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Battle of Gettysburg > gettysburg day 2 (4 replies - 2210 views)

thanks hellcat i've been looking for that info for a while now. its terrible how on both the 1st and 2nd day the casualties were ...   Thu Jun 21st, 2012 05:40 am

Battle of Gettysburg > gettysburg day 2 (4 replies - 2210 views)

i've been trying to find out the approximate casualties of july 2nd at gettysburg. i cant find the information in any books or websites so ...   Thu Jun 21st, 2012 02:41 am

General Civil War Talk > Who was George Dance of the 8th Tennessee? (13 replies - 5181 views)

it is very strange. worth investigating i think ...   Wed Jun 20th, 2012 09:42 pm

General Civil War Talk > Who was George Dance of the 8th Tennessee? (13 replies - 5181 views)

Looking at the list of black men that served in the confederate armies i see that a good number of them came from york county ...   Wed Jun 20th, 2012 02:46 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 48109 views)

how about the Alamo? Have ya'll seen the newer one with Billy bob thorton? IMO very good movie and for the most part historical. Also ...   Mon Jun 18th, 2012 05:04 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Civil War armies compared to Europe (16 replies - 6582 views)

Just think of the mayhem Jackson caused... now think of Jackson and Grant each with a corps! They were both extremely aggressive and with Lee ...   Tue Jun 12th, 2012 05:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > Antietam (13 replies - 2923 views)

i was actually thinking on this subject not too long ago, and what i think is that if Lee had been defeated in 62 at ...   Tue Jun 12th, 2012 05:21 pm

General Civil War Talk > Civil War's 150th getting the short end of the stick? (22 replies - 5237 views)

i DO agree that the history channel sucks, what happened to all the documentaries? up until a few years ago the history channel ran a ...   Tue Apr 10th, 2012 09:03 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Ironclads - Not what you expect (12 replies - 5028 views)

Just wanted to let ya know hellcat i appreciate you posting this cause i had completely forgotten about the land merrimac i remember reading about ...   Sat Jan 28th, 2012 01:23 am

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5538 views)

Agreed, its crazy to think that Ty Cobb got paid something like $1500 for his 2nd season with detroit. ...   Fri Jan 27th, 2012 07:07 pm

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5538 views)

people dont idolize over retired football players like they do baseball though doubt they ever will ...   Fri Jan 27th, 2012 12:55 am

General Civil War Talk > Can you be any calmer in action than Jackson was at Hoke's Run (6 replies - 2224 views)

thank you jack ...   Thu Jan 26th, 2012 11:18 pm

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5538 views)

howcome baseball lost it's luster? up until the 70's baseball was everything and now it's shadowed by football and basketball. any ideas why? ...   Thu Jan 26th, 2012 10:39 pm

General Civil War Talk > Can you be any calmer in action than Jackson was at Hoke's Run (6 replies - 2224 views)

The biggest part of the jackson legend to me is his faith in God, he believed his death was preordained and nothing he could do ...   Thu Jan 26th, 2012 10:35 pm

Other People of the Civil War > J Johnson Pettigrew (0 replies - 1291 views)

I been recently doing a bit of studying on Pettigrew and i think it is amazing how good of an officer he was. In '62 ...   Thu Jan 26th, 2012 10:31 pm

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5538 views)

imagine if babe ruth had taken steriods like today's players... 714 homers, or 1428? lol ...   Sun Jan 22nd, 2012 01:43 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10060 views)

thats right i forgot about that hellcat thanks ...   Sun Jan 22nd, 2012 03:13 am

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5538 views)

Cobb was also known for his BA, the only year he hit lower then .320 was his rookie year. I dont think it's fair to ...   Sun Jan 22nd, 2012 03:12 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5257 views)

i agree 100% hellcat, Grant was the best general the union had because of his tactics of never backing off, he understood what other federal ...   Sun Jan 22nd, 2012 03:05 am

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5538 views)

i saw that movie its a very good one. i know cobb had it out for babe, when all the attention went to hitting homers ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 08:24 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10060 views)

thats a good point but when did the confederacy ever win against a siege by the union? except for charleston ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 08:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10060 views)

you just said what ive been thinking. Vicksburg alone does not give the confederacy control of the miss. it may mildly hamper union transports and ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 03:08 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5257 views)

Lee knew what it would take to destroy his army, he hit on it several times when saying that one day the north would find ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 01:59 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5257 views)

gettysburger, i'm a diehard southerner, my favorite general is maxcy gregg, my second is jackson and my third is hancock. no matter whether you are ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 01:14 pm

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5538 views)

lol, yeah i was an atlanta fan but when they destroyed their team by letting Gary sheffield, lopez and maddox go i pretty much quit ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 12:57 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10060 views)

hellcat, if Lee had won at antietam then the british would have recognized the confederacy, england was already about to take the matter to council ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 12:47 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10060 views)

i think if the south was able to hold vicksburg and other key locations on the miss. river, the war would have been extended but ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 02:35 pm

Equipment & Authenticity Questions > Deals on muskets (3 replies - 3454 views)

agreed, you may want to check out craigslist, though you may have to look across serval states to find one and then once you do ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 12:49 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10060 views)

i dont think i was for moving troops from west to east or vice versa as much as it was to move troops north to ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 12:46 pm

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5538 views)

baseball has always been a passion of mine, i've played from the time i was 8 until i graduated high school. I dont really care ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 12:40 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10060 views)

hellcat, that is why i said vicksburg was the backbone, by taking vicksburg the union broke the back of the confederacy, crippling them, richmond and ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 12:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10060 views)

I believe the west was the backbone of the confederacy, but the heart was Richmond and Lee. The fall of Vicksburg was a devastating defeat ...   Wed Jan 18th, 2012 10:29 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Cold Harbor - Col. Peter A. Porter's role (3 replies - 2173 views)

If you have netflix it is on there, it does cover porter's role during the battle along with the 8th. ...   Sun Jan 15th, 2012 02:55 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5257 views)

i agree with you, any soldier that fought during the civil war has my undying respect, i know i wouldnt be able to walk alongside ...   Sun Jan 15th, 2012 10:11 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5257 views)

thats the key Jojo, it's not just Lee that Grant would be facing, he'd be facing arguably the most successful pair of generals in history. ...   Sun Jan 8th, 2012 03:36 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5257 views)

the reason i made this post is because alot of people say grant was the better general because he defeated lee. but it was only ...   Mon Jan 2nd, 2012 01:53 am

John Bell Hood > John Bell Hood: Psychotically Aggressive? (23 replies - 20356 views)

it may come down to the lost cause fanatics, they blamed longstreet for gettysburg, did they maybe use Hood as a scapegoat? ...   Sun Jan 1st, 2012 12:29 pm

John Bell Hood > John Bell Hood: Psychotically Aggressive? (23 replies - 20356 views)

Thank you Kyguy alot of people are stuck on contempory history, but as good historians and history buffs we should all question the mainstream historical ...   Sun Jan 1st, 2012 09:26 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5257 views)

Sorry about the title i dont really know why it says Lee and Jackson, it's suppose to say Lee and Grant...lol ...   Sun Jan 1st, 2012 05:18 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5257 views)

If you could create a sandbox battle against Lee and Grant, where both have the same amount of men and resources, both having favorable ground ...   Sun Jan 1st, 2012 04:56 am


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