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Idle Chit-Chat > Octuplets (11 replies - 3171 views)

I'm sure everyone has seen the news of the octuplets in LA. As a neonatologist I think this is a a travesty. I'm ...   Wed Jan 28th, 2009 10:52 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Most monumented battlefield (18 replies - 5911 views)

Maybe not "monumented", Arlington National Cemetery is one of the places which constantly draws me in. Doc C ...   Wed Jan 28th, 2009 10:36 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Most monumented battlefield (18 replies - 5911 views)

Though not close to the G-burg, Vicksburg has to be second. Doc C ...   Wed Jan 28th, 2009 10:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > pet peeve (3 replies - 2560 views)

One important reason, is of Lincoln's intense concern for the border states and their reaction to emancipation if it would cover the the entire country ...   Wed Jan 28th, 2009 07:35 pm

Civil War Books > Thunder Along The Mississippi (7 replies - 3091 views)

As an aside, Vicksburg was my middle school field trip growing up in La. during the mid 60's. Doc C ...   Tue Jan 27th, 2009 10:32 pm

Civil War Books > Thunder Along The Mississippi (7 replies - 3091 views)

As mentioned in previous posts, Smith's - Champion Hill is excellent. IMHO, it was Champion Hill which forced the confederates into Vicksburg. Doc C ...   Tue Jan 27th, 2009 10:30 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Planning a trip (20 replies - 8670 views)

Cold Harbor and the 7 Days battlefields are virtually diserted. Down load the podcasts for those battlefileds when available. I did Malvern Hill ...   Tue Jan 27th, 2009 02:42 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 47381 views)

Judgement at Nuremberg, though not technically a war flick, still has issues which everyone, hopefully not in my lifetime, must face when one's country is ...   Mon Jan 26th, 2009 08:54 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Planning a trip (20 replies - 8670 views)

If you're heading down to Norfolk you'll pass through Williamsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown. I'm especially partial to Jamestown. Great views across the James River. ...   Mon Jan 26th, 2009 02:49 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Planning a trip (20 replies - 8670 views)

I'm just across Chesapeake Bay from Richmond/DC. Susan's right, May can be very nice or cold/wet. Sept/Oct are perhaps the best months of ...   Mon Jan 26th, 2009 02:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > ThisMightyScourge.com - a new Civil War Blog (11 replies - 3790 views)

Mike Enjoyed your blog, especially Lloyd Tilghman. Interestingly, he's one of my ancestors and was born/raised just minutes from where I now live in Talbot ...   Mon Jan 26th, 2009 02:09 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Monuments (7 replies - 3029 views)

One case in point of flags was a cemetery in Columbia, SC which the conflict arose on the program. A confederate battle flag flew ...   Thu Jan 22nd, 2009 11:37 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Monuments (7 replies - 3029 views)

The program mentioned monuments such as in town squares, boulevards, etc. No mention was made of battlefield monuments. Vertually every southern town has ...   Thu Jan 22nd, 2009 11:31 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Monuments (7 replies - 3029 views)

Watched a pbs program last nite, ? produced by the South Carolina pbs, on the confederate battle flag - pro/con. The issue of the ...   Thu Jan 22nd, 2009 07:54 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 47381 views)

DD Please contact me at my email address. Have a question about roundtables in our area. Doc C ...   Thu Jan 22nd, 2009 02:21 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 47381 views)

Since my birthday is Dec. 7, think I've seen every Pearl Harbor movie ever made, both good - Tora, Tora, Tora and the bad - ...   Thu Jan 22nd, 2009 02:15 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Obama and Lincoln (37 replies - 9713 views)

The only comparison which can be made between the two at the present time is their 2 roads to the office. Lincoln's securing the ...   Thu Jan 22nd, 2009 12:09 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Inauguration (22 replies - 6313 views)

How long will President Obama get a free pass? Motto from the USS Gettysburg - Deeds not Words, kind of rings true for our ...   Wed Jan 21st, 2009 09:45 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Inauguration (22 replies - 6313 views)

Hopefully we can put race, religion, creed, nationality, past slights etc aside and think in terms of HUMAN BEINGS. Doc C ...   Tue Jan 20th, 2009 05:10 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Idle Ramblings (4 replies - 1999 views)

Interesting question, don't know how widely distributed Tocquevilles 2 books (one written in the 1830's and the other 1850's). Lincoln's speeches/pamphlets weren't widely published ...   Tue Jan 20th, 2009 02:19 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Obama and Lincoln (37 replies - 9713 views)

Wonder what Lincoln thought on his way back from his swearing in at the capitol in 1865 when he had to pass the many ...   Tue Jan 20th, 2009 02:04 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Obama and Lincoln (37 replies - 9713 views)

Andrew Jacksons party at the White House after his swearing in was the one I'd most liked to have attended. A real down and ...   Tue Jan 20th, 2009 01:59 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Idle Ramblings (4 replies - 1999 views)

CD Tocqueville was writing (in the years preceding the civil war) that even with the end of slavery, Americans would still have to deal with ...   Mon Jan 19th, 2009 08:47 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Idle Ramblings (4 replies - 1999 views)

With the coming of the inauguration of President Obama, Tocqueville's predictions that Americans have " three prejudices would have to be destroyed - prejudice of ...   Mon Jan 19th, 2009 02:23 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Obama and Lincoln (37 replies - 9713 views)

Pardon the actual Lincoln quote should be " Too many pigs for the tits" My humble apologies. Doc C ...   Fri Jan 16th, 2009 03:09 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Obama and Lincoln (37 replies - 9713 views)

Lincoln on the number of job seekers coming to the white house - "too many hogs, too few tits"; Doc C ...   Fri Jan 16th, 2009 03:05 am

Idle Chit-Chat > That's one talented kid... (1 reply - 1282 views)

Similar to some of Bucketheads stuff. Very good. Doc C ...   Thu Jan 15th, 2009 07:25 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > For cheese lovers (15 replies - 3774 views)

Ever had figs with a good cheese. Doc C ...   Thu Jan 15th, 2009 01:55 am

Idle Chit-Chat > For cheese lovers (15 replies - 3774 views)

Doc J With any great cheese, there is no expiration date. Doc C ...   Thu Jan 15th, 2009 01:54 am

Idle Chit-Chat > For cheese lovers (15 replies - 3774 views)

Regina parmigano, stilton, pecorino - that's heaven to me, with a good chianti, malbec or other great red. However, to each his own. Doc C ...   Thu Jan 15th, 2009 01:52 am

Idle Chit-Chat > For cheese lovers (15 replies - 3774 views)

Gourmet coffee. Think COMMUNITY. Doc C ...   Thu Jan 15th, 2009 01:28 am

Idle Chit-Chat > For cheese lovers (15 replies - 3774 views)

Better check the expiration dates on that US cheese. Doc J Doc C ...   Thu Jan 15th, 2009 01:27 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Obama and Lincoln (37 replies - 9713 views)

I agree Tim. Wonder if the media is going to give Pres. O any free passes, i.e. his treasury sec. appointee. I've been ...   Wed Jan 14th, 2009 09:26 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Obama and Lincoln (37 replies - 9713 views)

Don't care if chooses howdy doodie, bozo the clown or anyone else to idolize, just want him to do a good job for country. ...   Wed Jan 14th, 2009 07:44 pm

Help Looking for an individual > Spencer Family (6 replies - 6555 views)

As I've said before, winter - no golf, yard work, baseball; great time for cw/geneology research. Currently researching another one of family lines, ...   Wed Jan 14th, 2009 12:34 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Obama and Lincoln (37 replies - 9713 views)

Pres-elect Obama must have skipped over the parts where Lincoln felt that african-americans, I'm paraphrasing here, were inferior to the white race and could not ...   Wed Jan 14th, 2009 12:28 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Year-end Donations to Civilwarinteractive (8 replies - 2646 views)

Doc J The proverbial check is in the mail. Doc C ...   Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 09:51 pm

Other History > Eugenics (13 replies - 6840 views)

J Agree wholeheartedly. Did my last post cross the line? If so I apologize. Doc C ...   Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 05:54 pm

Other History > Eugenics (13 replies - 6840 views)

David The eugenics organization and pp paralleled each other. However, the 2 groups never joined because of 1 significant difference. The proeugenics movement felt ...   Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 04:09 pm

Other History > Eugenics (13 replies - 6840 views)

With the end of the cw, beginning of the great influx of european immigrants, native americans, not the original, were deeply concerned with the future ...   Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 02:11 am


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