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Introductions > Hi, a Yankee from SC (10 replies - 1339 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 - 3556 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 - 732 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 - 732 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 - 10845 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 - 1566 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 - 2463 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 - 2463 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

Food,Cooking and Gardening > I'll get you drunk without giving you a drop to drink (9 replies - 2463 views)

Don't think I'd call them inspirational. These are just my attempts at these historical recipes and my opinions of these attempts turned out. That's why ...   Sat Feb 22nd, 2014 12:22 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > There's something fishy here (2 replies - 956 views)

Well tried another recipe out of Civil War Recipes edited by Lily May Spaulding and John Spaulding. This time the fish fritters recipe. From pages ...   Sun Feb 16th, 2014 12:48 am

Other Eastern Theater > General John F. Reynolds (2 replies - 672 views)

Ok, only partially went through my books last night, primarily through the four (I'll be honest, folks, I checked the indices of the four I ...   Tue Feb 11th, 2014 10:03 pm

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > Stonewall Jackson's Arm (5 replies - 3770 views)

Find-a-Grave has two listings for Jackson, one for him and one for his arm Jackson's Arm http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=2739 Jackson http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=536 http://image2.findagrave.com/photos/2001/222/jacksonstonewall.jpg 2001 Find-a-Grave photo of Jackson's burial plot http://image2.findagrave.com/photos/2005/109/536_111403907175.jpg 2005 ...   Sun Feb 9th, 2014 08:49 pm

Other Eastern Theater > General John F. Reynolds (2 replies - 672 views)

Didn't he also turn down command of the Army of the Potomac which then went to Meade? Would have to check things but I'm fairly certain ...   Sun Feb 9th, 2014 08:24 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (17 replies - 7236 views)

Ok, I had to do a lot of backtracking on this one to learn the who and when. So this is from a War Department, ...   Wed Feb 5th, 2014 05:13 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Greek Fire (17 replies - 7236 views)

Yup, still interested in this subject. I found the following just tonight: Greek Fire was an effective and very threatening method of attack that can demolish ...   Sun Feb 2nd, 2014 05:09 am

General Civil War Talk > CW era letter (5 replies - 1184 views)

Not a problem. And thanks for the Haw River comment, we moved around a bit when I was a kid an spent a few years ...   Fri Jan 31st, 2014 05:18 am

General Civil War Talk > CW era letter (5 replies - 1184 views)

I don't know if this will be any help to you or not. http://www.civilwarindex.com/armync/6th_nc_infantry.html ...   Wed Jan 29th, 2014 08:25 pm

Battles and Campaigns > One and Only Chance (12 replies - 1841 views)

Well the idea of Early moving quicker is a scenario, but the battle obviously isn't. But it is something to really look at when you're talking ...   Wed Jan 29th, 2014 01:06 am

General Civil War Talk > CW era letter (5 replies - 1184 views)

Right w the only Liberty Mills I can find is in Indiana. The question is what side was he fighting on. Although North Carolina was ...   Thu Jan 23rd, 2014 09:37 pm

Battles and Campaigns > One and Only Chance (12 replies - 1841 views)

A faster move by Early in 1864 might have accomplished something. Lee learns that Grant has stripped DC of most of it's defenders in 1864 ...   Thu Jan 23rd, 2014 12:15 am

Battles and Campaigns > One and Only Chance (12 replies - 1841 views)

I kinda got the greenhorn bit when you said shot your foot off. What I was getting at was the idea of Jackson in command ...   Wed Jan 22nd, 2014 06:11 am

Battles and Campaigns > One and Only Chance (12 replies - 1841 views)

Ok, let's set aside when Jackson came up with his RoE's for a moment and say they were in place during First Bull Run (Manassas). ...   Tue Jan 21st, 2014 05:33 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4323 views)

Might have been Mosby for all I know. I can find that Stuart gave him permission to raise his band of rangers and operate in ...   Mon Jan 20th, 2014 09:22 pm

Battles and Campaigns > One and Only Chance (12 replies - 1841 views)

You don't get no argument from me about the Western Theater. I've said too much attention has been placed on the Eastern Theater and too ...   Sat Jan 18th, 2014 06:27 pm

Battles and Campaigns > One and Only Chance (12 replies - 1841 views)

Hellcat wrote: It's one of the things we'll never know, how Jackson would have preformed had he lived. Let's assume Jackson's life remained the same up ...   Mon Jan 13th, 2014 10:54 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > The Provenance of John Wilkes Booth's Gun (15 replies - 2601 views)

Well as a species it seems we do like accidents as long as we're not the ones involved. Even if you're not there to actually ...   Mon Jan 6th, 2014 12:23 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Author of Lincoln mystery letter identified (1 reply - 1314 views)

http://news.yahoo.com/author-lincoln-mystery-letter-identified-155247972.html Who is this Andrew Johnston? ...   Sat Jan 4th, 2014 03:52 am

Weapons of the Civil War > The Provenance of John Wilkes Booth's Gun (15 replies - 2601 views)

But you have to a yourself this, how truly strong were his convictions towards the South? Johan, you brought up a point that made me ...   Fri Jan 3rd, 2014 04:44 am

Weapons of the Civil War > The Provenance of John Wilkes Booth's Gun (15 replies - 2601 views)

Not really about the Derringer, but you said you're attempting to write a screenplay so this might be of some interest. Keep in mind, however, ...   Wed Jan 1st, 2014 07:49 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > The Provenance of John Wilkes Booth's Gun (15 replies - 2601 views)

Right now all I can come up with is this website, http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln10.html Edit: Found this: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/lab/forensic-science-communications/fsc/jan2001/schehl.htm/ ...   Wed Jan 1st, 2014 04:59 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln screenplay -- shooting script for Steven Spielberg (1 reply - 554 views)

You might want to check this thread to see what some members thought of the movie: http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/forums/forum59/3246.html Edit: Sorry, haven't seen it, just know it's been ...   Sun Dec 29th, 2013 04:53 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > I'll get you drunk without giving you a drop to drink (9 replies - 2463 views)

It's now been over a month since I made the mincemeat and the second quart has been sitting out in often below freezing temps. Finally ...   Sun Dec 29th, 2013 12:24 am

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4323 views)

Merry Christmas everyone, hope yours has been better than mine. Slept most of the day thanks to a stomach flu I came down with last ...   Thu Dec 26th, 2013 03:01 am

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4323 views)

Blue-Eyed Child of Fortune pages 273 to 274: Fairfax Station Dec. 30, 1862 Dear Mother, This morning I wrote a short note to father, and having been "hauled up" ...   Tue Dec 24th, 2013 07:09 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4323 views)

Returning to The Civil War Notebook of Daniel Chisholm, this time from the letters of Chisholm and his brother Alex. At this time Daniel Chisholm ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 11:56 pm

Announcements and Notices > Merry Christmas (3 replies - 2632 views)

Merry Christmas to you and Laurie, javal. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone. ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 10:09 pm

Jefferson Davis > What was wrong with J. Davis? (3 replies - 1368 views)

Ok, scratch the broken arm, found what I was thinking about It's from Douglas Lee Gibboney's Scandals of the Civil War on page eight One might ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 10:02 pm

Jefferson Davis > What was wrong with J. Davis? (3 replies - 1368 views)

I as cadet at West Point his broke his arm. But TD's answer makes more sense. I mean unless it healed in such a way ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 09:45 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4323 views)

Ok this next one is from Christmas Day and December 26, 1862. It's a letter that appears in James McIvor's God Rest Ye Merry, Soldiers ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 01:35 am

Other Eastern Theater > Christmas Time during the Civil War. (15 replies - 4323 views)

Ok, how about we play The 12 Days of Christmas 1864 style. This is going to be from The Civil War Notebook of Daniel Chisholm: ...   Wed Dec 18th, 2013 03:45 am


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