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General Civil War Talk > Prisoner exchanges during Civil War (9 replies - 2024 views)

BHR62 wrote: I'm trying to get a good handle on the POW exchanges the North and South did during the war. I have an ancestor ...   Thu Oct 18th, 2012 01:45 am

George Meade > Thoughts on Meade? (22 replies - 19759 views)

I think Meade was competant, professional and exactly what Lee did not want to face. ...   Thu Oct 4th, 2012 11:14 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Gift Guide for Civil War Enthusiasts (7 replies - 3433 views)

A gift certificate to abebooks.com... there is no such thing as too many books. ...   Thu Oct 4th, 2012 11:05 pm

Introductions > Savannah during Sherman's Occupation (3 replies - 1671 views)

CS script was totally worthless by that time. US coinage continued to be used throughout the war w/ bartering thrown in to supplement & ...   Fri Sep 28th, 2012 12:48 am

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

I'm not a fan of Wiki for a variety of reasons. The busiest ports in the US were not in the South, New York Customs ...   Mon Sep 10th, 2012 11:32 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

Texas Defender wrote: BHR62-   In 1860, neither section of the country understood the other. Most northerners didn't think that the southerners would fight a war to ...   Mon Sep 10th, 2012 10:20 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

"The South went to war on account of slavery,...South Carolina went to war as she said in her secession proclamation, because slavery would not be ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 10:08 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

"You cannot transform the negro into anything one-tenth as useful or as good as what slavery enables them to be." Jefferson Davis, February 1861. ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 09:56 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

"What was the reason that induced Georgia to take the step of secession? This reason may be summed up in one single proposition. It was ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 09:56 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

"Slavery, God's institution of labor, and the primary political element of our Confederation of Government, state sovereignty...must stand or fall together. To talk of maintaining ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 09:54 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

"When the people of South Carolina, in Convention assembled, seceded from the Union of the United States, they put forth in justification of their course, ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 09:53 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

I'd rather every one of my children should be laid out on the cooling board, than to have the Yankees get my slaves." Georgia mother ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 09:50 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

“You have no right to ask, or expect that she will at once profess unbounded love to that Union from which for four years she ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 09:47 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

I am not ashamed of having fought on the side of slavery—a soldier fights for his country—right or wrong—he is not responsible for the political ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 09:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > Treasury of Virtue/Great Alibi (38 replies - 7204 views)

And it was men like Wigfall who gave us exactly why they were for Secession. "It provides land for the land-less, homes for the home-less, but ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 04:47 am

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Confederate Graves out West, (3 replies - 1808 views)

The Apache weren't real particular about sides during or after the ACW, a white man was a potential scalp and a certain enemy. ...   Sun Aug 26th, 2012 03:16 am

General Civil War Talk > "Artillery Action" (8 replies - 3516 views)

Several of the US batteries of the AoT during the battle of Atlanta gave increadible service. The actions of Pelham w/ the ANV in general. ...   Tue Aug 7th, 2012 10:39 pm

Other People of the Civil War > J.E.B Stuart (11 replies - 2862 views)

Stuart arrived w/ much needed supplies, a wagon train of them. What he didn't arrive w/ was a good picture of the enemy. ...   Thu Jul 26th, 2012 09:25 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hey Javal!! (4 replies - 1521 views)

Get better. Never torment the nurses, they choose what size needles to use. ...   Wed Jul 4th, 2012 01:36 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > 1861 enfield 26 gauge .564 caliber musket with bayonet (8 replies - 6254 views)

It sounds like a P53 rifle Musket, the three grooves you see down the barrel are the rifling; which almost certainly eliminates it from the ...   Mon Jul 2nd, 2012 08:40 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > 1861 enfield 26 gauge .564 caliber musket with bayonet (8 replies - 6254 views)

Does it have a block rear sight or one like those in the pics on the link I provided? If it has what looks ...   Mon Jul 2nd, 2012 06:26 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > 1861 enfield 26 gauge .564 caliber musket with bayonet (8 replies - 6254 views)

Sounds like a P53 Rifle Musket. On top of the barrell there should be either a pair of 24 or a pair of 25 ...   Mon Jul 2nd, 2012 12:50 pm

General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 19595 views)

Old Blu wrote: Johan Steele wrote: Old Blu wrote: Pure revisionism!!:X Like Davis post war, Rhett, Yancey, Rutherford... or Early. Well, good to see you show up once ...   Sun Jul 1st, 2012 07:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 19595 views)

Old Blu wrote: Pure revisionism!!:X Like Davis post war, Rhett, Yancey, Rutherford... or Early. ...   Sun Jul 1st, 2012 02:32 am

General Civil War Talk > Why???? (34 replies - 4388 views)

I've said my bit.  I suggest you two heed the instructions of Javal, it's his house not yours. If you have a problem w/ another ...   Wed Jun 27th, 2012 04:18 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why???? (34 replies - 4388 views)

Javal, I apologize. http://civilwartalk.com/members/savez.1963/ Savez, you were not banned on CWT. There is no tag under your name as banned. If you have forgotten your ...   Fri Jun 22nd, 2012 12:12 pm

Civil War Preservation > Allatoona Georgia (12 replies - 8718 views)

The back of the Minnesota Monument. ...   Fri Jun 15th, 2012 11:44 pm

Civil War Preservation > Allatoona Georgia (12 replies - 8718 views)

The front of the Minnesota Monument. ...   Fri Jun 15th, 2012 11:43 pm

N.B. Forrest > Nathan Bedford Forrest (81 replies - 40863 views)

Forrest was a fighting man of the highest order. He was also a self made soldier. It was Sherman that thought him the ...   Wed Jun 13th, 2012 12:44 pm

General Civil War Talk > Missing Civil War Gravestones (2 replies - 1420 views)

A regular occurance actually. Thieves have been scouring cemeteries for GAR & veterans markers for several years now as they are worth some money ...   Tue Jun 12th, 2012 08:17 pm

General Civil War Talk > Put You on the Spot: What's Your Favorite "Part" of the Civil War? (33 replies - 10896 views)

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General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 19595 views)

personal attack? Ok get a thicker skin. I provided an ample reading list on the subject. Read on the man and make up your ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2012 07:52 pm

General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 19595 views)

Old Blu wrote: Johan Steele wrote: A few titles that might educate on the subject. The Mind of the South by Cash Ghosts of the Confederacy by ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2012 11:41 am

General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 19595 views)

BHR62 wrote: My view of Early is that he was a bitter guy that just refused to reconcile with the US Government. Anybody that did ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2012 11:34 am

General Civil War Talk > General Jubal Early. (47 replies - 19595 views)

A few titles that might educate on the subject. The Mind of the South by Cash Ghosts of the Confederacy by Foster Pollard's The Lost Cause has already ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2012 01:08 am

General Civil War Talk > Sergeant Rank Assignments (10 replies - 2924 views)

Of the two i was more impressed w/ the BGA offering, but the political back biting and just plain nastiness between the two groups soured ...   Tue Jun 5th, 2012 12:03 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 34040 views)

borderuffian wrote: Old Blu wrote: Johan Steele wrote: Jubal A. Early, the Lost Cause, and Civil War History: a Persistent Legacy By Gallagher The Myth of ...   Tue Jun 5th, 2012 01:59 am

General Civil War Talk > Sergeant Rank Assignments (10 replies - 2924 views)

Albert, you were at the BGA event? Heard good things about it. I could neither afford or get the time off so I ...   Tue Jun 5th, 2012 01:56 am

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 34040 views)

Old Blu wrote: Johan Steele wrote: Old Blu wrote: Johan Steele wrote: Early as a founding father of the Lost Cause, am I wrong? The ...   Mon Jun 4th, 2012 10:28 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 34040 views)

Old Blu wrote: Johan Steele wrote: Early as a founding father of the Lost Cause, am I wrong? The man was a bitter little man ...   Mon Jun 4th, 2012 03:58 pm


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