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Battle of Gettysburg > It was Warren afterall! (18 replies - 9475 views)

... and I doubt Longstreet is sitting by idly waiting for that counter attack without getting more of Hood's and maybe even McLaw's men up ...   Wed May 13th, 2009 08:20 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > It was Warren afterall! (18 replies - 9475 views)

David: Your scenario works pretty good under normal circumstances. Hazlett found a narrow place for two of his guns (likely 10# Parrotts) and they were ...   Wed May 13th, 2009 08:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > What Caused the Civil War? (60 replies - 16591 views)

Terminal sectionalism. Alternative: Smart*** pundits espousing wild-eyed theories about planters growing surly in the southern heat and playing dog-in-the-manger by depriving the north of tacos. ;) ...   Wed May 13th, 2009 03:45 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > It was Warren afterall! (18 replies - 9475 views)

But good thoughts, Pam. I've not been there yet. But I've been given to understand that Hazlett found a narrow spot where two of his guns ...   Tue May 12th, 2009 04:49 am

Battle of Gettysburg > It was Warren afterall! (18 replies - 9475 views)

Bumping this to the top to ask a question: Just how important was LRT? Lee focused his attack on the 2nd to peel the Union line ...   Mon May 11th, 2009 06:45 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Republican Party or Donner Party? (13 replies - 4806 views)

David is quite right, the majority leans more left now than it did, say, 40 years ago. I see something Lincolnesque in the process, although ...   Sat May 9th, 2009 01:47 pm

Introductions > New to the Board (2 replies - 1825 views)

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General Civil War Talk > Confederate symbols under fire (16 replies - 5242 views)

Kinda simple. Lincoln walked through Richmond when Davis left. No biggie. How simple does it have to be? Ole ...   Sat May 2nd, 2009 05:22 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > How do you till your garden? (7 replies - 5279 views)

We are stuck with rain in the forecast through next Tuesday! Between machinery malfunctions and coaching high school softball, I may have have some "late" ...   Sat May 2nd, 2009 02:56 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > How do you till your garden? (7 replies - 5279 views)

Coaching kids is almost as rewarding as farming. I get to look out my window at the park across the road, and every now and ...   Sat May 2nd, 2009 02:44 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > How do you till your garden? (7 replies - 5279 views)

Fortunately, DD, THE Dad taught me how to make them purr. He could work magic with engines. About 3.5 seconds after hearing a sick engine, ...   Thu Apr 30th, 2009 06:40 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

isn't there a big blue ox in that tale somewhere? Nah. That was Paul Bunion. As a bunion is a foot anomaly, I really don't have ...   Thu Apr 30th, 2009 06:26 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > How do you till your garden? (7 replies - 5279 views)

DD: Just the pointy shovel. So my garden is only as large as these old bones will allow. I envy you your Fords and the ...   Thu Apr 30th, 2009 01:54 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Do you have any weapon of Civil War? (5 replies - 3915 views)

A Napoleon would be nice. At least to make the radgits and squirrels go to the other side of the hedge. Ole ...   Thu Apr 30th, 2009 01:36 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

My guess is there were probably even a few who fought because of their bond with their master, though if there was it was likely ...   Thu Apr 30th, 2009 01:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

 agree entirely, but I think that idealizing the North and demonizing the South is equally as foolish. The fact that some blacks did fight for ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 11:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

Bama. And you know this. Ole is a name, ol' is an adjective.  Yeah. It's kind of fun to play with it, but my handle ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 11:01 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

Ho, humm. Bring up about 10,000 others. Ole ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 10:53 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Do you have any weapon of Civil War? (5 replies - 3915 views)

Have absolutely none of any sort relicslover. Wish I did, but everytime I looked at one, I compared the price to a self-propelled mower and ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 08:17 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

Did blacks fight for the Americans in the ARW? They probably fought for the Confederacy for the same reasons. By the same token, many fled ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 08:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

Ummmmmm, bama; that's ol' man. Ole ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 08:03 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

-The VA in a reversal of previous policy now states that small confederate type flags cannot be placed in front of confederate graves in national ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 03:40 pm

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 16345 views)

I actually liked "The March." Read it twice. If Doctorow didn't do his research, I'd be surprised. Found nothing in there out of believable bounds. Ole ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 01:17 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

Send in the clowns; don't bother, they're here. Ole ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 01:07 am

Introductions > Hi I'm new here (6 replies - 2999 views)

Oh oh. It would seem that we've just addicted another. We really ought not do that. It is immoral, isn't it? Ole ...   Mon Apr 27th, 2009 08:53 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

What evidence do you have to disprove what I wrote?  "Rings" does not qualify. It isn't required to disprove what you wrote because you didn't really answer ...   Mon Apr 27th, 2009 08:49 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hey Guys (2 replies - 2025 views)

They are somewhere back there, Reb. When they disappear, it's usually for a while and because they are overly busy. Most will be back. Ole ...   Sun Apr 26th, 2009 10:39 pm

Introductions > Hi I'm new here (6 replies - 2999 views)

Welcome, Scarlett. I do hope you know what kind of society you've decided to join. You'll find it gobbling up all your spare time and ...   Sun Apr 26th, 2009 10:36 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Anyone started planting yet? (4 replies - 4016 views)

Still too wet to dig in these parts. Maybe this weekend. Ole ...   Wed Apr 22nd, 2009 06:06 pm

General Civil War Talk > Master of War (10 replies - 2860 views)

Great link HankC. Many thanks. Ole ...   Mon Apr 20th, 2009 05:30 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > The Impact of Rifles (7 replies - 4823 views)

Going with Bama here. The range of the rifled musket had some effect, but not so much as has been proposed. There were few battlefieds ...   Sun Apr 19th, 2009 01:27 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

Thst'd gonns tske a bit more time than I have. Film at 11. ...   Sat Apr 18th, 2009 04:16 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

Uncharacteristic silence. Will leave the responses to kinder, gentler people. Ole ...   Fri Apr 17th, 2009 06:37 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Bits and Pieces from Gettysburg (11 replies - 6005 views)

I seem to recall a thread about hogs post battle eating slain troops.  Got that right J Harold. Don't know if that was the practice around ...   Fri Apr 17th, 2009 06:22 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Bits and Pieces from Gettysburg (11 replies - 6005 views)

  Dow weed and brush killer.   ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 11:35 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27724 views)

Are the Confederate soldiers worthy of our respect and honor for their contribution to their region, their sacrifice, their suffering and deaths for a cause ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 05:40 pm

General Civil War Talk > 1890 Census: Number of Civil War Veterans (3 replies - 2331 views)

X = overserved. ...   Sat Apr 11th, 2009 11:32 pm

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > Interpretation of Stonewall Jackson (28 replies - 13870 views)

Probably not, but it was very Jeffersonian of him, if he did say that. Somewhere in the past 200 years, Jefferson's idyllic vision of an agrarian ...   Sat Apr 11th, 2009 09:13 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 18380 views)

Believe I heard that Benson Bobrick is going to discuss his book tonight on BookTV. Check your local times and listings. I'd heard it was ...   Sat Apr 11th, 2009 02:49 pm

Civil War Books > Master of War by Benson Bobrick (52 replies - 18380 views)

Thanks for coming back on that brett. I thought the exchange was more than civil, but I'm quite old and can't remember how to cite ...   Thu Apr 9th, 2009 03:44 pm


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