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Other Civil War Talk > Confederate History Month Controversy (21 replies - 8870 views)

I'd leave Hannity out of the loop, and neither Rush nor Glenn has a place on this board -- or this thread for that matter. ...   Thu Apr 15th, 2010 11:57 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Virginia Governor Declares April 'Confederate History Month'. (21 replies - 7189 views)

One might say that there really is no big deal. But to think that it wouldn't be made one is politically naive. The Governor or ...   Thu Apr 15th, 2010 11:42 pm

General Civil War Talk > CBF Hijack, what can you do? (17 replies - 4840 views)

I personally don't look at the CBF as a racist symbol. But I'd love to hear a logical explanation as to why the CBF is ...   Thu Apr 15th, 2010 11:26 pm

Civil War Books > Newt Gingrich's Alternate History Trilogy (20 replies - 10477 views)

I'm also a fan of Newt, but I won't read "his" alternate history books. I don't have enough time to read real history, let alone ...   Mon Apr 12th, 2010 05:00 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Confederate History Month Controversy (21 replies - 8870 views)

Dang! Ran out of large heavy objects to throw. Mr. Martin is only one of the reasons I don't get my news from CNN. I'm no southron, ...   Mon Apr 12th, 2010 04:53 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Confederate History Month Controversy (21 replies - 8870 views)

I suspect that McDonnell got hisself conned by the Virginia SCV. First clue: There is no reason to "honor" Confederate History. The whole sordid affair is ...   Mon Apr 12th, 2010 04:45 pm

General Civil War Talk > Trip to Battelfield Sites (30 replies - 9777 views)

That's pretty dang regional, Old Blu. Some like molasses, some like hot sauce, some like brown sugar. Some like them creamy and some like them ...   Sat Apr 3rd, 2010 09:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > Trip to Battelfield Sites (30 replies - 9777 views)

Yes. It is Scandinavian, but a Texan wouldn't know a Norske if he got bit by one. You might want to rethink that train thing. Again, ...   Thu Apr 1st, 2010 01:53 pm

General Civil War Talk > Trip to Battelfield Sites (30 replies - 9777 views)

And, whatever they tell you here. Grits still suck. Ole ...   Thu Apr 1st, 2010 12:58 am

General Civil War Talk > Trip to Battelfield Sites (30 replies - 9777 views)

Envy you, Irish. I haven't even been over there yet. But then, I can drive over there, and I'm quite familiar with driving on the ...   Thu Apr 1st, 2010 12:52 am

General Civil War Talk > Trip to Battelfield Sites (30 replies - 9777 views)

they're incredible You misspelled inedibile. :) ...   Wed Mar 31st, 2010 12:45 am

General Civil War Talk > Trip to Battelfield Sites (30 replies - 9777 views)

Irish: America is somewhat different. At Gettysburg there are literally hundreds of small shops more than willing to take your money. At Sharpsburg, the last time ...   Mon Mar 29th, 2010 07:23 pm

Where to begin & how to get started > Family tree (6 replies - 4000 views)

Tim: Ancestry.com used to give everyone two weeks free. Monthly memberships were also available. However, I don't think you know enough yet to use the site ...   Sat Mar 27th, 2010 06:41 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Cheesiest Movie Ever (13 replies - 5012 views)

No groans here albert. Have loaded that puppy about a hunnert  times and have yet to stay awake through the whole thing. Something about it ...   Fri Mar 26th, 2010 12:10 am

General Civil War Talk > Vicksburg vs. Gettysburg (57 replies - 20589 views)

Haven't changed my mind since the first post: Vicksburg was not a major loss to the supply of the Eastern Confederacy, but it was a ...   Tue Mar 23rd, 2010 10:13 pm

General Civil War Talk > Vicksburg vs. Gettysburg (57 replies - 20589 views)

You don't suppose the proximity of Gettysburg to the District of Corruption had anything to do with its popularity, do you? Part of the reason ...   Sun Mar 21st, 2010 03:25 am

Other History > History and Tom Hanks (31 replies - 13232 views)

Hey, Nate. Ole ...   Fri Mar 19th, 2010 07:58 am

Weapons of the Civil War > sharps (10 replies - 7628 views)

The booger has seen some age in the barn, hasn't it. I'd itch to clean it up some and shoot it. But that's a no-no, ...   Fri Feb 19th, 2010 12:10 am

General Civil War Talk > CBF Hijack, what can you do? (17 replies - 4840 views)

This, I think, is what javal meant. The SCV and UDC are mostly people who just want to recognize and remember the exemplary service of ...   Tue Feb 16th, 2010 06:24 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21126 views)

i want the american flag taken off my state building.Lodge a protest. Stage a march. See if the NAACP will help. Maybe you can persuade ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 04:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > Who would have been the best commander for the army of the potomac? (30 replies - 7000 views)

I think Hancock was offered the job, j harold, and did turn it down. So did Reynolds, who I would have liked to see take ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 12:28 am

General Civil War Talk > Who would have been the best commander for the army of the potomac? (30 replies - 7000 views)

Winging it again, but Couch refused, after Chancellorsville, to ever serve again under Hooker. So he was given the plum assignment of watching over the ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 12:03 am

General Civil War Talk > Who would have been the best commander for the army of the potomac? (30 replies - 7000 views)

Couch? I'd like to see some expansion on that proposal. Ole ...   Sun Feb 14th, 2010 09:27 pm

General Civil War Talk > South carolina and the Confederate flag (87 replies - 21126 views)

the stars and bars were replaced with the battleflag and that is what most people associate with the confederacy. The CBF did not "replace" any of ...   Sun Feb 14th, 2010 04:36 pm

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 10867 views)

Some people don't like what ifs. I'm not particularly fond of them either, but they do stimulate discussion above and beyond what we might get ...   Sat Feb 13th, 2010 04:34 am

John Bell Hood > John Bell Hood (4 replies - 11788 views)

Somewhere in the ether, Naim, is a Hood Site run by a direct descendant (or so he says). And, with csa, I'm unaware of any expression ...   Sat Feb 13th, 2010 12:39 am

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 10867 views)

I find it hard to blame Ewell for not taking "that hill." It was getting dark; he could hear the digging; there was no way ...   Sat Feb 13th, 2010 12:17 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 24223 views)

I can only think of Compay Aiytch, Old Blu. There are, of course, regimental histories and memoires, but don't dig deeper than brigade-level history. Sorry 'bout ...   Fri Feb 12th, 2010 06:19 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 24223 views)

Possibly an increased chance, and there might have been a few murdered masters, but I've seen no reference to that either. I suspect the slaves ...   Fri Feb 12th, 2010 06:15 pm

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 10867 views)

There was a relatively fresh division of XI Corps up there, plus a few batteries. Sounds like we have Jackson Fan to torment. )__ Ole ...   Fri Feb 12th, 2010 06:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > calvary (8 replies - 2571 views)

All is not lost, trout. There might yet be some really desirable stuff in there. Ole ...   Fri Feb 12th, 2010 06:05 pm

General Civil War Talk > calvary (8 replies - 2571 views)

So far as I'm aware, there were no "stables" in the modern sense of the word, as cavalry implies mobility. I am aware of remount stations ...   Fri Feb 12th, 2010 06:25 am

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 10867 views)

Anyway i appreciate the reply, it is so hard to find someone to talk civil war with me, much thanks. Is why we're all here, csa: ...   Fri Feb 12th, 2010 06:09 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 24223 views)

i think the south lost because of the apparent reasons. for one the union naval blockade, two being so out numbered and three because of ...   Fri Feb 12th, 2010 05:39 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22484 views)

Fried turkey is well worth trying. Use peanut oil. Ours came out nice and black. We heard several people comment that it was the best ...   Thu Feb 11th, 2010 11:06 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > Talking about Eating (48 replies - 22484 views)

Time to resurrect the thread. For Christmas, we just set up a taco bar. All the fixins. Feed yourselves. And we did. Ole ...   Thu Feb 11th, 2010 10:54 pm

General Civil War Talk > What ifs of the Civil War (38 replies - 10867 views)

Messages? We don' got messages. We don' need no stinkin' messages! No angry messages, csamillerp. Disagreements, yes. But no angry messages. Stonewall would have slaughtered his corps ...   Thu Feb 11th, 2010 10:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24871 views)

Yes, no matter the rank or station they were seen as fellow soldiers.  Thank you sir; may I have another? The Union Armies also employed black, ...   Wed Feb 10th, 2010 05:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 24871 views)

There are no dumb questions, Mark. Hang around the CW boards for a while and "black confederates" will show up. Again and again and again. My take: ...   Wed Jan 27th, 2010 03:52 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 24223 views)

Agreed, Old Blu. Seems like the soldiers saw it coming well before their leaders had to toss in the towel. The sensible bailed, but I ...   Wed Dec 9th, 2009 04:23 pm


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