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General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21006 views)

Hank IMHO, the term "brother against brother" means only Missouri. My family is a seesaw, one side owned Federick Douglass, descendents of Lee, Buchanan, Ruffin; ...   Tue Mar 16th, 2010 10:58 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Academy Awards (7 replies - 3602 views)

Doc J Thanks, this year was a nobrainer. However, was expecting/hoping for some surprises. Hardly worth staying up for. Doc C ...   Mon Mar 8th, 2010 01:07 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Academy Awards (7 replies - 3602 views)

153Pa My point exactly, maybe the academy should creat a new category. How can one compare Avatar with for instance Treasure of Sierra Madre. ...   Sun Mar 7th, 2010 10:22 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Academy Awards (7 replies - 3602 views)

Doc J Thought Avatar was a good film but not, hopefully, best picture. The material/plot line/acting wasn't unique although the technical was groundbreaking. Thus ...   Sat Mar 6th, 2010 07:23 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Academy Awards (7 replies - 3602 views)

Every year my wife and I try to see all of the nominated films. Here's my take on this year of great pictures. ...   Fri Mar 5th, 2010 10:55 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Cheesiest Movie Ever (13 replies - 4952 views)

The Undefeated Gone With the Wind Doc C ...   Fri Mar 5th, 2010 10:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21006 views)

People, People, People (as Chill Wills would say). This whole issue of the cbf simply boils down to 2 issues - 1) the flag ...   Fri Feb 19th, 2010 11:31 pm

Civil War Books > Free Civil War e-books (3 replies - 7462 views)

Thanks Doc J, also google books has a wide selection of ebooks. Doc C ...   Wed Feb 17th, 2010 02:35 pm

General Civil War Talk > CBF Hijack, what can you do? (17 replies - 4811 views)

JS I've thought about joining some of the groups which represent those who had ancestors in the civil war but other than those orgainizations related to ...   Tue Feb 16th, 2010 06:11 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21006 views)

I can respect what my ancestors, both union and csa, accomplished/went through without waving a flag. Did cw veterans have this same argument about ...   Tue Feb 16th, 2010 04:08 pm

General Civil War Talk > Who would have been the best commander for the army of the potomac? (30 replies - 6941 views)

CSA To end my posting on this subject, under the circumstances Meade was the best and only pick for the commander of the AOP. IMHO, ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 11:45 pm

General Civil War Talk > Who would have been the best commander for the army of the potomac? (30 replies - 6941 views)

My apologies, I had Hancock confused with Reynolds in my earlier post. Guess it's my "old timers disease" acting up again. Doc C ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 11:41 am

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 10820 views)

CSA, check out some of the websites devoted to modern day pictures of the battlefield and especially the cemetery hill and culps hill areas. ...   Sun Feb 14th, 2010 01:25 am

General Civil War Talk > Pickett's Charge (6 replies - 2209 views)

As I've mentioned before, people forget that the large, veteran 6th Corps was sitting just east of the round tops, a very short distance from ...   Sun Feb 14th, 2010 01:11 am

General Civil War Talk > Who would have been the best commander for the army of the potomac? (30 replies - 6941 views)

In addition, I don't think Hancock would have continued with a flanking move after the wilderness as Grant did. Doc C ...   Sun Feb 14th, 2010 01:07 am

General Civil War Talk > Who would have been the best commander for the army of the potomac? (30 replies - 6941 views)

Hancock was a great corps commander, however the war and his Gettysburg wound seemed to dull his fighting spirit. By the end of ...   Sun Feb 14th, 2010 01:05 am

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 10820 views)

I agree Pam. The terrain of east cemetery hill and both culp hills is markedly different from that of cemetery ridge (I too have ...   Sat Feb 13th, 2010 01:03 am

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 10820 views)

Pam Maybe thousands of lives would have been saved. Also, if McClellen had really defeated Lee at Antietam how many lives would have also been ...   Fri Feb 12th, 2010 12:07 am

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 10820 views)

S. J. didn't do that great at Cedar Mountain either. Doc C ...   Fri Feb 12th, 2010 12:03 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22284 views)

Been snowed in since last Friday, over 43 inches. Sunday italian gravy or chicken catchatori are great comfort foods. Also, great wines help ...   Thu Feb 11th, 2010 11:56 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Artillery at the Battle of Gettysburg (20 replies - 14678 views)

2 points to add to the above - 1) Confederate batteries had 4 cannon in difference to their union counterparts 2) yes the overwelhming majority ...   Sat Jan 30th, 2010 03:10 am

Help Looking for an individual > Nelson's Rangers (10 replies - 9797 views)

Need help. Currently researching a Georgian ancestor, Samuel Spencer. I know a great deal about his pre and post civil war life but ...   Tue Jan 26th, 2010 11:31 am

General Civil War Talk > USCT (1 reply - 1712 views)

I just finished Slotkin's No Quarter which, other than needing additional maps, was a good treatise on The Crater. Have several ancestors who served ...   Sun Jan 10th, 2010 01:49 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22284 views)

DC, Baltimore & Annapolis has a great middle eastern chain called lebanese taverna - incredible whole grilled rock fish. ...   Sat Dec 5th, 2009 02:42 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22284 views)

Pardon, I misunderstood. You meant meant Lebanon as Pa vs Lebanon as middle eastern. Mia culpa. Doc C ...   Sat Dec 5th, 2009 12:58 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22284 views)

In Tulsa one of my favorite places is a Lebanese restaurant serving grilled bologna with babaganouche, taboule, etc.. Incredible Doc C ...   Fri Dec 4th, 2009 02:28 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22284 views)

The final hurrah for our bird - chopped up carcass in a big pot with veggies, herbs, water - boiled/simmered for 6 hours to make ...   Fri Dec 4th, 2009 02:25 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22284 views)

I'm not a so called "tree hugger" but think we here around the chesapeake bay need to do things which could help improve it rather ...   Thu Dec 3rd, 2009 02:58 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22284 views)

We shucked 5 dozen choptank sweets, oysters from our near by river, then made crab mac and cheese for my crew who came to the ...   Thu Dec 3rd, 2009 01:10 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Pursuit after Gettysburg (19 replies - 8960 views)

In due respect, once Meade got going he came extremely close to devistating the ANV prior to their escape across the Potomac, imho. A ...   Mon Nov 23rd, 2009 01:04 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Foundation Names New President (2 replies - 1844 views)

Would be an even more unique pick if he was some how related to Franklin Buchanan - served with Comm. Perry in Japan, helped establish ...   Fri Oct 9th, 2009 12:09 pm

Help Looking for an individual > PLEASE HELP! (6 replies - 5662 views)

Couldn't find your ancestor, Ira W. King, in either the park services sailors and soldiers system or the civil war data system. I looked ...   Fri Sep 11th, 2009 01:14 am

General Civil War Talk > Origin of Taps (3 replies - 2229 views)

My daughter in law forwarded an email regarding the origin of taps in which a union officer Captain Robert Ellicombe is the composer. I've ...   Wed Sep 2nd, 2009 01:39 am

General Civil War Talk > Seeing the Elephant (7 replies - 3223 views)

Thanks all for the discussion. Good points made by all. As to #1 - did the behavior of your fellow company mates factor ...   Sun Aug 30th, 2009 07:28 pm

General Civil War Talk > Seeing the Elephant (7 replies - 3223 views)

I'm constantly amazed when visiting battlefields (Gettysburg, Antietam, Fredericksburg, etc.) how these individuals, whether north or south, could step off and march forward. For ...   Sat Aug 29th, 2009 10:50 pm

Introductions > Hello Everyone (7 replies - 2924 views)

Welcome, what a coincidence, watching the movie, Once. Great music, Doc C ...   Thu Aug 13th, 2009 12:42 am

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Question re: Doubleday (10 replies - 3538 views)

Graduated from Jerusalem on the Brazos in 1975 and did my fellowship training at Baylor Med in Houston. I'm a bear fan but over ...   Tue Aug 4th, 2009 11:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Question re: Doubleday (10 replies - 3538 views)

BaylorDan Just a quick question off topic regarding your moniker. Are you a Baylor grad? Doc C ...   Mon Aug 3rd, 2009 11:45 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Roundtable (6 replies - 2917 views)

Thanks everyone for their input. Since I'm involved with the local county historical society I was contemplating doing something in conjunction with the society. ...   Thu Apr 30th, 2009 12:04 am

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Roundtable (6 replies - 2917 views)

I'm involved with the Talbot County Historical Society here in Easton Maryland. I would like to hear some advice as to initiating a civil ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 02:27 am


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