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General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10178 views)

Well Lincoln most likely would not have been re-elected had Alanta not fallen. I agree Lincoln was the very backbone of the North had he ...   Sun Nov 27th, 2011 03:25 am

General Civil War Talk > Other foreign help (38 replies - 13067 views)

Wow after reading that it's amazing how close England came to supporting the south. How many troops do you think England could muster? Considering their ...   Sun Nov 27th, 2011 03:23 am

General Civil War Talk > Other foreign help (38 replies - 13067 views)

BHR62, thats really interesting to think about. WWI in the 1860's! That would have been very bloody. Imagine what the borders would look like today. ...   Sat Nov 26th, 2011 10:39 am

General Civil War Talk > Accusations of Guilt (27 replies - 11753 views)

I guess this would be a very out of date post but i dont care. I'm from south carolina, so i've been raised on these ...   Sat Nov 26th, 2011 10:32 am

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 11051 views)

Irishbrigade, even Lee was defeated in the end of war... he also lived but he is still considered one of the greatest if not The ...   Sat Nov 26th, 2011 10:17 am

General Civil War Talk > Other foreign help (38 replies - 13067 views)

I dont think it would have been improbable though. A desperate man can make desperate decisions and it's no secret that the south was just ...   Sat Nov 26th, 2011 09:33 am

General Civil War Talk > Other foreign help (38 replies - 13067 views)

Thanks Texas defender. Since my daughter was born i find it harder and harder to find time to read and thus enjoy my favorite hobby ...   Sat Nov 26th, 2011 04:34 am

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10178 views)

Sorry didnt mean to be so long winded i tend to type and think at the same time lol. ...   Sat Nov 26th, 2011 04:20 am

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10178 views)

So far i agree with everyone of those. i think they all led to a final turning point of the war which was Gettysburg, after ...   Sat Nov 26th, 2011 04:18 am

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 16117 views)

A good Civil war Fiction puts a face on the average soldier not just a regiment, company ect. When i research the civil war i ...   Fri Nov 25th, 2011 06:06 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10178 views)

I think everyone has their own opinion on what the true turning point in the war was. So i wanted to create a poll to ...   Fri Nov 25th, 2011 05:56 pm

General Civil War Talk > Other foreign help (38 replies - 13067 views)

that is true. I remember reading a book about the trent affair several years ago. If i'm not mistaken it was about a U.S naval ...   Fri Nov 25th, 2011 05:45 pm

General Civil War Talk > Other foreign help (38 replies - 13067 views)

i appreciate the responses people. I remember now about France having its own governor over mexico during the time. I guess france still hadnt recovered ...   Fri Nov 25th, 2011 02:34 pm

John Reynolds > why didnt reynolds take command? (10 replies - 9359 views)

True good point lol. ...   Wed Nov 23rd, 2011 07:55 am

General Civil War Talk > Other foreign help (38 replies - 13067 views)

There are alot of highly intelligent people on here and I'm hoping i could get your input on something. Why was the South solely ...   Wed Nov 23rd, 2011 07:52 am

John Reynolds > why didnt reynolds take command? (10 replies - 9359 views)

I dont remember where i read it but read somewhere that right after antietam when Lincoln replaced McClellan and announced his emancipation proclamation, that there ...   Wed Nov 23rd, 2011 07:19 am

John Reynolds > why didnt reynolds take command? (10 replies - 9359 views)

Well i read the other day that no correspondance has ever been found that talks about reynolds in a negative since... seems like everyone liked ...   Wed Nov 23rd, 2011 06:05 am

John Reynolds > why didnt reynolds take command? (10 replies - 9359 views)

How do you think he would have done during the rest of the war if he had taken command? Very few commanders were talented in ...   Wed Nov 23rd, 2011 04:45 am

John Reynolds > why didnt reynolds take command? (10 replies - 9359 views)

WOW! only 2 threads on Reynolds? OK i'm sure this is talked about somewhere else on this site but i haven't found it yet... I've heard ...   Wed Nov 23rd, 2011 03:10 am

General Civil War Talk > To historians: Was the civil war mainly a power grab against states rights? (9 replies - 2715 views)

when i said the north i meant washington. it was a propaganda campaign ...   Mon Nov 21st, 2011 01:49 am

General Civil War Talk > To historians: Was the civil war mainly a power grab against states rights? (9 replies - 2715 views)

i totally agree with texas defender. Slavery was an indirect cause of the war while states rights was the main cause. It just looked better ...   Sun Nov 20th, 2011 11:52 pm

General Civil War Talk > To historians: Was the civil war mainly a power grab against states rights? (9 replies - 2715 views)

i totally agree with texas defender. Slavery was an indirect cause of the war while states rights was the main cause. It just looked better ...   Sun Nov 20th, 2011 11:52 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5983 views)

i think it actually may be an economical revolution/ civil war ...   Sun Nov 20th, 2011 11:35 pm

The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 10780 views)

i agree with hellcat, the south lost the war because of lack of supply, which you could say was a direct result of the andaconda ...   Sun Nov 20th, 2011 11:24 pm

The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 10780 views)

i think gettysburg got the more attention because of the union's situation in the east. The union forces fighting in the western theater had won ...   Sun Nov 13th, 2011 03:00 am

General Civil War Talk > Deadliest single hour of the war (4 replies - 2467 views)

What was the deadliest/bloodiest single hour during the war? Over the years I have heard the Cornfield at Antietam, corinth and Pickett's Charge.... but what ...   Fri Nov 11th, 2011 10:15 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Counter attack after PPT charge (21 replies - 7390 views)

i agree. meade probably felt like an outsider during the battle since he had only been in commnad for three days, well six days by ...   Mon Nov 7th, 2011 07:52 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Counter attack after PPT charge (21 replies - 7390 views)

i agree. Any counter attack would have been bloody but if it carried the chance of ending the war then would it have been more ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 07:03 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5983 views)

one day hopefully people will start realizing that for every honda we by and other foriegn products we are taking jobs and money out of ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 07:00 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > CW Flail/Morning Star? (10 replies - 4881 views)

if it was bigger i'd say its an underwater mine but it's pretty obvious it's a flail. if it was used in the civil war ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 06:56 pm

General Civil War Talk > General Trading (3 replies - 1261 views)

I'd trade Bragg for Hancock since Hancock was stationed out west just prior to the war and was one of the best on either side. ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 03:54 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2674 views)

Albert you said what i was thinking when i started this post. The only chance for the south was a quick aggressive campaign that would ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 03:48 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Different What If Question for Gettysburg (5 replies - 2687 views)

Hooker didnt know how to use cavary very effectively, he used his cavary predominately at chancellorsville to guard the supply wagons... if he had done the ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 03:43 am

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5983 views)

My brothers wife's great aunt is 91 or 92 and she told me that during the great depression she couldnt remember going hungry that food ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 03:34 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2674 views)

cleburne i have always wondered about that. England would have certainly supported the south then. Hell they could have taken washington with just a division ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 09:03 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > CW Flail/Morning Star? (10 replies - 4881 views)

thats amazing i've never heard of any soldier during the civil war using one it must weigh what 15-20 pounds? if i was to guess ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 08:59 pm

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2674 views)

The Confederates considered their war strategy as a defensive one, right? Well do you think that was a realistic strategy for the south to only ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 07:31 pm

General Civil War Talk > Fencing on battlefields (9 replies - 2837 views)

considering that at least 90% of the rounds shot from rifled muskets of the time overshot their intended target i would really hate to have ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 07:22 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5983 views)

If people are so unsatisfied with the current way things are going to the point that there is a large portion of the population even ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 07:13 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5983 views)

lol i dont think it's that simple but i dont want to make this a debate... just wanting peoples opinion on the subject. just for ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 12:25 am


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