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Battle of Gettysburg > O.O. Howard and July 1 (42 replies - 18259 views)

The perfect storm was Early's division with first Gordon's brigade then Hays/Avery's Brigades. Doc C ...   Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 01:12 am

Battle of Gettysburg > O.O. Howard and July 1 (42 replies - 18259 views)

Keeping on the Howard thread, how was he involved in the establishment of the predominantly black university, Howard University in DC? Doc C ...   Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 01:10 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Auto company bail-outs (12 replies - 3475 views)

Ashbel Exactly, the majority of corp. retirement plans today to my limited knowledge are 401K's therefore not backed by the fed. Like mine, they've taken ...   Mon Dec 22nd, 2008 01:08 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Auto company bail-outs (12 replies - 3475 views)

Ashbel Pensions may be backed by the govt. but pensions have been replaced by 401K's which save companys millions. These aren't guaranteed like pensions. ...   Sun Dec 21st, 2008 02:16 pm

Other History > Eugenics (13 replies - 6572 views)

Haven't got that far with the book. In the early 1900's to 1930's, sheriffs' cars would pull up to your home, drag you, your ...   Sat Dec 20th, 2008 01:58 am

Other History > Eugenics (13 replies - 6572 views)

In the middle of a great, I mean Great book, about eugenics - War Against the Weak by Edwin Black. When I finish, I'll ...   Sat Dec 20th, 2008 01:13 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Auto company bail-outs (12 replies - 3475 views)

Doc J Another North vs South debakel. I'm glad I live in a border state. Doc C ...   Sat Dec 20th, 2008 12:54 am

Help Looking for an individual > Spencer Family (6 replies - 6303 views)

Since I'm no longer studying for the Gettysburg Guide Test (unfortunately will be taking it again though I have'nt got the test results back, but ...   Sat Dec 20th, 2008 12:21 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Auto company bail-outs (12 replies - 3475 views)

Pam I still have a twin brother down in north Louisiana who says that they will be closing 1 local paper mill completely and another one ...   Sat Dec 20th, 2008 12:16 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Auto company bail-outs (12 replies - 3475 views)

Pam I'm afraid it's come down to damned if you do, damned if you don't. Look at the the bail out for the big banks ...   Fri Dec 19th, 2008 11:37 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lincoln Whitehouse (4 replies - 2084 views)

Especially enjoyed the segment on Lincoln's get away home, the soldiers home. Didn't realize it was so close to the White House. Will ...   Fri Dec 19th, 2008 04:05 pm

General Civil War Talk > Lincoln Whitehouse (4 replies - 2084 views)

The Lincoln Whitehouse is currently on cspan. Doc C ...   Fri Dec 19th, 2008 01:47 am

General Civil War Talk > I hope I didn't.... (6 replies - 2034 views)

It's what Forest Gump said "s--t happens", from this time onward, Doc J, ban me from this forum if I ever stray from off topic. Doc ...   Fri Dec 19th, 2008 01:39 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 34503 views)

SS You just described polenta sans syrup. Doc C ...   Tue Dec 16th, 2008 07:50 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Year-end Donations to Civilwarinteractive (8 replies - 2523 views)

Doc J Post your address and whom to make the check out to so Santa can send something. Doc C ...   Tue Dec 16th, 2008 06:00 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 56311 views)

Just ran across this. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/14/books/review/10Best-t.html?8bu&emc=bu Doc C ...   Fri Dec 12th, 2008 09:21 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10149 views)

Sorry, just idle chit chatting. ...   Tue Dec 9th, 2008 07:46 pm

Other History > What Is Whig??? (6 replies - 4194 views)

The issue of slavery did help to doom the Whig party, thus aiding the creation of the Republican Party. Southern whigs wished to extend ...   Tue Dec 9th, 2008 07:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > Brigade and Regimental "Nicknames" (22 replies - 10494 views)

Pvt Haven't heard the monicker for one of my ancestors 5th NH. They and the rest of Cross's Brigade did a really standup job in ...   Tue Dec 9th, 2008 07:36 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10149 views)

No matter how insignificant or small, each generation borrows or incorporates something from the preceding generations music. Listen to the runs of some of ...   Tue Dec 9th, 2008 07:32 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10149 views)

Susan If you haven't already visited Wolfgangs vault, I highly recommend it since your a west coaster. Doc C ...   Tue Dec 9th, 2008 02:05 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10149 views)

My dear girl it's all a matter of taste, where you were in the 60's. I like the Beatles as much as anyone but ...   Tue Dec 9th, 2008 01:10 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Must-see Places (45 replies - 10149 views)

British bands - cream, blind faith, stones, yardbirds, spencer davis all rank way above the Beatles, Doc C ...   Mon Dec 8th, 2008 11:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > Brigade and Regimental "Nicknames" (22 replies - 10494 views)

Damn red legged devils - 84th NY (14th Brooklyn) ...   Mon Dec 8th, 2008 12:46 am

General Civil War Talk > Brigade and Regimental "Nicknames" (22 replies - 10494 views)

Stone's Brigade - Bogus Bucktails 40th NY - Mozart Regiment Missed the 12th NJ on the exam - Buck and Ball Lee's Tigers, of course School teachers ...   Mon Dec 8th, 2008 12:18 am

General Civil War Talk > Good luck Doc! (14 replies - 3912 views)

Pvt. That's exactly as it was worded on the test. Wonder if it caught anyone not paying attention. Every 2 years and only if ...   Sun Dec 7th, 2008 08:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > Good luck Doc! (14 replies - 3912 views)

Thanks Susan Check out the article below the pres. elects article http://civilwarlibrarian.blogspot.com/ Doc C ...   Sun Dec 7th, 2008 02:36 pm

General Civil War Talk > Good luck Doc! (14 replies - 3912 views)

Thanks to all for the best wishes on the test. Have to say Ed prepared a very fair exam. What a great coincidence, ...   Sun Dec 7th, 2008 12:33 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > What was Hill & Heth trying to Prove? (11 replies - 6728 views)

Hill didn't get along with many people, i.e. Longstreet, Jackson, Anderson. There are opinions that Hill didn't release Mahone's brigade for the July 2nd ...   Mon Nov 24th, 2008 01:19 am

General Civil War Talk > CSA or USA--better soldiers? (33 replies - 8836 views)

Cross's entire brigade did a stand up job on Houcks ridge and the wheatfield. Great story of him changing from his usual red bandana ...   Thu Nov 20th, 2008 10:48 pm

General Civil War Talk > CSA or USA--better soldiers? (33 replies - 8836 views)

Don't think Greenes brigade on culps hill had a monicker. IMO, vincents brigade pales in comparison, especially with what the 137th PA did. Doc C ...   Wed Nov 19th, 2008 02:35 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Paths of Glory (2 replies - 1279 views)

The singer is actually Kubricks wife. Doc C ...   Mon Nov 17th, 2008 03:08 am

General Civil War Talk > CSA or USA--better soldiers? (33 replies - 8836 views)

Another oversimplistic response is that the csa had better infantry whereas the union had better artillery (both artilerymen and equipment). This was especially true ...   Sun Nov 16th, 2008 11:57 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Paths of Glory (2 replies - 1279 views)

Kubricks - Paths of Glory is on Turner Classic Movie at 8p est. Doc C ...   Sat Nov 15th, 2008 04:21 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > College Football (36 replies - 8349 views)

Cuz, you got that right with your last statement. By the way, just found a marker at Gettysburg to one our Cone ancestors, Capt. ...   Sat Nov 15th, 2008 12:45 am

Idle Chit-Chat > College Football (36 replies - 8349 views)

As I said the 4 Big 12 south teams are all really good but don't count out florida (not a great fan of them). ...   Fri Nov 14th, 2008 08:31 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 56311 views)

Thanks Johan. My source, Pfanz, has that the CSA had 2 whitworths at GB, with McIntosh's Bat., Hurts Hardaway Art. (Ala) primarily in ...   Fri Nov 14th, 2008 11:45 am

Idle Chit-Chat > College Football (36 replies - 8349 views)

Congrats on your win over my Tigers, good game. However, still don't know how good your Tide boys are. We shall see in ...   Fri Nov 14th, 2008 11:18 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 56311 views)

Johan I've heard through the grapevine that for my for upcoming GB test they might ask several questions regarding artillery. In my reading there were ...   Thu Nov 13th, 2008 10:49 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > LSU Golden Girls (12 replies - 3283 views)

One nephew is a nonreg, prevet hoping to get an interview this year. The other nephew is the one in the corp, got out ...   Wed Nov 12th, 2008 02:10 am


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