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Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg overrated? (24 replies - 9665 views)

Hellcat,,I don't know where the idea of northern occupation came from either? To comment on what you said, what army beside the ANV  had the resources ...   Tue Jul 10th, 2012 11:19 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg overrated? (24 replies - 9665 views)

I don't think knowing the history and how events played out would leave anyone thinking the ANV or another CSA army would or could occupy or ...   Mon Jul 9th, 2012 10:34 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg effects? (13 replies - 4565 views)

 HankC, I totally agree, the 185,000 negro troops were a big asset to the unions strategy even though they were a major problem to many ...   Thu May 10th, 2012 06:46 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg effects? (13 replies - 4565 views)

You have to give credit to the increasing muster roles to the 3 Confederate Conscription Acts that eventually drafted able bodied men from 18-50 and ...   Thu May 10th, 2012 06:28 pm

General Civil War Talk > The death of TJ Jackson (10 replies - 2477 views)

Since today is the 149th anniversary of the great generals death, does anyone care to make a comment regarding how the war would have been ...   Thu May 10th, 2012 08:09 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Confederate Cavalry at Gettysburg (17 replies - 5225 views)

Are we discussing Imboden's role at Gettysburg or Stuarts? I understand Imboden's role after the battle was to protect the rear of the ANV during it's ...   Wed May 9th, 2012 11:53 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Confederate Cavalry at Gettysburg (17 replies - 5225 views)

With the absence of Stuart, I believe it was part of Jenkins brigade that lead Ewell's way south from Carlisle to Gettysburg on June 30th. ...   Tue May 8th, 2012 07:54 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg overrated? (24 replies - 9665 views)

Just wanted to finish this thread of 'Gettysburg being overrated' by stating that even William Faulkner said that the whole war after the battle of Gettysburg: ...   Sun Apr 22nd, 2012 11:37 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg overrated? (24 replies - 9665 views)

During the war no one ever thought of a turning point. That kind of thinking was the luxury reserved for the historians and students of ...   Thu Apr 19th, 2012 12:27 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lincolns assassination (8 replies - 2561 views)

Texas, you are right once again. It was a sad day for the south when lincoln was killed. I hardly think that was immediately evident ...   Sat Apr 14th, 2012 02:38 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lincolns assassination (8 replies - 2561 views)

I know there are plenty of unreconstructed southerns on this board. How do you or anyone else feel about today, the anniversary of Lincolns assassination? Things would have ...   Sat Apr 14th, 2012 01:37 pm

General Civil War Talk > Civil War's 150th getting the short end of the stick? (22 replies - 5342 views)

Texas Defender, I also agree totally with you. I don't want anyone to think I believe the battle of gettysburg was any of those things ...   Thu Apr 12th, 2012 06:18 pm

General Civil War Talk > Civil War's 150th getting the short end of the stick? (22 replies - 5342 views)

Savez, I agreed with every word of your comment until you said the Battle of Gettysburg was overrated. I agree you can have your opinion. But you ...   Thu Apr 12th, 2012 11:16 am

General Civil War Talk > My Shiloh pics from last Fall. (6 replies - 2225 views)

Captain, fabulous shots! Just great! Nice work! Thanks for sharing them for those of us who have never been there. dr. thom ...   Sat Apr 7th, 2012 10:24 pm

General Civil War Talk > Civil War's 150th getting the short end of the stick? (22 replies - 5342 views)

Mike,,,I agree totally with you as most readers of this board do. History channel is owned and operated by the multi networks run and financed by ...   Fri Apr 6th, 2012 12:31 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln tyrant or savior of the Union (96 replies - 38803 views)

Hellcat wrote: Hmmm, that sounds like a certain set of counties in another state. Certainly is something I'm not certain I've heard of. Or if ...   Thu Mar 1st, 2012 11:43 am

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln tyrant or savior of the Union (96 replies - 38803 views)

Hank, I'm in agreement with you. Lee's campaign to invade the north took place where Marylanders in the western area were generally more Unionist than ...   Wed Feb 29th, 2012 06:48 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 36784 views)

Texas. I stand corrected regarding the percentage of railways in the North and South. My apologies. I truly had the %'s reversed! Thanks for the correction and ...   Sun Feb 12th, 2012 12:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 36784 views)

I might be off on a slight tangent here, but I keep seeing the over simplification of why Gen. Grant and the Union was victorious. There were ...   Sun Feb 12th, 2012 12:00 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 36784 views)

  Texas Defender, I can't argue much about anything you stated. Like you, I don't think Gen. Grant was brilliant or a great visionary. He did ...   Sat Feb 11th, 2012 02:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 36784 views)

Wordsmith, I agree with everything you wrote about Grant and his abilities. Most would not argue about his vision or his tactic. I think there is ...   Sat Feb 11th, 2012 12:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > Shelby Foote's "Civil War" (48 replies - 13782 views)

ps...have to agree too that James McPherson's accounts and narratives are the best. His concise walking tour through Gettysburg, 'Hallowed Ground, a Walk at Gettysburg' is gut ...   Sun Feb 5th, 2012 12:33 pm

General Civil War Talk > Shelby Foote's "Civil War" (48 replies - 13782 views)

I have to agree with all of you regarding Foote, Catton and Sears authority regarding everything about the history of the war and the tactics ...   Sun Feb 5th, 2012 12:17 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5340 views)

ps,,,csamillerp,,,,on a little different note,,,,if i might ask, who might you be favoring in the palmetto primary tomorrow? thanks. tgp ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 01:54 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5340 views)

csamillerp, thanks for your reply to my comment. I thought just maybe you might be a die hard southerner! Yes, you are correct, we all have our ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 01:40 pm

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10180 views)

I might add President Lincoln's reelection in 1864 as a final turning point. Shelby Foote proclaimed "the North fought the war with one hand tied behind it's back." If ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 12:25 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5340 views)

ps. I might guess the replies to this question might be affected by geographic location? Would people from the South or with Rebel sympathies might choose General Lee ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 08:01 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lee and Jackson (25 replies - 5340 views)

I would have to say it would be impossible to determine accurately. I realize csamillerp wanted to get a discussion going but this discussion might be ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 07:55 pm


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