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N.B. Forrest > Nathan Bedford Forrest (81 replies - 44315 views)

Sure, Forrest was a killer.....I do not disagree......That is what war is all about.... ...   Tue Jun 12th, 2012 02:48 am

Where to begin & how to get started > Civil War enlistment records (3 replies - 4867 views)

The Civil War record I have for Albert Sailhorst lists him as dying twice, in two different locations (states, even!), months apart..... ...   Fri Jun 8th, 2012 10:33 pm

General Civil War Talk > Sergeant Rank Assignments (10 replies - 3260 views)

Yeah, I don't care for the political aspects of it.....Kind of petty, in my opinion, but, as I said, we were treated well and those ...   Tue Jun 5th, 2012 01:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > Sergeant Rank Assignments (10 replies - 3260 views)

Yep!!....I was with BGA!!....GREAT time & we were treated VERY well!! ...   Tue Jun 5th, 2012 02:04 am

General Civil War Talk > Sergeant Rank Assignments (10 replies - 3260 views)

Tsmee, where ya from??.....Did ya reenact at the Shiloh 150th??.....I reenacted there as Conf. Artillery....My family originally came from Bethal Springs, TN, not far from ...   Mon Jun 4th, 2012 11:11 pm

General Civil War Talk > Sergeant Rank Assignments (10 replies - 3260 views)

Just a shot in the dark guess.....BUT, COULD he have served with a different unit and trasnferred in as Sgt??....If you have his war record, ...   Mon Jun 4th, 2012 11:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why???? (34 replies - 4584 views)

HEY-YA, Johann!!....Glad to see ya!!.....Will we run into each other at reenactments this year??.....Hope all is well, Pard!! ...   Fri May 25th, 2012 11:53 pm

General Civil War Talk > Missed Opportunities (4 replies - 1857 views)

Sgtredleg, I agree 100%....they're in it for the cash, not integrity to the principle of the show. Mark, The only thing I watch on the History ...   Tue Mar 13th, 2012 08:07 pm

General Civil War Talk > Missed Opportunities (4 replies - 1857 views)

This year marks the second year of the 150th's.....I wonder why the History Channel has missed the opportunity to capitalize on this by making shows ...   Tue Mar 13th, 2012 03:05 am

Introductions > New Member (10 replies - 5621 views)

HUZZAH!!.....Welcome!! ...   Sat Mar 3rd, 2012 01:07 am

Jefferson Davis > Jefferson Davis (9 replies - 6635 views)

Agreed, Hellcat!!....Well said.... ...   Fri Mar 2nd, 2012 12:13 am

Jefferson Davis > Jefferson Davis (9 replies - 6635 views)

I agree, Pender.....To try Davis would have opened the potential for seccession to have been determined to be legal. It would have established a precedent.....The ...   Thu Mar 1st, 2012 11:57 pm

Introductions > Howdy from Texas (8 replies - 2620 views)

Howdy, texaswolf!!.....I'll be at the 150th Shiloh, too.....Scott's TN Battery.... We were at the 150th Wilson's Creek last year. A sutler had an old percussion shot-gun, ...   Mon Feb 13th, 2012 12:20 am

General Civil War Talk > 1862 and 2012 (26 replies - 5346 views)

As of today, the 150th Shiloh website shows 3,100 renactors registered.... ...   Sun Feb 12th, 2012 02:33 am

General Civil War Talk > 1862 and 2012 (26 replies - 5346 views)

I was 11 when the Bicentenial occured....There was even a free monthly newspaper from ARBA (American Revolution Bicentenial Association) that I had sent to me....It ...   Sun Feb 12th, 2012 02:32 am

General Civil War Talk > 1862 and 2012 (26 replies - 5346 views)

Yes, that's true......I didn't see anything on the news about the 150th Bull Run eithere. I also agree that so littel attention is being paid to ...   Sat Feb 11th, 2012 11:38 pm

General Civil War Talk > 1862 and 2012 (26 replies - 5346 views)

There was a Bull Run event last year, but it got scaled back somewhat because of the extreame heat..... ...   Sat Feb 11th, 2012 12:07 am

General Civil War Talk > 1862 and 2012 (26 replies - 5346 views)

I'll be participating in the Shiloh reenactment....So far, it appears as though there are about 2,800 reenactors registered.....I am surprised that it is not twice ...   Fri Feb 10th, 2012 12:07 am

Introductions > hello from ma (1 reply - 1150 views)

Hello, and welcome!! I would advise finding a reenacting unit now, so you can participate in all the 150th events. If you don't have gear, a ...   Thu Jan 26th, 2012 01:43 am

Equipment & Authenticity Questions > Deals on muskets (3 replies - 3491 views)

That's about the going rate now, I am afraid.....I got my Springfield 3 years ago for $475....For a reproduction, I would not pay more than ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 01:17 am

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10167 views)

I whole-heartedly agree with Hank......The War was won/lost in the West......Even the troops knew it in '63, '64..... A GREAT book is Larry Daniles "Soldiering In ...   Tue Jan 17th, 2012 11:50 pm

Introductions > Greetings (1 reply - 1108 views)

Howdy and welcome!! ...   Tue Jan 17th, 2012 01:51 am

The Battle of Shiloh > Hornet's Nest (11 replies - 5693 views)

I thing the whole Battlefield Detectives is too melo-dramatic......Their conclusions "refute" the evidence of hundreds of eye-witness/first person accounts, reports, casualty counts.....My opinion is that ...   Mon Dec 26th, 2011 11:56 pm

The Battle of Shiloh > Hornet's Nest (11 replies - 5693 views)

Not that I am aware of, however, "Shiloh: The Battle that Changed the Civil War" by Larry J. Daniels may be of interest. ...   Thu Dec 8th, 2011 12:56 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Southern Victory at Gettysburg (38 replies - 17752 views)

The local populace watched Lee march into Pennsylvania....They knew he was there, yet they (in the form of "militias" or otherwise) destroyed no bridges in ...   Tue Dec 6th, 2011 01:47 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Southern Victory at Gettysburg (38 replies - 17752 views)

Local militia, or any militia, would have no effect against seasoned veterans. I'll grant that MAYBE there would be a furor to join a militia, ...   Mon Dec 5th, 2011 02:45 am

Weapons of the Civil War > Canister (11 replies - 6667 views)

A good gun crew can fire 3 times a minute....Canister was used for short-range targets......Any target at short range posed a threat to the safety ...   Fri Dec 2nd, 2011 11:53 am

General Civil War Talk > the real turning point in the war (42 replies - 10167 views)

In my opinion, the Confederacy lost the western theater at Shiloh, and thus the war in the west. Had the Federal army been destroyed there, Union ...   Sat Nov 26th, 2011 12:33 am

The Battle of Franklin > Franklin Charge (23 replies - 10761 views)

In my opinion, the Eastern theater got more attention, in part, because that is where both capitals were.....The thought at the time was, should the ...   Wed Nov 16th, 2011 01:28 am

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5971 views)

Ame, brother....Amen..... ...   Mon Nov 7th, 2011 12:17 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2671 views)

Thanks, hellcat!! ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 04:13 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2671 views)

Thanks, csmiller!!! ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 04:12 am

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5971 views)

Again, I agree.....Buy AMERICAN and increase our own profitability and keep our own people employed. I also agree that it is a travesty that our elderly ...   Sun Nov 6th, 2011 04:10 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2671 views)

I agree about Lincoln....Grant as General was the key to victory....he did things the other Generals were afraid to do, and that was wage war....Untill ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 02:40 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2671 views)

Mark That's very true!! The war in the West was lost long before it was in the North...The Southern soldiers in the West even knew they were ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 02:02 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2671 views)

Then again, when Kentcuky was "invaded" by Confederate forces, Kentucky was lost for the Confederacy.... ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 01:16 am

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 2671 views)

For Southern morale purposes, I think that being defensive enabled them to foster more hatred for Yankees, who by nature of a Southern defensive strategy, ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 01:15 am

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5971 views)

CSMiller.....I appreciate what you're doing working for a better life for you & your daughter....I admire that quality and I sure can empathize with a ...   Sat Nov 5th, 2011 12:45 am

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 5971 views)

I would give the Wall Street protesters more credance if they had a more viable argument. Empoyment is at approximately 91%. I do not fault ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 02:41 am

General Civil War Talk > Fencing on battlefields (9 replies - 2835 views)

Mark, I agree!!....I saw that Battlefield Detectives and concluded that I wasted an hour of life watching such shody "detective" work.....IF the fence held them ...   Fri Nov 4th, 2011 02:33 am


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