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Other Civil War Talk > Confederate History Month Controversy (21 replies - 9044 views)

Have given the opinion piece much thought, I feel  that the majority of the combatants of the Confederacy were no more terrorists than the colonists ...   Tue Apr 13th, 2010 01:40 am

Other Civil War Talk > Confederate History Month Controversy (21 replies - 9044 views)

(Hi, folks. It has been a long time since I have posted here.) When Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's declared April as Confederate History Month but failed to acknowledge the role ...   Sun Apr 11th, 2010 09:59 pm

Civil War Books > Shameless Self Promotion (5 replies - 2741 views)

Now maybe Amazon.com will finally, finally mail me the Dalhgren book I pre-ordered months ago. ...   Tue Sep 29th, 2009 02:32 am

Food,Cooking and Gardening > What century is this??? (8 replies - 9232 views)

I love mozzarella cheese breaded, deep fat fried and served with marinara sauce. That is a treat I love, but am forbidden to eat. ...   Sat Sep 19th, 2009 02:24 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 9059 views)

There are some spots at Gettysburg which have given me a really eerie feeling ever since I was a child. One is Spangler's Spring. I ...   Thu Sep 17th, 2009 01:36 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 9059 views)

That was easy! I Googled the topic. Wikipedia has a fascinating story with far more details than I remembered and mentions another woman lighthouse keeper ...   Sat Sep 12th, 2009 01:50 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 9059 views)

I have to check facts, so I am saying this off the top of my head without verification, but I vaguely recall that one woman ...   Sat Sep 12th, 2009 01:32 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 9059 views)

It's strange, but I DON'T get neck hair moments at Fort Zachary Taylor in Key West. And I try really hard to achieve it. I ...   Fri Sep 11th, 2009 01:30 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 9059 views)

I'm actually pouting. All the times I visited Gettysburg as a child and never once saw ghostly reenactors. :( I would love to live near the ...   Fri Sep 11th, 2009 01:07 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 9059 views)

cklarson wrote: A reenactor friend told me about his G-burg ghost. He and his colleague were driving down a Park road and they saw a ...   Thu Sep 10th, 2009 12:41 am

General Civil War Talk > "Neck Hair" moments (23 replies - 9059 views)

Hubby and I visited Fort Sumter. While we were there an incredible thunderstorm boiled up. The thunder and lightning were fearsome! It dawned on me ...   Thu Sep 3rd, 2009 01:16 am

Civil War Books > Nothing But Victory (9 replies - 3843 views)

Mr Bonds, I'll tell you all ready how much I appreciate that some of your maps show the position of modern day major highways such ...   Wed Aug 26th, 2009 11:46 pm

Civil War Books > Nothing But Victory (9 replies - 3843 views)

Now there's a coincidence...today I have just received Russell Bonds's new book War Like the Thunderbolt from Amazon. I can't wait to get started. ...   Tue Aug 25th, 2009 12:15 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Vick to the Eagles (59 replies - 21088 views)

I'm thanking my lucky stars the Dolphins had the good sense not to sign that dog torturer and killer... and just as thankful the Titans ...   Mon Aug 24th, 2009 01:20 am

Civil War Books > Nothing But Victory (9 replies - 3843 views)

I haven't read that book, but I have read other books by Woodworth and feel he is an excellent historian of events in the Western ...   Mon Aug 24th, 2009 12:33 am

Civil War Books > Top 7 Shiloh Books Event (2 replies - 2420 views)

Very interesting list. I must confess I wasn't aware of some of the books lower down on the list. ...   Tue Aug 18th, 2009 12:49 am

Civil War Books > Author of "Stealing the General" Has New Book (13 replies - 5029 views)

I just got a notice from Amazon where I ahve the book pre-ordered. They say the publication releasde will not be until September 9.  Also ...   Mon Aug 17th, 2009 12:59 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Emotional Civil War short videos (1 reply - 2207 views)

Very interesting paintings. ...   Thu Aug 13th, 2009 01:25 am

Civil War Books > Sickles at Gettysburg by James A. Hessler (15 replies - 6309 views)

Finally finished Hessler's book today and say it is a MUST READ for anyone who is a student  of Day Two (July 2) at Gettysburg, a ...   Wed Aug 12th, 2009 12:51 am

Other History > Other history favorites (10 replies - 5807 views)

For some inexplicable reason I am fascinated with  Depression era gangsters,  interstate bank robbers and their molls. I loved both the movie and the book "Public ...   Wed Aug 12th, 2009 12:30 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Technology Question (8 replies - 5724 views)

One of the least effective was the cavalry saber. It required close up and personal exposure to be of any use at all. Even worse ...   Fri Jul 31st, 2009 02:04 pm

Other Eastern Theater > The Dahlgren Affair (9 replies - 6301 views)

Thanks for the heads up. I'm going  to Amazon now to check on my backorder of the book. I can't wait until it comes. ...   Mon Jul 27th, 2009 01:48 am

Civil War Books > Sickles at Gettysburg by James A. Hessler (15 replies - 6309 views)

Mr Hessler, many thanks for stopping by. Your book is one of those I hate to put down and the pages just fly by. I ...   Sat Jul 18th, 2009 11:41 pm

Civil War Books > Sickles at Gettysburg by James A. Hessler (15 replies - 6309 views)

Mike, I have listened to the first part and really enjoyed hearing how both you and Hessler became interested in the Civil War by different ...   Sat Jul 18th, 2009 01:27 am

Civil War Books > Sickles at Gettysburg by James A. Hessler (15 replies - 6309 views)

Just received my copy of Sickles at Gettysburg by James A. Hessler and published by Savas Beatie. The subtitle on the cover sums up rather ...   Fri Jul 17th, 2009 01:30 am

General Civil War Talk > Research Assistance (14 replies - 4641 views)

There is a Civil War era mental hospital in West Virginia once called the Lunatic Asylum West of the Alleghenies. It was used up to ...   Tue Jul 14th, 2009 02:01 am

Civil War Books > Civil War Bloggers' Top 10 Gettysburg Books (6 replies - 3395 views)

Yippee! I can't wait! I guess I'd better get busy and check out at least a few blogs now. WOW! I just checked all the lists ...   Fri Jul 3rd, 2009 01:07 am

Civil War Books > Civil War Bloggers' Top 10 Gettysburg Books (6 replies - 3395 views)

I really appreciate that, not that I wouldn't have gone to the blogs separately over a period of time. I am really interested to know what ...   Thu Jul 2nd, 2009 01:11 pm

Civil War Books > Civil War Bloggers' Top 10 Gettysburg Books (6 replies - 3395 views)

That's a great idea. Is there any chance the lists will all appear in one place, or do we have to go to each blog? If ...   Thu Jul 2nd, 2009 01:47 am

Civil War Books > Vicksburg 1863-History as a Novel (7 replies - 3442 views)

I too was struck with how forthcoming Groom was in saying that the South should have seen the situation for what it was and throw ...   Wed Jun 24th, 2009 11:32 pm

Civil War Books > Vicksburg 1863-History as a Novel (7 replies - 3442 views)

OK, now I have read your review. I so agree with you that Groom did an excellent job of describing the riverine navy and its contribution ...   Wed Jun 24th, 2009 02:12 am

Civil War Books > Vicksburg 1863-History as a Novel (7 replies - 3442 views)

Yes, I have read it and confess I enjoyed reading it. I probably learned a lot, but it is hard to know if what I ...   Wed Jun 24th, 2009 01:58 am

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 25240 views)

I am a purist when it comes to counting strength of the armed forces in the Civil War. I would count African-Americans who fought for ...   Fri Jun 19th, 2009 12:27 am

General Civil War Talk > Who is Your Favorite Civil War Author? (18 replies - 4999 views)

One way I define a favorite Civil War writer is one whose work is so compelling that I would instantly read any book of theirs that ...   Sat Jun 13th, 2009 11:58 pm

General Civil War Talk > Who is Your Favorite Civil War Author? (18 replies - 4999 views)

In no particular order: Steven Sears, Eric J. Wittenberg and John Petruzzi, Wiley Sword, Steven E. Woodworth, O. Edward Cunningham, Noah Andre Trudeau, Jeffrey D Wert, Russell ...   Sat Jun 13th, 2009 02:07 am

Weapons of the Civil War > XIII-inch bore Mortar, Model of 1861 (18 replies - 13663 views)

Hamy3 wrote: I'd love to see one of these things fired!! It must be spectacular!! Doug Hamy, this is second best to being there when a thirteen ...   Fri Jun 12th, 2009 06:31 pm

General Civil War Talk > more pics from Stones River (9 replies - 2845 views)

Thanks for posting these great pics. ...   Thu Jun 11th, 2009 01:49 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 60929 views)

Javal and Susan, the book is very dry, just as Javal said. I can take pretty dry writing, but this was over the top. Still, ...   Wed Jun 3rd, 2009 11:47 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 60929 views)

Susan, I just read "American Lion" in February. I got about 2/3 of the way through and gave up. Yes, Jackson had an interesting life, ...   Tue Jun 2nd, 2009 11:29 pm

Civil War Books > Southern Storm: Sherman's March to the Sea (5 replies - 4033 views)

I enjoyed the book and the maps, although I also used a road atlas to find the places mentioned in modern day Georgia in case ...   Tue Jun 2nd, 2009 12:52 am


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