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Idle Chit-Chat > RIP Dick Winters (5 replies - 3284 views)

From what I understand Major Winters wanted his passing kept quiet untill after his funeral to protect his familiy's privacy. A true hero and a ...   Wed Jan 12th, 2011 02:45 pm

Introductions > Hey Everyone! (8 replies - 2766 views)

Welcome ...   Fri Jul 9th, 2010 04:16 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 58402 views)

Hi I'm in the middle of Shenadoah 1862: Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign by Peter Cozzens. It's quite good so far I must say. I had ...   Sat Dec 13th, 2008 03:41 am

Civil War Books > Southern Storm: Sherman's March to the Sea (11 replies - 4508 views)

I finished Southern Storm several days ago. I highly recommend it. ...   Sun Oct 19th, 2008 09:29 pm

Civil War Books > Southern Storm: Sherman's March to the Sea (11 replies - 4508 views)

Hi. I'm partway through the Trudeau book now. So far it's quite good and quite readable. But I would agree with Johan's suggestion to read ...   Thu Oct 9th, 2008 03:57 am

Introductions > Saying Hi (17 replies - 5466 views)

Hi Shani and welcome. ...   Fri May 9th, 2008 04:01 pm

General Civil War Talk > Sherman's March: Review/Discuss the Show (69 replies - 21617 views)

I recently saw the program on DVD.  It wasn't perfect for CW enthusiasts/ "fanatics";) But I DO think it was pretty good for the general public or ...   Tue Aug 7th, 2007 03:22 am

General Civil War Talk > Sherman's March: Review/Discuss the Show (69 replies - 21617 views)

Kent Nielsen wrote: Well All I can say at the moment is that this has increased my interest in the program to an even higher ...   Wed May 2nd, 2007 09:20 am

General Civil War Talk > Sherman's March: Review/Discuss the Show (69 replies - 21617 views)

Well All I can say at the moment is that this has increased my interest in the program to an even higher level then it ...   Sun Apr 29th, 2007 11:32 am

General Civil War Talk > Sherman's March: Review/Discuss the Show (69 replies - 21617 views)

Jimtno wrote: :cool: Patty, I couldnt have said it any better.  I did email HC to tell them how much I appreciated the show and even ...   Fri Apr 27th, 2007 02:05 pm

General Civil War Talk > Sherman's March: Review/Discuss the Show (69 replies - 21617 views)

indy19th wrote: David White wrote: So did Sherman say "War is cruelty and you cannot reform it" or "War is cruelty and you cannot refine ...   Tue Apr 24th, 2007 08:53 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Orders of Battle Online (13 replies - 5173 views)

Johan Steele wrote: Ignore Wikpedia... try  http://www.fortunecity.com/victorian/pottery/1080/index.htm Not 100% accurate but pretty darn good.  Has a tendency to omit Regt's on the outskirts of a battle.   And ...   Mon Apr 23rd, 2007 08:26 am

General Civil War Talk > Sherman's March: Review/Discuss the Show (69 replies - 21617 views)

Hi :) Much to my annoyance, we don't get the History Channel up here in Canada. :X I remember that Civil War Journal on A&E did ...   Mon Apr 23rd, 2007 07:38 am

Other Eastern Theater > Peachtree Creek (7 replies - 6378 views)

Hi back Hellcat. Sorry for the late reply. To be honest, I don't rememmber what I ran into on that page. But I tried the ...   Sun Apr 1st, 2007 11:22 am

George Thomas > General George H. Thomas (60 replies - 31379 views)

 Hi, Actually I have both books and both speak well of General Thomas as a general. The Education in Violence title is a reflection of ...   Sun Apr 1st, 2007 10:59 am

Introductions > Hello All (6 replies - 2830 views)

Hi there and Welcome.:) ...   Sun Apr 1st, 2007 10:44 am

Other Eastern Theater > Peachtree Creek (7 replies - 6378 views)

Hi The link to that particular battle (PeachTree Creek) still seems to exist, but the website itself is gone. I just tried it. ...   Tue Jan 30th, 2007 10:18 am

George McClellan > McClellan (14 replies - 6472 views)

susansweet wrote: Kent, the last time Mr. Bonekemper spoke to our Round Table that talk on Grant was what he did.  BUT in talking up ...   Tue Jan 30th, 2007 10:11 am

George McClellan > McClellan (14 replies - 6472 views)

Johnny Huma wrote: I think the AOP has to give credit to Little Mac for whipping the troops into a real Army..He was good at ...   Sun Jan 28th, 2007 07:39 am

Battle of Gettysburg > SOLD OUT! (19 replies - 8339 views)

Congratulations David.:) I recently purchased Mr. Wittenberg's book on Parker's Cross Roads And I saw your book mentioned on the dust jacket. I hope your ...   Tue Dec 5th, 2006 09:20 pm

General Civil War Talk > New Civil War photos! (14 replies - 4118 views)

Those are good photos Mike. I was in Charleston and, briefly, Savannah, with family last fall. Those photos are a good reminder of what I ...   Wed Oct 18th, 2006 01:49 am

Other Civil War Talk > Recommended battles to be portrayed in novels, or movies (32 replies - 9885 views)

Hi I had a thought: What about a novel/film about Wilson's Creek in Missouri? I recetly read a book on the battle By Hatcher and ...   Fri Oct 13th, 2006 12:29 pm

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > 1864 Red River (13 replies - 9995 views)

Hi There is also a book on the campaign titled "Disaster In Damp Sand: The Red River Expedition" by Curt Anders which was published 1n ...   Fri Oct 13th, 2006 12:13 pm

Introductions > New Member from Arkansas (3 replies - 2411 views)

Hi Casey and Welcome.:) ...   Sat Aug 12th, 2006 09:58 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Wiki as a source? (16 replies - 4898 views)

Hi I think if the articles use sources that can be checked I think it's OK, especially on historical as opposed to current topics. But otherwise, I'd ...   Sat Aug 12th, 2006 09:55 am

Introductions > Greetings (7 replies - 3182 views)

Hi back and you're very welcome. Thanks for your patience in waiting. Actually I had another couple of ideas for books. One is "Atlanta" by ...   Fri Jul 21st, 2006 12:06 am

Introductions > Greetings (7 replies - 3182 views)

Hi Wanderson. Sorry that the "few days" turned into nearly  over months.  I don't have any recommendations for dealing with Grant between Vicksburg and Chattanooga that ...   Tue Jul 18th, 2006 08:15 am

Introductions > Introductions all around (2 replies - 1969 views)

Hi Robb and Welcome:) ...   Tue Jul 18th, 2006 07:47 am

Introductions > Hello from Indiana (7 replies - 3549 views)

Hi Roger and Welcome:) ...   Fri Jun 2nd, 2006 11:21 am

Introductions > Greetings (7 replies - 3182 views)

Hi Wanderson and welcome to the board. :)If U can give me a few days I'll try to give you a list. Hopefully some of ...   Tue May 23rd, 2006 01:56 am

General Civil War Talk > What battlefields will you be visiting this spring & summer? (45 replies - 13364 views)

I remember seeing the stone wall on a trip to Fredericksburg with my brother and sister-in-lay in 1987. Being confined to a wheelchair it was ...   Tue Mar 28th, 2006 07:11 am

Introductions > Howdy From Texas (7 replies - 3026 views)

Howdy and Welcome:) ...   Tue Mar 28th, 2006 06:56 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Could someone loan me $495,000? (10 replies - 3457 views)

David White wrote: Kent: Don't you mean you are $578.5K short, you are talking Canuck scrip, right? ;) Hi David I forgot about the exchange rate. :?Now ...   Tue Mar 28th, 2006 06:54 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Could someone loan me $495,000? (10 replies - 3457 views)

Rats I'm $483,000 short. ...   Thu Mar 23rd, 2006 09:54 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Weapons (46 replies - 24696 views)

 too bad.:X ...   Mon Mar 13th, 2006 01:01 am

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War "Buffs" (43 replies - 18508 views)

I vote for students. :) By the way I'm 45. I bacame interested in the war in 1987 after seeing the battlefields at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. ...   Mon Mar 13th, 2006 12:53 am

William T. Sherman > Cump and Company (7 replies - 5974 views)

Hi I sent Michael a private message about this. But I may as well post it on the board as well. For information on the ...   Mon Mar 13th, 2006 12:49 am

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S Grant Home Page Missing (4 replies - 2808 views)

Hi I just took another look at where the old Grant website was and that newer one under construction for the Grant photos is the only ...   Sun Feb 26th, 2006 07:01 am

Other People of the Civil War > Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum (Floyd and Pillow) (6 replies - 3227 views)

I would have to agree. ...   Sun Feb 26th, 2006 04:44 am

Introductions > Hello everyone (14 replies - 4560 views)

Hi if you're still looking for good books to read on the battle you've already been given a good list, but I would also add ...   Sat Feb 25th, 2006 05:23 am


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