be related to the ones listed in the details or could it come from any campaign? ...   Wed Apr 6th, 2011 09:57 pm

George McClellan > McClellan Revisited (11 replies - 7288 views)

My thoughts remain the same, Mark. Grant was willing to fight a war of attrition. I know attrition is supposed to be loss of men ...   Wed Apr 6th, 2011 05:54 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Union rifles (17 replies - 13341 views)

According to the Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference the most commonly used muskets and rifles in the Federal Army were:   American Made U.S. Rifle, Model ...   Tue Apr 5th, 2011 05:26 am

Robert E. Lee > Lee forced to surrender at Antietam? (24 replies - 19803 views)

                                                GEO. B. MCCLELLAN." "FREDERICK CITY, MD., September 13, 1862, 11 P.M. ("Received 1 P.M., September 14.) "MAJOR-GENERAL H. W. HALLECK, "General-in-Chief:        An order from ...   Mon Apr 4th, 2011 10:50 pm

George McClellan > McClellan Revisited (11 replies - 7288 views)

BHR62 wrote: Until Grant every time the Yanks got whipped they ran back to Washington with their tail between their legs. While they regrouped there....Lee ...   Mon Apr 4th, 2011 08:46 pm

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 30281 views)

Right now the only one I can get is this from June of 1862:   McClellan will make this a battle of posts. He will take position ...   Mon Apr 4th, 2011 08:22 pm

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 30281 views)

I wonder if the Lee quote came from a McCleallan quote. Randall Bedwell's War Is All Hell: A Collection of Civil War Quotations provides the ...   Mon Apr 4th, 2011 06:56 am

Announcements and Notices > Changes to board - now open (3 replies - 2738 views)

Beat me on my edit, Javal :) ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 10:33 pm

Announcements and Notices > Changes to board - now open (3 replies - 2738 views)

Javal, where exactly in the Re-enactors catergory is the letters and journals topic to be found? I've loked through a few of the topics and haven't ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 10:19 pm

Civil War Books > Upcoming books on the Civil War (4 replies - 3613 views)

The old saying don't judge a book by it's cover. Though to be honest I'm more likely to judge by the synopsis on the back ...   Wed Mar 16th, 2011 01:12 am

Help Looking for an individual > need help on blood of line of Robert E. Lee (3 replies - 4299 views)

TD's link is better than what I was going to scan. Was going to scan the Custis-Lee Geneology out of The Robert E. Lee Family ...   Tue Mar 15th, 2011 02:01 am

Civil War Preservation > Gettysburg Remembrance Day (18 replies - 14354 views)

Thanks J Harold. That clears a lot up so now I can understand it a little better even if I've not attended. Sometimes just need ...   Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 11:32 pm

Civil War Preservation > Gettysburg Remembrance Day (18 replies - 14354 views)

Pardon my ignorance, but why on the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address? Why not on July 1st, 2nd, or 3rd? I'm just curious to learn ...   Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 06:42 pm

General Civil War Talk > Different view on the CW anniversary this time? (13 replies - 4081 views)

HankC wrote: Albert Sailhorst wrote: Hank, I don't know where your CW reenactments take place, but as an active reenactor, specifically, with an artillery unit, ...   Fri Feb 25th, 2011 05:53 am

Civil War Books > Interview with author Jeff Shaara (2 replies - 3189 views)

I really like the part concerning the movie Gods and Generals versus his book. It really sounds like he's as disappointed in the movie as ...   Thu Jan 27th, 2011 02:27 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 14695 views)

Javal, is discussing how one may sees the divide still being in effect so far off the original question as to be unwarranted in the ...   Tue Jan 25th, 2011 06:46 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 10289 views)

Actually, Vermont itself was an independent republic. 1777 saw the creation of first Republic of New Connecticut from the NH grants in January then in ...   Mon Jan 24th, 2011 03:34 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 14695 views)

The irony is that people don't stop to think about Washington being a Southerner. Or Jefferson. They think of them in terms of the Revolution. ...   Sun Jan 23rd, 2011 04:06 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 14695 views)

I'm not sure it was chivalrous or if I even deserve to be admired to be perfectly honest. I shouldn't have gotten involved in the ...   Sat Jan 22nd, 2011 04:35 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 14695 views)

I take partial responsibility for that if she has been scared away. ...   Sat Jan 22nd, 2011 02:20 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 14695 views)

Why is it I sense an extremely nasty turn coming. ...   Thu Jan 20th, 2011 06:49 am

Battle of Gettysburg > General Hooker (6 replies - 4188 views)

 Some of the generals were better at leading smaller forces or even earlier in the war. Part of Hooker's problem at Chancellorsville came from his ...   Thu Jan 20th, 2011 03:29 am

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 14695 views)

9Bama wrote: Barlow wrote: Let me count the ways: 1.  When Notre Dame plays Alabama, I always root for Notre Dame.  North trumps South Always in ...   Wed Jan 19th, 2011 09:00 am

Idle Chit-Chat > RIP Dick Winters (5 replies - 3402 views)

I just learned today of the passing of Major Richard "Dick" Winters and thought I just like to let others who may have come to ...   Tue Jan 11th, 2011 03:59 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Sooo...What did ya get? (8 replies - 3712 views)

Big computer year for me. I got a laptop as an early birthday present (it's a little over a week before Christmas and I got the ...   Tue Jan 4th, 2011 04:47 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22816 views)

For me it's the turkey liver. My mom makes fantastic giblet gravy but as I was growing up she couldn't follow her family recipe because ...   Wed Nov 10th, 2010 12:39 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

HAPPY HALLOWEEN  This shall be the last one I post and comes from Ghosts and Haunts of the Civil War and Civil War Ghosts & Legends. ...   Mon Nov 1st, 2010 03:57 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

This comes from Ghosts abd Haunts of the Civil War. Before the war, on Cedar Lane, Montgomery House was one of the mansions on the outskirts of ...   Sun Oct 31st, 2010 07:30 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

From Ghosts and Haunts of the Civil War  and Strange Tales of the Civil War comes this next story. Anyone studying Lincoln during the war ...   Sun Oct 31st, 2010 10:14 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

Well here it's after 12 AM on October 31st as I type this. Halloween. So things are winding doing and I'll soon stop posting more of these ...   Sun Oct 31st, 2010 04:53 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

Did John C. Calhoun know the South was going to secede in the 1860s. Certainly he was a supporter of states right and a man ...   Sat Oct 30th, 2010 07:05 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

How about a little bit of murder and house haunting. This next one comes from John Alexander's Ghosts: Washington's Most Famous Ghost Stories. During the fighting ...   Sat Oct 30th, 2010 02:42 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

In the superstitions of the British Isles there is there belief in the Black Dog, an ennormous dog with glowing eyes. To see the dog is ...   Fri Oct 29th, 2010 07:56 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

This one's a little different from the last three presented. It comes from Strange Tales of the Civil War by Michael Sanders. The story goes that ...   Fri Oct 29th, 2010 03:04 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

One of the better known ghost stories related to the war is perhaps that of one of the better known trains from the war. A ...   Thu Oct 28th, 2010 07:49 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

This next one also comes from Ghosts and Haunts of the Civil War and deals with a location established after the war. Creston, Iowa was ...   Thu Oct 28th, 2010 02:19 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

Ok, this second story comes from Chistopher Coleman's Ghosts and Haunts of the Civil War. Mr. Coleman records the story of a class fieldtrip to ...   Wed Oct 27th, 2010 05:53 am

Other Civil War Talk > Haunting (40 replies - 16530 views)

Well it's that time of the year, and one of my favorite times too. Like I said in the what's you favorite part thread, there's ...   Tue Oct 5th, 2010 05:06 am


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