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Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5451 views)

I understand that the question i'm about to ask will be very controversial and really doesnt even pertain to The american Civil war but if ...   Thu Nov 3rd, 2011 01:37 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 4388 views)

oh and by the way thanks old blu ...   Wed Nov 2nd, 2011 03:03 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 4388 views)

Lee took an educated guess, but Lee was too brilliant to think his attack would have any success i kind of think maybe pickett's charge ...   Wed Nov 2nd, 2011 03:01 am

Other People of the Civil War > A.P. HILLS LIGHT DIVISION (72 replies - 26397 views)

thank you pender and old blu i will check it out. ...   Wed Nov 2nd, 2011 02:49 am

Other Eastern Theater > choosing Antietam as a battlefield (5 replies - 2339 views)

Thank you cleburne that makes perfect sense exactly the answer i was looking for. ...   Wed Nov 2nd, 2011 02:45 am

Other People of the Civil War > A.P. HILLS LIGHT DIVISION (72 replies - 26397 views)

My dad passed away when i was 8 but i remember him telling us stories about his grandfather ( my dad was born in 36) ...   Tue Nov 1st, 2011 12:39 am

Other Eastern Theater > choosing Antietam as a battlefield (5 replies - 2339 views)

Ok, but he had to be alittle crazy to do battle in the situation he was in. he probably know McClellan had close to a ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 11:16 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 4388 views)

I think everyone knows the story behind pickett's charge bob and i dont think you can call an attack by 12500 troops a probe. I ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 09:38 pm

Other Eastern Theater > choosing Antietam as a battlefield (5 replies - 2339 views)

Could someone please explain to me why Gen. Lee chose Antietam as a battlefield.  The Potomac river was to his back. Was he protecting the ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 09:25 pm

Civil War Books > Guns of the South by Harry turtledove (9 replies - 3258 views)

i know it sounds stupid and i thought the same thing until i read it. it was a good book. ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 09:15 pm

Civil War Books > Guns of the South by Harry turtledove (9 replies - 3258 views)

why do you say that? ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 02:32 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 4388 views)

the true fact is that jackson was an amazing leader. His troops loved him, he had created almost a legend persona about them. He only ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 02:30 am

Civil War Books > Guns of the South by Harry turtledove (9 replies - 3258 views)

I loved this book i have read it several times. Turtledove gives a point of view that lets you see what might have happened with ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 01:48 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 4388 views)

Jackson was never put in command of an army sized command though so it would folly to think that he wouldnt have made a good ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 01:44 am

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 4388 views)

Something that has been perplexing me for a while now is Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults on very strong positions. The major ones would ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 01:23 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Counter attack after PPT charge (21 replies - 6868 views)

me being a southerner i cant decide whether im glad meade didnt attack or i wish he had lol. In the end though none of ...   Mon Oct 31st, 2011 01:11 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Counter attack after PPT charge (21 replies - 6868 views)

I think ya'll might be forgetting that the union had just destroyed an attack by Lee, their morale was would have been extremely high. The ...   Sun Oct 30th, 2011 05:50 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Counter attack after PPT charge (21 replies - 6868 views)

I think ya'll might be forgetting that the union had just destroyed an attack by Lee, their morale was would have been extremely high. The ...   Sun Oct 30th, 2011 05:45 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4286 views)

the point is you cant say it was impossible for Lee to have destroyed the AoTP, again if Lee could do what he did while ...   Sun Oct 30th, 2011 05:26 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 8593 views)

texas defender, are you a lawyer... if not you should consider looking into that career field, just saying. ...   Sat Oct 29th, 2011 06:26 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4286 views)

ok first i never said Lee destroyed the AOP at chancellorsville, their presence at gettysburg is proof of that but for an army of maybe ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 11:42 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Counter attack after PPT charge (21 replies - 6868 views)

i agree that Meade would have taken heavy casuaties but if he would have ordered a counterattack directly after the charge then he would have ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 11:35 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Counter attack after PPT charge (21 replies - 6868 views)

I'd like ya'lls opinion on whether Meade should have Counter attacked after the PPT assault and if he had counter attacked do you think it ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 06:36 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4286 views)

ya'll are right. but didnt England recognize brazil as a nation? hadnt england recognized the US as a nation? That was the big question whether ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 05:55 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 8593 views)

i think it's funny how it's illegal to secceed when the state that's seceeding doesnt give a damn what legal or not in the country ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 05:40 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4286 views)

ANV could have crushed the AOTP, they nearly did it several times, 2nd Manassas for instance. Lee's plan wasnt only to crush the AOTP but ...   Fri Oct 28th, 2011 05:34 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 8593 views)

Kind of off topic but what's the difference between civil war and revolution, what i've been able to gather from different events is that it's ...   Thu Oct 27th, 2011 11:36 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4286 views)

Lee told ewell on the evening of the first to take culps hill if practicalable. One thing i know for sure Jackson was one of ...   Thu Oct 27th, 2011 11:24 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4286 views)

well thats kinda what Lee had in mind, longstreet attack the center while ewell attacked the union right flank and stuart moving behind the union ...   Wed Oct 26th, 2011 10:57 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 8593 views)

Needless to say though if your country became intolerable to live in... for any reason, would you not, as a soveriegn state have to right ...   Wed Oct 26th, 2011 08:37 am

General Civil War Talk > Which General would you have least liked to face? (59 replies - 35474 views)

I dont see Grant as that big of a problem, he was very aggressive and direct which can be easy to defeat given the right ...   Wed Oct 26th, 2011 08:28 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Pursuit after Gettysburg (19 replies - 8818 views)

I've always been told never to corner a wounded bobcat. Even though Lee's army was mauled at gettysburg he still had the support of his ...   Wed Oct 26th, 2011 08:14 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Stonewall at Gettysburg (19 replies - 4286 views)

I've been thinking recently about what if Jackson wasn't killed at chancellorsville and he had participated at Gettysburg. If Stonewall was at gettysburg and the ...   Wed Oct 26th, 2011 07:56 am

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 20741 views)

but much of the hate symbolism now associated with the flag comes from the inaction (and actions) of Southerners themselves. that came from your own post, ...   Tue Feb 16th, 2010 12:53 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 20741 views)

to me people can hate the confederate flag all they want but when they cross the line, like some have done on here, and disrespect ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 11:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 20741 views)

you can also read in every american history book how American  soldiers including Custer murder innocent indians, by the thousands tens of thousands! at least be ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 11:05 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 20741 views)

i really appreciate your input Borderuffin, i fly the rebel flag proudly because my forefathers sacraficed their lives for the beliefs that it stands for, ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 10:59 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 20741 views)

the point is if you are going to say the confederate flag is a symbol of hatred then you also need to point out everything ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 10:49 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 20741 views)

Then we all can say the american flag is a symbol of hate because america destroyed the native americans, i happen to be 2/3 seminole ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 04:01 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 20741 views)

hate comes from the people that carry it. Yankee's can hate it all they want but southerners will respect it. ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 03:56 pm


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