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Other History > History and Tom Hanks (31 replies - 14873 views)

I just wonder at what point, if any, visual history will replace the printed word as the primary way the public learns about history. Wouldn't ...   Wed Sep 15th, 2010 01:31 am

Tips and tricks about the new board > how to edit profile (2 replies - 5466 views)

I'm not an admin, but I would assume you go to Menu and click on it to bring up the menu list. The list should ...   Fri Sep 10th, 2010 03:00 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Greatest Generation ? (9 replies - 5353 views)

Actually, it wasn't Brokaw who first called that generation the Greatest Generation. The term was first used by William Strauss and Neil Howe in their ...   Sat Sep 4th, 2010 04:18 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Sputnik (9 replies - 4882 views)

I can't watch the movie without thinking fondly of my senior year of high school. Back then I had a regular subscription to the Smithsonian's Air ...   Thu Sep 2nd, 2010 08:25 am

Other History > History and Tom Hanks (31 replies - 14873 views)

The producer oversees the production of the film or show. The director over sees the actual filming. It's the director's vision we're getting and they'll ...   Tue Aug 31st, 2010 04:02 am

Battle of Gettysburg > O.O. Howard and July 1 (42 replies - 21667 views)

Evil double post. Sorry. ...   Sat Aug 28th, 2010 11:16 am

Battle of Gettysburg > O.O. Howard and July 1 (42 replies - 21667 views)

Ok, I did a little further reading And I found that a copy of Butterfield's letter to Hancock, informing him that he was, by order ...   Sat Aug 28th, 2010 11:14 am

Battle of Gettysburg > O.O. Howard and July 1 (42 replies - 21667 views)

Okay, here's something I'm finding interesting on this Meade-Sickles thing. The Assistant Adjutant-General, Brigadier General Seth Williams writes to Sickles the following message HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF ...   Sat Aug 28th, 2010 11:00 am

Battle of Gettysburg > O.O. Howard and July 1 (42 replies - 21667 views)

Weighing in on Pam's original post I think it's fairly safe to say that there were those officers who got into their positions because of ...   Wed Aug 25th, 2010 07:43 am

Other Civil War Talk > Flag of the 52nd Virginia Infantry. (8 replies - 6716 views)

I didn't say I bvelieved that was the case, just that it would be interesting to find out that happened. Though it would be more ...   Wed Aug 25th, 2010 06:06 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 10819 views)

Edward Everett was among those who realized early on the importance of the Gettysburg Address. And I think the arguement is still that if we ...   Wed Aug 25th, 2010 06:02 am

Other History > History and Tom Hanks (31 replies - 14873 views)

It seems that even if we eliminate the movies and TV series that is still going to be what happens unless you can get more people ...   Wed Aug 25th, 2010 05:58 am

Other Civil War Talk > Flag of the 52nd Virginia Infantry. (8 replies - 6716 views)

Wouldn't it be interesting to learn that many of those gifted or burrowed in number 2 ended up in number 5. You did say the ...   Tue Aug 24th, 2010 07:07 am

Other History > History and Tom Hanks (31 replies - 14873 views)

I think it's the exact opposite, Hank. I think a lot of the cave paintings of prehistoric man were actually them recording their history and ...   Tue Aug 24th, 2010 04:47 am

Other History > War Reenactments (11 replies - 7886 views)

Johan Steele wrote: He stayed after their talk and offered to show them how they actually wore their gear and how they carried their weapons ...   Sat Aug 21st, 2010 06:26 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 24796 views)

Well it's not savory or sweet but of late I have started cooking lime home fries. Four or five medium potatoes (a little more if ...   Sat Aug 21st, 2010 06:13 am

Other History > History and Tom Hanks (31 replies - 14873 views)

Not everyone learns the same way. Some folks learn better through visuals than through printed material and some folks learn better through printed material than ...   Sat Aug 21st, 2010 05:12 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Balloning Develops Into a CW "Weapon." (9 replies - 8952 views)

Ok, that's what all the above stuff didn't really have. Thanks. And I do agree it makes more sense to have launched from the stern ...   Sat Aug 21st, 2010 02:29 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Balloning Develops Into a CW "Weapon." (9 replies - 8952 views)

As balloons, blimps, derigibles and gliders are labeled as lighter than air aircraft and airplanes and helicopters are labeled as heavier than air aircraft, it would seem to ...   Fri Aug 20th, 2010 06:03 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Balloning Develops Into a CW "Weapon." (9 replies - 8952 views)

Ok, here's my question. What was the first aircraft carrier? I've read the Fanny as mentioned here. But I've also read the George Washington Parke ...   Thu Aug 19th, 2010 04:49 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Damn the Torpodoes! (23 replies - 15476 views)

I'm looking at this thread (yeah, I know this is a bit late) and I'm thinking that I read somewhere the modern torpedo was originally ...   Thu Aug 19th, 2010 04:43 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 10819 views)

The arguement of the tactics being reversed doesn't seem to me as good an arguement as there is the question as to whether McClellan had ...   Thu Aug 19th, 2010 02:04 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 10819 views)

I don't think so. To make the claim Antietam/Sharpsburg would have been the major battle because of the Gettysburg Address not happening brings up the ...   Tue Aug 17th, 2010 02:28 am

Civil War Books > Foote vs Catton? (17 replies - 12242 views)

I may be wrong but I believe when I looked at Foote's trilogy back in high school back in the early '90s the bibliography listed ...   Mon Aug 16th, 2010 04:42 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Address (36 replies - 10819 views)

I recall that Everett sent a to Lincoln soon after the dedication in which he said he wished his speech would be remembered as long ...   Sun Aug 15th, 2010 03:08 am

General Civil War Talk > Help with a website (3 replies - 2153 views)

Thanks javal. Might have been from here I got the link, no longer remember where I originally got it. It is annoying, though, that you ...   Sun Aug 8th, 2010 07:56 pm

General Civil War Talk > Help with a website (3 replies - 2153 views)

I need a little help trying to locate, or relocate, a website. I'm thinking it's US Regulars Archive. What I know for certain is that ...   Sun Aug 8th, 2010 09:29 am

General Civil War Talk > Need help a little help concerning a GAR post (10 replies - 4494 views)

About the post itself. I had looked up online to try and find out but all I could get was the same info KJ3553 provided ...   Sun Sep 20th, 2009 07:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > Need help a little help concerning a GAR post (10 replies - 4494 views)

Before I get started let me say I wasn't sure exactly which category would be appropriate so I figured the general talk might be best. ...   Sat Sep 19th, 2009 11:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > Confederate Flag on ESPN (13 replies - 5138 views)

Well, I know this isn't related to the original topic of this thread, but I thought I'd post it here rather than open a new ...   Wed Feb 21st, 2007 02:26 am

Other Eastern Theater > Peachtree Creek (7 replies - 6922 views)

Kent, did you get a page that says FortuneCity in the upper left preceeded by what looks like half a gear and three dots with a ...   Sat Feb 3rd, 2007 05:23 am

Other People of the Civil War > Who really killed Johnston? (40 replies - 19092 views)

Ok, I'm being a little lazy here and not fetching some of my resources on this one (probably end up doing so after I post ...   Fri Jan 19th, 2007 05:18 am

Other People of the Civil War > Who really killed Johnston? (40 replies - 19092 views)

Well, Ive been checking through various volumes of The War of the Rebellion without any results towards Johnston being hit by friendly fire. Found a ...   Wed Jan 17th, 2007 08:59 pm

General Civil War Talk > Favorite Battlefield (30 replies - 11242 views)

Alamance Battleground. Spent a lot of good times there in my youth. Oh wait, you meant Civil War battlegrounds, not pre-Revolutionary. I've visited Petersburg, Fort Morgan ...   Sun Jan 14th, 2007 08:12 am

General Civil War Talk > Confederate Flag on ESPN (13 replies - 5138 views)

Sorry Kentucky, the only bet I'd make would be you being right. ...   Sun Jan 14th, 2007 07:39 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Repeating Carbines (9 replies - 5773 views)

Jeremy, in addition to what's being discussed here, you might want to  check out Civil War Blunders by Clint Johnson. He touches on this subject ...   Fri Jan 12th, 2007 06:11 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War engagement in NY? (22 replies - 9910 views)

I think, sadly, that most folks today only know of the Battle of Mobile Bay as being the place where Farragut is supposed to have exclaimed ...   Fri Jan 12th, 2007 05:36 am

Other People of the Civil War > Favorite Civil War Subject And Why (42 replies - 23572 views)

I'm not sure I exactly have one particular favorite sunject about the war, though there are some things I do tend to look for more ...   Thu Jan 11th, 2007 04:15 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War engagement in NY? (22 replies - 9910 views)

I'll have to see if I can find that book, ole. The navies of the war intrest me, probably because we tend to focus more ...   Wed Jan 10th, 2007 06:46 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War engagement in NY? (22 replies - 9910 views)

If the list I have actually gave a date for the battles in the list, then I'd try to do that for ya, Cleburne. However, ...   Tue Jan 9th, 2007 07:28 am


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