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General Civil War Talk > Shelby Foote's "Civil War" (48 replies - 10650 views)

I've posted this before but will repeat it again. I met Foote on a flight from DFW to NYC in the late 80's. ...   Tue Feb 7th, 2012 02:08 am

Where to begin & how to get started > Fold3 (3 replies - 2073 views)

Just discovered fold3.com a direct access to the national archives for service and pension records. Some of it is free while most requires ...   Wed Feb 1st, 2012 10:42 pm

John Reynolds > why didnt reynolds take command? (10 replies - 7354 views)

Another point, how many would have followed Hooker to overthrow McClellen at Antietam and to continue the attack on the ANV at the cornfield, west ...   Thu Nov 24th, 2011 01:52 am

William T. Sherman > Sherman - First commandant of L.S.U. (11 replies - 4329 views)

Mark I'm from North Louisiana originally. Went to Baylor undergrad ('75'), LSU Med school ('79'). Actually have a copy of Sherman's diary while he ...   Wed Nov 9th, 2011 11:10 am

General Civil War Talk > USCT Books (1 reply - 1158 views)

Don't know if I've posted this before. Currently doing research on various USCT regiments - specifically the 4th, 7th, 19th, 40th which men from ...   Wed Nov 9th, 2011 12:09 am

William T. Sherman > Sherman - First commandant of L.S.U. (11 replies - 4329 views)

Sherman upon hearing of secession: You people of the South don't know what you are doing. This country will be drenched in blood, and God only ...   Tue Nov 8th, 2011 11:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > Fencing on battlefields (9 replies - 2419 views)

Cleburne Luckily he survived the war, fought in all the battles which the 9th La fought and surrendered at Appomatox. Question on a Gettysburg Licensed ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 08:04 pm

General Civil War Talk > Fencing on battlefields (9 replies - 2419 views)

Cleburne That picture of confederate dead on the side of Hagerstown Pike is of members of the Louisiana Brigade which my ancestor was a member, 9th ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 02:58 am

Civil War Books > 1861 (0 replies - 1107 views)

Attended another local lecture by Adam Goodheart on his book 1861 tonight. Different topics from his previous lecture back this spring. Apparently he ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 12:12 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Marine Corps Marathon (1 reply - 1139 views)

Sorry I haven't been a very active poster the past few months. I've been busy with yard work and training for this past Sundays ...   Wed Nov 2nd, 2011 12:25 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Super Bowl 2012 (29 replies - 9398 views)

Saints vs Ravens Doc C ...   Thu Sep 22nd, 2011 02:30 am

Other People of the Civil War > Cedar Mountain. (5 replies - 2007 views)

Old Blu An ancestor of mine was killed by an artilery shell there, Gen. Charles Winder. Another, Gen. Lloyd Tilghman was killed by an artilery ...   Sat Sep 17th, 2011 11:10 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Polarizing Figures (14 replies - 3608 views)

How about Jubal Early? Doc C ...   Mon Aug 29th, 2011 11:26 pm

Civil War Books > Hood's Texas Brigade (5 replies - 3855 views)

One of my ancestors was Major William Sellers (on Hood's Staff) whom Hood selected for his final plea to Longstreet to not attack the Round ...   Sun Aug 7th, 2011 01:04 am

Other Civil War Talk > Need help with USCT Regiments (2 replies - 1998 views)

Currently researching the Unionville 18. This was a group of former slaves who were freed by their Union masters, US paid their masters for ...   Tue Jul 12th, 2011 01:09 am

Other Civil War Talk > Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication (5 replies - 2437 views)

http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_190807cc-9a6b-11e0-9ec2-001cc4c002e0.html ...   Sun Jun 19th, 2011 05:34 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication (5 replies - 2437 views)

The speech that really moved me was his on race. He stated it's not that the war was fought for freedom of the races ...   Sun Jun 19th, 2011 01:59 am

Other Civil War Talk > Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication (5 replies - 2437 views)

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Other Civil War Talk > Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication (5 replies - 2437 views)

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Other Civil War Talk > Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication (5 replies - 2437 views)

Just got back from the statue dedication ceremonies in the Easton town square. Impressed by the number of people who attended. Great speakers, ...   Sat Jun 18th, 2011 05:57 pm

General Civil War Talk > Cover-ups (12 replies - 4002 views)

Many of Santa Anna's troops were killed by frateracide (friendly fire) during their assault on the Alamo. Doc C ...   Wed Jun 15th, 2011 01:14 am

General Civil War Talk > Facts about slavery (29 replies - 7341 views)

TD After the Constitutional Convention, the next compromise was the selection of DC as the new capitol and the federal govt. taking over states revolutionary war ...   Thu Jun 2nd, 2011 04:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > Facts about slavery (29 replies - 7341 views)

The true cause of the war was the founding fathers failure to settle the issue of slavery thus resorting to a compromise, imho. Doc C ...   Thu Jun 2nd, 2011 10:52 am

General Civil War Talk > Opinions: Who is He Representing? (14 replies - 2790 views)

William Holden in Horse Soldiers. Doc C ...   Mon May 30th, 2011 10:10 pm

Introductions > Long time viewer, recent member (4 replies - 1564 views)

Welcome Edmund Interesting moniker, I'm a descendent of Ruffin. Doc C ...   Mon May 30th, 2011 01:24 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Black Legion (0 replies - 1488 views)

Has anyone seen Black Legion with Humphrey Bogart. Don't know how I ever missed it being a Bogie fan my entire life. Apparently ...   Thu May 26th, 2011 12:31 am

Civil War Books > What are some good Fiction Civil War Books? (15 replies - 7322 views)

Forgot to mention, Red Badge of Courage. ...   Mon May 23rd, 2011 01:02 am

Civil War Books > What are some good Fiction Civil War Books? (15 replies - 7322 views)

Uncle Tom's Cabin. Though nonfiction, Frederick Douglas's autobiography. Would definitely read both of these classics prior to any other books of fiction. Doc C ...   Mon May 23rd, 2011 01:01 am

Other Civil War Talk > Wide Awakes (0 replies - 1109 views)

In the midst of reading Goodhearts' 1861. Never heard of the Wide Awakes. Apparently an early paramilitary pro-republican organization formed during the 1860 ...   Fri May 20th, 2011 12:03 pm

Civil War Books > 1861 by Adam Goodheart (0 replies - 1253 views)

Just got back from a lecture by Adam Goodheart author of 1861 - The Civil War Awakening here in Easton, MD. His talk was ...   Fri May 13th, 2011 01:47 am

General Civil War Talk > Sickles as a movie (15 replies - 4072 views)

Could make a movie just on his relationship with Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln alone. Doc C ...   Tue May 10th, 2011 12:22 am

General Civil War Talk > Sickles as a movie (15 replies - 4072 views)

In addition to the above - never really know Sickles true age due to his being possibly born out of wedlock, for a number ...   Mon May 9th, 2011 01:28 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Politician Officers (5 replies - 2491 views)

Extra Billy Smith was running for political office during the Gettysburg campaign if I'm correct. Because he wasn't trusted by Ewell/Early, Gordon was sent ...   Sat May 7th, 2011 01:59 am

General Civil War Talk > Sickles as a movie (15 replies - 4072 views)

Is it just me but would a movie staring Sickles be a hit. I admit he was a piece of work but he was ...   Sat May 7th, 2011 01:50 am

General Civil War Talk > "Lost Cause" (103 replies - 22679 views)

BHR - if I had known your yankee slant I would have never helped you out with your ancestor search, JK Doc C ...   Sat May 7th, 2011 01:47 am

Other Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Test (16 replies - 7246 views)

Thanks, Andrew and I compared notes and study areas prior to taking the 2008 exam. He's a great guy, has a good website - ...   Tue May 3rd, 2011 03:24 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Test (16 replies - 7246 views)

Combat Been to the website but doesn't give any information concerning purchasing it. googling the book doesn't help either. ...   Tue May 3rd, 2011 12:03 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Test (16 replies - 7246 views)

Are you referring to Andrew Redds manual? Have heard of it but haven't seen where one can purchase it. Would be interesting to ...   Sat Apr 30th, 2011 08:39 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Test (16 replies - 7246 views)

Definitely take it. As I've mentioned before, I really enjoyed taking the test. A great gauge of ones cw knowledge, imho. ...   Fri Apr 29th, 2011 10:03 am

Other Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Test (16 replies - 7246 views)

Combatvet - didn't take last years exam. Way too busy - work, daughters wedding 3 weeks ago in New Orleans, etc. Planning on ...   Fri Apr 29th, 2011 09:58 am


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