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Where to begin & how to get started > Fold3 (3 replies - 2559 views)

I've been using this site for about two years now, before it changed it's name to "Fold3" & began emphasizing military records (altho they still ...   Fri Feb 3rd, 2012 04:38 pm

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 5869 views)

This same "what if" could be applied to Genrl Sherman, as well ... ...   Tue Nov 8th, 2011 05:53 pm

U.S. Grant > Grant What If (15 replies - 5869 views)

The first thought off the top of my head, had Grant "gone South", was that the Confederate War Department did not operate on the meritocracy ...   Mon Nov 7th, 2011 10:40 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > CW Flail/Morning Star? (10 replies - 4873 views)

I'd look more towards colonial times ... and possibly an artifact or family relic brought over ... could this piece of equipment have been carried ...   Mon Nov 7th, 2011 10:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > Alcohol induced war? (2 replies - 1904 views)

"Eye-opener" defined as something startling, surprising, or enlightening dates to 1817. "Eye-opener" as the first drink of a morning or a drink intended to wake one ...   Mon Nov 7th, 2011 10:21 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Mystery colonel (5 replies - 2348 views)

Can you upload a larger portion of the map in question, or post a link to it online? ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 08:02 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Mystery colonel (5 replies - 2348 views)

Edmund Rucker was a Cavalry Colonel under Forrest, but in June of 64, he was at Tishomingo Creek ... (later at Franklin, then lost an arm ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 07:54 pm

George McClellan > McClellan - Without Question (44 replies - 30464 views)

A google search of "mcclellan without question +Lee" brings up several pages of hits linking back to this topic and this: http://echo.asablo.jp/blog/cat/history/?offset=50 ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 06:54 am

General Civil War Talk > A question about the battle of Pickett's Mill (3 replies - 1894 views)

What did Genrl Howard say in his report ? (meaning from the ORs - I'm only generally familiar with this battle & haven't studied the primary ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 06:39 am

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5971 views)

I can dig that. Personally, I think it's a non-starter discussion, for the reasons I stated above - the Federal Government is not going to tolerate ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 06:28 am

Other Eastern Theater > Mystery colonel (5 replies - 2348 views)

I'm torn as to whether I think that is an "H" or a "K" ... For a brief minute, I thought it might've been Delaware Kemper, ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 06:24 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9123 views)

Thanks, Hank - after I posed that add-on, I refreshed my memory on that issue - but it's still very confusing - the Federal Congress ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 05:16 am

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5971 views)

I'm not sure I understand that, Joe ... are you saying to not start laying blame, as in "It's all {fill in the blank}'s fault" ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 05:01 am

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 26186 views)

If elected to the Federal Presidency in 1864, McClellan would have stopped the war immediately. ...   Wed Nov 2nd, 2011 02:49 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9123 views)

Also then, what was the legal footing, from a Federal point of view, for the secession of West Virginia from Virginia ? ...   Wed Nov 2nd, 2011 02:16 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9123 views)

Well, whether or not secession is/was or isn't/wasn't legal under the Federal Constitution of 1789 is a different discussion. The Federal Government of 1861 ...   Wed Nov 2nd, 2011 02:15 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lee's tendency to order frontal assaults (20 replies - 4672 views)

Hellcat wrote: I think the true turning point was Vicksburg. +1 ...   Tue Nov 1st, 2011 08:13 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9123 views)

Could someone clear this one up for me? If the Federal Government decided that the secession of the Southern States was un-Constitutional and that those States ...   Tue Nov 1st, 2011 07:53 am

Civil War Books > Error on Page 197 of Bill O'Reilly's Book "Killing Lincoln." (5 replies - 5554 views)

Wait, what ? Bill O'Reilly playing loose & fast with the facts, promulgating errors without sourcing ? Shocking. ...   Fri Oct 21st, 2011 07:31 pm

The Battle of Franklin > 29 November 1864: After Dark (3 replies - 3859 views)

Alrighty, then. Well, seeing as how I really can't bring myself to enter a "Slavery was/was not The Cause of The War" discussion, or sit ...   Sat Jun 4th, 2011 03:36 am

General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9123 views)

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General Civil War Talk > The Right of Secession (42 replies - 9123 views)

ohhhh, yeah. that's right; I remember now why I stopped posting on this board the first time around ... ...   Fri May 6th, 2011 04:00 am

The Battle of Franklin > 29 November 1864: After Dark (3 replies - 3859 views)

For the members here who have studied and pondered the events of the evening of November 29th, 1864, on the approach to Spring Hill, Tennessee ...   Tue Apr 26th, 2011 07:10 pm

John Bell Hood > John Bell Hood: Psychotically Aggressive? (23 replies - 20581 views)

I think too much of today's opinion of Genrl. Hood, in relation to the November 1864 campaign, comes primarily (and perhaps solely)from Wiley Sword; or ...   Tue Apr 26th, 2011 06:11 pm

General Civil War Talk > How did the civil war divide the country? (53 replies - 14740 views)

When I see the stars and bars on a front license plate, house flag, or bumper sticker, id {it} had better be a ...   Wed Jan 19th, 2011 12:36 am

General Civil War Talk > What is the difference between a revolution and a civil war? (34 replies - 13379 views)

At issue would be the legality of Secession. If it is agreed that the Southern Confederacy of States legally and properly seceded from the Federal ...   Thu Jan 6th, 2011 07:57 am


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