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Idle Chit-Chat > Hyphenated - Americans (38 replies - 10514 views)

Primarily German-Irish...I want to conquer the world, but can't stay sober long enough to do it. ...   Sun Aug 31st, 2008 01:59 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > have you ever named your pet after a person? (25 replies - 6759 views)

I named my ferret "Ringo"...it suits him...:D ...   Fri Aug 15th, 2008 03:21 am

General Civil War Talk > Getysburg Witness Tree Falls (15 replies - 5446 views)

What about the leaning tree that supposedly marks the spot where Heth was hit??? Is that one still there??? ...   Wed Aug 13th, 2008 03:08 am

General Civil War Talk > Scariest Moment on a Civil War Battlefield? (20 replies - 6313 views)

I and a friend were on our first visit to Fredericksburg and we decided to visit the cemetery near Marye's Heights. There was no one ...   Wed Aug 6th, 2008 02:54 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What is your favorite amusement park ride???? (6 replies - 1978 views)

I went on a triple-loop roller coaster in Munich (after visiting several beer tents)...Have to say that was one GREAT RIDE!!! ...   Mon Jul 28th, 2008 03:50 pm

General Civil War Talk > Which general are you for real? (22 replies - 6056 views)

I got Stonewall...guess I'm on the right side after all... ...   Mon Jul 28th, 2008 03:49 pm

General Civil War Talk > Heading to Gettysburg (18 replies - 4086 views)

Wish I were going with you. Whenever I am there, I always stop for a beer or two at a place called O'Rorkes on Steinwher ...   Sun Jul 27th, 2008 05:47 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Rubics Cube (8 replies - 2340 views)

I would just have another bourbon, throw the cube away, and have another bourbon. ;) ...   Fri Jul 4th, 2008 03:05 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg 2008 (31 replies - 16188 views)

Well said, Bama.  While not negating the valiant defense of LRT by Strong Vincents' brigade, I have always felt that the fight for Culps Hill ...   Sun Jun 8th, 2008 05:46 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg 2008 (31 replies - 16188 views)

Sounds like it was a great trip, Bama. What do you think of NPS' efforts to restore Gettysburg to a more 1863 appearance??? I was ...   Sun Jun 8th, 2008 03:55 am

Introductions > Introductions (10 replies - 3720 views)

Welcome to the group, Izzy...You won't find a better group of people than those here...Enjoy your explorations into the history of the war. ...   Tue Jun 3rd, 2008 01:35 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Virginia Renaissance Faire (3 replies - 1937 views)

Hi y'all..,If any of you are planning on attending the Virginia Renaissance Faire this Memorial Day weekend, 24-26 May, I and a bunch of other ...   Wed May 7th, 2008 03:11 pm

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > Did any soldier ever admit to shooting at Stonewall Jackson? (69 replies - 37152 views)

Yes, you have a point, Ole...I just meant that how could any soldier who fired could be sure that it was his shot that hit ...   Sat Apr 19th, 2008 04:23 am

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > Did any soldier ever admit to shooting at Stonewall Jackson? (69 replies - 37152 views)

If I have my information correct, Jackson was struck three times as a result of volley fire and others were hit as well. Since  it was ...   Sat Apr 19th, 2008 03:46 am

Introductions > Another new person (24 replies - 7040 views)

Welcome to the group, Renee!!! ...   Sun Apr 13th, 2008 03:36 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Feeling just a bit blue (19 replies - 5376 views)

I lost my mother to lung cancer last February. While I and my family feel the grief over her loss, we are grateful that she ...   Thu Apr 10th, 2008 02:33 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Top 5 Favorite Types of Food (15 replies - 9418 views)

Steak & Lobster, Steak & Shrimp, Steak & Salmon,  almost any kind of seafood, anything Cajun    :D ...   Tue Apr 8th, 2008 05:29 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > need music (22 replies - 6026 views)

Hi Dixe...would highly recommend some Pink Floyd...anything from "Dark Side of The Moon" and "The Wall' is great (especially Comfortably Numb)...Being the big Beatles  fan ...   Tue Apr 1st, 2008 02:49 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18459 views)

Susan, thank YOU so much and you're very welcome. I too remember Disney's "Davy Crockett" and also John Wayne's version of "The Alamo". I also ...   Sat Mar 22nd, 2008 06:48 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18459 views)

Good point, Connyank...why not?? I feel the the 2004 production of "The Alamo" was pretty much as historically accurate as possible while still having to ...   Sat Mar 22nd, 2008 04:24 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18459 views)

Santa Fe Trail...now that did have some goodies...like Custer marrying Jefferson Davis' daughter...as well as being at Harpers Ferry during John Brown's Raid...But at least they ...   Sat Mar 22nd, 2008 01:35 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18459 views)

Good catch, Albert...however I thought that Jeb Stuart's beard in "Gods and Generals" was even worse. :shock: Thanks for responding... ...   Fri Mar 21st, 2008 06:06 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18459 views)

There were some postings in another thread about historical accuracy of films and tv, so I thought it might be fun for us to post ...   Fri Mar 21st, 2008 03:15 am

Introductions > Introduction - question (17 replies - 5599 views)

I agree, PvtC...I believe that the area where the IB discarded packs and such was not in the path of the retreat from Seminary Ridge ...   Thu Mar 20th, 2008 02:33 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26341 views)

Actually I think that the "Lost Order" was written by R.H. Chilton, Ass't Adj-Gen... ...   Wed Mar 19th, 2008 04:11 pm

Other History > "10,000 BC"---Prehistory (12 replies - 5986 views)

I was dating someone who thought that movies of historical events were all accurate and was horribly upset when I told her that much of ...   Wed Mar 19th, 2008 02:13 am

Idle Chit-Chat > is this weird or what? (28 replies - 7961 views)

Hear hear...well said...)(90 ...   Wed Mar 19th, 2008 12:21 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26341 views)

Ahh...McClellan...truly an interesting subject...on one hand he was a brilliant organizer and, IMHO, he was responsible for shaping the AoP into a formidable fighting force (pardon the ...   Tue Mar 18th, 2008 09:13 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > I'm not easily shocked, but... (23 replies - 6827 views)

Thanks, Dixie!!! ...   Thu Mar 13th, 2008 02:42 am

Idle Chit-Chat > I'm not easily shocked, but... (23 replies - 6827 views)

I think it's a case of "the spirit was willing, but the flush was weak".....:D ...   Thu Mar 13th, 2008 02:38 am

Other People of the Civil War > Conversations with Civil War Personalities (34 replies - 16970 views)

I think that I would like to meet John Singleton Mosby and hear first hand about the 43rd Ranger Battalion. I have been fascinated by ...   Fri Mar 7th, 2008 02:29 am

General Civil War Talk > Top 50 Books - A Tease (18 replies - 5197 views)

Looking forward to the final result to see if any of my selections made it...)(90 ...   Tue Mar 4th, 2008 03:06 am

Idle Chit-Chat > top 5 favorite tv shows (58 replies - 13566 views)

Thanks, kj!!! Them's the ones!!! ...   Mon Mar 3rd, 2008 06:08 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > top 5 favorite tv shows (58 replies - 13566 views)

Twilight Zone...classic show!!! Anyone remember the Civ War episode where they find the town full of motionless union soldiers and the confederates debate whether or ...   Mon Mar 3rd, 2008 03:37 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > top 5 favorite tv shows (58 replies - 13566 views)

Too many good shows to mention here, but I liked "Combat", "Get Smart", "The Monkees", "Man From UNCLE", and "Twilight Zone".  And, of course "The ...   Sat Mar 1st, 2008 02:47 am

George Meade > Thoughts on Meade? (22 replies - 19680 views)

I think that Meade did as well at Gettysburg as he could considering the circumstances in which he found himself. He did not seek command ...   Fri Feb 22nd, 2008 05:28 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Oldie but a goodie!!! (30 replies - 15955 views)

Thank y'all for responding. (Sorry about the sore spot, Jav). Yep, Sickles got to Washington first, got to get his "story" out first, made himself ...   Wed Feb 20th, 2008 03:27 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Oldie but a goodie!!! (30 replies - 15955 views)

This subject has been debated for years, but I wonder if any of y'all would like to share their opinions about it anyway??? Was Dan ...   Tue Feb 19th, 2008 11:32 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > New Jersey Apologizes For Slavery (11 replies - 5422 views)

Reb TD...what exit???;) ...   Tue Feb 19th, 2008 08:30 pm

General Civil War Talk > Some cool photos from Gettysburg yesterday! (17 replies - 4291 views)

You're welcome....Would like to see what you could do with the Virginia Memorial. ...   Sun Feb 17th, 2008 08:08 pm


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