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The Battle of Shiloh > Best Book about Shiloh (40 replies - 23906 views)

Shiloh experts, what in your opinion is the best, most complete non-fiction work on the Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing)? I want one with lots ...   Thu Apr 9th, 2009 01:20 am

Weapons of the Civil War > XIII-inch bore Mortar, Model of 1861 (18 replies - 13847 views)

A very similar seacoast mortar to that can be seen at Fort Zachary Taylor in Key West, FL. ...   Thu Apr 9th, 2009 01:07 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Charleston SC and Savannah GA (11 replies - 5409 views)

While in Savannah, check out the home of Confederate General Hugh Mercer.  His grandson Johhny Mercer was the famous song writer. The house is featured ...   Thu Apr 9th, 2009 01:05 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Amos Humiston---Whose Father Was He? (4 replies - 3316 views)

I envy you. I am still trying to document any ancestors who might have fought in the war. The only one that might, I say ...   Thu Apr 2nd, 2009 12:28 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Amos Humiston---Whose Father Was He? (4 replies - 3316 views)

A fascinating three-part series has appeared thisweek at New York Times.com. It is an exploration of the well known story of the Union soldier Amos ...   Wed Apr 1st, 2009 11:21 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Civil War novel named finalist for 2008 Book of the Year (14 replies - 5354 views)

That questionable romance was exactly the reason I didn't much care for the book. I didn't think the portrayal of the Widow rang true to ...   Mon Mar 30th, 2009 01:08 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Civil War novel named finalist for 2008 Book of the Year (14 replies - 5354 views)

While I'm not really big on reading Civil War fiction, this book sounds interesting. I would hate to spend good bucks on it and be ...   Sun Mar 29th, 2009 01:20 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Stealing Lincoln's Body (14 replies - 5371 views)

Yes, I've seen "American Brutus" several times. It never ceases to fascinate me. ...   Mon Mar 23rd, 2009 07:20 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Stealing Lincoln's Body (14 replies - 5371 views)

I enjoyed it. It was so bizarre that anyone would attempt such a thing and expect to get away with it. There is a book ...   Mon Mar 23rd, 2009 01:53 am

Civil War Books > Author of "Stealing the General" Has New Book (13 replies - 5081 views)

Well, Mr Bonds, I can't wait until your book arrives at my door! ...   Wed Mar 18th, 2009 01:59 am

Idle Chit-Chat > random question (16 replies - 5087 views)

That may be the book. I'll dig into my piles tomorrow. I'm very sorry the author has died. We have been speaking of Gettysburg, but the ...   Tue Mar 10th, 2009 11:52 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > random question (16 replies - 5087 views)

I don't know who Coco is but I do have a book on the days and weeks after Gettysburg and the horrific impact on the ...   Tue Mar 10th, 2009 02:40 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > random question (16 replies - 5087 views)

Yes, Doc. I would have hated to have been an embalmer and undertaker after a battle. It must have been a nightmare. By the way, the ...   Mon Mar 9th, 2009 02:41 pm

Civil War Books > Author of "Stealing the General" Has New Book (13 replies - 5081 views)

From Andrew Wagenhoffer's excellent blog, Civil War Books and Authors comes word  that Russell S. Bonds has written a new book "War Like the Thunderbolt: The ...   Mon Mar 9th, 2009 03:11 am

Idle Chit-Chat > random question (16 replies - 5087 views)

"Modern' embalming took hold during the Civil War. Embalmers worked near battlefields to prepare deceased soldiers for shipment back home. The deceased HAD to be preserved ...   Mon Mar 9th, 2009 02:53 am

Other Civil War Talk > BATTLE OF STONES RIVER MURFREESBORO TN (7 replies - 6882 views)

Wounds easily and immediately identifiable as mortal wounds in the Civil War would include many severe injuries to the head and skull, severe intestinal and ...   Sun Mar 8th, 2009 12:34 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Autobiography (7 replies - 2931 views)

Here's a thought. You could self publish the work. Do a Google search of publishers who specialize in that. You will not get rich from ...   Sat Mar 7th, 2009 02:51 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Autobiography (7 replies - 2931 views)

It is possible that some collectors of Civil War memorabilia might be interested, but you'd have to research such collectors and what their specialty is. Because ...   Sat Mar 7th, 2009 01:44 am

Introductions > Gettysburg Paranormal (56 replies - 20491 views)

Now all I have to do is figure out how to upload the photo to Photo Bucket. but I want to learn that was one ...   Thu Mar 5th, 2009 01:09 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Mel Gibson's New Civil War Short Film or something (24 replies - 19517 views)

All of those sound funny to me, even Raymond's re-enactors. The Three Stooges were never much for PC behavior. I'm going to try to find a ...   Wed Mar 4th, 2009 11:34 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Mel Gibson's New Civil War Short Film or something (24 replies - 19517 views)

I can't even contemplate a Three Stooges Civil War movie. I'd like to see it though. Buster Keaton's movie too.:D ...   Wed Mar 4th, 2009 12:29 pm

Introductions > Gettysburg Paranormal (56 replies - 20491 views)

If I could figure out how to post a digital photo here, I would post all of the series Hubby took of the haunted place. ...   Wed Mar 4th, 2009 12:22 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Mel Gibson's New Civil War Short Film or something (24 replies - 19517 views)

I'm racking my brain, folks. Has there ever been a movie that is a spoof of the Civil War? Sort of a Beavis and Butthead ...   Wed Mar 4th, 2009 01:45 am

Introductions > Gettysburg Paranormal (56 replies - 20491 views)

Hubby and one of our sons took the ghost tour at night in Key West. There is a school that burned many years ago trapping ...   Tue Mar 3rd, 2009 11:47 pm

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > The battle between Stonewall Jackson and A.P. Hill (20 replies - 13435 views)

Captain Crow wrote: but was he crusty? Who? Breckinridge or Bragg? Bragg was definitely crusty.:D ...   Sun Mar 1st, 2009 09:48 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Mel Gibson's New Civil War Short Film or something (24 replies - 19517 views)

For a few brief moments I actually had high hopes Gibson was doing a serious Civil War movie, but I follow movies pretty closely and ...   Sun Mar 1st, 2009 01:00 am

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > The battle between Stonewall Jackson and A.P. Hill (20 replies - 13435 views)

ole wrote: Seems that all generals were a bit crusty. Stonewall might have been a bit crustier. Is that something that makes a general? Ole Braxton Bragg would ...   Thu Feb 26th, 2009 11:21 pm

General Civil War Talk > What Civil War battle or campaign do you think should be made into a movie? (69 replies - 23034 views)

CK, that is a very interesting story. It could make a pretty good movie or part of a movie all by itself! ...   Thu Feb 26th, 2009 01:21 pm

General Civil War Talk > What Civil War battle or campaign do you think should be made into a movie? (69 replies - 23034 views)

Savez, can you site some research or studies that clearly demonstrate that what is claimed to have happened at Fort Pillow is, in fact,  overblown ...   Wed Feb 25th, 2009 08:24 pm

General Civil War Talk > What Civil War battle or campaign do you think should be made into a movie? (69 replies - 23034 views)

Ole and kj3553, the Crater is one of my favorite battles. Did you folks know that the opening sequence of the movie "Cold Mountain" is ...   Tue Feb 24th, 2009 09:25 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Biblio-Maniacs and PIles of Books (39 replies - 11849 views)

So sad to say that the "Dick and Jane" books have nothing but unhappy memories for me of the four-room school house I attended with ...   Sun Feb 22nd, 2009 02:18 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 62115 views)

kj3553 wrote: So, I opted for a lightweight historical romance. Besides, reading it was much more fun than watching the races today. What? You didn't want ...   Sun Feb 22nd, 2009 02:10 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Need Suggestions and Help on Research Paper (60 replies - 20767 views)

I used to love the SMELL of the card catalog. (Weird, I know.) I loved the act of sorting through all those cards. And, yes, I ...   Sun Feb 22nd, 2009 02:07 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 62115 views)

LT Bunten, I wish you the best of luck in Tennessee. We lived in Nashville five years in the late 1990s. We really loved the ...   Sun Feb 22nd, 2009 02:21 am

General Civil War Talk > What Civil War battle or campaign do you think should be made into a movie? (69 replies - 23034 views)

Tragic Ending: The Army of Tennessee at Franklin.   ...   Sat Feb 21st, 2009 01:11 pm

Other People of the Civil War > Most profane/saintly men in Civil War (20 replies - 14533 views)

General William Nelson Pendleton, Lee's chief of artillery, was an Episcopal priest. It is said he led his men with a swodd in one hand ...   Fri Feb 20th, 2009 02:16 am

Other Civil War Talk > Need Suggestions and Help on Research Paper (60 replies - 20767 views)

I'll see all y'all's mosquitoes (skeeters) and raise y'all one mean Florida gator and one hungry Florida Keys crocodile. ...   Fri Feb 20th, 2009 02:08 am

General Civil War Talk > What Civil War battle or campaign do you think should be made into a movie? (69 replies - 23034 views)

There are several topics that could be great movies. One, a movie based on the non-fiction book "Stealing the General" which is the "un-Disney/un-Fess Parker" ...   Thu Feb 19th, 2009 01:43 pm

Introductions > Gettysburg Paranormal (56 replies - 20491 views)

Truth to tell, I would LIKE to believe there are paranormal events taking place at Gettysburg and other battlefields. As a child I was certain ...   Thu Feb 19th, 2009 12:38 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Time Machine -- What would you want to see? (13 replies - 4042 views)

I would love to hear the thundering cannonade of artillery at 1:00PM, day three at Gettysburg. I would also  love to have witnessed the great cavalry ...   Thu Feb 19th, 2009 12:16 am


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