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General Civil War Talk > Some cool photos from Gettysburg yesterday! (17 replies - 4414 views)

Very nice!!! )(90 ...   Sun Feb 17th, 2008 07:33 pm

Introductions > Greetings, y'all... (59 replies - 15440 views)

Hi Bama...did you get to see Massaponax Church while you were there??? You know, the church where that series of photos of Grant, Meade and ...   Sun Feb 17th, 2008 01:55 am

Introductions > Greetings, y'all... (59 replies - 15440 views)

Hi Reb Til Death...and thanks for the welcome. I don't mind sharing "reb" with you as it was a generic term for all of us ...   Sun Feb 17th, 2008 01:47 am

General Civil War Talk > What to name this war? (84 replies - 23920 views)

I can go along with WTPSI, Bama!! ...   Sat Feb 16th, 2008 05:30 pm

General Civil War Talk > What to name this war? (84 replies - 23920 views)

How about "American Revolution 2.0"? (Only kidding). I grew up hearing on the term"civil war" for the conflict, so it has become habit for me ...   Sat Feb 16th, 2008 05:21 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 49389 views)

How about "Hell is for Heroes"??? I always considered that a pretty good one. Or "Guadalcanal Diary"? Maybe not the "best" of war movies, but ...   Sat Feb 16th, 2008 05:09 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 49389 views)

Hi Bama....Think that you are referring to Hugh Glass. ...   Sat Feb 16th, 2008 02:36 am

Other Civil War Talk > Saga of the Battle of Palmetto Diorama (27 replies - 10546 views)

Man, what a jerk!!! Those kids and their teacher spent time and money creating something instead of wasting time on vidoe games and this is ...   Sat Feb 16th, 2008 02:20 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Jobs (45 replies - 13069 views)

Hi Dixie!! I have never had my dream job of being a professional musician...BUT I have done other things that supported me so I could ...   Sat Feb 16th, 2008 01:16 am

Weapons of the Civil War > explosions? (12 replies - 5932 views)

Hi Dixie!! While I am sure that there were casualties, I can't say hoe many. However there were numerous reports of weapons retrieved following battles ...   Sat Feb 16th, 2008 12:36 am

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Hi Ole. While I agree that Gettysburg has been over-commercialized, there are still plenty of locations to get away from that and get the "feel" ...   Fri Feb 15th, 2008 10:04 pm

Introductions > Greetings, y'all... (59 replies - 15440 views)

Y'all can call me "Reb" 'cause I take that as a compliment. Who out that there has had the Wilderness/Chancellorsville/Spotsylvania experience?? With my trusty copies of Blue ...   Fri Feb 15th, 2008 09:27 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Technological advances in weaponry during the CW (30 replies - 26135 views)

I'm partial to the Whitworth "sniper" rifle with telescopic sight. ...   Thu Feb 14th, 2008 10:12 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

I have enjoyed reading all the postings here and it seems that I must get to Shiloh. Thank you all for responding!! ...   Thu Feb 14th, 2008 06:37 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Man, I miss G-burg already and it's only been a month...gonna have to have a battlefield fix.... ...   Thu Feb 14th, 2008 12:16 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 49389 views)

Any votes for "Major Dundee"? ...   Thu Feb 14th, 2008 12:12 am

Introductions > What's Up? (20 replies - 6486 views)

Welcome from one CW Nut to another. I'll talk Gettysburg with you anytime!!! ...   Thu Feb 14th, 2008 12:10 am

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Hi Doc...I want to wish you good luck on the guide test. I was considering taking it this year, but unfortunately I had to move ...   Wed Feb 13th, 2008 11:49 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Doc, a good question and one that has been hotly debated for years. IMHO, taking the roundtops would not have been a decisive factor. However, ...   Wed Feb 13th, 2008 10:56 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Doc, I definitely agree with you about Pfanz's books. I take them with me just about every trip and his work was extremely helpful when ...   Wed Feb 13th, 2008 10:20 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Wright's troops, I believe, reached the union line on Cemetery Ridge a bit south of the copse of trees. ...   Wed Feb 13th, 2008 10:13 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

You are correct, J. Confederates under Ambrose Wright's command did break the union center on Cemetery Ridge on 2 July. However, as they were unsupported, they ...   Wed Feb 13th, 2008 05:18 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 49389 views)

One thing I especially liked about "The Horse Soldiers" was the friction between Maj Kendall (William Holden) and Col Marlowe (Wayne). Also the scene where ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 09:06 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 49389 views)

While not in contention for "best war movie", there is one I'd like to recommend. The title is "Jungle Fighters" (but I think the US-release ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 08:47 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Hi Ole, and thanks. I am enjoying sharing my experiences and you all sharing yours with me.  Appreciate the positive feedback. ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 08:13 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Hi, Bama. The east cavalry field is an often overlooked part of the battlefield which means that you will probably have it all to yourselves ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 08:10 pm

Introductions > Greetings, y'all... (59 replies - 15440 views)

Hi Susan!!! I don't remember that series, but I do seem to remember a Disney series or episode about Johnny Clem, the "drummer boy of ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 06:41 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Hi Susan, yeah, I did the same thing when I started out. Bull Run/Manassas, Antietam/Sharpsburg, Pea Ridge/Elkhorn Tavern, etc. Also I did wonder why so ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 06:33 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Bama, if you get to Antietam, make sure you allow some time to visit South Mountain (if you haven't already). And the Museum of Civil ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 06:13 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

Hi, Bama...I was travelling from California to Maryland quite a few years back and my route took me very close to Shiloh. I was sorely ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 05:33 pm

Other Civil War Talk > First Battlefield Visit (94 replies - 25721 views)

As I can tell that there are many long-time battlefield trampers in the group, I was wondering if any of you would be willing to ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 04:32 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 49389 views)

I have to go along with "Saving Pvt Ryan", but "Band of Brothers" is right up there too. For best Civil War movie, what about ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 01:56 pm

Other History > Remember the Alamo today! (30 replies - 18179 views)

Glad to see there are some Alamo aficionados in the group. Next to The War of Northern Aggression, the Alamo has been and still is ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 02:28 am

Other History > Remember the Alamo today! (30 replies - 18179 views)

Glad to see there are some Alamo aficionados in the group. Next to The War of Northern Aggression, the Alamo has been and still is ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 02:27 am

Introductions > Greetings, y'all... (59 replies - 15440 views)

Thanks to all you for the warm welcome!!! I think I've found a home!! ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 02:20 am

Introductions > Greetings, y'all... (59 replies - 15440 views)

Thanks, Dixie!!! I think this is gonna be fun!!! ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 02:19 am

Introductions > Greetings, y'all... (59 replies - 15440 views)

Yes, but extremely primitive. The show was about Mosby and his rangers (but Hollywood versions, of course). However it was fun to watch as Mosby ...   Sun Feb 10th, 2008 04:39 pm

Introductions > New Member (13 replies - 4490 views)

From one new member to another, welcome!!! ...   Sun Feb 10th, 2008 04:27 pm

Introductions > Greetings, y'all... (59 replies - 15440 views)

Sorry for extra posting... ...   Sun Feb 10th, 2008 04:25 pm

Introductions > Greetings, y'all... (59 replies - 15440 views)

Thank you all for the welcomes. I think I'm going to enjoy our association. Anyone out there remember the tv series "The Gray Ghost" from ...   Sun Feb 10th, 2008 04:25 pm


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