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Weapons of the Civil War > XIII-inch bore Mortar, Model of 1861 (18 replies - 13680 views)

Just by coincidence I have been reading "Vicksburg 1861" by Winston Groom. In it, he states that Commander David Dixon Porter had a flotilla of mortar ...   Thu May 28th, 2009 11:55 pm

Civil War Preservation > The Wilderness and Chancellorsville Battlefields under attack (21 replies - 11740 views)

I really enjoyed that interview with Gates on 60 Minutes. ...   Wed May 20th, 2009 02:25 am

Introductions > New Member (5 replies - 2793 views)

Another Gettysburg Battlefield aficionado here. My family lived near it when I was a kid, so we visited it many times. Best wishes in your ...   Wed May 20th, 2009 12:32 am

Civil War Preservation > The Wilderness and Chancellorsville Battlefields under attack (21 replies - 11740 views)

I totally agree with you, Iron Duke. That same thing is happening next door to us--an ugly commercial project bringing minimum wage jobs to a ...   Tue May 19th, 2009 01:22 pm

Civil War Preservation > The Wilderness and Chancellorsville Battlefields under attack (21 replies - 11740 views)

We are fighting a much smaller battle about a rezoning issue in the twown that is right beside ours. The town council and mayor do ...   Tue May 19th, 2009 02:05 am

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 15142 views)

It occured to me this afternoon that the women of the Civil War military deserve a monument of their own... a big monument. Washington DC ...   Sat May 16th, 2009 01:15 am

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 15142 views)

Plus, men's clothing was far more comfortable and far more practical than women's clothing at those times. Even these times, in fact! Who wants to wear ...   Fri May 15th, 2009 01:35 pm

General Civil War Talk > What Caused the Civil War? (60 replies - 16416 views)

Ole, agreed, 100%. ...   Thu May 14th, 2009 11:56 pm

General Civil War Talk > What Caused the Civil War? (60 replies - 16416 views)

Henry wrote: Schulte- The sidebar poll works. One of the reasons for the failure of the Confederacy, however, was the inability of the South to provide ...   Thu May 14th, 2009 04:21 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 15142 views)

Fascinating discussion. It certainly covers many aspects of the subject of rape both in the military and out of it. What a horrific story of ...   Thu May 14th, 2009 04:06 pm

General Civil War Talk > What Caused the Civil War? (60 replies - 16416 views)

barrydancer wrote: Tacos. In other words, the Civil War was eventually fought because the Mexcian/American War was fought? ...   Wed May 13th, 2009 02:47 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 15142 views)

cklarson wrote: The saddest case I know of is from the Chicago Tribune--a reporter found a 13 year old drummer girl wounded in the hospital. ...   Wed May 13th, 2009 02:41 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Women of Civil War Battlefields (23 replies - 15142 views)

Old North State wrote: This is a question.  Are there folks on this forum who are interested in the history of the women who served ...   Wed May 13th, 2009 01:38 am

General Civil War Talk > What Caused the Civil War? (60 replies - 16416 views)

Hank, say what?:? ...   Wed May 13th, 2009 01:17 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 61076 views)

Yes, Sword can make you feel and see the battle. I also thought he masterfully described the forlorn retreat of the Army of Tennessee beaten and ...   Fri May 8th, 2009 01:51 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 61076 views)

Just finished Noe's "Perryville: This Grand Havoc of Battle" today. Speaking of OOB's, I like the way Noe added killed, wounded and missing statistics to ...   Fri May 8th, 2009 12:02 am

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 16110 views)

susansweet3 wrote: Interesting . So he told different interviewers different stories.  I wish I could remember where I read the interview that he said he ...   Thu Apr 30th, 2009 12:39 am

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 16110 views)

I HAD to check into this, so I went to my old pal Google. I found a partial NPR interview with Doctorow about "The March". In ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 01:39 am

Civil War Books > Author of "Stealing the General" Has New Book (13 replies - 5034 views)

I checked AMazon and have pre-ordered the book. I find I really like the title. IT just makes me want to read that book, but ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 01:06 am

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 16110 views)

Gee, I just can't believe he didn't do any research. There is so much detail. Doctorow would have had to have a heck of an ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 12:52 am

Civil War Books > Civil War fiction (29 replies - 16110 views)

Have any of you read The March: A Novel by E.L. Doctorow? This book is a fictional adventure as civilians and military meet and mingle along ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 11:31 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 61076 views)

What a coincidence that we are reading the same book! I really like Noe's manner of organzing his writing. I've been plagued by being extra ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 12:54 pm

Other History > We Shall Remain (6 replies - 5474 views)

What is it about? ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 01:49 am

Other Eastern Theater > The Dahlgren Affair (9 replies - 6312 views)

What is the name of your book? I'll place a pre-order at Amazon.com. Whoops! Just checked Amazon and they haven't posted a pre-publication notice for this ...   Mon Apr 27th, 2009 02:15 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 61076 views)

Right now I'm reading two books. One is Kenneth W. Noe's "Perryville: This Grand Havoc of Battle", an outstanding work on the above-mentioned battle.  I ...   Mon Apr 27th, 2009 02:12 am

Weapons of the Civil War > The Impact of Rifles (7 replies - 4756 views)

My thoughts are that hardly any battlefield situations would be ideal. The trouble with technology, if it is tested under ideal conditions and standards are ...   Sat Apr 18th, 2009 11:45 pm

Other Eastern Theater > The Dahlgren Affair (9 replies - 6312 views)

My oversimplified rules of combat include these  that Kilpartick ignored at his well-intentioned but ill-conceived Richmond Raid.  1. The more complicated the battle plan, the more likely it ...   Fri Apr 17th, 2009 02:14 am

General Civil War Talk > Numbers Who Fought Entire War? (1 reply - 1629 views)

Have read about brigades and regiments that fought the entire war, but I am wondering if anyone here knows what percentage of men actually fought ...   Wed Apr 15th, 2009 02:01 am

Idle Chit-Chat > New US/Cuban Travel Policy (11 replies - 4158 views)

Pam, I believe the administration is acting very cautiously and I am sure they believe prudently. By allowing only Cuban-Americans to visit Cuba for now, ...   Wed Apr 15th, 2009 01:45 am

Idle Chit-Chat > New US/Cuban Travel Policy (11 replies - 4158 views)

That might be precisely the BEST time to start opening trade talks. Money talks; so does commerce. and trade. People can't eat bullets. They can't ...   Wed Apr 15th, 2009 12:17 am

Idle Chit-Chat > New US/Cuban Travel Policy (11 replies - 4158 views)

Pam, I agree with you. I want to see Cuba before the Holiday Inns and Sheratons take over the beaches and the fast food chains ...   Tue Apr 14th, 2009 11:46 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > New US/Cuban Travel Policy (11 replies - 4158 views)

Count me as one who does not accept the idea that Cuban Americans can now go vist family in Cuba, send money and so on. ...   Tue Apr 14th, 2009 02:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > 1861 man (1 reply - 1936 views)

There's a couple ways that come close to finding out. One--speak with very elderly people. My mother is ninety. She was born when many people ...   Tue Apr 14th, 2009 02:30 am

The Battle of Shiloh > Best Book about Shiloh (40 replies - 23483 views)

Susan, I ordered Cunningham's book at Amazon.com thanks to your suggestion early in this thread. I can't wait to read it. I kind of goofed though. ...   Sat Apr 11th, 2009 01:36 am

The Battle of Shiloh > Best Book about Shiloh (40 replies - 23483 views)

The Iron Duke wrote: I've read the books by Wiley Sword and Larry Daniel. Daniel goes into more detail about the run-up to the actual ...   Sat Apr 11th, 2009 12:05 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Civil War Book GIVEAWAY for Confederate History Month (3 replies - 3445 views)

Strange, when I click on the place to leave a comment a page pops up telling me that this is an adult site with adult ...   Fri Apr 10th, 2009 02:20 am

Weapons of the Civil War > XIII-inch bore Mortar, Model of 1861 (18 replies - 13680 views)

Say, I found an existing 13" seacoast mortar, none other than the infamous "Dictator" of Petersburg fame. It is in Hartford, Connecticut now. Here is a ...   Fri Apr 10th, 2009 02:09 am

Weapons of the Civil War > XIII-inch bore Mortar, Model of 1861 (18 replies - 13680 views)

Guess what! Your gun is bigger than my gun. :( I found all the specs at a web site I will link below. The Fort Taylor 8-inch ...   Fri Apr 10th, 2009 01:34 am

Weapons of the Civil War > XIII-inch bore Mortar, Model of 1861 (18 replies - 13680 views)

Henry, I'll tell you what I will do. I will be in Key West starting April 20 for a few days. I'll go to the ...   Fri Apr 10th, 2009 12:32 am

The Battle of Shiloh > Best Book about Shiloh (40 replies - 23483 views)

I'm headed straight to Amazon.com to check out all these suggestions. I hope I can afford all three. ...   Thu Apr 9th, 2009 01:22 pm


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