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General Civil War Talk > Duties of an Orderly (12 replies - 6897 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 - 428 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 - 428 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 - 402 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 (25 replies - 9823 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 - 2488 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 - 923 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 - 5566 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 - 3229 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 - 286 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 - 502 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

Other Civil War Talk > The Homestead Act of 1862... (3 replies - 1142 views)

But did they specify a size for the dwelling? That's what got me in the link TD posted was that the article specified dimensions but ...   Thu May 22nd, 2014 12:22 am

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5566 views)

I don't know what that's like and I played Little League for two years. Never once rode my bike to practice or to a game. ...   Wed May 21st, 2014 05:51 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Photos from 2008 (2 replies - 502 views)

Well, so much for hoping it was just the preview that wasn't working with these pictures. ...   Mon May 19th, 2014 12:40 am

Other People of the Civil War > The Art of War (5 replies - 403 views)

Ok, this part from chapter 2, which Cleary calls Doing Battle caught my attention. When you do battle, even if you are winning, if you ...   Sun May 18th, 2014 06:56 am

Other People of the Civil War > The Art of War (5 replies - 403 views)

Ok, I got to thinking about that first talking point, The Way, and I remembered the Haunting's thread I started back in 2010, in particular ...   Fri May 16th, 2014 06:30 am

Other People of the Civil War > The Art of War (5 replies - 403 views)

I could swear I was taught that some of the generals such as Lee and McClellan had read the book even though it wouldn't officially ...   Fri May 16th, 2014 02:08 am

General Civil War Talk > Most Mistreated/Unfairly Treated General (25 replies - 8219 views)

Charles P. Stone, by Congress and Stanton. Scapegoated by Congress for Ball's Bluff, accused of secretly being a Confederate agent. He spent six months in ...   Thu May 15th, 2014 06:04 am

Other People of the Civil War > The Art of War (5 replies - 403 views)

Ok, don't remember what I was watching that caused me to think of Sun Tzu's treatise but I did start thinking of it. I do ...   Thu May 15th, 2014 03:07 am

Other Civil War Talk > Photos from 2008 (2 replies - 502 views)

Ok, back in the sprig of 2008 I ended up traveling with my folks to visit my baby sister in Virginia Beach. She's active duty ...   Mon May 12th, 2014 02:11 am

U.S. Grant > What made Grant great.. (8 replies - 1529 views)

RebelRouser wrote: When he was stymied, he would try something else. He was aggressive, and he was persistent. Exactly. I've said he was a bulldog. Wondering ...   Sat May 10th, 2014 03:08 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Tears of the Sun (10 replies - 1731 views)

What apologies? This is The Lounge. And break it down even further, it's Idle Chit-Chat. I mean look at the categories in The Lounge. Food, ...   Thu May 8th, 2014 11:45 pm

U.S. Grant > What made Grant great.. (8 replies - 1529 views)

You think you might have offended folks, RebelRouser. I just took a look at my post and at that first sentence and realized what I ...   Thu May 8th, 2014 11:07 pm

U.S. Grant > What made Grant great.. (8 replies - 1529 views)

Nothing actually made Grant great beyond being the general to receive Lee's surrender. I've said it on here a number of time, Grant was more ...   Wed May 7th, 2014 01:04 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Tears of the Sun (10 replies - 1731 views)

And perhaps the search is not in the mountains, perhaps it's in the ocean. Although last night I just saw a show on Montezuma's treasure ...   Mon May 5th, 2014 07:12 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Tears of the Sun (10 replies - 1731 views)

Are they hills or are they mountains. Superstition Mountains. Cause if so, I recently heard a tale of a mine of gold there in. Follow ...   Fri May 2nd, 2014 05:02 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Tears of the Sun (10 replies - 1731 views)

Nay, not treasure kind sir. Fortunato himself, so says the legend. Ah, but it is an interesting legend. You may have seen the <I>Hauntings</I> thread I ...   Fri May 2nd, 2014 12:24 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Tears of the Sun (10 replies - 1731 views)

Amontillado? Are we then Fortunato? Interestingly, the most famous mention of amontillado ties in to Fort Independence on Castle Island in Boston Harbor. ...   Wed Apr 30th, 2014 08:37 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > There's something fishy here (2 replies - 1301 views)

Ok, so I just tried this recipe again tonight, largely following what I did last time with a few changes. First off I used canned ...   Tue Apr 22nd, 2014 01:52 am

Announcements and Notices > Purge Coming (26 replies - 8512 views)

Well, I've been posting since the fifth of this month just looking at the Soda, 1860s style thread without having to look back over the ...   Wed Apr 16th, 2014 01:29 am

Introductions > Hi, a Yankee from SC (11 replies - 1923 views)

What's a colt?:P Actually, I'm no spring chicken myself. Not as old as some of the members on here, but I'm no teen or twenty-something either. ...   Tue Apr 15th, 2014 12:42 am

Other Eastern Theater > honey hill (10 replies - 4492 views)

For just results I think I found one that may trump Honey Hill. Mount Zion Church, July 6, 1864. Wikipedia lists Federal casualties at 106 ...   Sun Apr 13th, 2014 05:35 am

Introductions > Hi, a Yankee from SC (11 replies - 1923 views)

Why getting so literary, Wondering? I'm counting Hawthorne, Stevenson, and Crane in your response. Ironic that two of them were alive to witness the war ...   Sun Apr 13th, 2014 01:15 am

Other Eastern Theater > honey hill (10 replies - 4492 views)

What were the numbers engaged? It seems like classifying Honey Hill as the most lopsided battle merely because of the results. The results of the ...   Fri Apr 11th, 2014 06:33 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Soda, 1860s style (1 reply - 1048 views)

Well I'm back with a couple of fresh experiments on this recipe. First up, my considerations of orange juice from the initial post. Because things ...   Mon Apr 7th, 2014 06:20 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Soda, 1860s style (1 reply - 1048 views)

Ok, this recipe I previously posted in the Drinks thread. This is the Carbonated Syrup Water recipe from Civil War Recipes: Receipts from the Pages ...   Sat Apr 5th, 2014 09:06 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Drinks (20 replies - 12029 views)

You know, looking back over this thread and especially the coffee discussion I'm having to wonder how folks so used to today's fast food coffee ...   Wed Apr 2nd, 2014 04:46 am

Other People of the Civil War > James Longstreet (12 replies - 2488 views)

Just to get the ball rolling for you I did a search for Longstreet in the forums. Here's some of what I came up with: http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=1673&forum_id=1&highlight=Longstreet martymtg ...   Sun Mar 9th, 2014 03:16 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > I'll get you drunk without giving you a drop to drink (9 replies - 3032 views)

In my mom's case it's two out of three. One of us never really paid attention and their cooking isn't exactly what you'd look forward ...   Wed Feb 26th, 2014 04:09 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > I'll get you drunk without giving you a drop to drink (9 replies - 3032 views)

Had one of the girls in my class in high school who admitted she couldn't boil water in a microwave, she somehow burned it. Though ...   Sat Feb 22nd, 2014 07:02 pm


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