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Idle Chit-Chat > Hey Javal!! (4 replies - 2173 views)

Glad everything is progressing!!.....Take care, Pard!! ...   Wed Jul 4th, 2012 02:21 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Hey Javal!! (4 replies - 2173 views)

Hey Javal!! Just sending well wishes your way and hope everything is going well for you!! Hope y'all have a Happy 4th of July!!! ...   Tue Jul 3rd, 2012 11:47 pm

N.B. Forrest > Nathan Bedford Forrest (81 replies - 51431 views)

Forrest killed those men because he was close enough to the action to do so, as was any other man fighting close enough to the ...   Wed Jun 13th, 2012 02:35 am

N.B. Forrest > Nathan Bedford Forrest (81 replies - 51431 views)

Dan Sickles was a killer.....he shot his wife's lover....Could it be argued Custer was a killer??....Sherman??.....Who else??.... ...   Tue Jun 12th, 2012 02:58 am

N.B. Forrest > Nathan Bedford Forrest (81 replies - 51431 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 (4 replies - 6831 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 - 3823 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 - 3823 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 - 3823 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 - 3823 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 - 4975 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 - 2114 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 - 2114 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 - 6567 views)

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

Jefferson Davis > Jefferson Davis (9 replies - 8999 views)

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

Jefferson Davis > Jefferson Davis (9 replies - 8999 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 - 3217 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 - 6209 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 - 6209 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 - 6209 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 - 6209 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 - 6209 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 - 1308 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 - 3986 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 - 11328 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 - 1279 views)

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

The Battle of Shiloh > Hornet's Nest (11 replies - 6601 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 - 6601 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 - 21418 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 - 21418 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 - 7812 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 - 11328 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 - 13401 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 - 7422 views)

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

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 3076 views)

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

General Civil War Talk > confederate war strategy (13 replies - 3076 views)

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

Other Civil War Talk > Opening a can of Worms (22 replies - 7422 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 - 3076 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 - 3076 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 - 3076 views)

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


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