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Introductions > Hi, a Yankee from SC (11 replies - 1684 views)

The cow jumped the pen again. ...   Wed Sep 17th, 2014 06:17 pm

Announcements and Notices > Purge Coming (26 replies - 7238 views)

Hellcat wrote: ... Coming Wednesday I'm going to be heading out to California for about a month. In the 1960s I lived as a kid in ...   Sun Aug 31st, 2014 04:13 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Life After War (4 replies - 383 views)

:) ...   Tue Aug 19th, 2014 09:35 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Life After War (4 replies - 383 views)

Robbing banks and trains like gentlemen, payback. I was born in the wrong era. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9nfAYMZKp4 ...   Tue Aug 19th, 2014 09:33 pm

John Bell Hood > John Bell Hood: Psychotically Aggressive? (23 replies - 19918 views)

samhood wrote: ... Also in the papers were Dr John T Darby's highly detailed reports of Hood's Gettysburg and Chickamauga woundings and recovery. The types ...   Fri Aug 15th, 2014 10:57 pm

General Civil War Talk > please help I D this limber (5 replies - 654 views)

No idea what the value is, but cool looking antique. Is it Civil War? I don't know but find it amazing how people still find ...   Thu Aug 14th, 2014 05:30 am

Introductions > New Member (6 replies - 498 views)

Looking forward to your thoughts and expertise, MadJohn. I have much to learn about Civil War artillery operations. Greetings, and welcome. ...   Thu Aug 14th, 2014 05:23 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy did a Great Thing for This World (5 replies - 531 views)

Post-script for a Civic Mentor: Decian, just wanted you to know how much I echo many of your sentiments. Mankind can achieve a better society, and ...   Thu Jul 31st, 2014 07:07 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy did a Great Thing for This World (5 replies - 531 views)

Decian, I'm certainly not with "the times", so please don't be discouraged by my views on presentation, but I confess I find your page difficult ...   Tue Jul 29th, 2014 06:15 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Pickled Sausage recipes? (7 replies - 844 views)

Albert Sailhorst wrote: I am famous in my reenacting unit for the pickled eggs I make..... Ah, pickled eggs. In the olden days we used to ...   Mon Jul 28th, 2014 08:06 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy did a Great Thing for This World (5 replies - 531 views)

"Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard ...   Sun Jul 27th, 2014 10:06 pm

Other People of the Civil War > James Birdseye McPherson (1 reply - 322 views)

When you love history it shows in great lost tales. ...   Fri Jul 25th, 2014 01:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > Most Mistreated/Unfairly Treated General (25 replies - 6791 views)

Texas Defender wrote:    I have waited for some time to see if my choice for the: "Most mistreated" general would appear. It has not, so ...   Thu Jul 17th, 2014 05:06 pm

Other People of the Civil War > James Longstreet (12 replies - 2204 views)

He busted his hump, and they sold him down the river. ...   Mon Jul 7th, 2014 11:32 am

Other People of the Civil War > James Longstreet (12 replies - 2204 views)

Sincere thanks for the link to a well-considered paper, Defender, and strong challenge to assertions too often saddled on the old warhorse (such bitter irony ...   Sat Jul 5th, 2014 07:08 pm

General Civil War Talk > Volunteer Activity at Fort Stevens In preparation for the 150th Commemoration of the Battle of F.S (1 reply - 209 views)

With ma at the hospital ere morning, couple volunteers came by, offered me juice and a cookie. It's an old code, doing something for nothing. ...   Thu Jul 3rd, 2014 08:57 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Infantry Charges and the Death of Romanticism (6 replies - 801 views)

What wonderful demonstrations -- that little kid and mom are totally engaged. Informed living historians demonstrate a charitable kindness that reminds me of the finest ...   Sun Jun 29th, 2014 03:32 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Roanoke Island Symposium (5 replies - 3611 views)

Is that the brand of the 5th column I see on your obese backside? :) ...   Sat Jun 28th, 2014 02:20 pm

Other History > US Naval planes Vietnam era (12 replies - 12055 views)

Aviation is everyone's lost love. :) ...   Sat Jun 28th, 2014 01:18 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Infantry Charges and the Death of Romanticism (6 replies - 801 views)

I believe too often we presume to know what motivated those men to step off. Thank-you very much for your thoughts and reflections, gentlemen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iD3NsM1wOE ...   Thu Jun 26th, 2014 01:26 am

Other Civil War Talk > Infantry Charges and the Death of Romanticism (6 replies - 801 views)

Infantry Charges and the Death of Romanticism Can rationalists agree the American Civil War fanned an era's end: the efficacy of the great infantry charge? Certainly ...   Mon Jun 23rd, 2014 06:36 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Poem (27 replies - 9645 views)

ole wrote: You have the makings, don't lose them. Wherever you be, Dixie, words abide. Give her the makings, Bosun, kiss the gunner's daughter. ...   Thu Jun 19th, 2014 04:50 pm

General Civil War Talk > IF THE U.S. HAD LOST HER CIVIL WAR... (14 replies - 1181 views)

Never say never -- an old soldier on a dark horse could do it. :) ...   Wed Jun 18th, 2014 10:39 pm

General Civil War Talk > IF THE U.S. HAD LOST HER CIVIL WAR... (14 replies - 1181 views)

Bullseye, Defender, such a humorous and entrepreneurial stunt today warrants Congressional investigation. I yearn for that era, boots one at a time, saving for stuff ...   Tue Jun 17th, 2014 06:48 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Taraxacum officinale (3 replies - 363 views)

I figure olive oil, red wine vinegar, and soya sauce would make them greens go down smooth, hot or cold (heheh). ...   Sat Jun 14th, 2014 07:29 am

General Civil War Talk > IF THE U.S. HAD LOST HER CIVIL WAR... (14 replies - 1181 views)

And my apologies, Decian. I have a tendency to channel Goldwater at times. "I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no ...   Sat Jun 14th, 2014 07:23 am

General Civil War Talk > IF THE U.S. HAD LOST HER CIVIL WAR... (14 replies - 1181 views)

We are in agreement, good sir; trust the Creator to turn hearts (but keep our powder dry). ;) ...   Fri Jun 13th, 2014 09:02 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Taraxacum officinale (3 replies - 363 views)

I have many wild hares running around my neighborhood. One old fella has been hanging in my yard for years. There are plants he might ...   Fri Jun 13th, 2014 08:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > IF THE U.S. HAD LOST HER CIVIL WAR... (14 replies - 1181 views)

Aye, sir. The American Civil War was fought for a reason. Mankind cannot bear the back of the Great Republic turned, even if sayso puts ...   Thu Jun 12th, 2014 03:46 pm

General Civil War Talk > IF THE U.S. HAD LOST HER CIVIL WAR... (14 replies - 1181 views)

The lists, sir?! :/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCSzL5-SPHM ...   Wed Jun 11th, 2014 07:53 pm

General Civil War Talk > IF THE U.S. HAD LOST HER CIVIL WAR... (14 replies - 1181 views)

Decian wrote: Can anyone else think of any other reasons why it is incredibly good fortune that the US won that war? On occasion I think modern ...   Tue Jun 10th, 2014 11:26 pm

General Civil War Talk > PROGRAMS TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF FORT STEVENS (1 reply - 244 views)

Looks like a great program, only wish I could attend. Carry on, best of luck, and post a couple pictures if you get the chance. ...   Tue Jun 10th, 2014 11:07 pm

Other People of the Civil War > James Longstreet (12 replies - 2204 views)

"I hope I die before you do, because I want to be at the gates of hell when Jubal Early sees you wearing a Yankee ...   Mon Jun 9th, 2014 02:17 pm

Other People of the Civil War > James Longstreet (12 replies - 2204 views)

Thank-you, sir. ...   Fri Jun 6th, 2014 07:11 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > This is sick (1 reply - 366 views)

Inspiring to see that silent majority rise up; good people still know what's right. ...   Fri Jun 6th, 2014 07:09 pm

Other People of the Civil War > James Longstreet (12 replies - 2204 views)

Freemantle flatters Longstreet, but the show's over. What does the general do, so reticent to give the order that dooms the South, contesting yet a ...   Sat May 31st, 2014 03:58 pm

Other People of the Civil War > James Longstreet (12 replies - 2204 views)

I should have started a separate thread for Freemantle, but ... One of the most stunning things read: ...   Tue May 27th, 2014 07:24 pm

Other People of the Civil War > James Longstreet (12 replies - 2204 views)

I was reading the book of Lt.-Col. Freemantle last night (the red-coated Brit in the movie Gettysburg), and not having read it before, found fascinating ...   Tue May 27th, 2014 04:35 pm

Other History > early baseball (22 replies - 5306 views)

If owners hadn't stiffed players so long the pendulum wouldn't have swung so far, but it is time for a reckoning. Imagine today if some ...   Sat May 24th, 2014 03:49 pm

Robert E. Lee > Arlington ... (8 replies - 3015 views)

How should I feel about Arlington? Washington and Lee were Americans, soldiers. Perhaps in the end, though unintended, Meigs paid his adversary a most bitter ...   Fri May 23rd, 2014 06:49 pm


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