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Other History > We Shall Remain (6 replies - 5281 views)

Next weeks show is Geronimo. Doc C ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 02:23 am

Other History > We Shall Remain (6 replies - 5281 views)

Ethnic cleansing of the southeast native american population should be the subtitle of tonights episode. Again "Proud to be an American". In some ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 02:11 am

Other History > We Shall Remain (6 replies - 5281 views)

I'm about to vomit thinking how our great democracy works. Doc C ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 02:02 am

Other History > We Shall Remain (6 replies - 5281 views)

Tonight is on the trail of tears and the Cherokee. States rights prevail. Doc C ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 02:01 am

Other History > We Shall Remain (6 replies - 5281 views)

Don't ususally plug tv but We Shall Remain on PBS's American Experience has been an excellent and thought provoking series. Doc C ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 01:08 am

Introductions > Hi I'm new here (6 replies - 2888 views)

Scarlett Welcome to the board. My apologies if I sound too forward, but why don't you try the real thing rather than fiction. If ...   Mon Apr 27th, 2009 12:46 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 26512 views)

I feel the wrath of Doc J with this one, but here goes. The worse thing to happen to the south was the assasination ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 11:23 pm

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > Interpretation of Stonewall Jackson (28 replies - 12993 views)

Borderuffian Your post, I feel, does nothing to change my view that the institution of slavery didn't contribute to the cw. The first 13th ammendment ...   Thu Apr 9th, 2009 10:58 pm

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > Interpretation of Stonewall Jackson (28 replies - 12993 views)

Gin Since I am a southerner I will be as tactfull as can be. WHERE DID YOU ATTEND SCHOOL. Your comment "south didnot go ...   Thu Apr 9th, 2009 12:19 pm

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > Interpretation of Stonewall Jackson (28 replies - 12993 views)

Gin I wouldn't classify Jackson as perfect during the Seven Days Campaign. In fact he was anything but. As to his personal skills, i.e. ...   Thu Apr 9th, 2009 01:50 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Ammunition (7 replies - 5753 views)

I volunteer part time at the Talbot County Historical Society catalogueing articles, photos, etc. which individuals have donated. An individual recently donated what she ...   Thu Apr 2nd, 2009 08:53 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Amos Humiston---Whose Father Was He? (4 replies - 3213 views)

Thanks for the heads up. Good story. This is one of the great human stories of the battle. Interesting sidebar is one ...   Thu Apr 2nd, 2009 12:10 am

Weapons of the Civil War > 116th PA Smmothbores (6 replies - 3694 views)

Have recently read some discussions regarding smoothbore vs rifled muskets as to whether are not the rifled made an advantage. I'm not an armament ...   Mon Mar 30th, 2009 11:20 pm

Other History > Eugenics (13 replies - 6751 views)

Actually I think we're knocking on the door. Ranchers are able to select male or female cattle semen (sex determination is in the sperm, ...   Mon Mar 30th, 2009 06:23 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > "Haste"--Longstreet's One Boot Off-- (25 replies - 12792 views)

A quote from from W.E.B. Du Bois, referring to Lincoln but imho also can be applied to Lee as well, seems appropriate concerning the last ...   Mon Mar 30th, 2009 01:42 am

Other History > Battle of Hasting--1066AD. (4 replies - 4291 views)

Another reason to add is the fact that Harold's army had just defeated a Norwegian army earlier in 1066 thus leaving his army tired and ...   Sat Mar 28th, 2009 07:59 pm

Other History > Reverend King (6 replies - 4958 views)

There's a rumor floating around my neck of the woods that the road from Easton to St. Michaels, MD will be named in honor of ...   Sat Mar 28th, 2009 07:16 pm

Other History > Reverend King (6 replies - 4958 views)

I'm not demeaning Rev. Kings role in combating injustice (he did pay the ultimate price) but I think he overshadowed others who perhaps took just ...   Sat Mar 28th, 2009 05:01 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > "Haste"--Longstreet's One Boot Off-- (25 replies - 12792 views)

Pryor's Reading the Man is also a good treatise on Lee, the man. A great deal of information was gleaned by researching his letters. ...   Thu Mar 26th, 2009 03:10 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > "Haste"--Longstreet's One Boot Off-- (25 replies - 12792 views)

My esteemed Old Blue I agree wholeheatedly with Doc J's/PrtClewells above posts. Again this sounds very similar to the writings which were published back in ...   Tue Mar 24th, 2009 06:05 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > "Haste"--Longstreet's One Boot Off-- (25 replies - 12792 views)

This discussion has a similar ring to the Longstreet, Early, lost cause debates in the 19th century. Doc C ...   Tue Mar 24th, 2009 02:12 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > "Haste"--Longstreet's One Boot Off-- (25 replies - 12792 views)

Doc J Beat me to my post. Doc C ...   Tue Mar 24th, 2009 01:08 am

Battle of Gettysburg > "Haste"--Longstreet's One Boot Off-- (25 replies - 12792 views)

Mr B You could get takers on that statement. True, Lee's subordinates did a poor job for the most part. However, Lee knew that ...   Tue Mar 24th, 2009 01:07 am

Battle of Gettysburg > "Haste"--Longstreet's One Boot Off-- (25 replies - 12792 views)

One can do all the "what if'ing he wants" but irregardless of how successful Lee was on July 2 or 3, Mead still had an ...   Mon Mar 23rd, 2009 10:52 pm

Help Looking for an individual > Oscar C. Wood's Diary (3 replies - 8068 views)

Thanks PC, I should have looked at the regiments roster. Undoubtably he has a diary out there somewhere. So begins my quest. ...   Fri Mar 20th, 2009 08:12 pm

Help Looking for an individual > Oscar C. Wood's Diary (3 replies - 8068 views)

Have an ancestor, Lucien H. Spencer, who served in the 5th Michigan Cav. He was captured at Trevillion Station and a pow at ...   Fri Mar 20th, 2009 02:35 pm

Help Looking for an individual > Spencer Family (6 replies - 6474 views)

Cuz Kay Here's a couple of other zingers I've just come across. By marriage, our spencer ancestors married Admiral Raphael Semmes, Jane Ralston Chase ...   Wed Mar 18th, 2009 10:53 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > random question (16 replies - 4887 views)

The flies were a major problem at Gettysburg, henseforth the flies laid eggs arising to the maggots. These were described just days after the ...   Fri Mar 13th, 2009 12:59 am

Idle Chit-Chat > random question (16 replies - 4887 views)

As I posted earlier, Greg passed away recently after a long bout with cancer. Even though I never had the privilege of meeting him, ...   Wed Mar 11th, 2009 01:32 am

Idle Chit-Chat > random question (16 replies - 4887 views)

To me the worst time would have been the reenterment of the Gettysburg union dead, weeks after the battle, to the national cemetery. Coco's ...   Tue Mar 10th, 2009 01:48 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > random question (16 replies - 4887 views)

DG Just read some of the descriptions of the scenes of any battlefield a day or 2 afterwards and you'll know why. Doc C ...   Mon Mar 9th, 2009 01:17 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Taking Chance (2 replies - 2038 views)

Watching Taking Chance with Kevin Bacon on HBO. Great film thus far on how we deal with our fallen soldiers. What really strikes ...   Sun Feb 22nd, 2009 12:51 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 58409 views)

Currently in the middle of A Strange and Blighted Land by Gregory Coco. I began it as a tribute to Gregory. He recently ...   Sat Feb 21st, 2009 08:45 pm

General Civil War Talk > Brigade and Regimental "Nicknames" (22 replies - 10740 views)

Chicago Merchantile Battery - fought at Champion Hill, Vicksburg, Red River Campaign (many were captured during these engagements in La and marched to Camp Ford ...   Sat Feb 21st, 2009 02:58 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Time Machine -- What would you want to see? (13 replies - 3857 views)

tr1strev I would agree with the above, Gettysburg, but can't define a specific moment during the 3 days. Welcome to the board. Apparently we ...   Wed Feb 18th, 2009 08:27 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Octuplets (11 replies - 3131 views)

One center where i was a neonatologist, had an extremely successful infertility doc. At one time we had 5 sets of twins, 3 triplets, ...   Fri Jan 30th, 2009 05:10 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Octuplets (11 replies - 3131 views)

Don't know her of her mental status. However, as often happens with the procedure multiples occur. Some centers, as is the case here, ...   Fri Jan 30th, 2009 05:07 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Most monumented battlefield (18 replies - 5867 views)

Couple of my confederate ancestors died at Camp Douglass. I'm unsure where they are buried. Is there a cemetery associated with Camp Douglass ...   Thu Jan 29th, 2009 02:01 am

Other Civil War Talk > Most monumented battlefield (18 replies - 5867 views)

Donald Delue did the Louisiana, Mississippi state and Soldiers/Sailors monuments at Gettysburg in addition to the Omaha Beach memorial at Normandy. His works are ...   Wed Jan 28th, 2009 11:51 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Most monumented battlefield (18 replies - 5867 views)

As I mentioned in a past post, the quality of the monuments at gettysburg rivals that of some of the statues in Italy. Antietam ...   Wed Jan 28th, 2009 11:20 pm


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